Logically, given most of our Festivals are on the European Continent, our Tour Coach routes run from the North to the South of the UK, using primarily the East and West Trunk Road systems incorporating, the M1 and M6.

Staying close to the two motorway systems in order to minimize travel time, we are still able to offer a large number of direct local departures, close to the major UK conurbations.

If your chosen departure point on any given Tour, is not on the direct route of the Tour Coach, we will arrange for a (return) connecting coach service by National Express to the nearest convenient Tour Coach joining point. On most occasions this will be to London.

In the table below those departure points illustrated in CAPITAL LETTERS denote departure points more than likely involving an actual Argon Events Tour Coach.

Those illustrated in lower case will be likely to involve a National Express connection from that point, to London where you will board an Argon Events Tour Coach.

Therefore, if you prefer to board your Tour Coach directly (without taking a connecting journey), select one of the Departures in CAPITALS.

UK COACH DEPARTURE POINTS

UK
COACH DEPARTURE
Locality Departure
Point
Supplement
BARNSLEY
(M1)
Woolley
Edge Services M1 southbound
£15
Basingstoke local National
Express departure point
£25
BIRMINGHAM International
Railway Station NEC, Solihul
nil
Bournemouth local National
Express departure point
£30
Bridgend local National
Express departure point
£35
Brighton local National
Express departure point
£25
BRISTOL local National
Express departure point
£30
CAMBRIDGE local National
Express departure point
£25
CARDIFF local National
Express departure point
£35
CARLISLE local National
Express departure point
£50
Cheltenham local National
Express departure point
£35
COVENTRY By
car park, Hilton National Hotel, Paradise Way, M6, J2, Coventry
nil
DERBY
(M1)
Trowell
Services M1, southbound
£15
DOVER Eastern
Dock Terminal Building, Dover Docks
nil
Exeter local National
Express departure point
£45
Glasgow local National
Express departure point
£50
Guildford local National
Express departure point
£20
HAYDOCK Shell
Garage, Haydock Island A580 at J23, M6
nil
HEATHROW local National
Express departure point
TBA
Ipswich local National
Express departure point
£25
KNUTSFORD Knutsford
Services M6, southbound
nil
LANCASTER O/side
Holiday Inn, A683, off J34, M6
£25
LEEDS O/side
Queens Hotel, by railway station, Leeds
nil
LEICESTER
(M1)
Leicester
Forest East Services, M1, southbound
£15
LIVERPOOL Bus
lay-by on Skelhorn Street, opp Lime Street Station
nil
LONDON Opp
Wetherspoons (Willow Walk), Wilton Road, Victoria Station, London
nil
LUTON Toddington
Services M1, southbound
nil
MAIDSTONE
(M20)
Maidstone
Services, M20, southbound
nil
MANCHESTER Britannia
Hotel on corner of Chorlton St/Portland St.
nil
MILTON
KEYNES (M1)
Newport
Pagnell Services M1, southbound
nil
Newcastle local National
Express departure point
£50
Newport local National
Express departure point
£35
Newton
Abbott
local National
Express departure point
£45
NORTHAMPTON
(M1)
Northampton
Services M1, southbound
nil
Norwich  local
National Express departure point
£30
NOTTINGHAM
(M1)
Trowell
Services M1, southbound
£15
Plymouth local National
Express departure point
£45
Poole local National
Express departure point
£30
Portsmouth local National
Express departure point
£30
PRESTON Outside
Holiday Inn, Carlisle Street
nil
READING local National
Express departure point
£20
SANDBACH
(M6)
Sandbach
Services M6, southbound
nil
SHEFFIELD Outside
Premier Inn, Meadowhall on Sheffield Road
£15
SKELMERSDALE Orrell
– outside The Mount (Premier Inn) Orrell Road by Jct 26 M6
nil
Southampton local National
Express departure point
£30
STEVENAGE Toddington
Services M1, southbound
nil
ST
HELENS
Shell
Garage, Haydock Island, A580 at J23, M6
nil
STOKE
(M6)
Keele
Services M6, southbound
nil
Swansea local National
Express departure point
£35
WAKEFIELD
(M1)
Woolley
Edge Services M1 southbound
£15
WARRINGTON Outside
Town Hall Gates, Sankey Street
nil
WATFORD London
Gateway Services M1, southbound
nil
WIGAN Orrell
– outside The Mount (Premier Inn) Orrell Road by Jct 26 M6
nil
Winchester local National
Express departure point
£25
WOLVERHAMPTON
(M6)
Hilton
Park Services M6, southbound
nil
YORK By
war Memorial Station Rise, York
£20

HELLFEST 2018 DEPARTURE POINTS

HELLFEST
2018 COACH DEPARTURE GUIDELINES
departing
20 June
returning
26 June
Locality Departure
Point
Approx
Dep Window
Mode
of Transport
Supplement
BARNSLEY
(M1)
Woolley
Edge Services M1 southbound
Afternoon TOUR
COACH
£15
Basingstoke local National
Express departure point
16.00-17.00hrs Nat
Express
£25
BIRMINGHAM International
Railway Station NEC, Solihul
Evening TOUR
COACH
nil
BISHOP’S
STORTFORD
Birchanger
Green Services J8 M11
Evening TOUR
COACH
nil
Bournemouth local National
Express departure point
15.00-16.00hrs Nat
Express
£30
Bridgend Nearest
TOUR COACH departure, Cardiff
Afternoon TOUR
COACH
£35
Brighton local
National Express departure point
15.00-16.00hrs Nat
Express
£25
BRISTOL Outside
Science Centre on Anchor Road, Bristol, BS1 5DB
Afternoon TOUR
COACH
£30
CAMBRIDGE O/side
Menzies Hotel off A14, Junc 29, Cambridge
Evening TOUR
COACH
£25
CARDIFF Outside
Philharmonic Pub, St Mary’s Street, Cardiff
Afternoon TOUR
COACH
£35
CARLISLE Toby
Carvery, Warwick Road, J43, M6
Morning TOUR
COACH
£45
Cheltenham local
National Express departure point
15.00-16.00hrs Nat
Express
£35
CHIPPENHAM
(M4)
Leigh
Delamere Services M4, eastbound
Afternoon TOUR
COACH
£15
COVENTRY By
car park, Hilton National Hotel, Paradise Way, M6, J2, Coventry
Afternoon TOUR
COACH
nil
DERBY
(M1)
Trowell
Services M1, southbound
Afternoon TOUR
COACH
£15
DONCASTER Doncaster
North Services, J5, M18
Afternoon TOUR
COACH
£15
DOVER Eastern
Dock Terminal Building, Dover Docks
23.30hrs
TOUR
COACH
nil
DUMFRIES Annandale
Water Services A74(M), southbound
Morning TOUR
COACH
£50
Exeter local
National Express departure point
12.00-13.00hrs Nat
Express
£45
GLASGOW Outside
Central Railway Station on Gordon Street, Galasgow
Morning TOUR
COACH
£50
GOOLE Railway
Station
Afternoon TOUR
COACH
£15
GRANTHAM Roundabout
by Premier Inn, Harlaxton Road
Afternoon TOUR
COACH
£15
Guildford local
National Express departure point
18.00-19.00hrs Nat
Express
£15
HAYDOCK Shell
Garage, Haydock Island A580 at J23, M6
Afternoon TOUR
COACH
nil
Heathrow or
see TOUR COACH option
17.00-18.00hrs Nat
Express
£20
HEATHROW Heston
Services, M4, eastbound
Evening TOUR
COACH
£10
HEATHROW Airport
Terminal
Evening on
application
£15
HULL Goole
Railway Station
Afternoon TOUR
COACH
£15
Ipswich local
National Express departure point
13.00-14.00hrs Nat
Express
£30
KNUTSFORD Knutsford
Services M6, southbound
Afternoon TOUR
COACH
nil
LANCASTER O/side
Holiday Inn, A683, off J34, M6
Afternoon TOUR
COACH
£30
LEEDS O/side
Queens Hotel, by railway station, Leeds
Afternoon TOUR
COACH
nil
LEICESTER
(M1)
Leicester
Forest East Services, M1, southbound
Evening TOUR
COACH
£15
LIVERPOOL Bus
lay-by on Skelhorn Street, opp Lime Street Station
Afternoon TOUR
COACH
nil
LONDON Opp
Wetherspoons (Willow Walk), Wilton Road, Victoria Station, London
20.30hrs
TOUR
COACH
nil
LUTON Toddington
Services M1, southbound
Evening TOUR
COACH
nil
MAIDSTONE
(M20)
Maidstone
Services, M20, southbound
22.30hrs
TOUR
COACH
nil
MANCHESTER Britannia
Hotel on corner of Chorlton St/Portland St.
Afternoon TOUR
COACH
nil
MILTON
KEYNES (M1)
Newport
Pagnell Services M1, southbound
Evening TOUR
COACH
nil
NEWARK Outside
Friendly Farmer on A46, by A1(M)
Afternoon TOUR
COACH
£15
NEWBURY Chieveley
Services, M4, eastbound
Evening TOUR
COACH
nil
NEWCASTLE Nearest
TOUR COACH departure, CARLISLE
Afternoon TOUR
COACH
£45
Newcastle or
see TOUR COACH option
  Nat
Express
£45
Newport Nearest
TOUR COACH departure, Cardiff
Afternoon TOUR
COACH
£35
Newton
Abbott
local
National Express departure point
12.00-13.00hrs Nat
Express
£45
NORTHAMPTON
(M1)
Northampton
Services M1, southbound
Evening TOUR
COACH
nil
Norwich   14.00-15.00hrs Nat
Express
£30
NOTTINGHAM
(M1)
Trowell
Services M1, southbound
Afternoon TOUR
COACH
£15
PENRITH
(M6)
O/side
Little Chef, A66 Penrith, off J40, M6
Morning TOUR
COACH
£45
PETERBOROUGH Coach
Park, Peterborough Services J17, A1(M)
Evening TOUR
COACH
nil
Plymouth local National
Express departure point
12.00-13.00hrs Nat
Express
£45
Poole local National
Express departure point
14.00-15.00hrs Nat
Express
£30
Portsmouth local National
Express departure point
16.00-17.00hrs Nat
Express
£30
PRESTON Outside
Holiday Inn, Carlisle Street
Afternoon TOUR
COACH
nil
READING Reading
Services M4, eastbound
Evening TOUR
COACH
nil
SANDBACH
(M6)
Sandbach
Services M6, southbound
Afternoon TOUR
COACH
nil
SHEFFIELD Outside
Premier Inn, Meadowhall on Sheffield Road
Afternoon TOUR
COACH
£15
SKELMERSDALE Orrell
– outside The Mount (Premier Inn) Orrell Road by Jct 26 M6
Afternoon TOUR
COACH
nil
Southampton local National
Express departure point
16.00-17.00hrs Nat
Express
£30
STEVENAGE Toddington
Services M1, southbound
Evening TOUR
COACH
nil
ST
HELENS
Shell
Garage, Haydock Island, A580 at J23, M6
Afternoon TOUR
COACH
nil
STOKE
(M6)
Keele
Services M6, southbound
Afternoon TOUR
COACH
nil
Swansea Nearest
TOUR COACH departure, Cardiff
Afternoon TOUR
COACH
£35
SWINDON Outside
Hilton Hotel Swindon, J16, M4
Evening TOUR
COACH
£20
WAKEFIELD
(M1)
Woolley
Edge Services M1 southbound
Afternoon TOUR
COACH
£15
WARRINGTON Outside
Town Hall Gates, Sankey Street
Afternoon TOUR
COACH
nil
WATFORD London
Gateway Services M1, southbound
Evening TOUR
COACH
nil
WIGAN Orrell
– outside The Mount (Premier Inn) Orrell Road by Jct 26 M6
Afternoon TOUR
COACH
nil
Winchester local National
Express departure point
16.00-17.00hrs Nat
Express
£25
WOLVERHAMPTON
(M6)
Hilton
Park Services M6, southbound
Afternoon TOUR
COACH
nil
WORKSOP Blyth
Services, J34, A1(M)
Afternoon TOUR
COACH
£15
YORK By
war Memorial Station Rise, York
Afternoon TOUR
COACH
£20
 TOUR
COACH
DEPARTURE TIME GUIDELINE

09.00-13.00hrs = Morning
13.00-17.30hrs = Afternoon
17.30-22.00hrs = Evening
     

WACKEN OPEN AIR 2018 DEPARTURE POINTS

WACKEN
2017 COACH DEPARTURE GUIDELINES
departing
31 Jul
returning
06 Aug
Locality Departure
Point
Approx
Dep Window
Mode
of Transport
Supplement
BARNSLEY
(M1)
Woolley
Edge Services M1 southbound
Afternoon TOUR
COACH
£15
Basingstoke local National
Express departure point
16.00-17.00hrs Nat
Express
£25
BIRMINGHAM International
Railway Station NEC, Solihul
Evening TOUR
COACH
nil
BISHOP’S
STORTFORD
Birchanger
Green Services J8 M11
Evening TOUR
COACH
nil
Bournemouth local National
Express departure point
15.00-16.00hrs Nat
Express
£30
Bridgend local National
Express departure point
Afternoon Nat
Express
 
£35
Brighton local National
Express departure point
15.00-16.00hrs Nat
Express
£25
BRISTOL local National
Express departure point
Afternoon Nat
Express
 
£30
CAMBRIDGE O/side
Menzies Hotel off A14, Junc 29, Cambridge
Evening TOUR
COACH
£25
CARDIFF local National
Express departure point
Afternoon Nat
Express
 
£35
CARLISLE local National
Express departure point
Morning Nat
Express
 
£50
Cheltenham local National
Express departure point
15.00-16.00hrs Nat
Express
£35
COVENTRY By
car park, Hilton National Hotel, Paradise Way, M6, J2, Coventry
Afternoon TOUR
COACH
nil
DERBY
(M1)
Trowell
Services M1, southbound
Afternoon TOUR
COACH
£15
DOVER Eastern
Dock Terminal Building, Dover Docks
22.15hrs
TOUR
COACH
nil
Exeter local National
Express departure point
12.00-13.00hrs Nat
Express
£45
GLASGOW local National
Express departure point
Morning Nat
Express
 
£50
Guildford local National
Express departure point
18.00-19.00hrs Nat
Express
£20
HAYDOCK Shell
Garage, Haydock Island A580 at J23, M6
Afternoon TOUR
COACH
nil
HEATHROW local National
Express departure point
Evening Nat
Express
TBA
Ipswich local National
Express departure point
13.00-14.00hrs Nat
Express
£25
KNUTSFORD Knutsford
Services M6, southbound
Afternoon TOUR
COACH
nil
LANCASTER O/side
Holiday Inn, A683, off J34, M6
Afternoon TOUR
COACH
£30
LEEDS O/side
Queens Hotel, by railway station, Leeds
Afternoon TOUR
COACH
nil
LEICESTER
(M1)
Leicester
Forest East Services, M1, southbound
Evening TOUR
COACH
£15
LIVERPOOL Bus
lay-by on Skelhorn Street, opp Lime Street Station
Afternoon TOUR
COACH
nil
LONDON Opp
Wetherspoons (Willow Walk), Wilton Road, Victoria Station, London
19.30hrs
TOUR
COACH
nil
LUTON Toddington
Services M1, southbound
Evening TOUR
COACH
nil
MAIDSTONE
(M20)
Maidstone
Services, M20, southbound
21.15hrs
TOUR
COACH
nil
MANCHESTER Britannia
Hotel on corner of Chorlton St/Portland St.
Afternoon TOUR
COACH
nil
MILTON
KEYNES (M1)
Newport
Pagnell Services M1, southbound
Evening TOUR
COACH
nil
NEWCASTLE local National
Express departure point
Afternoon Nat
Express
 
£50
Newcastle or see TOUR
COACH option
  Nat
Express
£50
Newton Abbott local National
Express departure point
12.00-13.00hrs Nat
Express
£45
NORTHAMPTON
(M1)
Northampton
Services M1, southbound
Evening TOUR
COACH
nil
Norwich  local
National Express departure point
14.00-15.00hrs Nat
Express
£30
NOTTINGHAM
(M1)
Trowell
Services M1, southbound
Afternoon TOUR
COACH
£15
Plymouth local National
Express departure point
12.00-13.00hrs Nat
Express
£45
Poole local National
Express departure point
14.00-15.00hrs Nat
Express
£30
Portsmouth local National
Express departure point
16.00-17.00hrs Nat
Express
£30
PRESTON Outside
Holiday Inn, Carlisle Street
Afternoon TOUR
COACH
nil
READING local National
Express departure point
Evening Nat
Express
 
nil
SANDBACH
(M6)
Sandbach
Services M6, southbound
Afternoon TOUR
COACH
nil
SHEFFIELD Outside
Premier Inn, Meadowhall on Sheffield Road
Afternoon TOUR
COACH
£15
SKELMERSDALE Orrell
– outside The Mount (Premier Inn) Orrell Road by Jct 26 M6
Afternoon TOUR
COACH
nil
Southampton local National
Express departure point
16.00-17.00hrs Nat
Express
£30
STEVENAGE Toddington
Services M1, southbound
Evening TOUR
COACH
nil
ST
HELENS
Shell
Garage, Haydock Island, A580 at J23, M6
Afternoon TOUR
COACH
nil
STOKE
(M6)
Keele
Services M6, southbound
Afternoon TOUR
COACH
nil
Swansea local National
Express departure point
Afternoon Nat
Express
 
£35
WAKEFIELD
(M1)
Woolley
Edge Services M1 southbound
Afternoon TOUR
COACH
£15
WARRINGTON Outside
Town Hall Gates, Sankey Street
Afternoon TOUR
COACH
nil
WATFORD London
Gateway Services M1, southbound
Evening TOUR
COACH
nil
WIGAN Orrell
– outside The Mount (Premier Inn) Orrell Road by Jct 26 M6
Afternoon TOUR
COACH
nil
Winchester local National
Express departure point
16.00-17.00hrs Nat
Express
£25
WOLVERHAMPTON
(M6)
Hilton
Park Services M6, southbound
Afternoon TOUR
COACH
nil
YORK By
war Memorial Station Rise, York
Afternoon TOUR
COACH
£20
 TOUR
COACH
DEPARTURE TIME GUIDELINE

09.00-13.00hrs = Morning
13.00-17.30hrs = Afternoon
17.30-22.00hrs = Evening