Eurovision 2020 Tickets Price

The second wave of Eurovision 2020 tickets will go on sale on Thursday 30 January at 12:00 CET.

This follows the first wave of ticket sales, which sold out within 30 minutes on 12 December.

As ever, there’s a lot you need to know. So, we’ve taken all the information provided by the EBU and compiled his easy to follow ticket guide. So whether you want to know about prices, show times or seating types, you should find the answers below.

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How much are Eurovision 2020 tickets?

Eurovision 2020 ticket prices will range from €18.50 to €248.50, ensuring that the Rotterdam shows will be affordable for most — at least in theory.

Eurovision 2020 Executive Producer Sietse Bakker told AD, “We want to keep the event accessible. It should not be something for the happy few.”

The full price breakdown is outlined below.

Organisers offered an early bird discount for semi-final tickets bought in the first wave of ticket sales. However, during the second and third waves, an extra €5.00 will be added to the advertised semi-final ticket prices.

All prices are inclusive of a €3.50 service fee per ticket.

Eurovision 2020 Ticket Prices — Semi-Final One and Semi-Final Two

Live Show

  • First Tier (Seated): €158.50
  • Second Tier (Seated): €118.50
  • Limited View (Seated): €68.50
  • Accessible Seats: €118.50

Jury Show

  • First Tier (Seated): €68.50
  • Second Tier (Seated): €48.50
  • Limited View (Seated): €28.50
  • Accessible Seats: €48.50

Family Show

  • Arena Floor (Standing): €58.50
  • First Tier (Seated): €48.50
  • Second Tier (Seated): €38.50
  • Limited View (Seated): €18.50
  • Accessible Seats: €38.50

Eurovision 2020 Ticket Prices — Grand Final

Live Show

  • First Tier (Seated): €248.50
  • Second Tier (Seated): €198.50
  • Limited View (Seated): €88.50
  • Accessible Seats: €198.50

Jury Show

  • First Tier (Seated): €108.50
  • Second Tier (Seated): €88.50
  • Limited View (Seated): €58.50
  • Accessible Seats: €88.50

Family Show

  • Arena Floor (Standing): €98.50
  • First Tier (Seated): €88.50
  • Second Tier (Seated): €78.50
  • Limited View (Seated): €48.50
  • Accessible Seats: €78.50

Eurovision 2020 Seating Plan


The arena will have both standing and seated areas. Initially, standing tickets for the live shows will only be available to OGAE members. When the final stage design, lighting and camera positions are known, more standing tickets may be released to the public.

There will also be seats sold with “limited visibility”. Bakker explains that these spaces are very close to the stage and as a result, the LED screens and full staging effects may not be visible. However, these tickets are ideal for fans who want to be close to the artists.

Accessible seats will be available for audience members with disabilities. They may be joined by one companion.

Eurovision 2020 shows: Live, Jury and Family

Live Show

This is the show that everyone is familiar with — the live TV broadcast.

  • Tuesday 12 May at 21:00 CEST (Semi-Final One)
  • Thursday 14 May at 21:00 CEST (Semi-Final Two)
  • Saturday 16 May at 21:00 CEST (Grand Final)

Jury Show

The jury show takes place on the eve of the TV broadcast. It will be the performances from this show that are judged by juries across Europe and Australia. The show is intended to be identical to the live broadcast in every way, including intervals. However, the voting at the end will be simulated, for obvious reasons.

Additionally, it is at these shows that the automatic qualifiers perform. A clip from the jury show performance will then be broadcast during the next day’s live semi.

  • Monday 11 May at 21:00 CEST (Semi-Final One)
  • Wednesday 13 May at 21:00 CEST (Semi-Final Two)
  • Friday 15 May at 21:00 CEST (Grand Final)

Family Show

The family show is effectively a matinee performance which takes place on the afternoon of the live shows. Like the jury show, it matches the live show in every sense except for the false voting at the end. Also, these performances won’t be judged by either juries or televoters, so artists may be more relaxed.

  • Tuesday 12 May at 15:00 CEST (Semi-Final One)
  • Thursday 14 May at 15:00 CEST (Semi-Final Two)
  • Saturday 16 May at 13:30 CEST (Grand Final)

How to get tickets for Eurovision 2020

Public Sale

Tickets will be available through the Dutch-based ticketing provider Paylogic. The EBU advises fans to visit Eurovision.tv or the Dutch-language Eurovisie Songfestival on Thursday December 12.

At 12:00 CET, visitors already waiting on the site will be given a random place in the virtual ticketing queue — so it’s definitely not a case of “first come, first served”. Those who arrive after 12:00 CET will go to the end of the virtual queue.

The system ensures that everyone has a chance of getting tickets. It’s also done to help deter ticket scalpers from getting in early and buying up big.

Another anti-scalping measure means that buyers will only be able to purchase a maximum of four tickets per order. Tickets will have to be personalised with the details of each ticket holder. Ticket holders may also be asked for identification at the venue.

Fans wishing to sell unwanted tickets will be able to do so for a fair price using the Eurovision 2020’s official ticket reselling partner Ticketswap.

Accessible seats can only be booked by phone at +31 20 225 1116.

Eurovision 2020 OGAE ticket packages

Two-thirds of the tickets will go on sale to the general public. As per tradition, the remaining third are reserved for delegations, guests and sponsors.

Furthermore, 2,286 ticket packages are reserved for members of the OGAE fan network. OGAE members can purchase a €799 package which includes tickets to the three live shows and three rehearsals. For more information, contact your local OGAE club.

Free tickets for Eurovision 2020

And there’s good news for people from Rotterdam on low incomes. The contest organisers have promised that a number of tickets will be set aside for local residents.

Around 500 tickets will be reserved for the grand final and 1,000 tickets for every other show. Rotterdam City will announce further details at a later date.

However, AD reports that the uptake has been low.

One week after the initiative went live, only 1,100 candidates had applied. There are 8,500 tickets to give away. These will be distributed in packages of two, allowing a maximum of 4,250 individuals to redeem a free ticket for themselves and a plus one.

Over 60,000 people are eligible to participate.

The scheme’s backers remain buoyant and predict that all the tickets will eventually be snapped up after a renewed promotional push. This will involve reaching the target market through a network of social workers and newsletters, as well as distributing printed materials at locations such as community centres and food banks.

Applications remain open until 7 January.

When will Eurovision 2020 tickets go on sale?

Tickets for Eurovision 2020 will be available in three waves.

Phase One: 12 December 2019

The first batch of tickets was released on Thursday 12 December 2019. These tickets are sold out.

Phase Two: 30 January 2020

On 30 January 2020, a second batch of tickets will be released, allowing more fans to get seats.

Phase Three: March 2020

When the stage design is finalised in mid-March, the remaining batch of tickets will be released. Altogether, approximately 65,000 tickets will be available across the nine shows.

Buyer Beware

It is strongly advised that you only purchase tickets from the official sources outlined above. Buying through alternative means may result in disappointment.

This page will continue to be updated until the last tickets for Eurovision 2020 have sold out.

Last updated 19 December at 11:30 CET.

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Christopher sharp

Helleo I am a person on a l low income and I was wondering how I can get onecheap Eurovision ticket for the may 16 final and how much will it cost me Iam a British citzen

Robyn Gallagher
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The organisers are offering free tickets to people on low incomes – but only to residents of Rotterdam. Otherwise, the cheapest ticket type for the grand final is €48.50 for Limited View seats. Or you could look at going to a rehearsal performance instead – see the pricing table above. 🙂

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Christopher sharp

Helleo how can I get a cheap ticket for Eurovision for 48.50 I am a British. Man with a low income and I am 60. Plus can anybody please help me thank you [email protected]

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Isabelle Kouppi

I want to buy 5 tickets (one for me, my mom, two of her friends and my cousin) how can I do that I get a row and a chance to buy?

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Pabs
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Pabs

Got my standing tickets , come on United Kingdom

Ric
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Ric

On the official FB page on comments it seems the only people that got a tickets are from NL. I wouldn’t be surprised if they prioritized the requests from Netherlands IPs. Plus I can remark a long “hate score” with Paylogic, since Tomorrowland 2012.

Dawidek
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Dawidek

I ve booked an airbnb in rotterdam from 10th to 17th ..thought i do the most difficult job but Now i see that getting tickets will be even more difficult 🙁 iv been in the queue fore the jury final since 8.00am ! How it is possible that someone who says he entered the queue at 11am30 bought it ???? Pfffffffff .. please tell me that there will be a possibility to watch it on a big screen somhere in rotterdam 🙁

Butkus
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Butkus

Let’s start with good news: yes, there will be big screens throughout the city. Yes, you can still buy tickets in the second batch in January. Now, to the reality of the hardships of life: from the very beginning, it was clearly stated that EVERYBODY coming BEFORE 12:00 will be put in a queue RANDOMLY (not on first come first serve)! Meaning that if you come at 8:00 or at 11:59, you have the same RANDOMLY CHANCE to be put in number 1 of the line. For the people coming AFTER 12:00, you are put FOR SURE in the last… Read more »

Dawidek
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Dawidek

Thks a lot ! Fingers crossed for january… it will be my first esc live so i hope to see some live show 🙁

Anon
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Anon

Shower of shite, not even allocated a number or given any indication of where you were in the queing. Bots clearly got tickets as viagogo is full of them up to £1500 for tickets disgusting.

Lise
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Lise

All Jury and Live Show sold out. And I was hoping on getting my hands on each night 😮
Guess I was waaaayyyy to optimistic 🙁

Butkus
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Butkus

Yes, my wife and I had a whole thing going on. We both joined the queue at 11:45, using 4 devices using 4 different IP addresses. At 12:00 we got the notification that we were in line, but they don’t show the number. Tension! So much TENSION. Then at 12:07 (after 7 excruciating minutes), my wife in her computer manages to buy 2 tickets for Grand Final Jury Show. Just for curiosity, we kept the other 3 devices ON to see if we were able to get tickets (remember, for all purposes, these 3 devices were 3 anxious fans who… Read more »

Martin
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Martin

The tickets for Grand Final have already been sold out? 25 minutes after the start of the first wave?

Butkus
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Butkus

Yes, but only the first batch. Same thing will happen also for the second wave. So fingers crossed…

Paul
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Paul

All final’s gone! Dammit!!

Lise
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Lise

You’d expect 69000 seats to be easy to get tickets haha

Henry
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Henry

Lol, wiwibloggs: ‘it’s definitely not first come first served.
automatic waiting line: ‘with this system, it’s first come, first served’

Carola
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Carola

Lol, wiwibloggs: Those who arrive after 12:00 CET will go to the end of the virtual queue.
Henry at 12:15 CET: Wah Wah Wah

Lise
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Lise

That’s how the website explains the waiting line:
Visitors who open the link to the order page on 12 December before 12:00 (midday) CET will be allocated a random spot in the waiting queue by the system. Visitors who open the link after 12:00 (midday) CET will join at the end of the queue. So not sure what they mean by first come, first served. :/

Paul
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Paul

This is going wel….!!

Peter M
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Peter M

The Paylogic website is so unusual. Usually you visit a website and you’ll see tickets for all kinds of events. Nothing like that seems to come up on paylogic

Frisian esc
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Frisian esc

I hope i’ll be able to get 1st tier tickets for the grand final family show! Does anybody know how late it would be over? I hope to be back in groningen in the evening for the live broadcast.

dusi23
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dusi23

Went to the Family show in Vienna. I think getting tickets shouldn’t be a problem, we bought them in late April.
It started areound 13pm and lasted till arr. 15.30. They practice the voting after that which we didn’t watch, so that part may last another hour.

Frisian esc
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Frisian esc

Thanks!

Alex
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Alex

Why do ogae members get the sole rights to the first standing tickets? As if they are the only real eurovision fans

quint
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quint

i know right so unfair :/

Butkus
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Butkus

become an OGAE member 😀

Female
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Female

Thanks God I chose to go to Lisbon back then, the ticket price was so cheaapp.. I bought live semi final 2, 3 days before the event, and it was already cost for 50 Euro, have quite significant different price with the early bird ticket.. I thought it was expensive but because I really want to go I felt okay..haha but wow the past two years the price has already going up high..