$25 Rush Tickets for the Metropolitan Opera


The Metropolitan Opera House at Lincoln Center

A limited number of $25 rush tickets available for Metropolitan Opera performances. The rush tickets are sold on a first-come-first-served basis.

There have been some changes to the Met’s rush ticket policy. All rush tickets are now distributed through an online sale system, there are no more phone orders or in-person lines at the box office.


How to Get Rush Tickets


  • Order rush tickets online on the day of performance.
  • The price for rush tickets is $25
  • Rush tickets are limited in supply and sold on a first-come-first-served basis
  • Rush tickets for Monday – Friday performances go on sale at noon. Rush tickets for matinee performances go on sale four hours before curtain time. Rush tickets for Saturday evening performances go on sale at 2:00 p.m.
  • Only one pair of tickets may be purchases per household and per email address.
  • See full rush ticket rules.
  • Please visit the Metropolitan Opera website for details.


More Discount Ticket Options

Discounted tickets to select performances of the Metropolitan Opera may be available for advance purchase.

See a list of available productions.



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