Red Bull Arena in Wals Siezenheim Austria
FC Red Bull Salzburg is based at the Red Bull Arena football stadium in Wals-Siezenheim Austria.
The opening match was played in 2003 between SV Wustenrot Salzburg and FC Karnten. The stadium could initially hold 18,250 spectators but was expanded for the Euro 2008 football championship. The first match at the expanded stadium was played against Arsenal football club from London on the 25th of July 2007.
During and before the Euro 2008 football championship the stadium was known as the EM Stadion Wals-Siezenheim. It hosted three group matches during Euro 2008 and has a seating capacity of 31,895.
Club — Red Bull Salzburg
Club Colours — Red and White
Nickname — Die Bullen (The Bulls)
Founded — 1933
Stadium — Red Bull Arena, Stadion Salzburg Wals-Siezenheim
Capacity — 31,985
Opened — 2003
Location — Red Bull Salzburg games are played west of the city centre, adjacent to the A1 motorway. On matchdays the club offers a shuttle service to the stadium from Salzburg Messe conference and exhibition centre, further north along the A1.
Address — Red Bull Salzburg, EM-Stadion Wals-Siezenheim, Stadionstraße 2, 5071 Wals-Siezenheim, Austria
Website — FC Red Bull Salzburg
Directions By Car — The stadium lies adjacent to the A1 motorway. Take exit 293 toward Kleßheim.
Nearest main train station — the city’s main rail station is Salzburg Hauptbahnhof, located around 4,5 km from the ground.
The stadium can be reached by bus with the O-Bus 1, 10 and 18 from the main railway and bus station. You have to take the bus in the direction of Kleßheim Kavalierhaus and get off at Stadionstrasse on the east side of the ground.
The station has frequent rail connections to Vienna (West bahnhof), Munich (Munchen Hauptbahnhof), Frankfurt (Central Station) in Germany, and Zurich (Zurich Hauptbahnhof train station) in Switzerland.
Nearest Airport — the closest airport is Salzburg’s Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart airport, situated around 3km or 2 miles from the city centre. The airport is a gateway to Austria’s numerous and vast ski areas, including the Ski Amade region.