Glastonbury travel guide

Glastonbury Tourism | Glastonbury Guide

You're Going to Love Glastonbury

With a population of 8,617, Glastonbury is a must-see destination in England, United Kingdom. Consider staying at least one whole day in Glastonbury to see all of its attractions.

Where to Eat in Glastonbury

If you’re looking for affordable options, The Lion at Pennard (Glastonbury Road) and Hundred Monkeys (52 High Street) are great picks.

When to visit Glastonbury

Glastonbury in February
Estimated hotel price
£63
1 night at 3-star hotel
Glastonbury in February
Estimated hotel price
£63
1 night at 3-star hotel

How to Get to Glastonbury

Plane

Although Glastonbury doesn’t have its own airport, you can fly to Bristol Airport (BRS), which is located 26 km from Glastonbury. The shortest domestic flight to Glastonbury departs from Newcastle upon Tyne and takes around 1h 05m.

Train

AccesRail is the most popular train carrier serving Glastonbury, followed by Great Western Railway. The train journey from Glastonbury to London takes 1h 09m and costs around £56 for a one-way ticket. When coming by train from Manchester, expect to pay about £58 for a 3h 28m trip.

Car

Another option to get to Glastonbury is to pick up a car hire from London, which is about 184 km from Glastonbury. You’ll find branches of GREEN MOTION and Europcar, among others, in London.

Bus

Several bus lines operate bus routes to Glastonbury, including Megabus, National Express and FlixBus. From Cardiff, the bus ride to Glastonbury takes 113 km and will cost you around £6. From London, the ticket costs about £13 for a journey of 177 km.

Plane

Although Glastonbury doesn’t have its own airport, you can fly to Bristol Airport (BRS), which is located 26 km from Glastonbury. The shortest domestic flight to Glastonbury departs from Newcastle upon Tyne and takes around 1h 05m.

Train

AccesRail is the most popular train carrier serving Glastonbury, followed by Great Western Railway. The train journey from Glastonbury to London takes 1h 09m and costs around £56 for a one-way ticket. When coming by train from Manchester, expect to pay about £58 for a 3h 28m trip.

Car

Another option to get to Glastonbury is to pick up a car hire from London, which is about 184 km from Glastonbury. You’ll find branches of GREEN MOTION and Europcar, among others, in London.

Bus

Several bus lines operate bus routes to Glastonbury, including Megabus, National Express and FlixBus. From Cardiff, the bus ride to Glastonbury takes 113 km and will cost you around £6. From London, the ticket costs about £13 for a journey of 177 km.

Airports near Glastonbury

Airlines serving Glastonbury

KLM
Good (848 reviews)
SWISS
Good (945 reviews)
British Airways
Good (4,746 reviews)
Delta
Good (4,445 reviews)
Air France
Good (978 reviews)
Qatar Airways
Good (2,361 reviews)
Etihad Airways
Good (846 reviews)
ITA Airways
Good (775 reviews)
Ethiopian Air
Good (437 reviews)
Aer Lingus
Good (681 reviews)
easyJet
Good (1,398 reviews)
Ryanair
Good (3,331 reviews)
Vueling
Good (768 reviews)
Virgin Atlantic
Good (452 reviews)
Aegean Airlines
Excellent (510 reviews)
Kenya Airways
Good (175 reviews)
PLAY
Good (65 reviews)
Jet2
Excellent (106 reviews)
Corendon Airlines
Good (9 reviews)
SunExpress
Good (110 reviews)
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Where to stay in Glastonbury

Average rates range from around £108 per night for a double room in a 3-star hotel to £100 and up for a 5-star experience.

Where to stay in popular areas of Glastonbury

Most booked hotels in Glastonbury

The Lion at Pennard
3 stars
Excellent (8.8, Excellent reviews)
£83+
Meare Manor
4 stars
Excellent (8.8, Excellent reviews)
£112+
The Swan Hotel
4 stars
Excellent (8.2, Excellent reviews)
£95+
Bear Inn, Somerset by Marston's Inns
4 stars
Excellent (8.1, Excellent reviews)
£68+
Wookey Hole Hotel
3 stars
Good (7.9, Good reviews)
£52+
Days Inn by Wyndham Sedgemoor M5
3 stars
Good (7.9, Good reviews)
£44+

Hiring a car in Glastonbury

Hiring a car in Glastonbury costs £29 per day, on average.

It’s generally cheaper to hire your vehicle outside the airport: locations in the city are around 12% cheaper than airport locations in Glastonbury.

Expect to pay £1.43 per litre in Glastonbury (average price from the past 30 days). Depending on the size of your car hire, filling up the tank will cost between £17.08 and £22.77. The most frequently booked car type in Glastonbury is Compact (Vauxhall Mokka or similar). If you’re looking to save money, though, keep in mind that Mini car hire (Fiat 500 or similar) is, on average, 50% cheaper than other car hire types in the city.

Hiring a car in Glastonbury costs £29 per day, on average.

It’s generally cheaper to hire your vehicle outside the airport: locations in the city are around 12% cheaper than airport locations in Glastonbury.

Expect to pay £1.43 per litre in Glastonbury (average price from the past 30 days). Depending on the size of your car hire, filling up the tank will cost between £17.08 and £22.77. The most frequently booked car type in Glastonbury is Compact (Vauxhall Mokka or similar). If you’re looking to save money, though, keep in mind that Mini car hire (Fiat 500 or similar) is, on average, 50% cheaper than other car hire types in the city.