Frequently Asked Questions - ABBA Voyage (2023)

  1. Concert ticket prices start from £21 (plus a £2.95 Ticketmaster handling fee per transaction) and there are plenty of ticket types to choose from. Take a look at our tickets page for more information or check out Ticketmaster for more information on prices.
  2. You’ll be able to book up to 8 tickets at a time for the main auditorium and Dance Floor and up to 44 tickets in the Dance Booths.

For ABBA Voyage, we’re offering an e-ticketing system. This means you’ll only be able to access your tickets through your Ticketmaster account, or the app, using a smartphone – they won’t be emailed to you or available for print.If you can’t see them straightaway, don’t worry this is just one of the security features. They should appear in your account around 5 days before the concert.For more questions about your tickets, please get in touch with Ticketmaster.

Unfortunately, Ticketmaster don’t offer exchanges or refunds, but they can help you sell your ticket to another fan. Please get in touch with them here.

Yes, you can transfer your tickets to someone as a gift. Log in to your Ticketmaster account and click the button to transfer tickets and follow the simple steps onscreen to transfer to your family or friends. You can transfer as many tickets as you like.

The person you are transferring to will need a Ticketmaster account. Don’t worry if they don’t have one, as they’ll be able to create an account when accepting the tickets.

If you have any problems, please get in touch with Ticketmaster here.

Ticketmaster accept all major debit, credit cards, and PayPal.

The simple answer is yes. We reserve the right to refuse entry to guests with tickets purchased from re-sale websites. Tickets purchased via our official partner and platform (Ticketmaster) must not be sold or advertised for sale anywhere else. Any ticket advertised for sale in this way will be automatically void.

Not currently. However, if you plan on coming as a group, we recommend the Dance Floor or booking one of our Dance Booths – they come with their own dance floor!

Your souvenir tickets will arrive in the post the week following your performance.

  • The ABBA Arena has plenty of wheelchair spaces and suitable seats for a wheelchair user to transfer into. Each includes a companion seat that’s free of charge. Like all our tickets, these wheelchair and ambulant positions are available to book online, but if you have any specific access needs or requirements that you’d like to discuss, please get in touch with us at [emailprotected].
  • The closest station to the ABBA Arena is Pudding Mill Lane, which has step-free access. The Arena is right next to the station, with step-free access across to the entrance.
  • There are 10 parking spaces available for blue badge holders, get in touch with us at [emailprotected] to book.
  • The ABBA Arena has seating suitable for guests with visual impairment, and guide dogs are welcome. Like all our seats, these are available to book online at any time.
  • The ABBA Arena is fitted with a closed loop hearing system.

Please arrive an hour in advance of your concert start time to allow for ticket and security checks and any travel disruption on the day.

The concert begins promptly at the time as advertised on your ticket*:

Saturday3pm and 7:45pm
Sunday1pm and 6pm

Latecomers will not be admitted until a suitable point in the concert

*There may be seasonal variations to show times – check your tickets for correct performance start time.

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The run time is approximately 90 minutes without an interval – so you can enjoy as much singing and dancing as possible.

The concert has been carefully planned by all 4 members of ABBA. Although not physically in the Arena, they have created the kind of concert they always wanted – blurring the lines between the real and the digital to give you the best version of themselves. Find out more here .

The arena opens at the following times ahead of each concert:

Regular Performance Times
Monday, Thursday and Friday – 6pm
Saturday matinee – 1pm
Saturday evening – 6pm
Sunday matinee – 11.30am
Sunday evening – 3.45pm (Oceanbird Departure Lounge ticket holders are able to access the lounge from 3.30pm)

Christmas Performances
Friday 30 Dec Matinee – 11.30am
Friday 30 Dec Evening – 4pm
Saturday 31 Dec Evening – 4pm

Although anyone can enjoy the music of ABBA, we recommend this event is suitable for those over 6 years old. Unfortunately, children under 3 will not be allowed into the venue, those 16 or under must be accompanied by an adult and may not sit in the arena on their own. The Dance Floor area is not recommended for anyone younger than 12.

During your visit, you are welcome to take photos outside of the arena and inside the main arena concourse.However, to keep the contents of the concert a secret for future audiences, and to limit distraction for those around you, the taking of photographs or the use of audio or video recording of the concert is strictly prohibited.So kindly put your phones and cameras away, help ABBA keep the mystery of Voyage alive, and please enjoy.

The concert features extensive use of flashing lights and video content throughout, as well as lasers and harmless smoke and haze effects. If you have any concerns or questions, please contact [emailprotected]

Please arrive an hour in advance of your concert start time to allow for ticket and security checks and any travel disruption on the day.

The concert begins promptly at the time as advertised on your ticket*:

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Saturday3pm and 7:45pm
Sunday1pm and 6pm

Latecomers will not be admitted until a suitable point in the concert

*There may be seasonal variations to show times – check your tickets for correct performance start time.

You can find us in London at Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park. The closest station is Pudding Mill Lane on the DLR (Docklands Light Railway).

Many of our guests will want to get in the spirit of the show by dressing up for their visit, which is welcome of course. However, we would kindly ask the following very specific things to ensure that you respect both your fellow audience members and the team at ABBA Voyage:

Please do not wear so-called ‘Afro’ wigs
These wigs are culturally insensitive and not appropriate to be worn as fancy dress. If any guests are wearing this style of wig they will be respectfully asked to remove them as a condition of entry to the arena.

Please do not wear anything that lights up
Flashing lights, glowing headbands and portable neon wear can be distracting and cause irritation for others. Please leave these at home, the concert has enough lights already!

The easiest way to get to us is via public transport as we are opposite Pudding Mill Lane station on the DLR (Docklands Light Railway). However, you can also alight at Stratford station and walk through the Olympic Park.

Yes, there are 100 short stay cycle stands located on either side of the arena gates. Bicycles may be left there at the owners’ risk and ABBA Voyage will not accept any responsibility for any damage, accidents, or losses.

The only Arena parking available is 10 blue badge spaces that need to be booked in advance. We strongly encourage travel via public transport or bicycle as parking options at Stratford and Westfield are available but are not controlled by us.

There are no parking spaces available for coaches to wait, but coaches can drop off and pick up on Pudding Mill Lane.

Private Hire Vehicles can drop off and pick up on Pudding Mill Lane. Please note that only pre-booked vehicles will be able to access Pudding Mill Lane at the end of the concert. If you wish to hail a black cab then there is an appointed taxi rank positioned on Barbers Road next to the arena.

There will be plenty of options available both before, during and after the concert. For more information, please visit the food & drink section of our website.

If you want to buy any alcohol, we have a Challenge 25 policy. This means you may be asked for proof of age and will need to show one of the following:

  • Proof of age cards bearing the “Pass” hologram symbol
  • UK Photo Driving licence
  • Passport

Please note only food and drinks bought at the arena can be consumed on site.

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We do have a cloakroom with limited space, so please only bring the essentials. Suitcases and large bags will not be allowed into the venue.

Like most venues in London, we have bag searches in place for your safety – this means any bag you bring is subject to search by our trained staff.

Yes, the auditorium is fully air conditioned

Yes, and you can also save time by purchasing them before you get to the venue via  our website

Yes and you’ll be able to connect to the network when you are in the Arena, there will be information on how to do this at the venue.

You can bring water and we have refill stations for water bottles. We also have reusable water bottles available for purchase.

Unfortunately tours of the Arena and backstage are currently not available.

Please get in touch with us at [emailprotected]

If you believe you have lost or left something at the ABBA Arena, please send an email with a description of the item to [emailprotected] and our Visitor Services team will investigate this for you.

The Oceanbird Departure Lounge is located on the main concourse of the ABBA Arena. You will be able to access the lounge from 1 hr 45 minutes before your concert.

The package includes a generous selection of cold-cuts and platters, snacks, and desserts alongside specially selected wines, beers, Prosecco and soft drinks.

Champagne and spirits can be purchased from the private bar situated within the Oceanbird Departure Lounge.

•  Arrive early and experience the Oceanbird Departure Lounge for 1 hour 45 mins prior to the concert

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• Relax in a specially designed and welcoming environment

• A selection of free flowing drinks alongside premium cold platters and desserts

• Souvenir ABBA Voyage aluminium water bottle and Oceanbird Departure Lounge lanyard

Yes absolutely, there will be a range of soft drinks and non-alcoholic drinks available.

Our menus are designed to cater for a wide variety of dietary requirements, when arriving at the Oceanbird Departure Lounge, please make the serving staff aware and allow them to assist with your needs.

For more information on allergens at The Oceanbird Departure Lounge or if you have very specific dietary requirements, please get in touch with us at [emailprotected]

More information on specific allergens within our menu will be available shortly.

Yes, our menus will cater for a broad range of dietary needs, including plant-based and vegetarian diets.

The Lounge offers will feature a selection of bespoke ‘food stations’ and small plates continually served on offer to you by our dedicated Oceanbird Departure Lounge Team.  Drinks are available from the bar, or will be served to you by the Oceanbird Departure Lounge team.

You can take a drink with you from the Oceanbird Departure Lounge to be consumed within the auditorium when you go in for the concert. Drinks will need to be decanted into specific containers.

To ensure that all of our guests enjoy the concert uninterrupted, the Lounge is closed throughout the duration of the show. The bar will close 15 minutes prior to the performance starting to allow you time to get to the Arena and get ready for the beginning of the concert.

We have capped the capacity of the Oceanbird Departure Lounge at 150 to ensure we can offer an incredible experience for everyone joining us there.

The Oceanbird Departure Lounge is open to all ticket holders attending ABBA Voyage who choose to buy an access pass.  Come on your own, as a couple, or in a group, and enjoy the ultimate ABBA Voyage experience.

Yes, under 18s are very welcome within the Oceanbird Departure Lounge.

The ABBA Voyage concerts will be an exciting event, and many guests will be dressed up for the time of their lives! However, there is absolutely no dress code for the concerts or for the Oceanbird Departure Lounge.

The ABBA Arena is a completely cashless site. We accept all major credit and debit cards.

Yes, the ABBA Arena is an a fully accessible venue.  If you have any questions regarding access arrangements please contact us on [emailprotected]

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Yes, Guide dogs are welcome in the Oceanbird Departure Lounge.

Please contact us on [emailprotected] for any queries relating to the Oceanbird Departure Lounge.


Which are the best seats for ABBA Voyage? ›

Seats in the center section, H, deliver the widest and most symmetrical view. They're the best seats and therefore expensive—expect £102 to £175 ($125 to $214) each, depending on demand.

How early should I arrive for ABBA Voyage? ›

Please arrive an hour in advance of your concert start time to allow for ticket and security checks and any travel disruption on the day.

Can you take photos at ABBA Voyage? ›

Photography and filming within the auditorium is strictly prohibited. You are responsible for your belongings when attending the ABBA Arena. ABBA Voyage accepts no responsibility for any personal property brought to the venue.

Can you dance in seats at ABBA Voyage? ›

Get closer to the action with our Dance Floor tickets. These tickets are for standing (or dancing) only, so you'll be closer to the stage than anyone else and free to dance anywhere within the area. We have eight Dance Booths in total, four for up to 10 people and four for up to 12 people.

What food is served at ABBA Voyage? ›

In the venue, you can find four public bars, a Prosecco bar and a concourse eatery serving hot dogs, deli sandwiches and sweet treats. The Oceanbird Lounge at ABBA Voyage is a premium hospitality space, where you can enjoy free-flowing food and drink before the concert.

How long does ABBA Voyage concert last? ›

Concert Times

The concert is 90 minutes long and there is no interval. Doors open 1 hour 45 minutes before the start of the concert. The performance will start promptly and latecomers will not be admitted until a suitable break in the performance.

Where do you park your car at the ABBA Arena? ›

A large multi-storey car park is available at Westfield Stratford City for patrons with cars. The car park is a 25 minute walk away from the Arena.

What happens at ABBA Voyage concert? ›

What will you see at ABBA Voyage? Those avatars, based on the reunited Agnetha Fältskog, Björn Ulvaeus, Benny Andersson and Anni-Frid Lyngstad perform every single number. The singers are backed by a live 10-piece band, accompanying ABBA's avatars on all their hits and bringing that immersive energy to the room.

What you need to know about ABBA Voyage? ›

ABBA Voyage is a virtual concert residency by the Swedish pop group ABBA. The concerts feature virtual avatars (dubbed 'ABBAtars'), depicting the group as they appeared in 1977. The concerts are held in a purpose-built venue at the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park in London, officially called the ABBA Arena.

What is the ABBA Voyage concert like? ›

The 95-minute concert is an immersive experience that uses that big wrap-around screen to re-animate a band who last played live in 1979. The entire effect is like being in an ABBA Elevator.

Is ABBA Voyage all seated? ›

Tickets. The ABBA Arena has a wide variety of seated, standing & accessible tickets, take a look below for more information. Choose from a wide variety of seats at a range of different prices depending on where you'd like to sit. Pricing is based on the location of the seats, but every seat is a good one.

Is ABBA Voyage a hologram? ›

But then, this past May, they did. The occasion was the opening night of ABBA Voyage, their new virtual-concert residency in London, and they were there to take a bow for a performance they had not (technically) given. Voyage stars computer-generated clones of the band designed to look and sound like their 1979 selves.

How big are the dance booths at ABBA Voyage? ›

Dance booth: There are eight dance booths available, four of which host up to 10 people, while the other four can fit up to 12 people.

How many songs are in the ABBA Voyage concert? ›

It's claimed that as well as classic ABBA hits including 'Dancing Queen' and 'Gimme, Gimme, Gimme', the 22-song setlist will also include 'The Visitors', which opened the band's 1981 album of the same name – the last before their split and reunion.

What should I wear to ABBA concert? ›

There is no official dress code for the evening. Expect to see a mix of ABBA fancy dress, Donna dungarees and normal evening out attire.

Does ABBA Voyage setlist change? ›

Recalling the sessions, Ludvig confirms additional performances were filmed, meaning the setlist can be changed and adapted as time passes. “We did more songs than we knew we were going to use,” he teases. “So there is more material.

Are there toilets in the ABBA Arena? ›

Facilities Inside ABBA Arena

The ABBA Arena has ample toilets for visitors.

Can you take bags into the ABBA Arena? ›

There is a cloakroom with limited space at the ABBA Arena, and visitors should bring only what is necessary to performances. Any bags larger than a handbag or small rucksack must be left in the cloakroom and not taken into the auditorium. What security measures are there at the ABBA Arena?

Does ABBA appear at end of ABBA Voyage? ›

ABBA's Anni-Frid Lyngstad made a surprise appearance at last night's ABBA Voyage show in east London. The “revolutionary” concert series began in May at the purpose-built ABBA Arena in Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park.

What is the closest tube to ABBA Arena? ›

The closest underground station is Stratford, located on the Central and Jubilee lines, and the closest National Rail station is Stratford International.

How does Hozah parking work? ›

Hozah is a fully automated parking payment system, which detects when drivers enter and leave the car park, and then charges you automatically.

How many seats are in the ABBA concert? ›

ABBA Arena Capacity

The ABBA Arena has a capacity of 1562 seats. Use our interactive seating plan to view 128 seat reviews and 121 photos of views from seat.

Is ABBA Voyage concert pre recorded? ›

ABBA's motion-capture concert spectacular is euphoric. Blending pre-recorded elements with a live, ten-piece band, state-of-the-art projection, and pioneering, fully-immersive lighting effects, we honestly feel like ABBA are really there with us.

How is the ABBA show done? ›

Instead of flesh and blood ABBA, the show is performed by life-sized, animated CGI avatars of the four members, restored by technology to their pop star primes. (ABBAtars, the producers call them.)

Is the ABBA Voyage concert good? ›

Ultimately, these ABBA songs are too good, this show is so enjoyable, so spectacularly envisioned and realised, those renderings of ABBA on-stage are so detailed, as to feel real, that you can so easily suspend your disbelief.

Will ABBA be singing live at ABBA Voyage? ›

The choreography is based on the band members' real movements, but captured from younger body doubles. The digital band, utilising songs' originally-recorded vocals, are accompanied by a live instrumental band on stage.

What to expect at ABBA Voyage? ›

What will you see at ABBA Voyage? Those avatars, based on the reunited Agnetha Fältskog, Björn Ulvaeus, Benny Andersson and Anni-Frid Lyngstad perform every single number. The singers are backed by a live 10-piece band, accompanying ABBA's avatars on all their hits and bringing that immersive energy to the room.

Is ABBA Voyage just a screen? ›

On the screens to the side of the arena the members of ABBA are in full 3D. Cameras sweep past them. They can turn, pass in front of each other, have fully formed sides, backs, tops and [cough] bottoms. But on stage they are a flat 2D image on a 65-million pixel giant LCD.

How well did ABBA Voyage sell? ›

The album has sold over 2.5 million copies worldwide.

What you Cannot wear to concerts? ›

The goal is to be comfortable and safe while at the concert so it's best to ditch the flip flops or heels for flats or sneakers. Concerts are all about getting dressed up, but don't overdo it with the jewelry either. Don't wear pieces that are too big, might fall off, or will bother you while you're rocking out.

Is ABBA Arena air conditioned? ›

Yes, the ABBA Arena has an Air Conditioning system.

How will ABBA concert work? ›

“We're using a process called motion capture, which you've probably seen in movies,” he said. “We use these little dots to take the maths out your body. We take all these zeroes and ones and put them into a computer and build an avatar. It's a long process.

How long will the ABBA Arena last? ›

The concerts are scheduled through to 28 May 2023, it has been extended from the original end date of 2 October 2022. ABBA Voyage performances will take place on five days throughout the week. There will be one performance a day on Monday, Thursday and Friday.


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