Travelling to Glastonbury 2020 by coach: dates, time, price and more…
As part of Glastonbury’s continued commitment to green travel, the Festival encourages Glasto-goers to reduce audience transport emissions, thus, deposits for combined coach + ticket packages will go on sale at 6pm on Thursday 3rd October 2019, giving the opportunity to book coach package tickets ahead of the general release of tickets.
Your initial inkling might be to just buy the standard weekend ticket and figure out the logistics of getting to the festival later. But when you come to think of it, travelling by coach might just be the best way to arrive – as not only will you be more friendly to the environment – you’ll also be skipping the drive on that journey back home, and that alone is well worth opting for the coach option, isn’t it?! : )
Another benefit of choosing to go for the coach + ticket packages is that as well as getting the first chance to secure Glastonbury tickets, those travelling to the Festival with a coach package will have access to an additional new benefit for Glastonbury 2020; When accommodation goes on sale later in the autumn for Worthy View (the Festival’s official pre-erected campsite), priority booking will be given to coach + ticket package holders.
A coach + ticket package includes a return coach journey from one of 28 separate locations across the UK, in addition to the general admission ticket.
Bath, Bristol, London, Reading, Taunton are the only 5 locations from which you can get a single coach journey.
Below you’ll find a list of the locations from which the coaches will be available and the cost of each coach fare (which you’ll need to add the cost of your ticket to obtain the package cost):
In order to be eligible to book a combined coach + ticket package, you will need the registration number and registered postcode for each person (up to 6 per transaction) for whom you are booking.
If you are uncertain whether you’re all registered or not, you can check on the Glastonbury Festival official website, here: glastonbury.seetickets.com/registration/lookup
Registration closed at 5pm on Monday, September 30, which means that currently there is no opportunity to submit or re-submit a registration until after the October ticket sales.
Please note, registration does not guarantee you a ticket (and in recent years, demand for tickets has well outstripped supply).
Ticket sale dates
Coach + ticket packages will go on sale at 6pm BST on Thursday, 3rd October.
Tickets will cost £265 per person + £5 booking fee, of which a £50 deposit (plus coach fare).
When booking a coach + ticket package, you will need to pay the deposit (£50) plus the full coach fare, with the festival ticket balance due in the first week of April 2020.
Ticket payment process
Glastonbury Festival tickets are sold exclusively at glastonbury.seetickets.com – any other site claiming to sell tickets for the festival are not authentic, and you will be setting yourself up for disappointment. Make sure you are in the right place before making the payment.
You will be asked to choose a Coach Departure Town and Coach Departure Day (Wednesday or Thursday). Please note, you must choose one option for your group as a whole – you cannot select multiple options within one transaction. In other words: It is only possible to book tickets from one departure town in a single transaction.
Travel on the coach you have selected is mandatory in order to receive your Festival ticket, so make sure you only book on routes that are feasible for you.
How many coach + ticket packages can I book?
You may book up to six coach packages per transaction.
When will I receive my travel voucher and Festival ticket?
Your travel voucher will be sent as an E-Ticket to the email address associated with your registration number. E-Tickets are scheduled to be sent the week commencing Monday 11th May 2020.
Your Festival ticket(s) will be distributed once the coach has departed from the pick-up point. Please ensure you all have a Photo ID available in order to receive your entry tickets.
Children aged 12 and under when the Festival gates open (Wednesday, June 24, 2020), do not require tickets and do not need to register.
Anyone under the age of 16 must be accompanied to the festival by a responsible adult – who must be aged 18 or over.
When booking a ticket for a child aged between 13 and 15, you must select the ‘CHILD’ ticket option, and confirm that their parent, carer or legal guardian has consented for their data to be processed.
Is this the only chance to buy tickets for Glastonbury 2020?
No. Even If you aren’t successful in securing coach package tickets in the ticket sales in October, you will have another chance to book in the Spring resales, when any returned tickets go back on sale.
The coach resale will take place on Thursday 16th April 2020 followed by the main resale, on Sunday 19th April 2020.
For more details on coach + ticket packages and Glastonbury Festival info in general, feel free to check out the official website here.
For any first-time ticket buyers: here are some tips & tricks, to help maximise your chances of bagging the Glasto golden ticket snitch.
The first line-up taster will probably not be unveiled by the festival’s officials until the end of March/beginning of April – meanwhile, feel free to check out all the latest rumours here.
Glastonbury 2020 will take place at Worthy Farm, Pilton, Somerset – from Wednesday 24th to Sunday 28th June.