So you want to see the biggest show of the decade but you don\u2019t feel like splashing out \u00a3200 for Hamilton tickets in London? Of course you don\u2019t. Well just for today, we\u2019re your obedient servants. On your side to make sure you get in and satisfied. A word of warning Before you do anything else, it\u2019s worth noting Ticketmaster has exclusive ticketing rights in the UK. So at some point, you\u2019ll need to go through them. Fortunately, there\u2019s no booking fee on the tickets. We very much approve. That makes finding out your options suprisingly easy. Just search availability by price and you're good to go. \u00a310 lottery\u2014the cheapest Hamilton tickets in London Playing the long game? There\u2019s an online lottery to bag seats for every Hamilton performance. Just enter your details or download the app. The theatre will get in touch if you\u2019re successful. There are a few things to note, however. Number One: You can\u2019t apply for more than two tickets. Number Two: It\u2019s a fairly last-minute thing. Number Three: The lottery opens at 4pm two days before the performance in question and closes at 2pm the day before. Number Four: You\u2019ll find out if you\u2019re successful through an email sent at approx. 3pm. Number Five: The lottery for Monday performances starts a little earlier, opening on Friday and closing on Saturday. Number Six: Being successful in the lottery doesn\u2019t mean you\u2019ve already got your ticket! You have until 6pm the day before the performance (or Saturday, for a Monday performance) to call the box office and claim your ticket. That\u2019s roughly a three-hour window. Number Seven: Pick up your ticket from the box office by 6pm on the day of the performance. Number Eight: If you don\u2019t pick your ticket up by 6pm, it might be resold. Number Nine: You can apply to the lottery online or download an app. Number Ten: No need for duelling. Buying seats in advance If you want to make absolutely sure you\u2019ve got a ticket you can just buy one. Cheap tickets sell out fast, but look far enough into the future and you might get lucky. It's well worth checking Theatre Monkey first\u2014which will help you work out which cheap seats are worth it. Don't say we didn't warn you when you get stuck behind a pillar with no leg room! Slip seats For , there are eight \u2018slip\u2019 seats at the edge of the Grand (upper) Circle, four either side. They really are side on but at least they\u2019re at the front of the circle. The seats have an obstructed view (let\u2019s just assume all the seats we\u2019re talking about now have an obstructed view) so there\u2019ll be some bits of the stage you can\u2019t see, but for this is brilliant value. Grand circle seats The next ticket level up is . Cheapo here is relative. You\u2019ve got a few options at this ticket price, all still in the Grand Circle\u2026 There are four boxes with two seats each, all priced at per seat. Boxes A and C have a slightly better view. The chairs are movable too, which is handy if you need a bit more legroom. Seats 19 and 20 on rows A to E are because the safety rail gets in the way of the view a bit. They\u2019re on either side of an aisle so big tick for legroom but not so much for sitting with friends. Seats D1 and D2, C38 and C39, and D38 and 39 are also because of the obstructed view, but at least you get to sit together. The last four rows of the Grand Circle are all priced at . That\u2019s because you\u2019re in the gods, but hey, it\u2019s Hamilton. The music reaches all the way back there. Obviously, these tickets are popular and some of the cheap seats are already snapped up. But if you\u2019re flexible on dates\u2014especially if you can take a Thursday afternoon off to see the weekday matinee\u2014you\u2019ve got a good chance of picking up a bargain. Get on the mailing list There's a good chance Hamilton wil be sticking around for some time. So sign up with your email on the website. If you can wait for it, you\u2019ll hear when the the theatre releases the next batch of tickets. That way you'll be first in line when cheap tickets go live. Paperless tickets The guys over at Hamilton are doing their best to prevent scalpers selling tickets at inflated prices. Prices reached highs of (yikes) in the US after writer and star Lin Manuel Miranda announced his departure. As a countermeasure, there are strict ticketing restrictions. Try to get tickets through the wrong channels, and there\u2019s every chance you could be could be turned away on the door with no chance of a refund. Even if you\u2019ve booked the tickets legitimately or scored won big on the lottery, you\u2019ll need to bring the paperless tickets (received by email 24 hours before the show), the card you paid with and a valid photo ID. Forget to bring them and you could well be throwing away your shot. Trying to save some serious coin? Here's how to visit London in a week for under\u00a0. First published March 2018. Updated July 2019 by Felix Wilson.