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Travelling To RiZE

Getting to RiZE Festival couldn’t be easier!  Check out all the options below.


Big Green Coach is the Official and Exclusive Coach Travel Partner to RiZE Festival. Operating return coach travel from an extensive network across the UK directly into the festival, Big Green Coach is making getting to RiZE Festival easy. Choose coach only or packaged together with a weekend camping festival ticket.

Weekend campers – arrive on Thursday (with an extra London coach on Friday) in time to find the perfect spot and don’t worry about that drive home on Sunday morning, you’ll be dropped in the heart of the festival and then can sleep all the way home on Sunday!

Pick up locations – Birmingham, Bishops Stortford, Bournemouth, Bridgend, Brighton, Bristol, Cambridge, Canterbury, Cardiff, Chichester, Colchester, Coventry, Crawley, Croydon, Dartford (Bluewater), Derby, Dover, Gillingham, Guildford, Hemel Hempstead, Ipswich, Leicester, Liverpool, London Victoria, Luton, Manchester, Milton Keynes, Newport, Northampton, Norwich, Nottingham, Oxford, Peterborough, Poole, Portsmouth, Reading, Southampton, Swansea, Swindon and Worthing.

Return weekend coach from £36

Day tickets -You will be dropped right in the heart of the festival before music starts and we’ll get you home at the end of the night. Don’t worry about missing a thing, no leaving for the last train or expensive hotels nearby, and no being designated driver.

Day return locations – Bishops Stortford, Cambridge, Colchester, Hemel Hempstead, Ipswich, London Victoria, Luton, Milton Keynes, Northampton, Norwich and Peterborough.

Return day coach from £32

More info at biggreencoach.co.uk


big green coach map


If you are travelling from East Anglia follow the A12 to Chelmsford.

If you are travelling from the South or West take the M25 and exit at junction 28 to the A12. At Chelmsford exit from the A12 to the festival site along the A414. Once on the A414 be sure to check the signs and follow the appropriate directions. If you are travelling from the north via the M11 follow the signs from Junction 7 to Chelmsford on the A414. Once at Chelmsford you will pick up the directions for RiZE Festival.

Don’t rely on SAT NAV to get you to the event site as parking restrictions and road closures will be in place.

There is a signposted pick up and drop off point in the car park, please ensure you know where it is located when you are leaving the festival.


Follow the signs showing a P.


First Buses Essex will operate a shuttle service between Chelmsford Rail Station and Hylands Park for £5 return, these can be booked in advance HERE or alternatively please go to the ticket section and click on extras.

Shuttle bus times will operate at the following times (please note these times may be subject to alternation during the planning process)

Thursday 16 August:  14:00 – 23:00hrs

Friday 17 August and Saturday 18 August:  08:00 – 01:00hrs

Sunday 19 August:  06:00 – 13:00hrs

There will also be a ticket office close to the shuttle bus pick up point in Chelmsford where you can buy your shuttle bus tickets on the day. Please note that there might be queues, we therefore recommend booking your shuttle bus ticket online in advance.

Buses run from Coval Lane which is only a 3 minute walk from the station, please follow the directional signage.

The nearest train station is Chelmsford, for rail time tables to and from Chelmsford please visit Trainline or National Rail Enquiries.