Lonely Planet Writer

Pyeongchang Winter Olympics tickets to go on sale in October

Ticket prices have been announced for the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea. Tickets for the opening ceremony will be divided into four tiers, with the most expensive seats costing ₩1.2 million (US$1050), with the cheapest seats costing ₩200,000 (US$175).

The Pyeongchang Olympic ski jump.
The Pyeongchang Olympic ski jump. Image by Republic of Korea / CC BY-SA 2.0

Prices will vary depending on the event, with sports like luge and biathalon – relatively unpopular in South Korea – costing far less. Tickets will go on sale in October; residents of South Korea can apply for tickets online, while visitors from abroad must purchase tickets through authorised local retailers. The Pyeongchang games will run from 9-25 February, 2018. Read more: koreaherald.com