FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022: How much do World Cup tickets cost?

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Tickets for Qatar 2022 went on sale at the start of 2022 and the tournament has some truly eye-watering prices for an event.

Find out details on exactly how much Qatar 2022 FIFA World Cup tickets will cost right here.

How much do Qatar 2022 World Cup tickets cost?

The final of the Qatar 2022 FIFA World Cup tournament is due to take place at the Lusail Stadium on Sunday, 18 December.

The most expensive ticket for that game is 5,850 Qatari riyals ($1,607), which is a 46% increase from the $1,100 for the 2018 final in Russia.

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The cheapest seats on general sale internationally to watch the opening game of the tournament are up 37% to $302 (1,100 Qatari riyals) from $220 seen in Russia.

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Similarly, there’s a rise of 13% for category-two tickets to $440 (1,600 Qatari riyals) from $390.

This means following England or Wales through the tournament will prove prohibitively expensive for many ordinary match-going fans, especially when coupled with travel and high day-to-day living costs in Qatar.

Unimpressed fans

Ashley Brown from the FSA’s Fans’ Embassy team said:

“This is another World Cup supposedly for the fans where the cost of seeing your team all the way to the final is at least £1,200."

She added:

“On top of the costs of flights, human rights concerns and expensive accommodation – this is a huge barrier for most ordinary fans. It will likely put off thousands from going to a tournament that will prove difficult to get to at a time of year when money is tight.”

Qatar 2022 will also see a drastic reduction in the percentage of the cheapest category tickets available at each venue – further hitting the tournament’s affordability.