Travel By Coach


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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 
Click www.nationalexpress.com/glastonbury 
Call 08717 81 81 81 – 24/7 (calls cost 10p per minute)

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SEE TICKETS COACH + TICKET PACKAGES

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:

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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’s onsite bus station.  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 www.thebiglemon.com/glastonbury

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 bpec.coaches@gmail.com.

Private Hire Coaches dropping and picking up – NEW ARRANGEMENTS for 2015

The Festival Bus station is not available for private coaches at any time this year & you will need to use the Drop & Collect regardless of your arrival time. There will be an allocated area at the Drop & Collect for private coaches which will open at 0700am on Wednesday 24th June 2015.

The Festival runs a 24/7 shuttle service from the Drop & 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 & on the Mondays for departures. The shuttle buses take around 15 mins to get to the Festival & there is a constant service. However on the peak times of Wednesday & Monday morning please do allow significantly longer for this journey.

If you wish to use this facility this year then please do contact us using the Contact Form  – selecting ‘Any other enquiries’ – with the following details before Tuesday 16th June 2015  in order to book your coach in. Minibuses of 17 seats & under do not need to be booked in, but still need to use the Drop & Collect point. We need accurate information to make sure that we have the correct number of buses working on the shuttle service.

- date and preferred time of arrival

- date and preferred time of departure

- lead name

- contact details including email address & a mobile phone number

- size of vehicle (number of seats)

-number of people on coach

-name of coach company

- vehicle reg

Coach Drivers – please do not drop on local roads! Passengers will then have miles to walk & are at risk from moving traffic. Please follow the Drop & Collect signage (DC) to the Drop & Collect location. Traffic officers will be in place to enforce the clearway restrictions.

 

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