Wimbledon tournament 2020: dates, tickets, prices, etc.

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Where can I buy tickets for the Wimbledon tournament?

Where can I buy tickets for the Wimbledon tournament?

The dates of the tournament

This year, the 134th edition of the Wimbledon tennis tournament will take place from Monday 29 June to Sunday 12 July 2020.

The Wimbledon tennis tournament (The Championships) - played since July 3, 1877 - is the oldest tennis tournament in the world and is part of the category of Grand Slams.

It is played every year over 2 weeks, end of June / beginning of July, a few weeks after the Roland-Garros tournament.

According to tradition, all players must be dressed in white and no match is played on the first Sunday of the competition (Middle Sunday)!

Buy tickets

Finding tickets to the Wimbledon tennis tournament is trickier than it looks - but not impossible!

Tickets for the Wimbledon tennis tournament are not changeable, refundable or transferable! Therefore, all tickets offered on resale sites (eBay, Gumtree, Shpock, etc.) are canceled and therefore unusable.

The Public Ballot

Since 1924, places for the Wimbledon tennis tournament (The Championships) have been allocated by lottery (The Public Ballot). You can participate in the draw by registering on the tournament official website of Wimbledon:

  1. Pre-registration: between September 9 and October 21, 2019
  2. Registration confirmation: between November 1 and November 30, 2019
  3. Beginning of the draw: from January 1, 2020

If you are drawn, you win the right to buy 2 tickets for a match on center court or courts 1, 2 or 3.

You cannot choose either the date or the short.

The winners are informed by e-mail.

The Queue

If you are not drawn, several hundred seats for center court and courts 1, 2 and 3 are sold each day directly at the Wimbledon ticket offices.

The sale starts every morning at 8 a.m. (gate 3 - located on Wimbledon Park Road), the stewards will give you a Queue Card dated and numbered which indicates your location in the queue - which is often very long!

You can only buy one ticket per person.

Payment is cash only - credit cards are not accepted.

On the last 4 days of the tournament, there is no sale of center court tickets.

The Ticket Resale Kiosk

Spectators leaving Wimbledon during the day are asked to return their tickets when exiting the stadium. These tickets are on sale - from 3pm, at the north kiosk of court n°18 - at the price of:

  • £10 for center court
  • £5 for other courts

The queue can be long!

All profits from the Ticket Resale Kiosk are donated to a charity.

The Ground Pass

The Ground Pass allows you to enter the Wimbledon compound to watch games on the outdoor courts or watch the games on a giant screen located north of court # 1 on Aorangi Terrace (formerly Henman Hill).

The prices of the Ground Pass are not yet known for 2020.

The price of the Ground Pass decreases over the days because the matches are fewer and fewer:

  • from the 1st to the 7th day: £?
  • from the 8th to the 10th day: £?
  • of the 11th and 12th day: £?
  • the 13th day: £?

Ticketmaster

The website Ticketmaster puts on sale the day before each match day (from 9 am) several hundred tickets for matches on Center Court and court n°3.

The prices are not yet known for 2020.

Official agencies

There are 2 official agencies for the purchase of tickets for the Wimbledon tennis tournament:

Going through these agencies ensures you entry into the desired court, on the day of your choice.

The packages offered include:

  • a ticket for the tournament
  • accommodation with breakfast in a 3 *, 4 * or 5 * hotel
  • transfers to get to the tournament
  • access to the museum
  • free drinks and snacks

Prices

The price of the ticket varies according to the court and the match day, the most economical solution is the Ground Pass.

The Ground Pass allows you to enter the Wimbledon compound to watch games on the outdoor courts or watch the games on a giant screen located north of court # 1 on Aorangi Terrace (formerly Henman Hill).

Center court

Monday 29 and Tuesday 30 £70
Wednesday 1 and Thursday 2 £90
Friday 3 and Saturday 4 £115
Monday 6 £140
Tuesday 7th £140
Wednesday 8 £170
Thursday 9 £170
Friday 10 £200
Saturday 11 £200
Sunday 12 £240

Court n°1

Monday 29 and Tuesday 30 £65
Wednesday 1 and Thursday 2 £80
Friday 3 and Saturday 4 £105
Monday 6 £125
Tuesday 7th £125
Wednesday 8 £155
Thursday 9 £70
Friday 10 £45
Saturday 11 £40
Sunday 12 £35

Court n°2

Monday 29 and Tuesday 30 £44
Wednesday 1 and Thursday 2 £53
Friday 3 and Saturday 4 £72
Monday 6 £87
Tuesday 7th £45
Wednesday 8 £41
Thursday 9 NA
Friday 10 NA
Saturday 11 NA
Sunday 12 NA

Court n°3

Monday 29 and Tuesday 30 £44
Wednesday 1 and Thursday 2 £53
Friday 3 and Saturday 4 £72
Monday 6 £87
Tuesday 7th NA
Wednesday 8 NA
Thursday 9 NA
Friday 10 NA
Saturday 11 NA
Sunday 12 NA

Ground Pass

Monday 29 and Tuesday 30 £27
Wednesday 1 and Thursday 2 £27
Friday 3 and Saturday 4 £27
Monday 6 £27
Tuesday 7th £20
Wednesday 8 £20
Thursday 9 £20
Friday 10 £15
Saturday 11 £15
Sunday 12 £8

The price of the Ground Pass decreases over the days because the matches are fewer and fewer.

Free for children

Children under 5 years old do not need a ticket to access the courts - they must be seated on the lap of an adult.

They are not allowed on courts n°1, 2, 3, 12 and 18.

Children 5 years old and over must be in possession of a ticket (full price) to access the courts.

Children under 16 must be accompanied by an adult.

How to get there

The Wimbledon tennis tournament takes place at All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club (AELTC) - in the Wimbledon district - 11 km south-west of central London:

The All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club
Church Road
SW19 5AE London

Tube station: Southfields (District Line)

Metro

The nearest tube station is Southfields station on the District Line.

At the exit of the station, many signs will show you the way to the tournament venue - allow approximately 15 min walk.

If you don't want / can't walk, bus line 493 - at the exit of the station - will get you there!

Bus

The bus line 493 connects Wimbledon station (trains, subways and trams) and Southfields underground station instead of tournament.

Get off the bus at the stop "Wimbledon Tennis Club and Museum".

Taxi

If you choose a car service with driver (taxi, mini-cab, Uber, etc.) to get to the tournament venue, count:

  • around £24 from / to London city center
  • around £6 from / to Wimbledon station

Car

Use postal codes SW19 5AG and SW19 5AF to locate the location of the tournament on your GPS.

During the tournament and preparation for the tournament (May, June, July), use public transport instead of the car because parking is strictly limited!

Do not hesitate to call the museum reception (Wimbledon Lawn Tennis Museum) at +44 20 8946 6131 to check the availability of parking lots.

You can also park in the many car parks in Wimbledon town center - just a short walk, bus or taxi ride from the tournament venue.

Accessibility

The All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club (AELTC) strives to provide accessible facilities for visitors and spectators disabled - including those who use a wheelchair.

Parking

A “Handicapped” car park (Blue Badge) is available in car park 6.

It is advisable to reserve your place at +44 12 5649 2110.