Travel to/from Download Festival
Download Festival is held at Donington Park. The address of Donington Park is Castle Donington, Derby, DE74 2RP.
Download happens at the sacred site that is Donington Park, right next to East Midlands Airport. Donington Park lies where the three counties of Nottinghamshire, Leicestershire and Derbyshire meet. - The ley-lines of ROCK!!
In virtually the middle of the country, it has excellent connections being only 3 miles from the major trunk routes of the M1/M42 and A50.
The festival is linked around the country with Big Green Coaches travelling to the site from various towns all over the UK. Coach tickets to Download 2020 are available to book.
Download can also recommend Liftshare. A service that matches you with other Download goers in your area so you can save on petrol!
East Midlands International Airport is only two and a half miles away and has comprehensive domestic and European flight schedules.
The mainline railway stations are East Midlands Parkway, Derby, Nottingham and Loughborough, which are anything up to twenty minutes drive away. Donington Park is also well served by public transport and taxi services. Download Festival's official shuttle bus partner is Notts and Derby Bus Service, who provide a continuous bus services from East Midlands Parkway and Derby train stations ONLY, throughout the duration of the festival. More info and shuttle bus timetable coming soon.
For all you Sat Nav users, the postcode for Donington Park is DE74 2RP
Disabled Access Information
For those with access requirements – they can purchase a standard ticket and then for any requirements, carer passes etc they should email firstname.lastname@example.org. Please make sure they do not purchase a ticket for carers as we cannot refund any sales at a later point. “The application process for Download 2020 will be open in January, please refer to the website” Please email email@example.com for more information.
All disabled customers are welcome at Download Festival 2019, but as it is a greenfield site there are steep stony hilly sections of the site, meaning that sometimes access across the site is not that easy especially in bad weather conditions. Please bare this in mind when booking for the event. Stewards however, will be around to assist.
Live Nation provides a number of facilities in the arena and campsite to accommodate disabled customer's needs, please see the other headings on the left. Not all disabled customer's need use of these facilities but we will provide access to whatever is needed and/or a free carer/PA ticket where required to ensure your stay is comfortable and most of all enjoyable.