Isle of Wight Festival 2024: Dates, line-up, set times, how to get tickets, weather forecast and travel info

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Music fans are set to travel to the Isle of Wight in their thousands this week as one of the UK’s most popular festivals returns - here is everything you need to know.

We’ve put together the most important information you will need ahead of this year’s Isle of Wight Festival - including who will be there, how to get there and what the weather will be like. The festival will kick off on Thursday, June 20 and run until Monday, June 24.

Who is performing at the Isle of Wight Festival 2024?

Acts announced for this year’s Isle of Wight Festival are:


Andrew Cushin

Angelina Mango

Angelo Palladino

Beth McCarthy

Beverley Knight

Bradley Simpson

Big Knight In


Caity Baser

Cian Ducrot

Coach Party


Crowded House




Fitz & The Fearless Dogs

Freddie Lennox



Green Day

Henry Moodie

His Lordship


James Marriott

Jake Shears

Jessie J

Jo Whiley’s 90s Anthems

Johnny Hates Jazz

Johnny Marr






McFly at Victorious Festival in Southsea in 2023.McFly at Victorious Festival in Southsea in 2023.
McFly at Victorious Festival in Southsea in 2023.

Mitch Sanders

Natalie Imbruglia


Nothing But Thieves

Pet Shop Boys

Picture This


Rick Parfitt Jnr & The RPJ Band

S Club

Scouting For Girls


Simple Minds


Sun King

Swim School

That Peter Crouch Podcast

The Bootleg Beatles

The Darkness

The Effect

The K’s

The Lilacs

The Mary Wallopers

The Molotovs

The Pretenders

The Prodigy

The Rolling People

The Streets

The Waeve

Tim Arnold

Tom Meighan

Toyah & Robert Fripp

Venus Grrrls

Wills & The WIlling


Zara Larsson

Ticket information is available at

How much do tickets cost?

Ticket prices (no additional fees):

Weekend with / without Camping: £269.95

Day Ticket: £120

Islander: £220.45

Student: £225.95

Teen (13-17): £225.95

Island Teen (13-17): £192.95

Older Child (9-12): £14

Younger Child (3-8): £8.40

Infant (2 & under): Free

How to get there

Foot ferry

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Wightlink offers a catamaran service from Portsmouth Harbour to Ryde. There is bus stations at the Ryde ferry terminal where you can catch the bus to take you directly to Festival.

It is not advised to take the Portsmouth to Fishbourne ferry if you are travelling without a vehicle, as there is no transport at the Fishbourne terminal to take you to the festival. For more information, visit the Wightlink website.


Foot passengers can travel from the hover terminal at Southsea - next to Clarence Pier - to Ryde on the Isle Of Wight. Crossings take under 10 minutes and you can then catch a bus from the Ryde Ferry terminal. For more infromation and prices, visit

Car ferry

Wightlink also offers a car ferry between Portsmouth and Fishbourne (45 minute crossing). All you need to do is book your travel, drive to the ferry terminal, board the ferry in your car, drive off at the other side and follow the directional signage to the festival.

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You can park at the Festival site and it is recommended that you pay for your car parking in advance when you buy your festival ticket.More information can be found on the Wightlink website.


Big Green Coach is the official and exclusive coach travel partner to the Isle of Wight Festival 2024 and all coach services are carbon neutral. All coaches arrive on Thursday (with additional London service on Friday) and depart the festival on the Monday, direct from the official coach station next to the festival entrance.

If you’re travelling from further afield, here’s a list of the pickup locations: Birmingham, Bournemouth, Brighton, Bristol, Cardiff, Leeds, Liverpool, London Croydon, London Victoria, London Richmond Manchester, Nottingham, Oxford, Reading and Sheffield.

To find out more, visit the Big Green Coach website.

Buses on the Isle of Wight

The festival shuttle buses run regularly to and from all major ports and towns direct into the festival bus station. Southern Vectis run regular shuttle buses to and from most ferry ports direct into the festival bus station, including Ryde Esplanade, for Wightlink from Portsmouth and Hovertravel from Southsea

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The shuttle buses will operate from around 8am through until 3am Thursday to Monday. The last buses will be at midday on Monday.

There are also regular service buses that will bring festival goers to Newport where you can walk up to the festival or catch a shuttle to the festival campsites. For more information, visit the Southern Vectis website.

What can you not bring in?

The following things are banned from being brought into the festival:

  • Glass
  • Candles
  • Gas canisters larger than 300g
  • Smoke canisters
  • Knives
  • Illegal substances
  • Legal Highs
  • Nitrous Oxide
  • Laser pens
  • Megaphones
  • Fireworks
  • Flares
  • Poles, banners and flags
  • Animals (other than registered guide or hearing dogs)
  • Any items which may be used as a weapon

What will the weather be like?

According to the Met Office, here is what the weather has in store for Newport on the Isle of Wight.

  • Thursday, June 20: “Sunny intervals changing to cloudy by late morning.” Temperatures between 12° and 20°.
  • Friday, June 21: “Sunny changing to cloudy by early evening.” Temperatures between 21° 13°.
  • Saturday, June 22: “Cloudy.” Temperatures between 15° and 19°.
  • Sunday, June 23: “Cloudy changing to sunny intervals in the afternoon.” Temperatures between 14° and 20°.

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