Everybody knows that Europe is home to thousands of festivals every summer. Throughout the whole continent of Europe, you'll find festivals of all kinds like unique open-air and street festivals. We've shared a few of the best european festivals for you: One country - One festival. Learn more about the famous Sziget festival in Hungary, probably the trendiest festival of recent years, Distortion, Copenhagen’s famous street festival, Colours of Ostrava in Czech Republic, INmusic in Croatia or even Frequency in Austria. FlixBus is the cheapest and most convenient way to travel by bus to any of these festivals!
Please bear in mind that this page describes the editions 2017 of the festivals.
Ultra music festival is the king of the festivals. Three day festival of electronic music that goes way back to 1999 and Miami, where it all started. Back then it's organizers had the idea to organize a festival that will take place at the beach of a big city. The idea was accomplished and it has been growing year on year ever since! One of the founders of the festival, Russel Faibisch, was on Depeche Mode tour in 1993, and they have decided to call the festival after Depeche Mode's album, Ultra. Since then, this festival, which takes place in Croatia, became widely known as a synonym for house music, visual effects, after parties, beaches that take your breath away and of course, the most popular and strongest names from world house scene.
This year, Ultra music festival in Split will take plast at Poljud stadium from 14th until 16th July 2017. After Split, the party will move to the following locations:
How to travel by bus to Ultra music festival in Split?
UMF in Split will take a place at Poljud stadium which is only 150m from the sea. FlixBus will take you to the bus station in Split, from where you can take public transport to the stadium. You can also take a look at a map of public transport in Split to make sure you find your way on time. Also note, you can buy a ticket for a shuttle bus that will bring you to and from the city centre. Look here for more info: Ultra Festival Shuttles
Ultra Europe festival 2017 line-up
There acts are still to be announced, but these are the biggest acts that have performed at Ultra Music Festival Europe in the past: David Guetta, deadmau5, Chemical Brothers, Martin Garrix, Hardwell and Tiesto! For a full line-up check out the official website at: https://ultraeurope.com/lineup/
Tips for the Sziget festival 2017
Sziget 2017 dates
The 2017 edition of the Sziget takes place between the 9th and 16th of August 2017. The festival lasts for 7 days, but as we said before, watch out for those tickets: if you want to go to all 7 days, you should get the weekly ticket. If you only get the 5-day-ticket, you will miss the so-called Day-1 and Day 0. Of course you can also get a daily ticket and see back-to-back perfomances in just one day.
How to get to the Sziget festival by bus?
Getting to Budapest itself is very simple by bus – we will take you there directly from Vienna, for instance! In case you're staying in the city for longer, it might be a good idea to get a Budapest City Pass that allows you to commute between the center and the festival, and other parts of Budapest.
For some more information visit: http://www.bkk.hu/en
Sziget 2017 lineup
Some of the headliners of Sziget 2017 are: The Chainsmokers, Kasabian, Macklemore & Ryan Lewis, Major Lazer, Pink, Wiz Khalifa, Rita Ora and Biffy Clyro. But that's only the beginning. If you want to read more about the performers, check out www.szigetfestival.com/programs, there's new announcements basically every week.
Tips for the Frequency Festival 2017
Frequency 2017 dates
The Frequency festival 2017 will take place between the 15th and the 17th of August.
How to get to the Frequency festival by bus?
The Frequency festival 2017 will take place at Green Park in St. Pölten. FlixBus is the cheapest and most convenient way to get to St. Pölten! Your bus will leave you directly at the main train station, where a frequent (excuse the pun) shuttle bus service to the festival will be in operation.
Frequency 2017 lineup
World class acts are performing at Frequency this year including: Billy Talent, JP Cooper, Robin Schulz, Galantis, George Ezra, Wiz Khalifa, Flume, Clean Bandit, Mumford & Sons and many more. Get the complete lineup on the official website of the festival! http://www.frequency.at/
Tips for the Distortion festival 2017
Distortion being a street festival, isn’t taking place in just one set location, so take a close look at where the party will be:
31/05: Street Party in Nørrebro district during the day. (Streets around Nørrebrogade and Sankt Hans Torv.) At night, many venues still to be announced.
01/06: Street Party in Vesterbro district during the day. (Streets around Istedgade and Sønder Boulevard.)
02/06 - 05/06: Distortion Ø at Refshaleøen (Refshalevej 197, 1432 Copenhagen) by day and night and in many more venues.
06/06: Hygge event by day.
Distortion 2017 dates
Distortion is a week long summer street festival and took place 31st - 4th June 2017. Make sure to come back again next year for all the details about next summer's festival!
How to get to the Distortion festival by bus?
Distortion takes place every year in Copenhagen to celebrate its nightlife. FlixBus connects Copenhagen to the biggest German cities, so simply book a cheap bus ticket and head to Copenhagen.
Distortion 2017 lineup
So far, the lineup of Distortion hasn’t been completely revealed. Lady Leshurr, Little Simz, Maceo Plex, Mura Masa, Riff Raff and Tale of Us will perform. The latest news about the lineup can be found on the official website: http://www.cphdistortion.dk
Tips for the INmusic festival
INmusic 2017 dates
The 11th INmusic festival will take place over 3 days: From the 19th until the 21st of June.
How to get to the INmusic festival by bus?
Take a FlixBus directly to Zagreb. You will arrive at Zagreb central bus station. From there, you just need to take the TRAM 5 in the direction of Prečko and hop off at the stop called Rudeška. From there, you just need to follow the signs and the crowd to find lake Jarun, where the festival is taking place.
You can find a map of the tram network here: http://www.mappery.com/
INmusic 2017 lineup
This year’s lineup includes Kings of Leon, Arcade Fire, Alt-J, Kasabian, Michael Kiwanuka and many more! For the full list of artists, visit: https://www.inmusicfestival.com/en/program/2017
Tips for the Colours of Ostrava festival 2017
Colours of Ostrava 2017 dates
Colours of Ostrava will take place this year between the 19th and the 22nd of July.
How to get to the Colours of Ostrava festival?
FlixBus connects the Czech Republic to many cities in Europe! You can now travel to Ostrava with FlixBus thanks to our partnership with Leo Express. Just hop on a bus from one of our connecting cities; Berlin, Munich, Dresden, Milan, Nuremberg or Zurich and travel to Prague, before boarding a Leo Express train that will bring you directly to Ostrava. You can easily book one of these 6 connections in our shop. Alternatively, you can take a FlixBus to Prague from a different connecting city and choose from a host of local options to reach Ostrava.
Colours of Ostrava 2017 lineup
At the colours of Ostrava, you can expect to hear a very wide range of genres: Jazz, Rock, Pop, blues, folk & electronic. Get your ticket and be sure to see on stage; Jamiroquai, Imagine Dragons, Norah Jones, Justice, Alt-J, Birdy, Midnight Oil and many more!