Veltins Arena – FC Schalke 04 – Gelsenkirchen Germany
Club — Fußball-Club Gelsenkirchen-Schalke 04
Club Colours — Blue and White
League — Bundesliga
Nickname Schalke 04 — Die Königsblauen (The Royal Blues), Die Knappen (The Miners)
Founded — 4 may 1904
Stadium — Veltins Arena
Capacity — 61,673 for League Matches, 54,142 for International Matches
Opened — 2001
Address — Ernst-Kuzorra-Weg 1, 45891 Gelsenkirchen Germany
Phone — +49 209 36180
Website — FC Schalke 04
Location of Veltins Arena Stadium : the football ground is located in the north of Gelsenkirchen, in North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany. The stadium is located close to the A2 Autobahn or motorway, which runs from Dortmund to Oberhausen, and around 7km from the city centre.
Nearest main train station : the closest railway station Gelsenkirchen Hauptbahnhof. To reach the stadium, take tram No. 302 from the lower level of Gelsenkirchen train station in the direction of Gelsenkirchen-Buer as far as the “Veltins Arena” stop on Schumacher Strasse.
Gelsenkirchen main railway station is served mainly by regional (RE/RB) trains and not by long distance (ICE) Intercity Express trains. The city of Essen, which about 10 minutes away, and Dortmund, which is around 25 away, are served by long distance German trains.
Nearest airport : the closest international airports are Düsseldorf Airport, Dortmund Airport, Dusseldorf Weeze and Cologne Airport.
Cheap hotels near Veltins Arena stadium Schalke
Courtyard by Marriott Gelsenkirchen – ( 0.7 km from Veltins Arena )
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Hotel Monopol – ( 2.9 km from Schalke 04 Football Stadium Veltins Arena )
Feel relax and happy in a privately led atmosphere with 30 rooms near to the motorway as well as to the Veltins arena.
Hotel Arena – ( 0.7 km from Football Stadium Veltins Arena FC Schalke 04 )
The hotel is located just a short walk away from the Veltins-Arena, the soccer stadium of the FC Schalke 04 and event location of concerts and other events.