Can I get Wimbledon Championships tickets on the day?
By Ed C
Updated 4th January 2021
Competition for tickets to the Wimbledon Championships is fierce at every stage. If you are hoping to get hold of tickets at the last minute, you may still be successful.
Here are your options:
Unrequired tickets obtained through the Public Ballot can be returned to the AELTC for a refund. The AELTC will normally refund the full ticket price, as long as the tickets are returned at least 24 hours before the ticket date.
A limited number of tickets are made available by the AELTC on Ticketmaster just prior to the day's play.
These tickets are sold through Ticketmaster 48 hours before the day of play. Additionally a handful of reserved tickets will go on sale through Ticketmaster at 9am each morning, for the following day’s play.
Tickets sold via Ticketmaster sell out within minutes of release, so you will need luck on your side.
The Wimbledon Queue
A limited number of Centre Court, No.1 Court and No.2 Court tickets are made available each day (except for the last four days on Centre Court). Members of the public who are prepared to queue, have a chance to purchase reserved seats for these courts.
Additionally a few thousand Ground Passes are sold to members of the public in the queue. Ground passes provide access to Courts 3-19 (there is no Court 13) where there is unreserved seating and standing room.
Tickets are sold strictly on a one per person basis. Credit cards are now the only accepted forms of payment.
Demand for tickets in the Queue is extremely high. You will probably need to camp overnight to be in with a chance. Even if you are aiming for a Ground Pass, it is still advisable to start queuing a few hours before the Grounds open each day at 10.00am. Note that the security gates for the queue usually open at around 9.15am.
Tournament attendees are asked to return their tickets when exiting the Grounds, if they do not intend to return.
Ground Pass holders have the opportunity to purchase returned Show Court tickets subject to availability from 3pm each day.
Returned tickets are then made available for sale at the Resale Kiosk.
The Resale Kiosk is located to the North of Court No. 18 near the top of St Mary’s Walk.
Wimbledon Debenture tickets
Wimbledon Debenture Tickets are the the most sought after tickets for Centre Court and No.1 Court. Located in the middle ring around the Court, roughly on the same level as the Royal Box (Centre Court), there are no better views of the action.
Wimbledon Debenture Tickets provide access to exclusive bars, lounges and restaurants, some which need to be pre-booked. There is also a dedicated Debenture car park and entrance.
Debenture Tickets are the only legally transferable tickets to Wimbledon. Debenture holders often sell some of their Debenture Tickets through brokers or directly to private buyers.
Prior to 2021, tickets were delivered in paper form, so sufficient time was needed to factor in safe and timely delivery. Wimbledon now uses e-tickets, making last-minute purchases straightforward.
Read more: Wimbledon Debenture Tickets
Secure your place at the 2023 Championships now
We currently have Wimbledon Debenture Tickets available to buy for Centre Court and No.1 Court, for every day of the 2023 Championships.
To get the ball rolling:
Green & Purple client benefits: Travel pass for travel to and from Wimbledon, Assistance with dining reservations in Debenture restaurants, Specialist team on hand to discuss queries or advice.
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