Whether you come for the history, the architecture, the music or to worship, you will find something of interest at Saint Paul's Cathedral. With the entrance price to the cathedral you will be entitled to free use of the audio guides or guided tours of the cathedral. Remember that the cathedral is still a fully functioning place of worship, and therefore is not available for tourist visits during important days of worship.
This page explain how to buy your tickets for Saint Paul's Cathedral - ticket prices, different tickets that are available to you, contact details for buying tickets and ticket discount options.
For a more general overview of what to expect on a trip to the Saint Paul's Cathedral - location, contact details, photos, the history of the cathedral and the activities that are on offer, you can check our General Guide to Saint Paul's Cathedral in London page.
There is only one ticket option at Saint Paul's Cathedral. This is the admission ticket to the cathedral that is available to customers (see prices for different customers below). The ticket entitles you to entrance to the cathedral plus use of the audio guides and a place on one of the guided tours (see our Guide to Tours at Saint Paul's Cathedral for details of what the tours entail).
It is possible to book tickets for Saint Paul's Cathedral in the following ways:
At the venue: the simplest way to buy tickets is to purchase them on your arrival at the cathedral at the ticket desk at the front entrance. Tickets on the day do not sell out so you do not need to worry about buying them in advance. However, buying tickets online can sometimes be cheaper - see below.
Online: go to the Official Saint Paul's Cathedral website and click on 'Buy Tickets Online'. You will be put through to the website of an outsourced company called Golden Tours. Sometimes there are special offers on the ticket price, making them cheaper than buying at the door, so it's worth comparing prices ahead of your visit.
Ticket prices for Saint Paul's Cathedral vary depending on who you are. It is also important to remember that on certain days (including Sundays) it is not possible to enter the cathedral as a tourist - you will only be able to enter to worship (you will not have to pay to do this). For more details on days when tickets are not available see our General Guide to Saint Paul's Cathedral in London page. The ticket prices are as follows:
|Ticket Type||Individual rate||Group rates (for groups of ten or more people)|
|Concessions (students and seniors)||£17.50||£15.00|
|Children (6 to 18 years old)||£8.50||£7.20|
|Family ticket (2 adults and 2 children)||£48.50||£39.00|
There are a few different ways in which it is possible to save money on your Saint Paul's Cathedral tickets. To begin with, it is sometimes cheaper if you buy your tickets online, as opposed to buying them on the door on the day.
You can also gain discount on your entrance ticket if you are a student, a senior or a child. If you are bringing the whole family to Saint Paul's Cathedral there is the option of a family ticket that will be cheaper than buying individual tickets.
For contact details for Saint Paul's Cathedral, including a general enquiries number that you can call if you have any confusion in relation to the tickets, see our page on a general guide to Saint Paul's Cathedral.
Saint Paul's Cathedral can often be busy but its size ensures that it rarely feels cramped. The entrance price to the cathedral includes generous offerings including an audio guide and a guided tour - make sure you get your money's worth from the cost by setting aside a couple of hours to do as much as you can whilst you are there.