Name Kazan arena
Opened 1-Jul-13
Location Kazan, Tatarstan, Russia
Capacity 45,000
Recored Max. Attendance 41,585
Field Size 105 x 68 m
Surface Grass
Major Events And Year
Summer World University Games 2013
World Aquatics Championships 2015
FIFA Confederations Cup 2017
FIFA World Cup 2018

Kazan Arena is located in Kazan, Russia. Its construction work started in 2010 and was opened in 2013. The Stadium has the appreciation for having largest outside screen is Russia. The stadium holds a capacity of 45,000 seats. The stadium was built focusing on the Soccer matches to be held in Russia. The beautifully built stadium was designed by Populous, who also has designed the London’s Wembley Stadium


After the Summer Universiade, the stadium had undergone small improvement because the stadium had pitch problems to conduct the Football matches.

In 2015, the Football grounds were converted into two Swimming pools to host the FINA Championship

Major Events

The First Event to be hosted by the Stadium was the opening ceremony of the 27th Summer Universiade, followed by the Closing Ceremony of the same event. The 2015 FINA World Aquatics Championship took place in Kazan Arena. In 2017, the stadium was one of the four Arena’s which was chosen for the FIFA Confederation Cup. The Upcoming events are the 2018 FIFA World Cup

FIFA 2018

Kazan Arena has been selected as a venue for the 2018 World cup where it will be hosting four group matches, one Round of 16 and one quarterfinal. 

Match Schedule

Date Scheduled Time Team No.1 Team No.2 Round/Group
16-Jun-18 13:00 France Australia Group C
20-Jun-18 21:00 Iran Spain Group B
24-Jun-18 21:00 Poland Colombia Group H
27-Jun-18 17:00 South Korea Germany Group F
30-Jun-18 17:00 Winner Group C Runner-up Group D Round of 16
6-Jul-18 21:00 Winner Match 53 Winner Match 54 Quarter-finals

How to Reach Kazan Arena

How to Reach By Air

SL.No. Nearest Airport Type of Flight Code Distance from Stadium in Km Distance from Stadium in Miles
1 Kazan International Airport Domestic & International (KZN / UWKD) 30 19


Kazan International Airport is the nearest to the Stadium, which is at a distance of 30 Km

Nearest Metro/Railway Stations

SL NO. Metro/Railway Station
1 Central Railway Station
2 Severny Station

You can reach the stadium by taking Tram 5 or 6


How to Reach by Bus

SL No. Bus Stations Routes Available
1 Kazan Central Bus Station Intercity Bus

The stadium is located in the northeastern part of the city, almost 6Km from the central part of Kazan.  Once you are in the Central Kazan, you can take bus 7, 18, 33  which connects to the stadium.


Nearest hotels

Useful links

Kazanarena.comOfficial website of the Kazan Arena.
Gokazan.comThe official visitor guide of Kazan.
Kazantransport.ruKazan public transport information.