For Online Ticket Purchase!
Please go to the Homepage of the Hamburg State Opera


Box Office Hours

Grosse Theaterstraße 25
D-20354 Hamburg

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T: +49 (0)40 35 68 68
F: +49 (0)40 35 68 610

Mo-Sa  10.00 PM to 6.30 PM

During summer break (July 18 to August 14, 2016)
Mo-Fr  10.00 AM to 6.30 PM
Sa  10.00 AM to 2.00 PM


Online Booking
Select and purchase tickets easily and conveniently at We charge a reduced postage fee of € 2.50 for tickets that have been purchased online.
For performances at the Opera House we recommend "Print at Home", for which there is no additional costs.


Advance Ticket Sales Dates
You can purchase tickets for all performances the 2016/2017 season.

28 days before every performance there are a restricted number of tickets available for last-minute advance tickets for all performances. The advance ticket sales for the Nijinsky Gala and the ballet workshops are exempt from these regulations.


Other Advance Booking Offices
Tickets are also available from some private booking offices in Hamburg and across Northern Germany.


Tickets can be paid for at the box office in cash, by debit card or by credit card.  Orders in writing as well as orders placed over the telephone must be paid for using a debit or credit card, or via direct debit.

We accept MasterCard, Visa and American Express (this also applies to online bookings.

Orders submitted in writing or by telephone must be collected and paid for within seven days of receipt of the reservation confirmation. The exact collection deadline will be written on your order confirmation or confirmed during your telephone call. We can send tickets by post if requested – there is a € 5 charge per dispatch, and tickets will only be dispatched once payment is received. Written orders will be processed in the order that they are received. Tickets that have already been paid for cannot be returned or exchanged.

A list of general business conditions in German is available can be found here


Evening Box Office
The evening box office opens 90 minutes prior to the beginning of the performance. The Ticket sales for the performance on that evening have priority over advance bookings.


Information can be obtained from our box-office, subscriptions
T: +49 (0)40 35 68 68

During summer break (July 18 to August 14, 2016)
Mo-Fr  10.00 AM to 6.30 PM
Sa  10.00 AM to 2.00 PM


Special Offers
OperaCard – one year opera/ballet at half price – € 99,- only! One week prior a given performance
VarioCard for € 30,- up to 15% discount
YouthCard (for under 30's) and FamilyCard for € 15,- each!

More information: +49 (0)40 35 68 68


Free Bus and Subway
You can travel free by bus or subway prior and after the performance with your seat-ticket with Hamburg Transports Network (HVV).




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