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Arena is very big and wonderfull. I like very much. I was go there with my all friend and we very... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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Great stadium!

Seeing a Schalke 04 game live is a great experience. I've visited the Veltins Arena twice, and both... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Arena is very big and wonderfull. I like very much. I was go there with my all friend and we very glad

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Canardacan
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Seeing a Schalke 04 game live is a great experience. I've visited the Veltins Arena twice, and both times witnessed Schalke lose, but it's not taken away from the incredible atmosphere. Very reasonably priced and definitely worth a visit.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank ljspencer27
Reviewed 24 December 2018

This was a first game for me in an enclosed stadium as the roof was closed for the Schalke v Leverkusen Bundesliga match which the away team won 2-1. There was a sort of thanksgiving to the miners as the last mine in the area...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Brian7392
Reviewed 17 December 2018 via mobile

Schalke 5-2 Nurnberg Atmosphere - Amazing Game - Amazing Stadium - Amazing Will definitely go again! A must for any football fan!

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank p0mbearW00F
Reviewed 5 December 2018

I have been to this stadium many times and always look forward to going again. It is large, modern and with great unobstructed views from everywhere. The atmosphere is always special and the stadium easy to get to by public transport, which is a help...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank 284wernert
Reviewed 4 November 2018

This one is used for soccer and in case you are a soccer fan you need to check it out as this has more energy than american football. The fans here are heated up and are great. Take your time and have a beer while...More

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank MarcusInTexas
Reviewed 17 October 2018 via mobile

If you are a Schalke 04 fan or supporter, you will love it. If you are not, you will become one. A working class club.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank mikeshaus
Reviewed 6 October 2018

First time seeing a Bundesliga game, and it was a brilliant location. Bayern Munich was in town, crowd was awesome, pitch was in great shape and the Arena was well lit !

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Soccermike1015
Reviewed 30 July 2018 via mobile

We travelled from Köln by car to the arena and when we arrived there was no disabled parking spaces left, the amazing security people moved their own car and let us park in their space. Such wonderful friendly people. The ground itself is superb with...More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank Shay G
Reviewed 23 July 2018 via mobile

Very good accomodation! Really goid place for an event. Unfortunately we couldn’t pay with Dutch credit or debit cards, but for the rest perfect organization and very good for the event!

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Henk F
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21 January 2019|
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Response from Shay G | Reviewed this property |
The transport system is well organised and usually it’s very easy to get there and back with train stations very near the arena. I know travel is included with Bundesliga tickets, not sure with champions league but even so... More
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Response from steinarrkr | Reviewed this property |
When I visited the trams were free, not the trains. You should check the arena website or your train provider's