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Tickets and season passes

Tickets and season passes

You can access the programme of the 2019–2020 season tickets of the Budapest Festival Orchestra by clicking here.

Bonus performances tickets for season tickets can also be selected online. If you purchase your season ticket at the BFO’s secretariat or a ticket office, please identify which one of the available bonus concerts you’d be interested in. One bonus ticket per season ticket, please.

Purchasing season and single tickets

Season tickets are available from 7 April 2020. BFO Patrons are eligible to buy their season tickets before the general audience. Single tickets for concerts included in season tickets are available from 26 May 2020.

Forte and Fortissimo lolyalty members and BFO Patrons from the Maecenaes - Silver level have the opportunity to buy BFO single tickets earlier.

The Budapest Festival Orchestra’s programme is accessible from the menu “Concerts and Tickets”, under the option Calendar.

The Budapest Festival Orchestra reserves the right to change the dates, the programme or the performers.

Online ticket sales

To purchase your tickets and season tickets for Budapest Festival Orchestra programmes, visit www.bfz.hu/en. Online purchases are not subject to a handling fee. For the sake of our environment, we ask you not to print your tickets when attending events at venues offering electronic ticket checks (Müpa Budapest, Castle Garden). For concerts at these venues, please save your electronic ticket (pdf) to your telephone and present it at the entrance.

E-season ticket

If you buy your season ticket online, you will receive an e-season ticket. E-season tickets are fully valid electronic season tickets that grant concert admission. If you would like to exchange your e-season ticket for a paper ticket, you could do so in person at the BFO office until 31 August 2019. For concerts at these venues, please save your electronic season ticket (pdf) to your telephone and present it at the entrance.

By email or telephone

You can place your order by sending an email to rendeles@bfz.hu or by calling +36 1 489 4332. HUF 500 handling fee is charged for personal collection of tickets or season tickets. Postal orders are subject to an additional postage cost of HUF 610.

You can collect your items in person at the BFO office:

  • BFO office
    Address: 1033 Budapest, Polgár utca 8–10., Building B
    Phone: +36 1 489 4332
    Email: rendeles@bfz.hu
    on weekdays from 9:00 to 13:00
    between 7 and 10 April from 9:00 to 17:00
    between 26 and 29 May from 9:00 to 17:00

We accept cash, credit/debit cards, SZÉP Cards, OTP Cafeteria Cards, Erzsébet Cards or Erzsébet gift or leisure vouchers, and Ticket Culture&Sport vouchers.

At ticket offices

Single and season tickets can also be purchased nationwide through Interticket offices, and from our orchestra’s specialist vendors at:

  • Rózsavölgyi Szalon Arts & Café
    Address: 1052 Budapest, Szervita tér 5.
    Phone: +36 1 266 8337
    on weekdays from 12:00 to 18:00
    Rózsavölgyi Szalon Arts & Café is a preferred ticket vendor for the BFO.
  • Müpa Budapest, ticket office
    Address: 1095 Budapest, Komor Marcell utca 1.
    Phone: +36 1 555 3300
  • Müpa Budapest, ticket office
    Address: 1061 Budapest, Andrássy út 15.
    Phone: +36 1 555 3310, +36 1 555 3311
  • Liszt Academy of Music, ticket office
    Address: 1061 Budapest, Liszt Ferenc tér 8.,
    Phone: +36 1 321 0690
  • Castle Garden, ticket office
    Address: 1013 Budapest, Ybl Miklós tér 4.
    Phone: +36 30 198 5274

Extra options

  • My first BFO season ticket
    You will receive a gift for your very first BFO season ticket purchase. We will issue a voucher that can be redeemed for a concert of your choice (subject to the availability of seats).
  • Flexible season ticket
    Upon the launch of single-ticket sales, you will be given the opportunity to purchase flexible season tickets, allowing you to choose the to 5 to 10 performances you want to visit. This includes a discount of 15 to 20% versus the price of solo tickets in case you make the purchase within one transaction.
  • Guests in wheelchairs
    Subject to the availability of seats, guests in wheelchairs may request a free ticket up to one week before the concert by sending an email to rendeles@bfz.hu. Companions are eligible for a 50% discount.
  • Payment by instalments
    You may purchase your season tickets in two instalments; for these purchases we charge a handling fee of 5 % of the total sales price. You will receive your season ticket upon payment of the second instalment. The deadline for making the payment is 31 August 2020. Payment by instalments may only be requested in person at the BFO office.
  • Replacement concerts
    Should you be unable to attend a performance for which you hold a season ticket, we provide an opportunity to obtain replacement tickets. You can notify the BFO office one month prior to the concert you are unable to attend. Depending on the availability of seats, you will be provided with tickets to the replacement concert 30 days in advance. You can arrange for replacement tickets via phone, email or in person (only at the BFO office). The handling fee for replacement tickets is HUF 500, to be paid when picking up the ticket.

Ticket prices

Ticket prices (HUF) Premium plus category Premium category I. category II. category III. category IV. category
Budapest Congress Center 19 300 15 300 9 400 6 600 5 100 3 000
Müpa Budapest, BBNCH;
Liszt Academy
15 300 9 400 6 600 5 100 3 000
Haydn–Mozart Plus;
Baroque concerts;Concertino series
11 800 7 100 5 000 4 000 3 000
Contemporary concert – Müpa Budapest, Festival Theatre;
Budapest Music Center
4 400
Beethoven Marathon – Müpa Budapest 1 500
Midnight Music – Castle Garden 2 000
Chamber music – BFO Rehearsal Hall 3 200
Cocoa concerts – BFO Rehearsal Hall 3 000

The Budapest Festival Orchestra reserves the right to change the dates, the programme or the performers.

Dear Audience,

Please avoid making purchases on the Viagogo website.

As many of you have pointed out, www.viagogo.com/hu is charging several times what we do for tickets to the Budapest Festival Orchestra’s concerts.

We are not under contract with the above website and have no influence on the prices they have established there.

Do not allow yourselves be cheated and overcharged!

The easiest ways to buy tickets to our concerts is still online through the bfz.hu website, without administration costs, or in person at the Budapest Festival Orchestra’s secretariat, as well as at concert venue ticket offices.