Buy and order tickets
Booking for all performances of a given season opens as soon as the season preview has been published (early April).
Please address written ticket orders to: Bestellbüro der Wiener Staatsoper, Operngasse 2, 1010 Vienna or fax to +43-1-51444-2969. Once you have been assigned your tickets, you will get a confirmation indicating the date by which payment must be made.
If you hold a bundestheater.at-CARD featuring a direct debit function, the ticket price will be debited to the account no earlier than nine weeks before the performance date.
As soon as the season preview has been published, you can also order tickets on the Internet. Go to “Schedule”, select the performance you want and click on “Buy Tickets”, to enter your ticket request and payment method. Once you have been assigned your tickets, you will receive a confirmation by e-mail indicating the date by which payment must be made.
You can buy remaining non-assigned tickets directly at our ticket offices, on the Internet or via telephone using a credit card +43-1-513 1 513 (Mon - Sun: 10 a.m. to 9 p.m.; American Express, Diners Club, Visa, MasterCard, Eurocard and JCB Card).
Bookings usually open 2 months ahead of the date of the performance (for instance on 1 September for 1 November, on 30 September for 30 November, but note that performances from 1 to 30 September can only be booked from 1 to 30 May, and performances from 1 to 31 October from 1 to 30 June respectively).
Advance tickets sales for children’s opera performances and Ballet Academy performances at AGRANA STUDIOBÜHNE | WALFISCHGASSE start one month before the first performance in a series; advance ticket sales for special events usually start two months before the event.
AGRANA STUDIOBÜHNE | WALFISCHGASSE at Walfischgasse 4 is located just a few steps away from the opera building.
For all performances other than premières, 31 December and Wagner’s Ring cycle performances, no fewer than 25 and up to 100 tickets are allocated for children under the age of 14 (photo ID required). These tickets can be purchased for a flat price of € 15 (regardless of the price category selected). When ordering tickets, please state the number of children’s tickets you would like, or purchase children’s tickets directly at the ticket offices. Please note that, without exception, the actual ticket can only be picked up at the evening box office no later than 20 minutes before curtain on the day of the performance, always provided that the child attends the performance.
If tickets are still available for a performance, holders of the bundestheater.at-CARD have the exclusive opportunity to buy these tickets (no more than 4 tickets per CARD and performance) at a flat price of € 47 on the day before the performance. These tickets are available from ticket offices (Mon. to Fri.: 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., Sat., Sun. and holidays: 9 a.m. to 12 noon), the box office in the foyer of Wiener Staatsoper, and from the information office in the arcades (Mon. to Fri.: 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., Sat.: 9 a.m. to 12 noon.)
You can phone +43-1-51444-2950 to find out if and how many last minute tickets are available.
Standing room tickets are sold 80 minutes before curtain time at the standing room box office only. The entrance to the standing room box office is located in Operngasse.
Standing room season pass
On presentation of a standing room season pass, holders can purchase one standing room ticket, also during ticket sales, but no later than 12 noon on the day of the desired performance. Passes cost € 70 and will be available for the 2016/2017 season from 1 June 2016 at the box office, Operngasse 2, 1010 Vienna. The standing room season pass is not valid for closed performances. Note: Holders of standing room season passes for the 2015/2016 season can purchase their standing room season pass for the new season from 1 to 31 May 2016 at a reduced price of € 50.
Standing room vouchers for balcony and gallery
Starting on 1 June 2016, a booklet of 50 standing room vouchers worth € 150 in total and valid for balcony and gallery standing room in the 2016/2017 season can be purchased for € 80 from the box office, Operngasse 2, 1010 Vienna. The vouchers can be exchanged for the desired standing room ticket at the evening box office. Holders of balcony or gallery standing room season passes can also obtain their standing room ticket during advance ticket sales. Standing room vouchers are transferable.