mardi 22 janvier 2008


August 2, 2008 - Wacken Open Air
Wacken festival - outdoors show
Check Wacken's website

Get your tickets to Wacken Here or Here if you are from the UK and Ireland

Wacken…The place where most metalheads spend their summer holidays… For the first time Iron maiden is playing at the biggest metal festival in the world. No doubt, it’s going to be huge!! Furthermore, this is the only 2008 show in Germany! If you do another Iron Maiden show this summer, it’s got to be that one!!

If coming from the previous show in Denmark the best way is coming by car or by train.
Buy your train tickets with Rail Europe or International Rail.
If you plan to cover several countries you might consider to buy an InterRail Pass. You can order it here or here

Check DB auto zug if you want to ride a night train with your car.

The Nearest Airport is Hamburg, altough you can also fly to Lübeck.
Ryanair has a low cost base in Lübeck and another one in Bremen.

Getting Around in GERMANY:

Getting around in GERMANY is easy by train. You'll find information in English, French and Spanish here
If you consider buying a rail pass, visit Rail Europe, International Rail or Eurail
Compare also plane prices, as trains in Germany can be expensive unless you use Regional Trains. Some Low cost airlines do domestic flights, like TUI Fly from 19€ and Air Berlin from 29€, one way including tax.

The following low cost airlines are useful are useful in Germany:

Air Berlin
Sky Europe
German Wings
Easy Jet


If coming from the previous show, on July 27 in Horsens, going by train should be the best way.
Buy your train tickets with Rail Europe or International Rail.

From the UK and Ireland to GERMANY :

Air Berlin flies to Hamburg from several UK cities
Easy Jet also flies to Hamburg from London.
Ryanair flies to Lübeck from Stansted and Dublin

Compare low cost airlines prices on WEGOLO.

You can also use these search engines:
Open Jet

From France and Switzerland to GERMANY:

TUI Fly flies from Grenoble to Hamburg
Air France has reduced a lot its fares to Germany.
German Wings flies from Toulouse to Hamburg

To compare low cost prices for low cost carriers, try the Bravo Fly andWEGOLO, search engines.

Check also the following sites, which have good flight search engines:
Terminal A, Nouvelles Frontieres,Vivacances and
In Switzerland, check Opodo

From Switzerland, Check DB auto zug if you want to ride a night train with your car.

From the Netherlands to Germany

KLM will be useful and has reduced a lot its fares. There are no low cost links between Hamburg and the netherlands.
Check DB auto zug if you want to ride a night train with your car.

From Italy to GERMANY:

Air Berlin flies to Hamburg from several cities in Italy.
TUIfly flies to Hamburg from Venezia, Napoli, Catania and Olbia.
Ryanair flies to Lübeck from Bergamo and Pisa.

Vola Gratis will compare all these Low Cost airlines
Last Minute is also worth checking.
ALITALIA has also cheap offers to Hamburg from any italian city.

From Spain to GERMANY :

Lufthansa, germany's national airline, flies to Hamburg for 99€ including tax from Madrid, Barcelona, Bilbao, Valencia and Palma
Air Berlin flies to Hamburg from several cities in Spain.
Spanair has direct flights to Hamburg.

Condor also serves many cities in Spain from Hamburg.
To compare prices, use BravoFly and Wegolo

Try also Terminal A
Viajes Iberia
E Dreams

If coming from Austria to Germany

As Hamburg is in the far North, you can consider flying instead of taking a night train.

Austrian Airlines has great deals to Hamburg.
Check also Air Berlin flights.

If coming from Croatia and Greece

Air Berlin has connecting flights to Hamburg from Athens, Thessaloniki and several Greek Islands.
Condor also serves many airports in Greece from Hamburg.
TUI Fly has flights direct from Greece and connecting flights from Croatia.
If coming from Portugal to Wacken

Air Berlin has flights to Hamburg from Lisbon.
Condor also serves Portugal from Hamburg.
TUI Fly flies from faro and Porto to Hamburg.

If coming from Poland to Hamburg

You might want to take the train.
Wizz Air flies to Lübeck from Gdansk

If coming from Israel, Egypt or Turkey to Hamburg

TUI Fly flies low cost (sometimes for as little as 100€ return) from Tel Aviv and Cairo to Berlin, Cologne, Stuttgart and Munich. You can then take the train to Hamburg.
Air Berlin and Condor fly from Turkey and Egypt to several cities in Germany.


Going From Australia to GERMANY

Zuji will find you good deals.
You can also fly Virgin Atlantic to London and then take TUI Fly or Air Berlin to Hamburg

Going From Hong Kong or China to GERMANY

Look for flights on Zuji or take Virgin Atlantic or or Oasis to London and then TUI Fly or Air Berlin to Hamburg.

Going From Singapore, Thailand, Indonesia or Malaysia to GERMANY

Check Zuji Singapore.
Singapore Airlines has direct flights to Frankfurt.
CONDOR flies from Phuket and bangkok to Frankurt and Munich.
Air Berlin flies from Bangkok, Phuket and Krabi to Frankfurt, Düsseldorf ad Munich.

Going from Latin America to GERMANY

The best search engine for American countries (including Brazil, The Caribbean and the US) is Despegar.
There are direct flights between Brazil, Argentina, Chile, Mexico and Venezuela to GERMANY.

Going from The United States or Canada to GERMANY

Icelandair has often the cheapest fares from the US to Europe, including GERMANY.

Try these search engines
Economy travel
Air France USA
Air France Canada


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1 commentaires:

Anonymous Anonyme a dit...

wacken open air is sold out

22 mars 2008 à 15:41  

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