Ticket Order

Your ticket order

Please log in to the customer area “My Festival” with your e-mail address and fill out the order form, indicating your wishes and possible alternatives. You can find the seat selection with price categories and a seasonal overview for 2024 at: https://www.bayreuther-festspiele.de/en/tickets-service/seat-selection-price-categories/ If you have forgotten your password, click on “Forgot your password?”. Please do not register again! You can purchase a maximum of 4 tickets per piece for the 2024 season, for a total of 16 tickets. For the G1-G4, E3-E6 and C6 as well as C7 price categories a maximum of two tickets, as there are only a few seats available.

The RING DES NIBELUNGEN can only be ordered until 2 Dec. as a cycle with the four pieces and an early booking price and will be considered as one ticket for the purposes of the ticket limit. You will receive a personalised ticket for each individual piece.
There is a fee of 6 euros for each ticket.

Mailing of the tickets: 16 Euro

If you have not requested any tickets for the 2023 season, you can apply for a waiting year credit with your order documents. Any credit balance can remain with Bayreuther Festspiele GmbH until it is offset. If you would like a refund of the credit, please send an e-mail to ticket@bayreuther-festspiele.de, stating your customer and invoice number.

Wheelchair Seat / Accompanying Person

For performances of the Bayreuth Festival in the Festspielhaus, up to 6 seats are available for wheelchair users (price category B 3) in the stalls on the left and right, as well as one free seat each for any accompanying person required with appropriate proof.

These seats are not available for immediate online purchase, please contact the sales department directly at: ticket@bayreuther-festspiele.de.

Tickets for visitors with reduced mobility

Each performance has up to 20 marginal seats (B2 and B3) for visitors with reduced mobility and barrier-free toilets at ground level. The ground-level access is located in the price categories: A1, B1, B2, B3.
In the 30th row of stalls (A5 and B7) there is limited legroom in some cases. C7 and G3 seats with restricted view (T). G4 seats without a view of the stage (H).


A lift is now available in the east stairwell on the right-hand side for audiences with reduced mobility in the right-hand box, the right-hand balcony and the right-hand gallery. If necessary, the lift will be accompanied by our stewarding service.

Your online registration and e-mail verification

First, click on

New (first online order): Please register.

Note: You can only register once with your postal address and e-mail address. If you have forgotten your password, please click on “Forgot your password? Please do not register again!

Already registered customers: Please log in and check your data if necessary. Are your postal address and e-mail correct? If you have forgotten your password, click on “Forgot your password? Please do not register again!

Your order

Please log in to

in your customer area and fill out the order form on the Internet. For a fee of €16, you can choose to have the invoice and tickets mailed to you.

Please note: The Bayreuth Festival sells tickets for its performances exclusively directly to visitors of the performances. Orders from tour operators or commercial resellers will not be considered. Any allocated tickets may be blocked.

Processing of your orders

Ticket orders are processed on a “first-come-first-served” basis, taking into account waiting years and credit balances.

Your ticket invoice

Provided we are able to fulfil your wishes in full or in part, you will receive an invoice by 22 November 2023 at the latest as an offer to purchase the tickets. You will have two weeks to settle your invoice. Only after receipt of payment will you be entitled to the tickets you have ordered. If payment is not received in time, your invoice will be automatically cancelled and you will no longer be entitled to the tickets ordered.
Payment is only possible in euros, by bank transfer, PayPal, Klarna or credit card. Please be sure to quote your invoice and customer number. After receipt of payment, customers with a verified e-mail address will receive a payment confirmation by e-mail.
If you settle your invoice within the payment deadline, the event attendance contract is concluded. If you have not received an allocation, it will be possible to purchase tickets in our online instnat purchase from 3 December.

Personalisation of your tickets

All tickets sold by Bayreuther Festspiele GmbH are personalised with the visitor’s full name. If you order tickets by post, please fill in the personalisation form enclosed with the invoice legibly and return it to us.
or send us an e-mail with the names of the ticket holders for the performance in question. Online customers can personalise their tickets in their personal customer area “My Festival”.
It is not absolutely necessary to print out the tickets; you can also show them to our admission staff on your mobile phone. If, for unforeseen reasons, the visitor’s name originally entered changes, please contact the Festival ticket office up to 24 hours before the start of the performance.

Instant online purchase started on December 3rd, 2 p.m.

We offer you an additional opportunity to purchase tickets with our online instant purchase, which has been running since 3 Dec. at 2 pm. Here you also have the opportunity to purchase tickets for the individual pieces of the Ring des Nibelungen, https://ticketshop.bayreuther-festspiele.de/en.html.

Payment in online instant purchase

The payment of the tickets is only possible in Euro. To pay your cards you can use PayPal, Klarna and instant payment by credit card (VISA, MasterCard and American Express).

The handling fee for each charged ticket is 6 €.

A return of the tickets is generally excluded.

Please note that purchasing tickets for Purposes of industrial or commercial reexpression is prohibited and independent of such activity for the transfer or resale of admission tickets Assignmeents prohibitions apply. Accordingly, it is in particular not permitted resell admission tickets at a higher price than the original ticket price or to offer tickets for sale at internet auctions.
The Bayreuth Festival reserves the right to refuse to sell tickets to any person who violate these prohibitions. This applies to tickets that have already been purchased by blocking them without replacement as well as for future purchases in subsequent Festival seasons.
In this respect, the General Terms and Conditions apply (cf. Section 10 of the General Terms and Conditions Ordering Procedure and Section 9 of the General Terms and Conditions Online Instant Purchase). Please refer to the details there.

Personalization of your tickets

All tickets sold by the Bayreuther Festspiele GmbH are provided with the name of the purchaser and must be personalized by the purchaser with the name of the respective visitor. In addition, each visitor must provide a telephone number or e-mail address for contact tracking purposes in the event of an infection. This data is automatically deleted no later than four weeks after the start of the performance.

In the case of “print-at-home” tickets, personalization takes place before printing in the respective personal customer area “My Festival”. Users of hardcopy tickets will receive their tickets only after they have been personalized either in the respective personal customer area “My Festival” or, if the orderer does not have such an area, by means of an appropriate form. The form will be sent with the invoice and must be completed and returned by the deadline.

Your visit to the performance

In 2023, there was no verification of vaccine or convalescent status for entry, nor was proof of a negative antigen test required. The need for prior registration for the audience was eliminated. We recommended wearing a mask during performances; there was no longer an obligation to do so.

Please arrive at the Festspielhaus in good time and bring an identity document (e.g. ID card/passport) for control purposes.

Note: Members of the “Gesellschaft der Freunde von Bayreuth e. V.” order their tickets directly through their office.



The General Terms and Conditions of the Bayreuther Festspiele GmbH apply

– for online orders

– for online instant purchase tickets

– Orders by mail/order form,


Telephone enquiries

Monday – Thursday:
10 a.m. – 12 p.m.

+49 921 / 7878 – 780

Bank information

Commerzbank Bayreuth
IBAN: DE07 7734 0076 0135 0990 00

HypoVereinsbank Bayreuth
IBAN: DE75 7732 0072 0012 4682 53

Postbank Nürnberg
IBAN: DE86 7601 0085 0035 3698 53

Please refrain from making any payments before you receive an invoice.

Box office

During the festival season, the ticket office opens 2 hours before the start of the performance.