For booking tickets several options are open to you. On the internet you may conveniently select the desired concert and click on online booking. If you wish individual and personal advice you can turn to our booking office or simply call our hotline at +49 221 280 280.
+49 221 280 280
mo-fr 8-20 hrs, sa 9-18 hrs
sunday 10-16 hrs
Concert Box Office of the Kölner Philharmonie
Kurt-Hackenberg-Platz/corner of Bechergasse, 50667 Cologne
(opposite the Kölner Philharmonie and accessible from there without steps)
Mo-Fr 12-20 hrs
The box office also opens 120 minutes before the start of the concert on all concert days (including Sundays and public holidays).
Please note: Payment is only possible without cash.
+ 49 221 204 08 204
Mo-Fr 12-20 hrs
and in the ticket box office
Please refer to the detailed concert description for the prices of the concerts. The seating plan will then show you where you are seated in the various price groups. At present, all prices plus approx. 10 % advance booking fee apply to advance sales of events. If you purchase tickets by telephone or via the internet, a service and shipping fee will be added for each shipping transaction.
Payments at the concert box office are possible with the Girocard of your personal bank or savings bank, with all major credit cards (Visa Card, Mastercard and American Express), via Apple Pay and Google Pay. Please note: Payment is only possible without cash.
On the web, payments can be made by direct debit, with all major credit cards (Visa Card, Mastercard and American Express) and PayPal.
At the Philharmonie hotline, payments can be made by direct debit, with all major credit cards (Visa Card, Mastercard and American Express).
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Advance ticket sales» Please note the current info during the Corona pandemic.
Advance ticket sales for events organized by KölnMusik usually begins four months in advance at 10 a.m. Please note the deadlines stated in our publications. All prices are subject to advance booking and service fees.
You can purchase gift vouchers online, calling our contact center +49 221 280 280 and at our box offices.
A 25% discount on admission tickets for events organized by KölnMusik is granted to students (up to 28 years), trainees/apprentices, the disabled and holders of a Mobility Pass (Köln-Pass). The person accompanying a handicapped visitor (»Merkzeichen B«) receives a 50% discount (further information about the accessibility). Please note that only one discount per ticket can be granted. Verification of discount entitlement must be presented on purchase of the tickets and on admission to the concert hall. Different discounts and regulations may apply for partner events.
Admission ticket = travel ticket
Your admission ticket also serves as your travel ticket to the Philharmonie and back: It is valid on all buses, trams and trains operating within the Rhein-Sieg regional transport network four hours before and four hours after the concert. After attending the event, the ticket is not transferable to another person, not even as a ticket on the transport network.
VRS timetable information
Standing tickets» Please note the current info during the Corona pandemic.
Standing tickets are not available at the moment.
For sold out events organised by KölnMusik, we offer up to 100 standing tickets at the box office 90 minutes prior to the event. The price is 18 euros. Students (28 years or under), trainees/apprentices, the disabled and holders of a Mobility Pass (Köln-Pass) can purchase standing tickets for 10 euros. If tickets of the price group I exceed 92 euros, the price of a standing ticket rises to 25 euros. Please be aware that one person can only purchase 2 tickets at a time and that reservation is not an option.
Some concerts in the Kölner Philharmonie will be recorded for television or photographed by media representatives. By purchasing a ticket, visitors agree to declare that their image may be broadcasted on television or in other media or appears in photographs in media publications. Taking picture and sound recordings are not permitted due to copyright reasons.
AboPlus, our benefit program for subscribers of KölnMusik. As a subscriber, you gain an exclusive access to presale for all KölnMusik concerts one week before the advance sale. You also get up to 25% discount on selected concerts and enjoy many other benefits. Interested in becoming a subscriber?
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