Opéra de Lausanne
Avenue du Théâtre 12
CH-1001 Lausanne
Ticket office open Monday, Wednesday, and Friday, from 1pm to 5pm
And one hour before each show.

+41 21 315 40 20
From Monday to Friday, 1pm-5pm
For reservations booked within 48 hours or payment by credit card, tickets can be retrieved directly at the ticket office before the show.

On our online ticket office here.

  • With our system you can see the view of the stage from your seat before you purchase a ticket
  • Print your tickets at home or download at on your mobile phone for direct access
  • Tickets bought with a reduction must be presented at the ticket office before entry (Oxygène, CarteCulture et Cultissime Cards)

Conditions générales ›

Prices & Offers

Discounts with the Oxygène and Carte Culture cards are valid for two tickets per show. Please present your card when retrieving your tickets. These discounts don’t apply to season tickets. The child rate is available until the age of 16.

At the last minute, before the curtain rises… seats that are still available are offered to students (with presentation of their student card) for CHF 20, with priority given to “Discovery” season ticket holders.

Culture for all! This pass is intended for 16-23 year olds (high school students, apprentices and vocational school students). Theater, music, dance, comedy and cinema are made accessible to youth in training in the canton of Vaud thanks to the Passculture. For more details, please refer to the Passculture website.

This free card, for 18-25 year olds, allows them to buy the cheapest tickets offered by the 10 cultural institutions participating in the project, at about 50% of their price, and to access the municipal museums of Lausanne and Pully.  This “cultural passport” was created by the City of Lausanne and the surrounding towns that are members of the Inter-municipal Fund to support cultural institutions in the Lausanne region and to make it possible for youths to have access to culture.

Access & Parking

Opéra de Lausanne
Avenue du Théâtre 12
CH-1001 Lausanne
+41 21 315 40 20

Public Transportation – Georgette (bus 1, 2, 4, 8, 9)
Train – Lausanne, 700 m from the train station
Parking – Parking Bellefontaine, 250 m from the Opéra
Special “Opéra de Lausanne” rechargeable prepaid card can be ordered by e-mail,
ffering a 27% discount during performances & 10% discount at any time

Location ›

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Season Tickets

Get privileged access to shows, and enjoy the best seats in your category on your dates.

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Gift Certificates

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Exchange, Refund, Lost Ticket

Changes in distribution may occur during the season.
This however doesn’t allow any exchange or refund.

In case of cancellation :
Tickets will be refunded or exchanged.

Lost ticket:
You will be charged CHF 2.00 per ticket.

If you have tickets and cannot attend the performance, the ticket office is at your disposal for:

  • Changing your tickets for another date of the same production, subject to availability, the exchange can be made at the latest the day before the performance initially chosen: CHF 10.00 per ticket.
  • Reselling the tickets if the show is sold out. In the event of resale only, the Opéra de Lausanne will issue a voucher of the same value, valid for five years, in exchange for each ticket resold. If the tickets cannot be resold, you will not recieve a refund.

Our services

Show programs : CHF 5.00.
Downloadable librettos are available on the show’s page (about a month before the first performance)

We offer a coat check which is at the main entrance.

Shows are subtitled in both French and English.

All the articles that are in line with the Opéra de Lausanne can be found for sale at the ticket office.

Booster seats are available at the entrance of the main hall.

Food & Drinks

The Salon Alice Bailly welcomes you on the second balcony, one hour before the show and during the intermission. To accompany your glass of champagne, you can enjoy a few savoury or sweet delicacies prepared by Manuel.

During the intermission, drinks and light food options are also available in our bar Laurent Perrier is located on the lower ground floor.

Our partner Lausanne Palace (Brasserie du Grand-Chêne & Matcha Picchu) offers you a welcome cocktail the evening of the show, upon presentation of your ticket.

Reduced Mobility

In order to welcome everyone, the Opéra de Lausanne offers an access ramp in front of its main entrance (as an extension of the sidewalk on the Théâtre Restaurant side), then an elevating platform to reach the reserved seats on the floor, as well as the private toilets.

The Opéra staff will be pleased to accompany you to your seat.

Handicap parking spaces are reserved and located on Avenue du Théâtre and Rue Beau-Séjour. If the aforementioned are used you can access the Opéra by the Artists’ Entrance (Beau-Séjour 23, contact the reception).