How much are they?

- NOS Primavera Sound 2017 full festival ticket:

€110 - ON SALE

- NOS Primavera Sound 2017 Day festival ticket:



How many tickets can I buy?

As many as you want, there are no limits per person.

Can I buy 1-day tickets?

Yes. They will be available closer to the date of the festival.


Do I need to register in advance to buy tickets?



Where can I buy them from?

Check the festival website, it´s always the best and the cheapest option.


When do the tickets go on sale? Do they sell out? If so, when?

2016 tickets are already on sale.

NOS Primavera Sound tickets tend to sell out very quickly, but we can´t predict what will happen this year, so the best advice is to buy your tickets as soon as possible.


Where do I collect my tickets from?

The easiest way is just to print your tickets at home (and then don´t forget to bring them with you!).


How do I get there?

Once you´re in Porto, you have a few options:

Going by bus:

200: Bolhão - Pr. Cidade Salvador, between 6pm and 9pm
203: Marquês - Castelo do Queijo, exit: Castelo do Queijo
205: Campanhã - Castelo do Queijo, exit: Pr. Cid. Salvador
500: Loios - Matosinhos (Mercado), exit: Pr. Cid. Salvador
501: Sá da Bandeira - Matosinhos (Praia), exit: Matosinhos (Praia)
502: Bolhão - Matosinhos (Mercado), exit: Pr. Cid. Salvador
Overnight (1am - 5am):
1M: Av. Aliados - Matosinhos (F. Luminosa), exit: Pr. Cid Salvador
Buy a ticket on the bus: €1.85
Z2 (2 rides): €2.40
Andante Tour 3 (72h): €15 -

Going by Metro:

- Nearby Metro stations: Camara de Matosinho and Parque Real.

What is the closest city to the festival?


Please see map below:

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Camping? Hostels? Hotels?

You have a few options for where to stay: (camping is not available at NOS Primavera Sound).


1 - Camping

Not available.


2 - Hotel

A good hotel room for 2 people in Porto will cost around 140 for 4 nights.


3 - Hostel

A room to share will cost around €15 per night.


4 - Couch surfing: This is a hospitality exchange and social networking website. Once you join up, you can search through host´s profiles and look for someone to stay with around the area of the festival, for free!  This can be a really great way to meet people who live locally and get all the best tips.

Check it out:

Food & drink

How much should I expect to spend each day?

Of course, this depends on the person, but to give you an idea we´d say around €20 per day should cover the cost of your food and drink.

- Bottle of water: €2 (approx)

- Soft drink: €2 (approx)

- Beer: €3 (approx)

- Wine: €3 (approx)

- Food: Between €3 & €5 (approx)

Important information

When does the festival start? What time?

In 2018, NOS Primavera Sound takes place from the 7th to the 9th of June.

The festival kicks off around 5pm and goes on until about 4am (the first day) or 6am (the last 2 days).

Are there any age limits?

Children up to and including 9 years old can enter for free as long as they are accompanied by a parent or legal guardian. Children between 10 and 15 will need a full ticket (there are no child tickets) and must also be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian. Guardians must carry the necessary identification with them. Children under the age of 16 will not be served alcohol.


What artists have performed before?

The National, Pixies, Mogwai, Caetano Veloso, Spoon, Blur, Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds, My Bloody Valentine, Grizzly Bear, James Blake, Death Cab for Cutie, Yann Tiersen, The xx, The Flaming Lips, The Rapture, Beach House, Suede, Kendrick Lamar


Is the line-up out?

Check it out:

What´s the average temperature?

It varies, you need to check the weather forecast before leaving and definitely before packing. To give you an idea, you can expect temperatures from around 18 to 22°C.


Do you want to meet other people also going to NOS Primavera Sound?

Festivalholics will create an event for each festival on Facebook. So join the event and get chatting!

Important tips

  • Amazing food and Port wine are definitely something to need to do whilst in Porto.
  • Enjoy yourself like there is no tomorrow!