Elton John at London O2 Arena: Full information including when doors open, show timings and set list

Here’s all you need to know about Elton John’s tour dates at London’s O2 Arena.
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Elton John’s string of tour dates in the capital are already underway, as the Rocket Man hitmaker performs some of his greatest hits to audiences at London’s iconic O2 Arena.

The veteran chart-topper made his debut at the arena’s stage for his Farewell Yellow Brick Road tour over the weekend as he performed to London crowds on Sunday, April 4.

He is set to perform a total of 10 shows in the capital. Taking to the stage throughout April, the I’m Still Standing singer’s final London date is at the end of May.

While his performances in the city continue across the month, we round up when doors are set to open and when the show will start, as well as how to bag some last minute tickets.

Here’s everything you need to know about Elton John’s Farewell Yellow Brick Road tour dates at London’s O2.

Door opening times for Elton John at London O2 Arena and when show is expected to finish

Shows between Monday and Saturday:

  • Doors open: 6.15pm 
  • Start time: 7.30pm
  • End time: 10.15pm

Sunday show are set to start 15 minutes earlier:

  • Doors open: 6pm 
  • Start time: 7.15pm
  • End time: 10pm

Setlist for Elton John at London O2 Arena shows so far

The celebrated artist has played three shows at London’s O2 so far, and while much of the setlist has remained the same, a few songs have been swapped in.

The set list for his April 4 and April 5 shows is listed below:

  1. Bennie and the Jets
  2. Philadelphia Freedom
  3. I Guess That’s Why They Call It the Blues
  4. Border Song
  5. Tiny Dancer
  6. Have Mercy on the Criminal
  7. Rocket Man (I Think It’s Going to Be a Long, Long Time)
  8. Take Me to the Pilot
  9. Someone Saved My Life Tonight
  10. Levon
  11. Candle in the Wind
  12. Funeral for a Friend/Love Lies Bleeding
  13. Burn Down the Mission
  14. Sad Songs (Say So Much)
  15. Sorry Seems to Be the Hardest Word
  16. Don’t Let the Sun Go Down on Me
  17. The B***h Is Back
  18. I’m Still Standing
  19. Crocodile Rock
  20. Saturday Night’s Alright for Fighting


  1. Cold Heart
  2. Your Song
  3. Goodbye Yellow Brick Road

The April 2 show followed the same set list bar the 15th song. During the Sunday performance, the singer added in the 1973 track Daniel instead of Sorry Seems to Be the Hardest Word.

Full list of Elton John London dates at O2 arena

Elton John is set to perform a total of 10 shows in the capital this spring. He started his stint at the well known London arena on Sunday, April 2 and is set to wrap up his shows in the city in late May.

  • Sunday, April 2 
  • Tuesday, April 4
  • Wednesday, April 5
  • Saturday, April 8
  • Sunday, April 9
  • Wednesday, April 12
  • Thursday, April 13 
  • Sunday, April 16 
  • Monday, April 17
  • Tuesday, May 30

How to get last minute tickets for Elton John at London O2 Arena

With seven more shows left to play at the O2, fans in the capital still have a few chances to see Elton John perform live.

Tickets are available on the O2 website via the venue’s official ticket partner AXS. More tickets for the shows were released earlier this week. There are also limited tickets available via Ticketmaster.

If you want to attend Elton John’s final London show on May 30, you can also try your luck by entering to win tickets. Fans can sign up on the O2 website, with winners also set to receive a merch bundle as well as tickets to the show.