How much are they?

More info:

General Admission:


- 7 days pass:



- 5 days pass:



- Day ticket:

Includes 1 day of Sziget (from the 11th of Nov) + basic camping

Full price: €70

Camping and more:

 -          Upgrade campsites:


-          Camping accessories


-          Add-on services

How many tickets can I buy?

There is no ticket limit.


Can I buy 1-day tickets?

Yes, check out our tickets section.

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 cheapest option.


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

First 2016 tickets went on sale on the 24th of November.

Sziget 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!) and exchange it for a wrist band at the festival entrance.


How do I get there?

Which country are you travelling from?

See all your option here:

Once you are in Budapest:


1 - From Liszt Ferenc airport you will have to catch the bus number 200E to Kobánya-Kispest. From this station you take the metro/underground (blue line) and change at Deák Ter station to the red line and get off at Batthányi station. (last station of the line). From Batthányi, you catch a train HÉV”, in hungarian, until Filatorigát station.(train station of the festival)


2 - If you are coming by bus from another country, you will arrive at Nepliget international bus station. From this station you can catch the tram number 1 (tram is villamos in hungarian) towards Árpád híd station. From Árpád Hid station, you will have to get the bus 34 to Bogdáni út.


3 - From Keleti train station (All trains coming from outside the country arrive at Keleti train station). From this station take the metro/underground red line and get off Batthányi station (last station of the line). From Batthányi, you catch a train HÉV”, in hungarian, until Filatorigát station.(train station of the festival).


More info:


What is the closest city to the festival?

Budapest. The festival arena is located in the North area of the city.

Please see the map below:

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Camping? Hostels? Hotels?

You have a few options for where to stay:


1 – Camping: This is definitely a good way of enjoying the festival from start to finish (yes, you have to bring your own tent with you!). Water, showers and toilets will be available.


Check upgrade campsites options:


2 – Hotel  or

A good hotel room for 2 people in Budapest will cost around 50 per night.


3 - Hostels

A room to share in Budapest will cost around €20 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 & drinks:

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 €25 per day should cover the cost of your food and drink.

Check the official price list of beverages at sziget:

Food: between €4 & €8 for a meal

You are only allowed to take food and drink into the campsite but not into the event arena. Avoid glass bottles, as they can be confiscated.

Important information:

When does the festival start? What time?

In 2018, the festival will take place from the 08th to the 15th of August; however the main acts will start on the 10th of August.

The majority of the acts will start around 12pm and finish around 12am.


Age limit?

The smallest Szitizens are welcome to Sziget as well! Children under the age of 11 (date of birth after 17th August 2004) can enter the Island of Freedom free of charge.

Kids under the age of 14 can enter and stay at the venue only with an adult.

Family Camping for a peaceful stay on the Island is available as well.


What artists have performed before?

Snow Patrol, Lily Allen, Fat Boy Slim, Bloc Party, Primal Scream, Sex Pistols, Jamiroquai, The Killers, Kaiser Chiefs, The Prodigy, Pulp, Kasabian, White Lies, The Offspring, Bad Religion, Prince, Snoop Dog, David Guetta, Blur, Iron Maiden


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 30°C every day.


Do you want to meet other people also going to Sziget?

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

Important tips:

  • Close to the festival arena you will find a supermarket called Auchan, where you can buy drinks and food. Directions: You will have to cross the bridge and take the first right and walk around 3 blocks.
  • Inside the festival arena they will not accept money; organizers will be given a type of credit card, for free, where you can put some money in it. If it happens you don't spend all the money you put in it, you can go back to the card station and get the rest of your money back.
  • Enjoy yourself like there is no tomorrow!