Transport

All roads lead to Freshtival!

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Car

Parking is available close by once again

Planning to travel by car? If you’re using a GPS system, use Haaksbergerstraat 1010, 7548 PC in Enschede as your destination address.

Make sure to switch off your GPS system as soon as you start seeing the yellow signs with Freshtival. Many roads will be closed due to the festival, so use these yellow signs to find the quickest route to the festival terrain. Parking tickets are available in our ticket shop.

  • Festival: it is about 20 min walk to the festival entrance.
  • Camping: it is about 10 min walk to the campsite entrance.
  • The police will act firmly against parking infringement. Prevent getting a parking fine by following our team’s instructions.

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    Bus trips

    Netherlands + Germany

    Have you already got your entrance ticket, but no transport to Freshtival yet? Book your bus trip from Germany via partybusse.de.

    For bus trips from within The Netherlands info will follow.

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    Camping

    Stay over at a stone’s throw away

    What’s better than to stay over with your friends at a stone’s throw away from the festival site? No dealing with public transport or arguments about who will be the designated driver this year. Just relax and chill on the one and only Freshtival camping: Fresh Village, right next to the festival. Convinced? Get your camping tickets via our ticket shop!

    Find all info about our camping – Fresh Village – on our special Fresh Village website!

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    Hotel

    For those who like it fancy

    Camping is not your thing? Looking for some more luxury? Still want to stay close to the festival? Turn your Freshtival experience into an amazing weekend (or night) in one of the hotels nearby. However, you will have to make your own hotel arrangements.

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    Kiss & Ride

    Is someone dropping you off and/or fetching you?

    Is someone dropping you off and/or fetching you?

    – Passenger cars + small taxi vans (max 9 pers.):
    Please use the ‘Kiss & Ride’ location. This is clearly marked with yellow signs (BRENGEN/HALEN) and is easily accessible for both festival-goers and drivers. Walking time to the entrance: approximately 15 min.

    – Large taxis (larger than 9 people) + Touring cars:
    Please use the ‘Touring Cars’ location. This is clearly marked with yellow signs (TOURINGCARS) and is easily accessible for both festival-goers and drivers. Walking time to the entrance: approximately 25 min.

    Beware for the return journey: as there are often only a limited number of taxis, it can be difficult to get one!

    The police will act firmly against parking infringement.

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    Your own touringcar

    Organizing your own bus trip?

    Make sure you sign up via our contact form. Mention the following info: your bus company, amount of passengers, amount of busses, the day (Saturday or Sunday), expected arrival time and whether the bus will stay during the event.

    – Large buses (larger than 9 pers) + Touring Cars:
    Both the buses that stay, and those that don’t stay… Follow the signs – TOURINGCARS. These signs are well indicated from the various roads leading to Rutbeek Recreation Park. (Advice: Navigation address: Achterhofweg 22, Enschede). Walking time to the entrance: approximately 25 min.

    On location, follow further instructions from the traffic staff.

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    Taxi

    Because nobody wants to be the designated driver

    No energy for that ‘who’s going to be the designated driver’ discussion? Order a cab! Make sure the taxi driver follows the signs with ‘BRENGEN / HALEN’ until the taxi pickup location, located at walking distance from the terrain. When leaving the festival site, taxi’s will be ready at the designated taxi location. Beware for the return journey: as there are often only a limited number of taxis, it can be difficult to get one!

    – Passenger cars + small taxi vans (max 9 pers.):
    Please use the ‘Kiss & Ride’ location. This is clearly marked with yellow signs (BRENGEN/HALEN) and is easily accessible for both festival-goers and drivers. Walking time to the entrance: approximately 15 min.

    – Large taxis (larger than 9 people) + Touring cars:
    Please use the ‘Touring Cars’ location. This is clearly marked with yellow signs (TOURINGCARS) and is easily accessible for both festival-goers and drivers. Walking time to the entrance: approximately 25 min.

    The police will act firmly against parking infringement.

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    Train

    The big yellow caterpillar

    The train is an excellent choice for getting to Freshtival! Shuttle busses will depart to and from the NS-station Enschede. Signs at the station will direct you to the departure location.

    Do make sure you are aware of train times, and the last train departure time in particular.

    The shuttle buses only run on Saturday and Sunday, not on Friday or Monday. Shuttle bus times:

    • Saturday: 12:00 – 01:00
    • Sunday: 12:00 – 01:00

    The shuttle buses run back and forth. There are no fixed arrival or departure times. Shuttle bus tickets are return tickets.

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    Bike

    We are in The Netherlands, after all…

    Nothing is more Dutch than making your way to Freshtival by bike. Bicycle storage is free and available near the entrance, clearly indicated by the signs. Wrongly parked bicycles will be removed.

    Please note: the bicycle storage is not guarded! Bicycles or scooters blocking any form of access paths will be removed.

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    Shuttle bus

    Saturday and Sunday

    On Saturday, Sunday and Monday, shuttle busses will drive between the NS-station Enschede and Freshtival. Signs at the station will direct you to the departure location. The shuttle busses will be continuously available during the entire event.

    Return journey Please take into account that there might be extra waiting time at the boarding location for the shuttle busses. Also make sure you take extra waiting time into account for picking up your belongings from the lockers and making your way to the boarding location. Shuttle bus tickets are available both in our ticket shop as well as on site.

    The shuttle buses only run on Saturday and Sunday, not on Friday or Monday. Shuttle bus times:

    • Saturday: 12:00 – 01:00
    • Sunday: 12:00 – 01:00

    The shuttle buses run back and forth. There are no fixed arrival or departure times. Shuttle bus tickets are return tickets.

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    Camper / Caravan / Vouwwagen

    If you’re bringing your own little roof…

    No problem! Got yourself a good deal on a nice caravan recently? Or still have that old folding car in the garage? Bring that stuff! Camper, caravan and folding car places are available in our Fresh Village. You will need a separate ticket for this, called ‘Caravan / Camper Ticket (with power supply)’. These tickets are available in our ticket shop (limited availability).

    Check out our FAQ for the conditions the camper, caravan or folding trailer must meet in order to be admitted to Fresh Village.

    Overnight stays in the car park are not permitted.