The Festival site address is Dairy Meadows, Brecon Road, Hay on Wye, HR3 5PJ.
Festival Bus Link Hereford to Hay
Our special festival bus service linking Hay-on-Wye and the festival site with trains and coaches at Hereford's train and bus stations operates for the duration of the Festival.
You can buy your bus ticket from the bus driver at Hereford station on
arrival – just ask for a 'Hay Festival bus ticket'. If you're travelling to
Hereford by train and buy your ticket from a staffed station, you may be
able to purchase the train and bus ticket at the same time.
Festival Bus Link buses are fully DDA compliant, with 'low floor' and space for
Download the 2014 Hereford to Hay Festival bus service timetable here.
This bus runs along the A438 between Kings Acre, Wyevale Nursery and Hay-on-Wye, serving the following main recognised stops: Swainshill, Stretton Sugwas Turn; Swainshill, Post Office; Kenchester Turn; Bridge Sollers, Crossroads; Byford, Old School; Portway Hotel; Staunton-on-Wye, Crossroads; Letton, The Swan; Letton, Kinnersley Turn; Willersley, Old Crow Farm; Winforton, Sun Inn; Whitney-on-Wye, Church; Rhydspence Border; Clyro, Square.
The bus will also stop in the villages en route where it is safe to do so (not on a bend or a brow of a hill).
Scheduled Bus Service: Hereford and Brecon to Hay Return
There is a scheduled bus service (Service 39) from Hereford and Brecon to Hay-on-Wye, operating six days a week, Mondays to Saturdays.
The nearest bus stop to the Festival site is 200 metres away, outside the Fire Station.
Download the 39 bus timetable
The 39A Hay Ho! bus runs on Sundays at 11.50, 14.50 and 17.20 from the Oxford Road bus stop in Hay, to connect with trains to London, the Midlands and the North at Hereford Railway Station. £6 adult single fare.
Download the 39A bus timetable
Support the 39A Sunday service