By car
If you are arriving by car, follow the signs to Essen-Zentrum and Philharmonie i.e. Opernhaus – whether you are approaching from the A 40, the A 42 or the A 52.

Parking at the Aalto-Theater
60 minutes before show time, you will find many free parking places in the theater’s underground car park. Destination entry for satellite navigation systems: Rolandstraße. The car park will not remain open in the night.

Parking at Philharmonie Essen
For concerts at the Philharmonie, there are many (fee required) parking places in the Saalbau car park and in the Philharmonie car park on Huyssenallee.

By bus and by train
The Aalto-Theater and Philharmonie Essen are a few minutes walking distance from the main station. By bus or train, head to the stops “Philharmonie” or “Aalto-Theater”: line U11, 101, 105, 106 and 107. Your season ticket or entry ticket will apply as a return travel ticket to the event location on the day of the event in all buses and trains of the Ruhrbahn as well as of the Rhein-Rhur Transport Authority (VRR).


Opernplatz 10
45128 Essen
T 02 01 81 22-0