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Paris 2024 Olympics: Olympic rings in front of the Eiffel Tower
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How to get tickets for the Paris 2024 Olympics

Tickets to the Paris 2024 Olympics are available now. Here’s how to get them – plus info on ticket prices and venues

Ed Cunningham
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Ed Cunningham

It might seem like the Paris 2024 Olympic Games are a while off, but they’re actually just around the corner. In fact, if you want to actually go to the Games, now is exactly the right time to start thinking about it: the ballot for tickets just opened, and you have until January to enter. Here’s everything you need to know about getting tickets to the Paris 2024 Olympics.

When do Paris 2024 Olympics tickets go on sale?

The tickets don’t go ‘on sale’, exactly – they’re being done by ballot. You can register to buy tickets from until January 31 2023 and if you’re successful in the ballot, you’ll be contacted sometime between February 13 and March 15 to complete your purchase.

How can I get tickets to the Paris Olympics?

Register for the draw here. If you’re successful, you’ll be contacted in February or March with an email giving you access to another platform where you can buy tickets. Once you get that email, you’ll have 48 hours to purchase your tickets – so don’t sleep on it!

How much do tickets cost?

Tickets vary immensely in price but, on the whole, they’re pretty reasonable. Ticket prices start as low as €24 (£21, $25), rising to nearly €700 (£600, $731) for high-demand events like the finals of the athletics. Find a full list of event prices here.

When are the Paris 2024 Olympics, anyway?  

They’ll take place from July 26 to August 11 2024.

Where in Paris are the Olympics being held?

Paris itself will have 15 venues, including landmarks like the Grand Palais and Roland Garros stadium as well as a temporary arena right next to the Eiffel Tower. But despite the name, the Paris 2024 Olympic Games won’t just be held in Paris – they’ll take place throughout France. Cities like Bordeaux, Nice and Lyon will host football games, the sailing will be in Marseille and the surfing competition will take place on the other side of the world on the French-governed island of Tahiti. You can find a full map of venues here.

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