Creamfields North is located just between Liverpool and Manchester in the beautiful Cheshire countryside (Daresbury, Cheshire) and couldn’t be easier to get to, whatever your mode of transport.
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.
Weekend return coaches
Return coach travel from 51 locations: Aberdeen, Barnsley, Basingstoke, Birmingham, Bournemouth, Bradford, Brighton, Bristol, Canterbury, Cardiff, Carlisle, Cheltenham, Coventry, Crawley, Darlington, Dartford (Bluewater), Derby, Doncaster, Dundee, Edinburgh, Exeter, Falkirk, Gillingham, Glasgow, Gloucester, Grimsby, Hull, Leeds, Leicester, London Victoria, Luton, Middlesbrough, Milton Keynes, Newcastle-Upon-Tyne, Newport, Northampton, Nottingham, Oxford, Perth, Plymouth, Portsmouth, Reading, Romford, Scunthorpe, Southampton, Stirling, Sunderland, Swansea, Taunton, Worcester and York.
Day return coaches
Return coach travel from 7 locations: Birmingham, Bradford, Coventry, Leeds, Nottingham, Sheffield and Stoke on Trent.
Advance booking your parking is available through Ticketmaster , your parking pass will then be posted to you.
- 2, 3 or 4 Day Camping Parking (£25 in advance) / £30 on the day)
- Non Camping Parking (£25 in advance) and covers you for the weekend – if applicable) / £20 per day (if not booked in advance)
- Day Ticket Parking (£15 pre book) / £20 on the day)
- Free parking is included in your package for all Gold & Silver ticket holders and all those who have booked Dreamfields accommodation.
Creamfields shuttle buses will be running throughout the days and nights of the festival weekend, taking you directly to and from the festival site.
We’re keen to be green and reduce our carbon footprint so please use public transport and the shuttle buses service we have provided. The Creamfields shuttle bus service operates from Liverpool, Manchester and Warrington. With all of our shuttle bus locations connected to major transport hubs, it couldn’t be easier.
To pre-order your shuttle bus tickets now and guarantee your seat on the bus, use the link below. Alternatively, you can purchase your shuttle bus tickets on the day of travel (please note this excludes Manchester – you MUST purchase an advance shuttle bus ticket if you wish to use this route). Deadline to book a shuttle bus is 16th August.
When you are leaving the festival, if you have not pre-purchased your shuttle bus ticket, you can purchase one from the shuttle bus box office located next to the Bridge at the shuttle bus pick up point near to the North Entrance, where the shuttle buses will be departing from.
Runcorn & Widnes tickets can only be purchased from the festival shuttle bus box office – there is no pre-booking available for these destinations.
For more information on shuttle bus pick up & drop off locations, pricing and timings, click on the relevant shuttle bus location below.
Please ensure you keep hold of your Shuttle Bus Ticket as you will need this for your return journey.
** The Manchester Shuttle service can not be purchased on the day to the event, however, you can purchase a shuttle ticket from the Shuttle Bus Box office on site for your return journey.
***Tickets for Liverpool and Warrington can be purchased on the day at the departure point.
Shuttle bus service – Runcorn/Widnes
A service is in operation from the festival site to Runcorn train station and Widnes Morrisons only. There is no service from Runcorn or Widnes TO the festival site. It is a short journey of 20 minutes from the festival to Runcorn and another 10 minutes to Widnes.
Runcorn train station is connected to the West Coast Mainline with direct links to London, Birmingham, Manchester, Scotland and Wales.
Please note tickets to Runcorn / Widnes can only be purchased from the Creamfields shuttle bus box office located next to the Bridge near to the North Entrance. There are no pre-bookable tickets available for this service.
Pick Up / Drop Off located near the North Entrance
Drop off – Runcorn train station & Widnes town centre
Card only if purchased on day of travel
The festival is located in Daresbury, Cheshire in the North West of England near to Liverpool and Manchester.
The routes to the festival will be clearly signposted to help avoid traffic congestion and ensure everyone gets maximum time at the festival and minimum time on the motorway.
If you follow the dedicated festival signs to the festival you will get to the site quicker. We advise you to not use sat-nav systems as there will be road closures in place around the festival site.
- Birmingham – 1hr 31min / 81.2 miles
- Bournemouth -4hr 22min / 247 miles
- Bristol – 2hr 48min / 162.7 miles
- Cardiff – 3hr 16min / 183.1 miles
- Chester – 24min / 18.1 miles
- Edinburgh – 4hr 7min / 219.7 miles
- Glasgow – 3hr 48min / 217.9 miles
- Newcastle – 2hr 58min / 164 miles
- Leeds – 1hr 14min / 62.8 miles
- Liverpool – 31min / 19.6 miles
- London – 3hr 40min / 195.4 miles
- Manchester – 39min / 26 miles
- Manchester Airport – 25min / 18.8 miles
- Nottingham – 1hr 51min / 88.1 miles
- Preston – 47min / 35.4 miles
- Swansea – 3hr 51min / 167.9 miles
If you are taking a taxi to site, please ensure that the taxi driver follows signs to the Drop Off & Pick Up point. We advise you to only use pre-booked taxis, agree fares in advance of the start of the journey and make a note of the driver ID badge and vehicle plate to report any issues you have to the onsite taxi marshals. If you do use a Hackney cab, make sure that the meter is on and that the driver is aware that they may only drop off at the designated Drop Off point at the festival.
Mersey Gateway Bridge
For all festival goers travelling across the Mersey Gateway Bridge or Silver Jubilee Bridge – these are free-flow toll bridges and no toll booths are on this route! You must pay for your crossing by midnight the day after you cross. Don’t get caught out pre-pay now to avoid a Penalty Charge Notice! Download the free quick pay app merseyflow.co.uk/quick-pay-app, or call 01928 878 878 to pay or via Merseyflow’s website www.merseyflow.co.uk/how-to-pay-for-a-crossing
The drop off and pick up point is located near to the North car park. Please follow event road signage for DROP OFF/PICK UP .
This applies for ALL ticket holders, including Gold, Silver, Bronze & Dreamfields. Follow all road signage for Drop Off/Pick Up. Do not attempt access to the South car parks for dropping off as you be directed back to the drop off point which will add time to your journey and you may be charged the standard car parking rate.
The nearest train stations to the Creamfields festival site are Runcorn Station, Warrington Central, Warrington Bank Quay and Liverpool Lime Street, all of which are connected to the main line and have shuttle buses operating to and from the site all day and night.
Runcorn doesn’t have any buses running to the site, only from the site upon leaving.
Warrington, Liverpool and Manchester will have buses running to and from the site.
If you are travelling to the festival from overseas then book your flights to either Liverpool John Lennon Airport or Manchester Airport.
Connect to The Shuttle Bus
From Liverpool John Lennon Airport, you can take a short bus journey to Liverpool South Parkway train station where you can catch a train to Warrington Central and hop on a shuttle bus which will take you directly to the festival.
If you are flying into Manchester Airport, you can also take a train to Warrington Central from the train station at the airport.
For more information on our shuttle buses and how to book tickets, click 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.