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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 (14th July to 10th August 2014)
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@Home, for which there is no additional costs.


Advance booking for performances between 20th September and 2nd November 2014 starts on Monday, 5th May 2014. Tickets will also be sold during summer break.

Advance booking for other performances of the 2014/15 season starts on Monday, 1st September 2014 (for subscribers only) and on Monday, 8th September 2014 (for all other customers, including online bookings and sales through private booking offices). There will be a limited number of tickets available on short call, 28 days prior to each performance.


Please note that the advance booking dates mentioned above do not apply to the Nijinsky-Gala or to the Ballet Workshops:

For the Nijinsky Gala: We only accept written requests that we receive between the 20th and the 24th of May 2014 by post. The orders must have sufficient postage and be sent to the following address:

Hamburgische Staatsoper
Grosse Theaterstrasse 25
D-20354 Hamburg

It is not possible to order tickets by telephone, in writing, online or in person at the box office. The requests received within the dates stated above will be processed in the order in which they are received. Please submit your request in a legible manner (requests that cannot be read will not be considered). Please indicate your name, address, customer service number (if applicable), the number of tickets requested (the number of tickets is restricted to a maximum of two tickets per customer and household) and the desired price category. Please choose between a direct debit or credit card payment. Please include your bank account details or your credit card details, including the card expiration date and card validation code (CVC). Reservations that meet the aforementioned criteria from customers who did not receive tickets for the Nijinsky Gala in the previous season will be prioritized.

Please note: Customers whose application for tickets are successful will receive notification from the 1st of June 2014 onwards.

No tickets will be sold through ticket agencies and there will be no last-minute ticket sales.

197,00 Euro; 182,00 Euro; 166,00 Euro, 142,00 Euro, 118,00 Euro, 82,00 Euro, 51,00 Euro, 29,00 Euro, 15,00 euro, 6,00 Euro (standing places/restricted view) and 10,00 Euro (wheelchair space)


For Ballet Workshops: from 10:00 a.m. on Monday, 19th May 2014 at the box office or under the telephone number +49 (0)40 35 68 68. Please note that the number of tickets is restricted to a maximum of two tickets per customer and household. Reservations and bookings via the internet or in writing (fax, email or letter) will not be accepted. A limited number of tickets are reserved for those over 70 and for those who are registered as severely disabled (over 80% "MdE") – these tickets can be booked by telephone. Please bring the relevant identification with you when you collect the tickets at the box office.


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 (14th July to 10th August 2014)
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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