Access the House
Our goal at the Sydney Opera House is to provide barrier-free access, making the site, building and the experiences we offer accessible to all. We provide a range of access services, performances and dedicated programs for people with disabilities.
Find out about upcoming accessible performances at the Sydney Opera House.
Find the best way to get to the Opera House if you're walking, driving or travelling by bike, public transport, taxi or rideshare.
Access maps for the Sydney Opera House precinct and venues.
Videos to assist you in visualising the accessible journeys to the Sydney Opera House.
Sydney Opera House services for people who are blind or have low vision.
Sydney Opera House services for people who are deaf or have hearing loss.
Sydney Opera House services for people with physical disabilities.
The Sydney Opera House offers a number of access programs for all ages and abilities.
We are committed to making the Sydney Opera House accessible to everyone.
The Companion Card is accepted for most performances at the Sydney Opera House. Patrons holding a Companion Card can call our priority line on +61 2 9250 7752 to discuss seating requirements and sales for all our events and performances.
At the time of ticket purchase, cardholders may either phone or email their valid Companion Card number and expiry date to be kept on file for future ticket purchases. Alternatively, the card may be presented in person at the Box Office. Cardholders will be issued with a complimentary ticket for their essential support companion.
Companion Card priority line
+61 2 9250 7752
National Relay Service
Patrons who are deaf can call (at no cost) the National Relay Service:
TTY users telephone
13 36 77
Speak and listen (speech-to-speech relay) users telephone
1300 555 727
Internet relay users connect to the Nation Relay Service
Auslan Interpreted and Captioned performances have allocated seating in the venue with the best visibility. These can be booked online by selecting the Auslan or Caption price type.
For more information or to provide feedback, please contact the Sydney Opera House information desk:
+61 2 9250 7111
For general information on accessibility, please contact the Sydney Opera House Access Team:
Assistance animals trained to assist people with disabilities are welcome at Sydney Opera House. To ensure appropriate seating is allocated please advise your requirements when booking.
Thank you to our generous donors who support our Accessibility programs: Sydney Opera House Ladies Committee; F & K de Angeli Foundation; Jane Kift and the JACE Foundation.
And to all our Opera House donors who enable so much of what we do.