Escape Festival is held in the beautiful Singleton Park, based in Sketty, Swansea. Located within close proximity to Swansea University. Making it very easily accessible from any location, using any mode of transport.
Getting here by Car
Please follow the concert signage to Singleton Park, Swansea and follow the appropriate event car parks signs.
From the M4 (Cardiff)
Exit the M4 at J42 and follow the A483 to Swansea. Follow the signs for Singleton Hospital on the A4067. Singleton Park is located to the right approximately 500m after St Helens Rugby Ground.
From the M4 (Carmarthen)
Exit the M4 at J47 and follow the signs for Swansea on the A483. Following the signs for Singleton Hospital, after approximately 2.5 miles turn right at major set of lights following the signs for Gower (there is a public house on the right hand side – The Marquis Arms). Follow the A4216 and turn right at the traffic lights onto Vivian Road. Continue following the signs for Singleton Hospital and then signs for Car parks will open from 1pm. Please note that there is no overnight parking available in any event car park. Event car parks are for event ticket holders only. Car parks are pay on arrival.
The Recreation Ground (Yellow Car Park)
Cost per vehicle – £10
Postcode – SA2 0AU
Walking distance to arena – 850m
Car Park surface – Gravel and Grass
Bishop Gore School (Blue Car Park)
Cost per vehicle – £10
Postcode – SA2 9AP
Walking distance to arena – 700m
Car Park surface – Grass
Park & Ride
There are no park and ride sites in operation for this event.
Getting there by bus
Buses operate from Swansea City Centre and various other locations to Singleton Park. Bus stops are located near both the Gower Road, Sketty Lane and Oystermouth Road entrances to Singleton Park.
Please check with your bus operator for bus timetable details after the concert as road closures may affect collection/pick up bus stop points.
Concert goers should be mindful of the timing of the concert and are advised to check with the operator for details of the timetables due to possible changes on event days to normal timetables.
First Cymru: 0871 200 2233 or www.firstgroup.com
The following bus services operate in the area of Singleton Park:
2, 2A, 2B, 2C, 3, 3A, 4, 4A, 8, 8X, 43, 37, 116, 118, 119, 145, 20A, 10, 20, 22, 21A,
Getting there by train
The nearest railway station to Singleton Park is Swansea High Street which is approximately 2 miles away. A taxi rank is situated outside the station. When going home by train, make sure you leave at least an hour to get to your train from the event site. Concert goers should be mindful of the timing of the concert and are advised to check with the operator www.traveline.cymru
Tel: 0800 464 00 00
Getting there by taxi
Taxis are available from Swansea train station, Swansea City Centre and several other locations around the area.
A taxi journey from the train station to Singleton Park will cost approximately £8, although please bear in mind that busy traffic / slow journeys will increase the price.
Taxis are not permitted to access Singleton Park. Should you be arriving by Taxi you should aim to be dropped off and collected at Bryn Road
Queues for taxis leaving site are often quite long, please consider pre-booking a private hire to collect you. Please allow plenty of time to walk from the concert arena to the highway when booking your taxi.
The designated pick up area for hackney cabs is at the Brynmill Lane end Bryn Road
Taxi marshals will operate in the area.
Drop off / Pick up point
The designated pick up and drop off point will be located on De La Beche Road. This area will be well lit and stewarded throughout the event.
Please do not attempt to drop off or pick up anywhere along Oystermouth Road.
When arranging to be picked up you should be mindful of the road closures operating in the area. Details of the road closures will be available shortly
If you would like to cycle to the event you can plan your route at www.sustrans.co.uk
If you are travelling by car please car share if possible. Car sharing will help you save money by sharing the costs and reduce the amount of traffic on the roads, helping the environment.
Places to stay
For a list of some great places to stay check out our sister website www.visitswanseabay.com. Book a place to stay with their handy list of hotels, B&Bs and more. Also, don’t forget to keep checking out the late availability offers for the best last minute deals.the event car parks.