Name Nizhny Novgorod Stadium
Opened 2017
Location Nizhny Novgorod, Russia
Operated By FC Olimpiyets Nizhny Novgorod
Capacity 45,000
Field Size 105m X 68m
Surface Grass
Major Events And Year
Construction Begun 2015
FIFA World Cup 2018

Nizhny Novgorod Stadium was opened in December 2017. The stadium was built especially for the 2018 FIFA World Cup. It is located in Nizhny Novgorod, Russia. The stadium is built in such a way that it gives the city’s most beautiful Picturesque View, where the Oka River and the Volga River merge.

This is a brand new stadium and thus does not need any renovation for the world cup. The stadium can hold a capacity of 45,000 Spectators.

After the FIFA Cup, the stadium will be used as Multipurpose Sports Arena


FIFA 2018

The Major Opening Event of the stadium is 2018 FIFA World Cup. Four Group matches, one match of Round of 16  and a quarter-final will take place in the stadium.

Match Schedule

Date Time Team No 1 Team No 2 Round/Group
18-Jun-18 15:00 Sweden South Korea Group F
21-Jun-18 21:00 Argentina Croatia Group D
24-Jun-18 15:00 England Panama Group G
27-Jun-18 21:00 Switzerland Costa Rica Group E
1-Jul-18 21:00 Winner Group D Runner-up Group C Round of 16
6-Jul-18 17:00 Winner Match 49 Winner Match 50 Quarter-finals

How to Reach Nizhny Novgorod Stadium

How to Reach By Air

SL.No. Nearest Airport Type of Flight Code Distance from Stadium in Km Distance from Stadium in Miles
1 Nizhny Novgorod International Airport Domestic & International (GOJ/ UWGG) 32 20


Nizhny Novgorod International Airport is the nearest airport which is at a distance of approx. 20 miles from the city.


Nearest Metro/Railway Stations

SL NO. Metro/Railway Station
1 Moskovsky Vokzal/Moscow Station
2 Moskovskaya Metro station


A new metro station named ‘Strelka’ is to be opened before the FIFA championship that is at a distance of five-minute walk from the station to the stadium


How to Reach By Bus

SL No. Bus Stations Routes Available
1 Bus station Kanavinskaya Long Distance & Suburbs
2 Shcherbinka bus station Long Distance & Suburbs
3 Bus station Sennaya Long Distance & Suburbs


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