Rates and discounts

Single tickets

Opera and ballet performances

Ticket prices vary from performance to performance and depend on the production, the performance itself, your seat in the auditorium and when you buy your ticket. Prices for operas and ballets start at €12.
Check the seating plan of a performance to find out the exact price of your ticket, or contact the box office for customised advice.

Concerts, family and school performances & other activities

You can attend a concert from €10. For youth activities, we apply different rates, depending on the type of performance and target group. The prices for family performances can be found at the activities themselves, for more information about the school performances and prices you can click here. Other activities such as Rondomdagen and courses have specific pricing. More details can be found on the relevant pages. The pricing of other guest and partner productions can be found on the pages in question.

We charge a €2 booking fee per ticket (except for family screenings). This cost is included in the ticket price you see. In addition, we charge a €3 transaction fee per order for telephone bookings. If you order online, you now have the option to print out your tickets yourself (free of charge) or have them sent to you (€3 postage).

Business seats

Business seats offer you an all-in VIP package and are ideal for inviting guests for a networking moment in the beautiful setting of our opera houses in Ghent and Antwerp. Find out more

Free introductions

For all operas and ballets and at some concerts an introduction is provided. This usually starts half an hour or an hour before the performance and is always free of charge and without reservation. The starting time is always given in the service e-mail a few days before the performance.


Subscriptions are advantageous if you attend more than one or two performances a year and come in different sizes, shapes and price formulas. You can find a season ticket from as little as 3 performances. Check the overview to find out in the overview which season ticket best suits you.

Group discounts

Groups of 15 or more enjoy the following discounts on operas, ballets and concerts:

  • groups of 16 to 40 persons: 10%.
  • groups of 41 to 80 persons: 15%.
  • 81 or more persons: 20%.

Only for school groups (except for opera and ballet) do we provide one accompanying adult per 15 pupils free of charge. You can find more information about our school offer here.

Please note:

  • These discounts are available for telephone bookings or through the box office; they are only occasionally available for online ticket sales.
  • If you order online with a discount, your card will not be sent to you. You can pick it up at the box office upon presentation of your discount card.
  • Are you entitled to a discount but your tickets have already been booked and paid for? Unfortunately, we cannot refund you the difference. So pay attention before you book and make sure you select the right fare. Is the fare not available online? Please contact the box office.

Discount for young people

Are you younger than 30? Then you have a wide range of possibilities to enjoy opera or ballet at a low price!

Last-minute: €10 for -26

If you like to take a chance: if you are under 26 you can go to the opera or ballet for the price of a cinema ticket. Come to the box office half an hour before the performance and we will offer you the chance to buy the last free seats at €10 each.

EYCA discount: 50%

For those who want more security: with your EYCA app or card (former BILL/CJP card) you get an immediate 50% discount on every order. Please note: you will only receive your tickets upon presentation of your card. We therefore ask you to order by phone or on the spot.

Up to 70% discount on season tickets

For the real enthusiast: young people can also benefit from discounts of up to 30% (30 years and younger) or even 70% (26 and younger) on a season ticket. A season ticket is available from as little as 3 performances.

Discount for persons with a disability

Wheelchair users enjoy a 50% discount on special wheelchair spaces on the ground floor for opera and ballet performances. The discount applies only on presentation of a certificate from the Federal Public Service Social Security for people with a reduction in earning capacity of up to one third (-65 years) or with a reduction in self-sufficiency of 7 points (+65 years). The discount does not apply to companions and is never retroactive (so you must mention the discount when ordering). This discount is not available online. Please contact the box office to benefit from this discount.

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