Getting Here

Snape Maltings, IP17 1SP

By Road

Free Parking

Visitors arriving by car or bike from the A12 should take the A1094 signposted towards Snape Maltings. Turn right at Snape Church onto the B1069, then continue through the village of Snape before turning left into Snape Maltings (postcode IP17 1SP).

Please car-share if you can.

Train

If you plan to arrive by train, we recommend travelling to Wickham Market station, as there is a bookable electric taxi service provided by Katch which brings you direct to Snape Maltings. Book direct here The journey is about 2 hours from London Liverpool Street. You can hire a bike at the Ipswich railway station in Suffolk. This is a 22-mile journey by road.

Bus

After recent timetable changes there are very few bus services to Snape, from Ipswich and Aldeburgh.

Call Traveline on 0871 200 2233 visit the First Group Journey Planner or Traveline website.

Ferry

The closest port is Harwich, which has services from the Hook of Holland and Esbjerg in Denmark. From Harwich Greater Anglia operate a train service to Saxmundham, changing at Manningtree, or it is a 90-minute drive to Snape or Aldeburgh.

Free Shuttle Service to Aldeburgh

The Festival offers a shuttle service between Snape Maltings and Aldeburgh during festival hours.

Timings are as follows:

Saturday 24th

10:00 – pick up at Elizabeth Court, Aldeburgh High Street (near Cinema)
10:20 – drop off Snape Maltings
13:00 – leave Snape Maltings
13:20 – drop off/pick up Elizabeth Court, Aldeburgh High Street (near Cinema)
13:40 – drop off Snape Maltings
17:00 – leave Snape Maltings to drop off at Elizabeth Court, Aldeburgh High Street (near Cinema)

Sunday 25th

10:00 – pick up Elizabeth Court, Aldeburgh High Street (near Cinema)
10:20 – drop off Snape Maltings
13:00 – leave Snape Maltings
13:20 – drop off/pick up Elizabeth Court, Aldeburgh High Street (near Cinema)
13:40 – drop off Snape Maltings
16:00 – leave Snape Maltings to drop off at Elizabeth Court, Aldeburgh High Street (near Cinema)