FIFA World Cup 2018 – England v Tunisia, Access the match

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England kick off their first game of the FIFA World Cup tonight in Russia against TunIsia at 19:00 this at the Volgograd Arena. If you’re heading to the game then check out all the access information for the stadium.

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Volgograd

Volgograd: Travel information

Travelling to Volgograd by air

Volgograd International Airport is approximately 20km north west of Volgograd Arena.

W: http://xn--80aafeah9bwaabcgldgz5p.xn--p1ai/ (available in Russian only)

(The website also offers an accessible version for partially sighted users.)

T: +7 (844) 226 10 87

Travel assistance for disabled passengers must be booked at least 48 hours before departure, via the relevant airline or travel agent.

The airport is accessible to disabled passengers who would like to travel independently, but personal assistance can be provided upon a passenger’s request.

T: +7 (844) 226 10 87 or 26-50-69 or 26-13-15 (available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week)

Alternatively, disabled visitors can request assistance using the call buttons located at the entrance to both airport terminals.

The airport offers a wheelchair loan service, as well as provisions for guide and assistance dogs.

For more information on booking travel assistance at Volgograd Airport, please visit:

W: http://xn--80aafeah9bwaabcgldgz5p.xn--p1ai/passengers/information/disabled/ (in Russian
only)

Accessible parking at the airport

Accessible parking is provided for disabled visitors. The accessible spaces are located closest to the airport.

For more information, please contact the car park administrators via the call-button located in the terminal or by phoning:

T: +7 8 442 26 12 05

In order to use the car park free of charge, disabled visitors should report to the nearest car parking terminal office.

Bus services from the airport

Information regarding bus routes to and from the airport can be found here:

W: http://xn--80aafeah9bwaabcgldgz5p.xn--p1ai/transport/how/bus/111/ (in Russian only)

Buses are wheelchair accessible, although the availability and schedules of accessible vehicles will vary. Information on the availability of accessible vehicles is not online.

Taxi services from the airport

For information regarding airport-approved taxi services, please visit:

W: http://xn--80aafeah9bwaabcgldgz5p.xn--p1ai/transport/how/taxicab/ (in Russian only)

Disabled passengers and passengers with limited mobility are advised to inform their driver of any assistance they need or particular requirements they have upon ordering their taxi.

Host City bus shuttle services from the airport Official Host City bus shuttle services will be provided to take spectators to and from the airport. For more information on the route and schedule, please visit the respective official Host City website, which will be updated with relevant information and made available prior to the tournament via
welcome2018:

W: http://welcome2018.com/en/fan_guide/goroda-organizatory/

Travelling to Volgograd by rail

Volgograd-1 is the main station in the city and it is located approximately 4km south-west of Volgograd Arena. The station has no accessible parking areas and limited accessibility inside the station for disabled passengers and passengers with limited mobility. Where access is limited, station staff will be available to provide assistance.

Around Volgograd

Public transportation in Volgograd

Public transportation in Volgograd includes accessible buses, trolleybuses and trams with wheelchair user spaces. The availability and schedules of accessible vehicles will vary.

Getting to the stadium

Volgograd Arena is located approximately 5km north-east of the city centre.

By car

Disabled spectators and spectators with limited mobility with an official Parking Pass will be able to access the accessible car parking area, P14, located to the north of the stadium. Gate 4, the nearest accessible security area, is approximately 300m away. Rest points will be provided along this route.

2018 volunteers will be available to provide assistance where required.

By public transportation

Disabled spectators and spectators with limited mobility wishing to arrive by public transportation may use the Volgograd Metrotram (a light rail system), to reach the stadium. This Metrotram is partially accessible; therefore, disabled spectators and spectators with limited mobility are advised to take the accessible Host City bus shuttle to the stadium. The accessible tram stop, located approximately 1.5km to the south-west of the stadium, is served by the T1 tram. A shuttle service (golf carts or minibuses) and rest points will be provided by the Host City between the tram stop and
the stadium for disabled people and people with limited mobility.

By Host City bus shuttle

On matchdays, official bus shuttle services will be provided by the Host City to take spectators to and from the stadium.

There are two bus shuttles stops serving Volgograd Arena.

One is located to the north of the stadium, approximately 2km away. A shuttle service (golf carts or minibuses) will be provided by the Host City between this bus shuttle stop and the stadium for disabled people and people with limited mobility.

The second bus shuttle stop is located next to the accessible tram stop, approximately 1.5km to the south-west of the stadium. A shuttle service (golf carts or minibuses) and rest points will be provided by the Host City between this bus shuttle stop and the stadium for disabled people and people with limited mobility.

For more information on the route and schedule, please visit the respective official Host City website, which will be updated with relevant information and made available prior to the tournament via welcome2018:

W: http://welcome2018.com/en/fan_guide/goroda-organizatory/

Accessibility Assistance Points

 Located close to Security Gate 1
 Located close to Security Gate 3
 Located close to Security Gate 4
 Located close to Security Gate 5
 Located close to the accessible car parking area

Accessible Merchandise Shops

 Located within the stadium grounds, near the wheelchair accessible toilets through Security Gate 2
 Located within the stadium grounds, through Security Gate 3

Four 2018 FIFA World Cup matches will be held at the Volgograd Arena. These
matches will be played on 18 June (Group G match), 22 June (Group D match),
25 June (Group A match) and 28 June (Group H match).

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