15 in ’15: The cheapest way to see the best 15 festivals in Europe 4 years ago

15 in ’15: The cheapest way to see the best 15 festivals in Europe

Here’s how to get to the best European festivals in 2015 on the cheap…

From Ballinlough Castle in Co. Westmeath to the slightly more impressive sounding Petrovaradin Fortress in Novi Sad, Serbia, we’re here to show you the cheapest way to get to the best festivals around Europe in 2015.

As there truly is no place like home, we’re kicking off with the best Irish festivals and we’ll work our way through the list from there…

*All prices are correct at the time of publishing. They may change closer to the dates featured below so don’t come moaning to us if they do…

Ireland

Body & Soul, Ballinlough Castle, Co. Westmeath, June 19 – 21

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Pic via Body & Soul - Facebook 

Top three acts: Lineup yet to be announced
Tickets
: From €139.50
Weekend & Return Bus ticket from Dublin from €167.50
Getting there: Bus from Dublin to Mullingar €22. A dedicated Body & Soul bus service will be announced closer to the date.

Electric Picnic, Stradbally, Co. Laois, September 4 – 6

Top Three Acts: (Announced so far) Belle & Sebastian, George Ezra, Róisín Murphy
Tickets
: Not on sale yet. More info here.
Getting there: A number of bus services will be provided from Dublin and other major towns in Ireland. Details will be announced closer to the date.

Longitude, Marlay Park, Co. Dublin, July 17 - 19

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Pic via Longitude - Facebook

Top Three Acts: Hozier, The Chemical Brothers and Caribou
Tickets: Longitude 2015 tickets will go on sale Friday 30th January from Ticketmaster.
Day Tickets from €59.50
Weekend Tickets from €149.50
Getting there: €2.80 from Dublin City Centre via Dublin Bus no.16.

Sea Sessions, Bundoran, Co. Donegal, June 27 – 29

Top Three Acts: Lineup yet to be announced
Tickets
: Day tickets from €45.50
3-Day Tickets from €124.40
Getting there: Dedicated shuttle busses will run from Dublin direct to Sea Sessions. Details will be announced closer to the date.

Belgium

Pukkelpop Festival, Hasselt, Belgium, August 20 – 22

Top Three Acts: Lineup yet to be announced
*Tickets: Day Tickets from €85
Weekend Tickets from €175
Getting there: Return Flights from Dublin to Brussels €86.98.

*Tickets have yet to go on sale, so we’re assuming they’ll be priced similarly to last year’s prices…

Denmark

Roskilde Festival, Havsteensvej, Roskilde, Denmark, June 27 – July 4

Top Three Acts: Disclosure, Muse and Pharrell Williams
Tickets
: One Day Ticket From €131.64
Full 8-day Festival Ticket €260.59
Getting there: Return flights from Dublin to Copenhagen From €112.18

Finland

Provinssirock, Seinäjoki, Finland June 24 – 27

Top Three Acts: Muse, Calvin Harris and The Cardigans
Tickets
: 4-Day tickets from €155
4-Day VIP tickets from €210
Getting there: Return Flights from Dublin to Helsinki €198.27

France

Rock en Seine, Château de Saint-Cloud's park, Paris, France August 28 – 30

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zQmUlrhGgT4&feature=youtu.be

Top Three Acts: Lineup yet to be announced
Tickets
: 3-Day package from €119
Getting there: Return Flights from Dublin to Paris From €65.98

Germany

Rock Am Ring, Nürburgring, Nürburg, Germany June 5 – 7

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Pic via Rock Am Ring - Facebook

Top Three Acts: Bastille, The Prodigy and Foo Fighters
Tickets
: Festival Tickets from €180
Rock’n’Roll Camping Tickets from €205
Getting there: Return Flights from Dublin to Cologne (Bonn) €85.98

Hungry

Sziget Festival, Budapest, Hungary, August 10 – 17

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k_JqgPOJBpA

Top Three Acts: Awolnation, alt-J, Florence & The Machine 
Tickets
: 7-Day Pass from €229
5-Day Pass from €199
Day Ticket from €52
Getting there: Return Flights from Dublin to Budapest €221.98

Serbia

EXIT Festival, Petrovaradin Fortress, Novi Sad, Serbia, July 9 – 12

Top Three Acts: (Announced so far) Motorhead, Chris Liebing and Golbini
Tickets
: Festival ticket from €119 (for camping passes add an extra €33.45)
VIP tickets from €287.69
Getting there: Return Flights from Dublin to Belgrade €284.

Spain

Festival Internacional de Benicàssim, Benicàssim, Spain, July 16 – 19

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Pic via FIBFestival - Facebook 

Top Three Acts: The Prodigy, Bastille and Clean Bandit
Tickets
: 4-day tickets from €130
VIP Pass from €330
Getting there: Return Flights from Dublin to Barcelona €149.82

Primavera, Barcelona, Spain, May 28-30

Top Three Acts: SOAK, The Black Keys and Julian Casablancas
Tickets
: From €175
Getting there: Return Flights from Dublin to Barcelona €152.98.

UK

Glastonbury, Somerset, England, June 24 – 28

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Pic via Glastonbury Official - Facebook

Top Three Acts: Lineup yet to be announced
Tickets: SOLD OUT… However, there will be a resale of cancelled/returned tickets in spring 2015 priced ~€227.82
Getting there: Return Flights from Dublin to Bristol €66.98

T in the Park, Strathallan Castle, Strathallan, Scotland, July 10 – 12

Top Three Acts: Lineup yet to be announced
Tickets: Not on sale yet. More info here
Getting there: Return Flights from Dublin to Edinburgh €47.98