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Richfield Avenue Festival Site

Reading Festival Travel and Directions

Friday 28th - Sunday 30th August 2020

Richfield Avenue Festival Site in Reading

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Richfield Avenue Festival Site

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Travel to/from Reading Festival

Reading Festival is held at Richfield Avenue Festival Site. The address of Richfield Avenue Festival Site is Richfield Avenue, Reading, RG1 8EQ.

By Car

Please follow the AA signage and directions on your car pass and not your Sat Nav. The car parks are located on grass fields, some with metal trakway approach roads and some internal roads are on land that may not be suitable for certain car suspensions.



Weekend Ticket holders - White Car Park passes will be on sale at the gate to weekend ticket holders, subject to availability. These will be £20 on the gate.

In Mapledurham, next to the White campsite.

Any weekend vehicles coming north or west of Reading should go to White car park.

All public campervans and caravans

There is no access for drop offs and pick ups here.



1. FROM M4 EASTBOUND - Junction 11 or 12

2. FROM M3 - Junction 6



By Train

Reading train station is a 15-20 minute walk from the festival site. There are many routes from throughout the country to the station, including from London Paddington.

The last trains leaving Reading train station are often incredibly busy and do not run late on Friday and Saturday night. Please leave extra time if you're planning on using these services.

To check train times and service providers, please visit the National Rail website.

Please visit the Network Rail website here to check for planned engineering work prior to travelling.

When going home by train, make sure you leave at least an hour to get to your train from the festival site.



By Coach

Reading Festival's exclusive coach travel partner Big Green Coach is the largest music festival coach provider in the UK and transport tens of thousands of people all over the country - so they really are the true experts! They will again be providing fantastic services from all over the UK direct to the Reading festival site. Use the Big Green Coach deposit scheme to secure your coach seat for just £10.


Six top tips for taking Big Green Coach...

1. BGC are the biggest coach provider to music events in the UK - so you know you are in safe hands.

2. It's direct - you'll get dropped off and picked up from the festival site.

3. You won't have to remember where you parked.

4. No need to take it easy on the last night - sleep off your heavy weekend on our coach and let our professional drivers take you home.

5. The festival feeling starts the moment you step on board our official coaches - full of excited festival goers.

6. It's greener - for every person who books with Big Green Coach, they will sponsor and protect 5 square foot of Amazonian Rainforest for 10 years. This commitment has already protected over 1.2M square foot of Rainforest.


Booking coach travel to Reading Festival is easy...


Call 08443 245 666


Disabled Access Information

The disabled access facilities are for the use of disabled customers wishing to attend the events. The festival cannot cater to people with broken bones, healing wounds or women who are pregnant. There are other ways and means of attending the event if you are temporarily impaired but please be aware that the facilities available for disabled customers are strictly regulated for its specific use.

Any ticket holder aged 13 years and over may apply for the 2-for-1 PA/Carer ticket providing the carer attending with them is 18 years or over. We hope that this will enable many more disabled teens to attend.

Please note that for any application for disabled access or a 2-for-1 ticket you must provide us with sufficient medical documentation to support your application and to validate your request. We ask for this so that we can gauge the numbers who are wishing to attend and so that the facilities that we provide are used by the people they are intended for.

Ideally, for supportive material for validation of your request, we accept DLA entitlements clearly stating the levels of mobility and care awarded, hospital or doctor letters giving a brief description on your situation and/or other medical documentation pertaining to your disability. We never need to see any financial information in relation to anything you provide to us in support of your disabled access application.


Disabled Customer Check-in service

Priority parking


Information tent with helpful staff and volunteers from Attitude is Everything

Viewing platform and viewing areas

Accessible toilets and showers located in the campsite and throughout the event

Easy access routes into the arena

We are hoping to introduce more interpreted performances at some of our other events

For queries in the meantime, please email

Please note that this email will be checked monthly while we are off season but you will receive a response as soon as it is possible for us to reply. 

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