Tickets for London 2012 Olympics on sale in March

Published Jan. 15, 2011 9:08 p.m. ET

Tickets for the 2012 London Olympics will go on sale on March 15.

Olympic organizers announced Saturday that tickets will be on sale six weeks through April 26 to residents of Britain and some European countries. The 6.6 million tickets range in price from $31 for standard events to a symbolic 2,012 pounds or $3,105 for the top-priced seats at the opening ceremony.

Those in other countries will have to buy them through their local Olympic committee or its authorized ticket reseller.

Tickets for the Paralympics will go on sale on Sept. 9.