Many paths lead to opera happiness! The fastest, by the way, is directly here on the right via the ticket links in our calendar.
Here you will find all other ways to buy tickets for our opera, ballet and concert events. Whether for last-minute decisions at the box office or longer in advance, whether online or with personal advice from our call center - there is sure to be the right way for you!
You will also find out about written orders and our various advance booking deadlines. After all, there is a great demand for many of our performances. To ensure the fairest possible allocation, we have several allotments that can be accessed at different times.
All information about our subscriptions can be found at https://www.staatsoper.de/en/subscriptions.
If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact the ticket sales team:
Bayerischen Staatsoper Ticket Office:
+ 49 89 21 85 19 20
Availability: Mon - Sat, 10.00 a.m. - 7.00 p.m.
If you have any further questions, our visitor:inside communication is available online and by telephone:
+49 89 21 85 10 25
Availability: Mon - Fri, 10.00 a.m. - 6.00 p.m.
YOUR HEALTH IS OUR PRIORITY
Health protection for you as well as for our staff continues to have top priority! Of course, we will continue to implement all current hygiene rules. For this, please see www.staatsoper.de/stay-healthy.
Buying tickets at Bayerische Staatsoper
Advance booking by mail: from two months before the performance - same date
Online, by telephone and at the box office: from one month before the performance date - same date from 10.00 a.m. If the date falls on a Sunday or holiday, sales begin on the working day before.
Written sale: from three months before the date of the performance - same date.
Online, by phone and at the ticket office: from two months before the performance date - same date from 10.00 a.m. If the date falls on a Sunday or public holiday, sales begin on the working day before.
BUY TICKETS ONLINE
The fastest way to purchase opera tickets online is through our performance schedule. This is easily accessible on our website by clicking on the small calendar icon in the upper right corner. Here you can filter by period or theme to find the performance you are looking for.
On the play page you will also find information on ticket prices and available ticket categories. The ticket link will take you directly to our online store. Here you can select your desired seat in the seating plan and pay for the tickets by credit card, direct debit or Paypal. You will then receive the tickets by e-mail as "ticket direct" or you can have them sent to your home. A system fee of 2 € per ticket will be charged for online sales.
In addition, please note exceptions to the regular advance booking deadlines.
The ticket link of your desired performance is not yet active? In this case, the online sale of the event has not yet started. (Please note our advance booking deadlines).
Clicking the "Tickets" button will take you to our written order form, where you can submit a ticket request. The order form asks for your contact and payment details as well as the desired price category. We will inform you in good time, before online sales begin, whether your ticket request was successful. If demand exceeds our supply of tickets, a draw will decide who will receive the tickets.
The processing of written orders begins two months before the performance date.
A handling fee of 2 € per ticket is charged for written orders.
PURCHASING TICKETS BY PHONE OR E-MAIL
Telephone ticket purchases are available through our call center. Tickets sold by phone also go on sale one month before the respective events. A handling fee of 2 € per ticket is charged for telephone ticket sales.
BAYERISCHEN STAATSOPER TICKETS
+49 89 21 85 19 20
Availability: Mo – Sa, 10.00 a.m. – 7.00 p.m.
PURCHASING TICKETS AT THE BOX OFFICE
You can also buy tickets in person at our box office on site in Munich. Tickets sold at the box office go on sale one month before the respective event.
BAYERISCHE STAATSOPER BOX OFFICE
Opening hours: Mon - Sat, 10:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
TICKETS AT THE EVENING BOX OFFICE
For those who decide at short notice, it is usually also worth visiting the box office. This opens one hour before the start of the performance at the venue. Beforehand, it makes sense to check the schedule on the website to see if tickets are still available. With a bit of luck, however, tickets may become available at short notice even for sold-out performances.
BAYERISCHE STAATSOPER BOX OFFICE
at the National Theater, main entrance
EXCEPTIONS ADVANCE BOOKING DEADLINES
SEPTEMBER AND OCTOBER 2023
Processing of written orders will begin on Thu, 15.06.2023. Online, phone and counter sales for these performances will begin on Sat, 15.07.2023.
BALLET FESTIVAL WEEK 2024
Written orders will be processed starting Tue, 12.01.2024. Online,phone and counter sales for the entire Ballet Festival Week will begin on Tue, 12.02.2024.
MUNICH OPERA FESTIVAL 2023
Online, over-the-counter and phone sales for all remaining tickets for the Munich Opera Festival 2023 begin Sat, 25.03.2023..
MUNICH OPERA FESTIVAL 2024
Orders for the Munich Opera Festival (via online form) are already possible. Processing will begin on Wed, 01.02.2024, and is expected to be completed by mid-March 2024. You can find the online festival form directly above the schedule. Here you will immediately receive a confirmation of receipt of your order and can check all data again in it. In the customer data of the online form, you can also indicate whether you are a member of the Freunde des Nationaltheaters e. V., a patron of the Munich Opera Festival, or whether you have a subscription, an Offstage ticket, or the dance ticket. Please send us your order only once. To enable us to process your order even if your preferred price category is sold out, we recommend that you indicate alternatives or a price limit. All orders received by Wed, 01.02.24 will be treated equally. In the event that demand exceeds the available ticket allotment, the decision will be made by lot. Please note that wheelchair seating will only be processed through written requests.
FIRST SALE DATE
The date of the traditional first sale and the issuance of waiting numbers will be announced in the Festival brochure.
REMAINING TICKET SALES
Online, over-the-counter and telephone sales of all remaining tickets will begin at 10 a.m. on Sat, 23.03.2024.
FURTHER INFORMATION ON TICKET SALES
Subsequent discount of already paid tickets is not possible.
Please note that in the event of above-average demand, the number of tickets may be limited to two per customer.
Tickets that have been paid for cannot be returned or exchanged. If you are unable to attend the performance or are looking for a ticket at short notice, please feel free to use our ticket exchange at https://kartenboerse.staatsoper.de/.
Cast changes and other changes in the schedule of a performance do not entitle you to return tickets. Should there be any performance postponements or cancellations due to the pandemic, the full ticket price will of course be refunded.
The box office at Marstallplatz and the telephone service will be closed from August 1 to 31. Written orders (via online form, e-mail or letter) will continue to be processed.
ADDITIONAL ADVANCE BOOKING OFFICE
Süddeutsche Zeitung Tickets
Fürstenfelder Street 7
Discounted tickets cannot be purchased at this advance booking office. We recommend that you purchase tickets only from the advance booking offices listed here. Other platforms do not cooperate with the Bayerische Staatsoper, therefore the validity of these tickets cannot be guaranteed by the Bayerische Staatsoper.