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Saint Petersburg Stadium FIFA World Cup 2018

Saint Petersburg Stadium FIFA World Cup 2018Saint Petersburg Stadium is a newly constructed retractable roof stadium located in the Krestovsky Island in Saint Petersburg Host City. The Stadium is popularly known as Krestovsky Stadium and it serves as host to FC Zenit Saint Petersburg.

The stadium has already hosted various games of 2017 FIFA Confederations Cup. The stadium’s designs resemble with the Toyota Stadium in Japan.

General Information about Saint Petersburg Stadium
Names Zenit Arena/Krestovsky Stadium/Saint Petersburg Stadium
Type Mainly for Football Matches.
Location Futbol’naya Alleya, 1, Sankt-Peterburg, Russia, 197110
Capacity 64,287
Field size 105 x 68 m
Opened in year 2017

How to Reach the Stadium

If you are planning to go to the stadium by metro then you need to check with the authorities about the access to the Krestovsky Ostrov Metro Station as the station has limited access on match days. The Krestovsky Ostrov Metro Station is about two kilometers away from the stadium on the Frunzensko-Primorskaya Line of Saint Petersburg Metro. Apart from this station the Chkalovskaya and Staraya Derevnya station which is both on the Purple line are also within walking distance from the stadium.

The Bus stops to the stadium are near Vyborgskaya which is on the red line, Petrogradskaya on the blue line and Chkalovskaya on the purple line metro station.

For those planning to come by car, there are two levels of paid parking available in the stadium.

FIFA World Cup 2018 Matches at Saint Petersburg Stadium

Date Time Team 1 vs Team 2 Stage
June 15, 2018 18:00 MSK (UTC+03:00) Morocco vs Iran Group B
June 19, 2018 21:00 MSK (UTC+03:00) Russia vs Egypt Group A
June 22, 2018 15:00 MSK (UTC+03:00) Brazil vs Costa Rica Group E
June 26, 2018 21:00 MSK (UTC+03:00) Nigeria vs Argentina Group D
July 3, 2018 17:00 MSK (UTC+03:00) Sweden vs Switzerland Round of 16
July 10, 2018 21:00 MSK (UTC+03:00) France vs Belgium Semi-final
July 14, 2018 17:00 MSK (UTC+03:00) Belgium vs England Third place match

Total 7 matches will be played at the St. Petersburg Stadium which includes 4 group match each from Group A, B, D and E, one round of 16 match, one Semi-final match and a Third Place match will take place in the Stadium as per the Moscow Time which is UTC+03:00.

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