Letzigrund Stadion in Switzerland for FCZ, GCZ
The multipurpose stadium has a capacity of 25,000 for football matches, 30,000 for athletics and 48,000 for music concerts and was built in 2007 on the site of the old stadium. In 2007 the new Letzigrund officially opened with the Weltklasse Zürich or World Class Zurich athletics championships with 26500 spectators. It hosted three games during the 2008 European championships, with a capacity of up to 30,000.
Letzigrund Stadium has a full length athletics track and boasts also a well equipped indoor training center. The entire stadium is covered with a long stretch of roof. The annual athletics meet Weltklasse Zürich, part of the IAAF Diamond League, takes place at the Letzigrund stadium, as well as frequent open air concerts.
FC Zurich is based at the Letzigrund football stadium in the city of Zurich Switzerland. Fussballclub Zürich plays in the Swiss Super League, the highest football league in Switzerland.
FC Zürich and the Grashoppers are both one of the most succesful football clubs of Switzerland together with FC Basel, Servette FC, and Young Boys Bern.
Zurich City Centre
Club — FC Zürich (Fussballclub Zürich) founded in 1896 and Grasshopper Club Zürich (GC, GCZ, or Grasshoppers) founded 1886
Club Colours — Blue and White
Stadium — Letzigrund Stadion
Capacity — 25,000 for football, 30,000 for athletics, and 48,000 for concerts
Opened — It first opened in 1925 but has been extensively redesign over the past 60 years and was finally re-engineered in August 2007.
Address — Geschäftsstelle FCZ, Stadion Letzigrund, Postfach 3375, 8021 Zürich Switzerland
Websites — www.fcz.ch, www.gcz.ch, Letzigrund Stadion
Location of Letzigrund Stadium — the football ground is located west of Zürich city centre in Switzerland. The old center of the city is around 2,5 km away from the ground.
Nearest Train Station — the closest train station is Zurich Hardbrücke railway station, located around 10 minutes walk away from the ground. Hardbrücke is one stop from the main central station, Zürich Hauptbahnhof.
Zurich Hauptbahnhof (HB) conveniently located in the city centre at the end of famous Bahnhofstrasse shopping street. The Zurich Hauptbahnhof is served by the local S-Bahn commuter trains, local trains (R, RE, IR), InterCity (IC and ICN) connections throughout Switzerland and various other direct international train services.
Another station nearby is Zurich Altstetten railway station, which is 2 stops from the main Hbf. From Altstetten you can take Tram no. 2 to reach Letzigrund stadium.
By Tram : from the city centre you can take tram 2 from Paradeplatz in the direction of Farbhof. Get off at stop Letzigrund stadion.
You can reach the stadium from the central railway station by taking tram 3 / 14 to “Stauffacher”, then change to tram no. 2 to “Letzigrund” or bus no. 31 to “Herdernstrasse”.
By Car : from the A1, A3, or A4, make your way to the Limmattaler Kreuz (north-west of the city), and follow for Zürich City, than follow road signs.
Nearest airport — the closest international airport is Zurich Kloten International Airport, located around 7 miles from the city centre of Zürich Switzerland.
The airport has frequent air connections with Paris Orly Airport, London LCY City Airport, Rome Fiumicino, Vienna International VIE, Munchen International airport, Amsterdam Int Schiphol, Barcelona El Prat BCN, London LHR and many others.