El Centrocampista

Madrid: Estadio Santiago Bernabéu

Official Name: Estadio Santiago Bernabéu
Inauguration: 14 December 1947
First match: 
Real Madrid 3-1 Belenenses
85,454  seats
Avenida de Concha Espina 1, Madrid

Getting There

Real Madrid’s famous stadium is located just over 3 miles north of the city centre on Madrid’s important avenue Paseo de la Castellana, which cuts through the city from north to south.

The easiest way to reach the stadium is by metro with Line 10 (Dark Blue) taking you to the nearest stop, Santiago Bernabéu.

Also, a number of buses go from the city’s depot at Estacion Sur. Numbers 14, 27, 40, 43, 120, 147, and 150 all travel to the Bernabeu.

Address: Avenida de Concha Espina 1, Madrid


Tickets for home games of Real Madrid can be purchased online here, by phone +34 902 32 43 24 (0902 32 43 24 from Spain), at the ServiCaixa points around the city, or at the ticket windows (taquillas) at the Bernabeu itself. Similar to FC Barcelona, more tickets become available at different times prior to the game so it is advisable to check continued availability.

Standard ticket prices for the 2011/12 season began at €35.00 with the most expensive around €135.00. However high profile may be more expensive and matches against Barcelona are members-only.


Stadium Tour and Museum

Real Madrid offer a self-guided tour of the Bernabeu which takes you around the stadium, museum and pitch side. It also visits the trophy room and ends in the official club shop.

Opening hours for the tour are 1000-1930 Monday to Saturday and 1030-1830 on Sundays and holidays. The stadium tour is unavailable on 25 December and 1 January.

The stadium is open on matchdays, however there is no dressing room access. The tour closes (apart from trophy room) two hours before kick off.

Tickets can be bought at Window 10 (next to Gate 7) and can also be purchased online. Entrance price is €16 for adults and €11 for children under 14. For more information call +34 902 31 17 09. (0902 31 17 09 from Spain)

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