Thu, Aug 01
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Headliners

Airbourne
Airbourne
Bullet For My Valentine
Bullet For My Valentine
Slayer
Slayer
Prophets of Rage
Prophets of Rage
Anthrax
Anthrax
Powerwolf
Powerwolf
Parkway Drive
Parkway Drive
Sabaton
Sabaton
Opeth
Opeth
Within Temptation
Within Temptation

FAQs

BY PLANE:

The nearest airport is Hamburg Airport (HAM). Upon arrival take the S1 train to Hamburg-Altona(S) (37 minutes). Switch to the RE11018 train 1 stop to Itzehoe (43 minutes). From here take the 14 bus to Boll, Wacken (30 minutes). The 2 minute walk to the festival site will be clearly marked from here.

BY TRAIN:

The nearest trian station is Itzehoe. From here take the 14 bus to Boll, Wacken (30 minutes). The 2 minute walk to the festival site will be clearly marked from here.

Alternatively, you can take the Metal Train which is an entire train dedicated to bringing metalheads to Wacken Open Air. Find out more information here.

And for the way home, the festival has set up special high speed trains to take you from Itzehoe to either Elmshorn or Hamburg on Sunday. Find out more information here.

As well, there is an around the clock shuttle between Itzehoe and the festival entrance which runs non stop. 

Yes, there is large festival campground which accommodates tents and RVs and camping is included in the price of the festival ticket. There are also luxury camping options.