Letzigrund Stadion in Switzerland for FCZ, GCZ
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 — FCZ, GCZ, 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, Germany’s ICE, France’s TGV, and various other direct international train services to/from Amsterdam (Central St.) in The Netherlands, Hamburg, Berlin Hauptbahnhof, Frankfurt Central, Cologne Hbf, Essen, Hanover, Munich Hbf St., Stuttgart, Roma (Termini and Tiburtina), Lecce, Milano (Central Station and Milano Cadorna), Paris, Barcelona (Franca and Sants), Salzburg, Linz, Vienna (Wien Hauptbahnhof), and Budapest (Budapest Keleti and Nyugati in Hungary).
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, London LGW, and many others.
Cheap hotels near Zurich football and athletics stadium
Central Plaza – ( 2.6 km from Letzigrund Football Stadium Zurich )
The Central Plaza Hotel is a genuine turn-of-the-century hotel with exceptionally high standards, completely renovated in 2001.
Crowne Plaza Zurich – ( 0.3 km from Letzigrund Stadion in Zurich )
The hotel is located in an affluent district located in the west of Zurich, 11 km from the airport, close to the city centre and directly accessible to main roads.
Best Western Hotel Montana – ( 1.9 km from Letzigrund Football Stadium )
The recently renovated BW Hotel Montana is located at only 3 minutes from the main railway station in the heart of downtown Zurich.