When the New England Patriots host the Jacksonville Jaguars in the AFC Championship on Sunday, the secondary market price for tickets will be near $1,000. And the average asking price for tickets to the NFC Championship, just down I-95 in Philadelphia, is hovering above $1,100, according to TicketIQ.com.
But don’t be fooled. Those prices are a bargain compared to the cost of Super Bowl LII tickets, for which TicketIQ.com reports the current average asking price is just over $8,000. So, if you want to see some championship football, the Conference Championships are the way to go.
As of January 17, Sunday’s AFC Championship – the fifth one to be hosted by the Patriots since 2010 – will cost fans an average of $865 on the secondary market, according to TicketIQ.com data. The game will be the most expensive since TicketIQ.com began tracking data in 2010. The next most expensive was last year’s Steelers-Patriots AFC Championship, which clocked in at $758, while No. 3 on the list involved, yep, the Patriots, as well. The 2014 Conference Championship at Denver cost an average of $740.
On the other side of the NFL, the Vikings at Eagles game isn’t quite breaking records. At least not yet. As of January 17, TicketIQ.com data showed the average asking price for a ticket at $1,121, making it the most expensive Conference Championship ticket since 2010. Prior to this year the most expensive Conference Championship game had been the 2011 Bears at Packers game, which cost an average of $932 per seat.
The get-in price for both Conference Championships is the highest it’s been since TicketIQ.com began tracking data in 2010 — $466 at Gillette Stadium and $440 at Lincoln Financial Field.
Whichever game you want to see, TicketIQ.com can help you get the best value for your dollar. If you want a chance to be at the last home game of the season at Gillette Stadium, tickets with the company’s Low Price Guarantee can be had high above the action for $447 in Section 328, Row 24 or on the 40-yard line 23 rows up in Section 110 for $1,782. In Philadelphia, 50-yard line tickets behind the Eagles’ bench in Section 101, Row 34 can be had for $2,194 or fans can snag tickets high above the Vikings sideline for $515 in Row 24 of Section 228. Either seat comes with the Low Price Guarantee.