Trains to Music Festivals

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8 May 20234 min read

As we gear up for another exciting festival season, it's time to start planning those unforgettable trips to some of the UK's most sought-after music events. But let's face it, the cost of travel can often put a damper on our festival dreams. That's why finding the cheapest train tickets to festivals can make all the difference. So, whether you're heading to Glastonbury, Download, or any other top festival this year, don't let travel costs hold you back. Get ready to rock out while saving big on your train tickets!

Trainsplit: the affordable travel solution

Here at Trainsplit, we understand that affordable travel is key when it comes to enjoying the UK's biggest music festivals. That's why we've conducted extensive research comparing train ticket prices to some of the most popular festivals in the country, including Glastonbury, Download, and Isle of Wight. 

At Trainsplit, we're proud to consistently offer the best value for money when compared to National Rail and Trainline. Our comparison charts clearly show that we provide the cheapest options for train tickets, whether you're headed to festivals or other events across the UK.

How do we do it?

Our innovative ticket-splitting technology allows us to break down your journey into multiple tickets, taking advantage of cheaper prices (and railcard discounts, where applicable) on each leg of your trip. This ensures that you save money without sacrificing the quality of your travel. And if you've got time to spare, booking alternative journeys with us can lead to even better savings. So why not give Trainsplit a try and see how much you can save on your next trip?


Nearest train station: Castle Cary

Let's delve into Glastonbury, the festival held in Somerset that lures in over 200,000 music fans every year. This year's headliners include Sunday night headliner Elton John, Arctic Monkeys on Friday night, and Guns N' Roses on Saturday night. The talented Yusuf / Cat Stevens will take over the Sunday teatime legend slot. With such a star-studded lineup and an immense demand for tickets, Glastonbury Festival is still one of the most highly-anticipated events worldwide.

Trainsplit is currently winning with the cheapest prices for travel to this iconic festival. Besides the impressive lineup for the 2023 Glastonbury Festival, there's even more excitement surrounding the event. The first round of tickets for this year's festival sold out in just 22 minutes, demonstrating the immense popularity of this festival.

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Download Festival

Nearest train station: East Midlands Parkway or Derby

Next up is Download festival, held annually in Donington Park, Derbyshire. Formerly known as "Monsters of Rock," the festival has become a staple for rock and metal fans across the UK and beyond. Headliners for the 2023 festival include Metallica, Evanescence, Bring Me the Horizon, and more. With Trainsplit offering the cheapest train tickets to the event, you can rock out without breaking the bank!

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Isle of Wight Festival

Nearest train station: Ryde Esplanade or West Cowes

Travelling to the Isle of Wight festival has never been easier, thanks to the Festival Shuttle by Southern Vectis. Hop on a train and then catch one of the regular shuttle buses that run from major ports and towns directly to the festival bus station. Festival-goers can also take regular service buses to Newport, where they can either walk up to the festival or catch a shuttle to the festival campsites.

The Isle of Wight festival is one of the UK's most iconic music events and draws in thousands of festival-goers every year. The festival was first held in 1968, attracting some of the biggest names in music such as Jimi Hendrix, The Doors, and The Who. Today, it remains a staple of the UK's festival calendar, featuring an impressive line-up of artists from a variety of genres. The festival is set against the backdrop of the island's stunning coastline and rolling green hills, making for a truly unique and unforgettable festival experience.

This year's line-up includes a mix of established and up-and-coming artists such as Robbie Williams, The Chemical Brothers, Niall Horan, and Groove Armada. With such a diverse range of acts and stunning scenery, the Isle of Wight festival is not to be missed.

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And just like with Glastonbury and Download, Trainsplit once again shines with the best and cheapest fares to the Isle of Wight festival. So, whether you're going for the music, the atmosphere, or the picturesque island views, you can rest assured that Trainsplit has got you covered for affordable travel.

Don't let travel costs hold you back from the ultimate festival experience. Book your tickets now and get ready to immerse yourself in the excitement and energy of these amazing festivals!

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