Creamfields 2022: when is the festival, how can I get there from Manchester - and how to get tickets

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There are still plenty of tickets available for the festival, and here is how to get to the event from Manchester

Iconic dance festival Creamfields returns to the North West later this year, and it looks set to be a fantastic weekend.

The festival has been a staple of the UK music calendar for almost 25 years, and the North edition of this year’s festival will take place in close proximity to Manchester.

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Here’s all you need to know about the festival, including how to get tickets, who is in the line-up, and how to get there from Manchester.

When is Creamfields 2022?

Creamfields North 2022 is due to take place on the August Bank Holiday weekend, from Thursday 25 to Sunday 28 August.

It will be held in the fields of Daresbury, Cheshire.

What is the full festival playing at the festival?

The line-up for the 2022 festival has been announced, and it looks set to be a huge weekend of music.

British DJ Andy C is set to play a set on the Friday, along with Israeli psytrance duo Vini Vici

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BBC Radio 1 DJ Pete Tong performs on Saturday before Scottish DJ Calvin Harris and French DJ, record producer, musician and songwriter David Guetta.

Sunday sees DJ Fatboy Slim, who has been a noticeable figure in the industry for several decades, and London-born rapper Example.

The four day festival line-up is now here in it’s entirety, and fans are in for a treat.

For the full festival lineup, visit the Creamfields 2022 website.

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Are tickets available?

Weekend and day tickets are available for the festival through the official website, but there is said to be limited numbers remaining.

Camping tickets for two, three, and four days of camping are still available in limited numbers, with prices starting at £205.

Also still on sale are day tickets for each of the three days of music, with prices starting at £70 for Friday and £90 for Saturday and Sunday.

Two and three day tickets without camping are available to purchase, with the two day tickets costing £160 and three day tickets starting at £250.

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For all information on which tickets are available, how much they cost, and the official ticket partners of the festival, visit the Creamfields website

How can I get to the festival from Manchester?

Shuttle Bus

The festival operates a shuttle bus service which runs from cities around the country, including Manchester.

To book a place on the bus, visit the travel page of the Creamfields website.

Single tickets to the festival are £6 and advanced returns are £12.

The bus stop is Lever St, Stop TC, Sevendale House.

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Please note the deadline to pre book your shuttle bus is 23:59hrs on Thursday 18 August.


The journey time from Manchester is 39 minutes and 25 minutes from Manchester Airport.

The routes to the festival will be clearly signposted to help avoid traffic congestion and ensure everyone gets maximum time at the festival and minimum time on the motorway.

If you follow the dedicated festival signs to the festival you will get to the site quicker. We advise you to not use sat-nav systems as there will be road closures in place around the festival site.

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