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Music fans arriving at Glastonbury. Tickets will go on sale on 4 October at 9am and will sell out quickly Getty

It seems like only yesterday that more than 177,000 people made their way home after the biggest party of this summer. But standard tickets for the 2016 Glastonbury festival are going on sale.

Fans of the world-famous music event be able to get tickets from 9am tomorrow (4 October) to see some of the world's biggest acts live, while partying for five days across 900 acres.

In 2014 some fans were left pulling out their hair in frustration after it took only 25 mins for the tickets to sell out. To ensure that you don't miss out, IBTimes UK has compiled a comprehensive list detailing all you need to know about getting into Glastonbury.

Where is it?

The 2016 Glastonbury festival will take place at Somerset's Worthy Farm from 22-26 June.

Headline acts

Although there is no word yet, bookies have revealed that Coldplay are favourites to headline next year's festival. Considering stars including Kanye West, Oasis and Kings of Leon have previously had the pleasure, it's a safe bet that it will be somebody pretty epic.

Glastonbury 2015 Kayne West performing
Kim Kardashian's husband, hip-hop star Kanye West, performs on Glastonbury's Pyramid stage Dylan Martinez/Reuters

Where can I buy tickets?

As in previous years, tickets will be sold exclusively at Anyone that want to guarantee their spot at next year's festival should have registered in advance for free by 29 September 2015.

UK tickets can only be bought by debit card. International tickets can only be bought by Visa credit card or MasterCard credit card.


Getting one of the 120,000 tickets for the biggest festival on the planet will set you back £228 + £5 booking fee per ticket ($445 in total). You will need to pay a deposit, with the balance due in spring 2016.

Children aged 12 and under are admitted free of charge and do not need a ticket.

Glastonbury 2015 reveller dancing
A reveller dances as George Ezra performs on Glastonbury's Pyramid stage during the 2015 festival Dylan Martinez/Reuters

What you get for your money

You might be a little reluctant to part with your cash but here a few things that you will get in return:

  • Access to 3,000 acts across more than 100 stages
  • Five nights camping (with no early entry fees)
  • Free cotton bag
  • Free firewood
  • Free mobile app

What happens if I miss out?

Hope is not completely lost. Festival goers who are unable to make the event come April tend to put their tickets back on the market, so there is a good chance that you may still the able to have the ultimate festival experience.