Kaliningrad Stadium is an under construction two-tier stadium which will host four group matches of 2018 FIFA World Cup. It is located in the Kaliningrad Host City 2018. The stadium will replace the Baltika Stadium by hosting the FC Baltika Kaliningrad. The construction cost of the stadium is around 11 billion rubles. The stadium is just 45 kilometers away from Poland.
The stadium will host up to thirty-five thousand spectators during the world cup, however, after the world cup, the seating capacity of the stadium will be reduced to about 25,000.
|General Information about Kaliningrad Stadium
|Names||Arena Baltika/Kaliningrad Stadium|
|Type||Mainly for Football Matches.|
|Location||Solnechnyy Bul’var, Konigsberg, Kaliningradskaya oblast’, Russia, 236006|
|Field size||105 x 68 m|
|Opened in year||2017|
How to Reach the Stadium
The stadium is just 15-20 Minutes walk or 2 Kilometers away from major landmarks of Kaliningrad. The main railway station is in the south of the center and is about 30 minutes walk or 2 kilometers away.
Trolleybus 1 and 5 along with a number of buses that runs through the central part of the city connecting the Victory Square with Konigsberg Cathedral and the main railway station.
FIFA World Cup 2018 Matches at Kaliningrad Stadium
|Date||Time||Team 1 vs Team 2||Stage|
|June 16, 2018||21:00 KALT (UTC+02:00)||Croatia vs Nigeria||Group D|
|June 22, 2018||20:00 KALT (UTC+02:00)||Serbia vs Switzerland||Group E|
|June 25, 2018||20:00 KALT (UTC+02:00)||Spain vs Morocco||Group B|
|June 28, 2018||20:00 KALT (UTC+02:00)||England vs Belgium||Group G|
Total four Group matches will be played at the Kaliningrad Stadium which includes one match each from Group D, E, B and G. All the Matches at the Kaliningrad Stadium will be played as per Kaliningrad Time which is UTC+02:00.