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NATIONAL EXPRESS COACHES
Coaches are one of the best – and greenest – ways to get to Glastonbury. In 2015, our official coach travel partner, National Express, will once again be running services from over 80 locations direct to the Festival’s own on-site coach station right by the Festival gates. Click here for their website and click here for the timetable.
Of course an added bonus of travelling with National Express Coaches is that your journey is better for the environment. You generate at least FIVE TIMES less CO2 emissions going by coach, than driving in a car alone to the festival. Why not check out the Carbon Calculator below to see how much you could save.
Here are our top five reasons to get the Coach
1. It’s direct – you’ll get dropped off and picked up from the Festival site.
2. You won’t have to listen to the sat nav or try reading an upside map whilst driving.
3. You’ll be tired – after a weekend of late nights, you can let someone else do the driving.
4. The fun can begin as soon as you get on the coach – it will be full of your fellow Festival-goers.
5. It’s greener – everyone on a coach instead of separate cars means less of an impact on the environment.
Booking coach travel to Glastonbury is easy
Call 08717 81 81 81 – 24/7 (calls cost 10p per minute)
For April’s ticket resale, we will be giving the first opportunity to book tickets to those who choose to travel to the Festival by coach. The resale for Ticket + Coach packages will take place at 6pm on Thursday, 16th April.
Coaches are available from the following locations:
Brighton Peace and Environment Centre coach
The Brighton Peace and Environment Centre (BPEC) works in partnership with the Big Lemon bus company to provide great value, eco-friendly transport to and from the Festival drop-off point. We have been running a popular coach service to the festival from Brighton for a number of years, this year we are also offering additional coaches from London (Stratford).
Both London and Brighton coaches are £50 return or £45 concessions. To buy tickets visit the website. To get more information check out our Facebook group and Twitter account or email email@example.com.
Private Hire Coaches dropping and picking up – NEW ARRANGEMENTS for 2015
Due to the limitations of the Festival site ALL private hire services for Public passengers must now use the Drop and Collect facility situated off the A 371 close to the festival. Do Not use the festival bus station which is reserved for GF Services and coach packages. Passes will be required to access the coach park all other buses will be turned away and sent to the drop and collect.
The festival runs a 24/7 shuttle service from the drop and collect location directly to Pedestrian Gate A. The service is set up to accommodate additional numbers for this year’s Festival on the Wednesday for arrivals and the Monday for departures.
The shuttle buses take around 15 minutes to get to the festival and there is a constant service. On Monday make sure you allow time for the shuttle service when planning the trip to the Drop and collect for you coach pick up.
Coach Drivers- please do not drop on local roads! Passengers will then have miles to walk and are at risk from moving traffic. Please follow the Drop and collect Signage (DC) to the Drop and collect location.
Traffic officers will be in place to enforce the clearway restrictions.