Creamfields South takes place in Hylands, Park, Chelmsford, Essex which is less than an hours drive from London by car, and just 30 minutes by train from London Liverpool Street Station to Chelmsford Station
We are delighted to announce Big Green Coach are back as Official Travel Partner for 2023, running both WEEKEND and DAY return coach services. All carbon neutral!
Take the hassle out of planning your trip, forget being designated driver and party hard all weekend. You can sleep all the way home!
Weekend Return Coach AND Day Return Coach services available.
All coaches drop you inside the festival gates. No one gets you closer!
Skint? Use the deposit scheme. Secure your place from £10 and pay the rest later.
100% refundable ticket if you chose ‘’flexi ticket’’ during booking.
- No Hotels
- No Trains. No Cabs. No Shuttle Bus Queues.
- No Long Drive Home.
- No Stuck Being Designated Driver. Enjoy Yourself!
- Travel with Like Minded Ravers. the Party Starts when You Get on Board.
Skint? No worries; Big Green Coach have got you covered. Pay £10 to secure your coach seat, pay the rest later.
Coach travel takes loads of traffic off the roads and is already the greenest way to get to Creamfields. This year Big Green Coach will be making all journeys carbon neutral, so you’ll be doing your bit to save the planet.
Arrive on site Friday in time to find the perfect spot and they’ll get you home on Monday morning, all partied out.
Locations: Birmingham, Bournemouth, Bristol, Coventry, London, Portsmouth, Reading, Southampton, Swindon.
Arrive at the gates before the action starts and the coach will get you home at the end of the night. In fact, you can sleep all the way home and get back to your own bed!
Locations: Canterbury, Colchester, Dartford (Bluewater), Gillingham, Hemel Hempstead, Ipswich, London, Luton, Milton Keynes and Northampton.
Creamfields South shuttle buses will be running on Friday 26th, Saturday 27th & Sunday 28th May, taking you directly to and from the festival site. The shuttle bus departure and drop off point is Chelmsford Train Station.
We’re keen to be green and reduce our carbon footprint so please use public transport and the shuttle bus service we have provided were possible.
We recommend pre-booking your shuttle bus ticket in advance which is the cheapest option and also guarantees your seat on the bus. Alternatively, providing tickets are still available, you can purchase your shuttle bus ticket on the day of travel.
When you are leaving the festival, if you have not pre-booked your shuttle bus ticket, you can purchase one from the festival site, location for this will be near to the Shuttle Bus departure point.
Friday – 10am – 12:30am
Saturday 9am – 12:30am
Sunday 9am – 12:30am
Monday 7am – 1pm
On approach to the site, please follow relevant signage which will be clearly displayed. Do not use Sat Nav systems as there are various road closures in place around the site which means they won’t work.
Travelling from East Anglia
- Please follow the A12 to Chelmsford
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.
Travelling from The North
- 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 Hylands Park.
PLEASE NOTE – If travelling from the North on SUNDAY 28th MAY:-
If you are travelling from the north via the M11, stay on the M11 then join the M25 towards Dartford Crossing, Gatwick. Exit M25 at Junction 28 for Chelmsford onto the A12 towards Chelmsford and you will pick up the signs for Creamfields.
Due to local road closures on Sunday 28th May, you cannot access the event site if you leave the M11 at junction 7
For updates on Ride London Road Closures click here
Exiting the Site
Most customers generally try to leave at the same time, which causes congestion, especially on Monday morning when local people travel to work.
There are a limited number of gates going out of the park and the egress can be slow. Please be patient, the Police and Stewards will do all they can to assist and get you away from the site as quickly as possible.
Parking on Site
For information about parking at Creamfields, click here
You can pre book your car park pass or pay on the day.
2 & 3 Day Camping / 2 Day Non Camping (£30 if booked in advance) / £35 on the day)
Day Ticket Holders (£15 if booked in advance) / £25 on the day)
If you have purchased a Gold Ticket or Dreamfields accommodation free parking is included in your package and you do not need to purchase a car park pass.
Chelmsford Train Station is the nearest train station to Hylands Park with shuttle buses operating from the station. Please check timetable and updates on any planned works taking place event weekend.
A request from Greater Anglia:
Please note, Contactless is not valid at Chelmsford Train Station.
If you are travelling by train from London, Oyster Cards are not valid to Chelmsford. This includes Pay As You Go credit and London area zone Travel Cards. A separate rail ticket to Chelmsford will be required which you must purchase before you board the train. You cannot offer to pay the difference in any fare once you arrive in Chelmsford. If you arrive without a valid rail ticket you may have to pay a penalty fare. Please ensure you have the correct ticket before you travel.
The nearest major airport to Chelmsford in Essex is London Stanstead airport (18 Miles).
Alternatively you could fly in to London City Airport (34 miles).
We strongly advise planning your journey before leaving for the festival. Specific travel information will be sent out via email to Access customers prior to the event.
If driving please be wary that road restrictions directing traffic to specific car parks (including our Access Car Park) will be in place during the event. Please follow the temporary road signs, rather than sat nav near Hylands Park.
For those travelling by public transport, please refer to the Travel Section of this website for more information by clicking here.
No, sorry you cannot bring your campervan – the campsites at Creamfields are tented only. If you purchase a Camping ticket then you must camp within our campsites. You may not camp in the car parks or sleep in your car.