Ticket Sales

Karten online kaufen

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

Konzertkasse der Kölner Philharmonie

Konzertkasse der Kölner Philharmonie ©KölnMusik/Pilgram

Concert Box Office of the Kölner Philharmonie

Persönlich, kompetent, nah dran

Kurt-Hackenberg-Platz/corner of Bechergasse, 50667 Cologne
(opposite the Kölner Philharmonie and accessible from there without steps)

Opening hours:
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: Only card payments are possible at the box office (giro and credit cards as well as Apple Pay and Google Pay).


+ 49 221 204 08 204
Mo-Fr 12-18 hrs
and in the ticket box office

  • Prices

    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. A service and shipping fee will be added for each transaction.

  • Payment

    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.

    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 and with all major credit cards (Visa Card, Mastercard and American Express).

  • Advance ticket sales

    » Please note the current info during the Corona pandemic.

    Advance ticket sales for events are indicated at our website and stated in our publications. All prices include advance booking and service fees.

  • Tages-/Abendkasse

    Die Konzertkasse am Kurt-Hackenberg-Platz/Ecke Bechergasse, 50667 Köln
    (gegenüber der Kölner Philharmonie) öffnet an allen Konzerttagen (auch sonn- und feiertags) zwei Stunden vor Konzertbeginn.

    Bitte beachten Sie: In der Konzertkasse ist nur Kartenzahlung möglich (Giro- und Kreditkarten sowie Apple Pay und Google Pay).

  • Gift vouchers

    You can purchase gift vouchers online, calling our contact center +49 221 280 280 and at our box offices.

    Detailed information on the purchase and the modalities of redemption can be found »here.

  • Discount

    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). Please note: Infants also need a ticket, there are no free lap seats. 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

  • Ticket order for wheelchair users

    Seats for wheelchair users and their companions are available for KölnMusik events in blocks R & S and - if available - in block Z.

    The accompanying person receives free admission but requires a ticket. 

    Tickets for wheelchair users are available by telephone on 0221 / 280 280 or at the Kölner Philharmonie concert box office:

    Kölner Philharmonie Concert Box Office
    Kurt-Hackenberg-Platz/corner of Bechergasse
    50667 Cologne
    (opposite the Kölner Philharmonie and accessible from there without steps)

  • Standing tickets

    Please check the ticket info at the respective concert after clicking »buy tickets«.

    For selected KölnMusik events, 100 standing tickets will be available. Tickets can be purchased at the Box Office 2 hours before the concert begins. A limited number of tickets are also available two hours before the start of the event via Philharmonie web shop and hotline (max. 50 % of all standing tickets).

    Persons entitled to a reduction (students/trainees under 29 years, holders of Cologne pass and severely handicapped persons) can purchase tickets at a reduced price of 12 euros.

    A maximum of two tickets can be purchased per customer. Advance bookings are not possible.

    There is no entitlement to the provision of a standing room contingent. The regulations on standing tickets may also differ for promoters other than KölnMusik.

  • Recordings

    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. During the final applause, you are welcome to take pictures without flash as a souvenir and for private use. You may also share your pictures on social media. Filming and sound recordings are not permitted.