Name Mordovia Arena
Opened 2017
Location Saransk,Mordovia,Russia
Operated By FC Mordovia Saransk
Capacity 45,000
Field Size 105m X 68m
Surface Grass
Major Events And Year
FIFA World Cup 2018

Mordovia Arena also known as Saransk Arena, is the stadium which is located in Saransk, Russia. The stadium was designed in 2010 and after re-designing many times, the construction work started in 2012. The construction was stopped due to unavailability of financial resources and in 2014 the work started off again. The stadium was planned to be completed by 2017, but is still under construction.

The stadium can hold a capacity of 45,000 spectators for the 2018 FIFA World Cup, but this will be reduced to 28, 000 after the match.

After the world cup, the stadium will be the home for the club FC Mordovia Saransk.


FIFA 2018


The 2018 FIFA World cup will be the first event that will be hosted in the stadium. Four group matches will be held at the stadium. The test match is scheduled on 21st April, 2018

Match Schedule

Date Time Team No.1 Team No.2 Round/Group
16-Jun-18 19:00 Peru Denmark Group C
19-Jun-18 15:00 Colombia Japan Group H
25-Jun-18 21:00 Iran Portugal Group B
28-Jun-18 21:00 Panama Tunisia Group G

How to Reach Mordovia 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 Saransk Airport International/Domestic (SKX / UWPS) 16 10

The Saransk City is a very small city and hence most of the places are at walkable distance. The nearest airport is the Saransk Domestic Airport which is at a distance of less than 10 miles.

Nearest Metro/Railway Stations

SL NO. Metro/Railway Station
1 Saransk railway station

The nearest Railway station is at distance of 2km that is half an hour walk from the stadium.

How to Reach By Bus

SL No. Bus Stations Routes Available
1 Saransk bus station Long Distance & Suburbs

You can also take bus 44 to reach the stadium quickly from the city.


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