Once the biggest stadium of Germany, the Central Stadium of Leipzig, which seated up to 100,000 people, was reconstructed before the 2006 World Cup and opened in 2004 with the new name of the Red Bull Arena Leipzig. The RB stadium is the home arena for the football club RB Leipzig. The national team of Germany plays the matches here as well.
RB Arena is built in place of the former Central Stadium, the largest sports complex in Germany.
The Red Bull Arena is often used for hosting big open-air music concerts in Leipzig. Such stars as Paul McCartney, Tina Turner, AC/DC, Coldplay, Depeche Mode performed on the stage of the Arena. The stadium can accommodate almost 43,000 football spectators and up to 50,000 concert visitors.
The stadium and seat plan of the RB Arena Leipzig can be found below. To get to the roofed seating of the two upper rows (and the lower row as well), the visitors should cross the bridges, which join the new stadium with the old one.
The schedule of the upcoming events at the Red Bull Arena can be found on the official website of the stadium: sportforum-leipzig.com.
You can buy the tickets to the RB Leipzig football matches at the ticket office next to the Red Bull Arena or at the RB Shop (Neumarkt 29-33). Furthermore, you can make a purchase online. The entry cost is different and can vary depending on the seat.
|Central seat||at least 55 Euro|
|The seat behind the goal||may cost you 20 Euro|
|The ticket price for the concerts and events*||starting from 50 Euro|
*The cost of the entrance ticket for concerts and events depend on the organizers.
The entry fee to the football match starts at 20 Euro, while a ticket to the music event will cost you at least 50 Euro.
Video from the football match 11.2017
The building of the Arena is very modern and stylish, and a big green zone surrounds it. Just in front of this venue, there is a four-star Arena City Hotel, which offers high-quality cozy accommodation and a wide range of facilities, including a massage service and sauna. With HotelFriend, you can book a room, any desired hotel service or a special deal in advance.
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A lot of cozy restaurants and atmospheric bars can be found near the RB Arena in Leipzig. Here you may order the dishes of the local, as well as international cuisine, have a cup of aromatic coffee, or drink a glass of fresh beer and any other beverages that you like.
How to get to the stadium
You can get to Red Bull Arena by urban transportation. The tram route numbers 3, 4, 7, 8, 13 and 15 will take you to the place, the name of the stop is Waldplatz/Arena.
For those, who travel to the RB Arena by car, there is a car park with a capacity of 430 near the stadium. Here you can also find a charging station for electric vehicles. In case of large events, about 5 thousand parking lots are available around the RB Arena. The price for a parking place during a sports event is 5 €, and during a concert or any other major event is 10 €.
There is a possibility to park a car near the stadium at a reasonable price.
You can find several excellent three- and four-star rating hotels in close vicinity to the RB Arena of Leipzig. The stadium is located in the western area of the central part of the city. Its convenient location enables the visitors to easily reach it by the public transport.