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. It is among the most popular tourist destinations in the country. Glastonbury deserves at least 2 full days for you to see its main sights.

When to visit Glastonbury

Glastonbury in May
Estimated hotel price
1 night at 3-star hotel
Glastonbury in May
Estimated hotel price
1 night at 3-star hotel

How to Get to Glastonbury


Although Glastonbury doesn’t have its own airport, you can fly to Bristol Airport (BRS), which is located 26 km from Glastonbury.


AccesRail is the most popular train carrier serving Glastonbury, followed by Great Western Railway. The train journey from Glastonbury to London takes 1h 27m and costs around $73 for a one-way ticket. When coming by train from Manchester, expect to pay about $81 for a 3h 42m trip.


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 DRIVALIA , among others, in London.


Several bus lines operate bus routes to Glastonbury, including National Express, Megabus and FlixBus. From Birmingham, the bus ride to Glastonbury takes 185 km and will cost you around $19. From London, the ticket costs about $15 for a journey of 225 km.

Airports near Glastonbury

Airlines serving Glastonbury

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British Airways
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Air France
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Etihad Airways
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Aer Lingus
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Aegean Airlines
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Virgin Atlantic
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Where to stay in popular areas of Glastonbury

Hiring a car in Glastonbury

Expect to pay $3.23 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 $38.66 and $51.54. The most frequently booked car type in Glastonbury is Mini (Fiat 500 or similar). If you’re looking to save money, though, keep in mind that Economy car hire (Ford Fiesta or similar) is, on average, 74% cheaper than other car hire types in the city.