Name Fisht Olympic Stadium
Year Opened 2013
Location Sochi, Krasnodar Krai, Russia
Operated By Olympistroy
Capacity 48,000
Recored Max. Attendance 37,923
Field Size 105m X 68m
Surface Grass
Major Events And Year
Winter Olympics 2014
Paralympics 2014
Opened as open air football stadium 2016
FIFA Confederations Cup 2017
FIFA World Cup 2018

Fisht Olympics Stadium was opened in 2013. This is named in the honor of the mount Fisht. It is located in Sochi, City in Krasnodar Krai, Russia.This stadium is located inside the Sochi Olympic Park


The stadium has a capacity of 40,000 seats, which is raised to 48,000 temporarily as it is selected as the venue for 2018 FIFA World cup.


The Stadium was opened in 2014 which was built as an enclosed stadium, later on in 2016 it was reopened as the open-air stadium to host Football matches

Major Events

The first event held at Fisht Olympic stadium was the Winter Olympics in 2014, where it hosted the opening and closing ceremonies. Later on, in 2017, the FIFA confederation Cup took place, where four matches were taken place which included the semi-final. The next event to take place is the FIFA World Cup 2018.

FIFA 2018

Four group matches, one Round of 16 and one quarter-final of 2018 FIFA world cup will be held at Fisht Olympic Stadium. 

Match Schedule

Date Time Team No.1 Team No.2 Round/Group
15-Jun-18 21:00 Portugal Spain Group B
18-Jun-18 18:00 Belgium Panama Group G
23-Jun-18 21:00 Germany Sweden Group F
26-Jun-18 17:00 Australia Peru Group C
30-Jun-18 21:00 Winner Group A Runner-up Group B Round of 16
7-Jul-18 21:00 Winner Match 51 Winner Match 52 Quarter-Final

How to Reach Fisht Olympic Stadium

How to Reach By Air

SL.No. Nearest Airport Type of Flight Code Distance from Stadium in Distance from Stadium in in Miles
1 Sochi International Airport Domestic & International (AER / URSS) 13 8

The Sochi International Airport is the nearest airport to the stadium which is at a distance of 13 km.

Nearest Metro/Railway Stations

Sl No. Metro/Railway Station
1 Sochi Railway Station

The Fisht Olympic stadium in located near to rail station which is at distance of 11km – Russia train schedules.

How to Reach By Bus

SL No. Bus Stations Routes Available
1 Sochi bus station Intercity Bus

Nearest hotels


Main links. – Official Sochi tourism guide.