Definition of ticket office in US English:

ticket office


  • An office or kiosk where tickets are sold, especially for entertainment events or travel accommodations.

    • ‘The pre-paid ticket machine had no record of my booking, so we queued up at the ticket office, where it was confirmed that my payment hadn't gone through on the website.’
    • ‘Tickets are available from the Linenhall ticket office.’
    • ‘There is neither a ticket office nor waiting rooms.’
    • ‘You sit on real train seats, the snug is a carriage, and the ticket office will sell you expensive draught beer.’
    • ‘The virtual station would offer a ticket office where through journeys to all parts of the country could be booked, an information centre and a comfortable waiting area.’
    • ‘To relieve the demand for train tickets, Shanghai Railway Station opened a special ticket office on Nanjing Road for tourists.’
    • ‘Tickets for the 22nd Orkney Folk Festival went on sale from Tuesday at the festival ticket office in Victoria Street, Stromness.’
    • ‘Improvements will include two counters in the ticket office, a staff office and fully accessible public toilet with baby changing facilities.’
    • ‘The ticket office will be open Monday 9am to 5pm, Tuesday 9am to 1pm and on Christmas Eve morning.’
    • ‘Others were only just starting to queue at the bottom station of the cabin lift and we saw the warning signs; long queues at the ticket office.’
    • ‘A specialised ticket office at York Racecourse is now selling the remaining Rails Enclosure tickets for the meeting.’
    • ‘I found it hard to bear the service in the railway ticket office, the post office, the bank, etc.’
    • ‘A ticket can only be purchased on a train if the ticket office is closed or unstaffed.’
    • ‘More volunteers are drafted in just in time as the ferry spills out the first swell of festival-goers who immediately target our ticket office en-masse.’
    • ‘The City ticket office at Bootham Crescent is selling tickets for the clash at Bournemouth on October 26.’
    • ‘The town has certainly been gripped by Cup fever with long queues outside the ticket office yesterday morning and 1000 tickets being sold in the first hour.’
    • ‘The space in the ticket office will be better utilised and the footbridge will also be lit up.’
    • ‘At 19: 00, their ticket office has been closed and no one answer the phone.’
    • ‘We found ourselves the ticket office at the station, got ourselves some tickets and headed off to the train.’
    • ‘‘I'm sure it's manic down at the ticket office, but I don't feel that way,’ he says.’


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