With just two weekends to go before BLOODSTOCK OPEN AIR it’s time to start planning your travel to the mighty metal metropolis.
TRAVEL BY COACH
BIG GREEN COACH is the official travel partner for BOA and are running coach services from 26 locations around the UK direct to the Bloodstock festival site. All coaches arrive on Thursday 11th and depart on Monday 15th. Return fares start from just £15. You can also buy your full weekend entry and camping ticket together with your travel tickets.
What’s more, if you buy your coach travel from BIG GREEN COACH, you are automatically entered into a draw to win a VIP mini yurt experience for two, so you can enjoy your festival weekend in luxury style. If you’ve not yet booked your travel, head to http://www.biggreencoach.co.uk/index.php/product/affview/bloodstockcomp
BGC are also operating the shuttle bus service to Bloodstock from the Lichfield City and Burton On Trent train stations. Save money by pre-booking and get the shuttle bus £2 cheaper than purchasing on the day.
Of course there is plenty of parking available for those who wish to travel by car, but if you would like to reduce your carbon footprint, help other people travel to Bloodstock and save money, why not offer your empty car seats to others on goCarShare? goCarShare is built around Facebook; you can login quickly and look at people's profiles before deciding whether you would like to travel with them. goCarShare is a green, fun and good value way to get to Bloodstock. You can add a car share request right here: http://gocarshare.com/festival/bloodstock
Make your way to Birmingham New Street railway station. From Birmingham New Street station take the train to Lichfield City. This journey should take approximately 35 Minutes. Lichfield station is 7 miles from Catton Hall and is about 15-20 minutes drive, or you can hop on a shuttle bus from Burton on Trent or Lichfield City train stations straight to the festival site.
For info on trains from your nearest station to Lichfield City, call National Rail on: 08457 484 950 or check out their website: www.nationalrail.co.uk
Approximate Mileage to B.O.A from the following locations:
London - 130, Manchester - 85, Bristol - 110, Birmingham - 20, Nottingham - 45
Birmingham Airport British Rail - 20, East Midlands Airport - 20, Tamworth British Rail - 8