Ticket information

Information about ticket sales, subscriptions and series, payment options, discounts, the ticket exchange service, the seating plan, introductory talks and the webshop.

How to book

  • You can book online via ‘Programme’ (click ‘buy tickets’).
  • Tickets are also available from the box office: Amstel 3, Amsterdam.
  • During opening hours, you can book by phone: 020 625 5455
  • You can pay by credit card (Visa, MasterCard or American Express) or by bank transfer. The tickets will be sent to you on receipt of payment. An additional € 1 will be charged for sending or collecting cards, this is not taken into account for e-tickets.

View the opening hours of the Dutch National Opera & Ballet box office here

Advance ticket sales

Tickets for opera performances go on sale on different dates: see the programme itself.

All ballet performances will be sold from the beginning of June: for the exact date, see the programme itself.

Tickets for Dutch National Opera performances at venues other than National Opera & Ballet can be purchased at the box office. Tickets for ballet performances at venues other than National Opera & Ballet can be purchased at the theatre where the performance will take place.

Sold out?

Maybe you can still be present at the performance! Serial numbers are available at the box office from one hour before the start of the performance. All uncollected tickets will be sold half an hour before the start of the show, with a maximum of two tickets per person, in order of attendance.

'Dynamic' pricing

For all performances within Dutch National Opera & Ballet we use a system of dynamic pricing. The closer to the premiere date, the greater the chance of a higher ticket price. Book early and save.

Ticket exchange

You can't return your cards, we don't give money back - except to people living abroad.

However, you can exchange your tickets by telephone at the Kassa. This is possible up to 1 day before the performance. We charge € 3 per ticket, plus any difference in price. Please contact the box office: (020) 6 255 455.

You can also try to exchange or sell your tickets via the Ticket Exchange.