What to expect

Your visit and dining

Everything you need to know for your visit to Glyndebourne – including dining, what to wear, how to get here and where to stay.

Visit Glyndebourne and you’ll make memories to last a lifetime. Prepare to get the most out of your time here by reviewing the information below.
Coming to the Festival this summer? Find out everything you need to know in our guide for first timers.

Opening hours

Box Office

The Box Office is open for calls 10.00 am–6.00 pm, Monday–Friday (excluding bank holidays) on +44(0)1273 815000. The Box Office is also open on Saturdays and Sundays during the Festival and on Glyndebourne performance days during the Tour.


The Glyndebourne gardens, Shop, Long Bar, Art Gallery and BarBazzar are open to ticket holders before the performance. As opening times vary, we include information either on your ticket or on a separate flyer within your ticket wallet. Alternatively, please check the performance schedule.


During the Tour, the Glyndebourne gardens, Shop and Long Bar open two hours prior to the start of matinee performances, and two and a half hours prior to the start of an evening performance.

How to get here

Travel information
Glyndebourne is located in the Sussex Downs, just four miles from Lewes. You can reach us by road and rail, and we run a coach shuttle service from Lewes station.

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