FOR ALL CUSTOMERS PLANNING TO TRAVEL VIA TRAIN TO/FROM LOST VILLAGE 2019
In the past customers have booked return journeys to and from Newark Northgate, however this year it will not be possible to return home using Newark Northgate station.
Travelling TO Lost Village via train, you will still need to book train travel to arrive at Newark Northgate station. We will operate a shuttle service from this station in conjunction with the festival gate hours, as usual.
Travelling home, FROM Lost Village however, you will need to book train travel to depart from GRANTHAM station. We will operate a shuttle service to this station ONLY on Monday 26 August.
Although you may still be able to book a standard return journey to Newark Northgate, please be advised that train travel will be heavily disrupted due to engineering works.
OVERVIEW OF TRAIN TRAVEL
OUTBOUND FROM ALL DIRECTIONS: arrive at Newark Northgate station
INBOUND/RETURN FROM ALL DIRECTIONS: from Grantham station
It will not be possible to travel via Newark Northgate station back home, as you may have in previous years.
The good news is that Grantham station is still a short shuttle journey from the Lost Village, and we’re running additional shuttle services all day Monday to assist your journey.
RETURN COACH TRAVEL
This is our recommended method of travel. We’ve teamed up with Big Green Coach to make festival travel easier, more affordable and more sustainable*. Guarantee your seat and travel directly to the festival site from a variety of locations around the country.
Return coaches start from just £30. Book in advance here.
*For every customer who books travel with Big Green Coach we sponsor and protect 5 square foot of Amazonian Rainforest for 10 years.
SINGLE COACH TRAVEL
As explained above – your journey TO Lost Village via train on Thursday 22nd & Friday 23rd August will be unaffected.
For the journey back, we are offering SINGLE coaches direct from the festival site on Monday 26th to London. This will be the quickest and cheapest route back to London.
Book in advance here.
TRAIN TRAVEL – NORTHBOUND & SOUTHBOUND
If you do choose to travel by train both TO and FROM the festival, please read the below information carefully.
You should book your train TO the festival, arriving at Newark Northgate on Thursday or Friday. Your journey to Lost Village will be unaffected. We will operate a shuttle service from Newark Northgate ONLY to the festival site on these days.
If you choose to book a return journey via train, you will have to make sure this is booked FROM Grantham station to your destination on Monday 26th August. Shuttles buses will ONLY be available from the festival site to GRANTHAM station starting from 09.00am. We have worked hard with LNER to provide additional services for festival goers back to London and we strongly advise that you only booked these train times;
11:00 LNER (terminates London Kings Cross)
11:57 LNER (terminates London Kings Cross)
12:25 LNER (terminates London Kings Cross)
13:51 LNER (terminates London Kings Cross)
15:55 LNER (terminates London Kings Cross)
11:39 LNER (terminates Edinburgh)
12:32 LNER (terminates Leeds)
13:39 LNER (terminates Edinburgh)
14:47 LNER (terminates Leeds)
Although it is possible to book services prior to those listed below, we advise AGAINST booking these as there is very limited availability due to the trains only having 2 carriages. Official shuttle bus timetable will be announced shortly.
Shuttles will not be visiting Newark Northgate station on Monday 26th August.
Please note: Due to the engineering works – train travel will not be possible on Saturday 24th or Sunday 25th August from the above stations. Our best advise is to take a taxi from the festival site to Newark Castle station as this is the only nearby station with operational train services.
If you have any specific questions or queries, please email us directly on [email protected]