Baku Olympic Stadium (Baku)

Built in 2015 and opened ahead of Baku hosting the 2015 European Games, the stadium hosted the Athletics, Opening and Closing ceremonies. The Baku Olympic Stadium is now the main home of the Azerbaijan national football team but also been used to host UEFA Champions League matches for the city’s team, Qarabağ FK.

The 2019 UEFA Europa League final was played at the stadium, an all English final as Chelsea defeated Arsenal 4-1. The venue has been selected as one of the hosts of UEFA Euro 2020, with three group matches and a quarter-final due to be played at the Baku Olympic Stadium.

Tenants: Azerbaijan national football team

Opened: 2015

Capacity: 68,700

Address: Heydar Aliyev, 323, Baku, Azerbaijan

Tickets at Baku Olympic Stadium

Tickets for Azerbaijan national football team matches are available through the official association website here. To give an idea on price, tickets for the UEFA Euro 2020 qualifying match with Croatia in September 2019 ranged from 2 AZN for category 4 tickets to 20 ANZ for VIP tickets.

Location & Travel to Baku Olympic Stadium

The stadium is located approximately 11km north east of the old walled city of Baku.

Airport – The Heydar Aliyev International Airport is the largest in Azerbaijan, and the closest to Baku at just 20km north of the city. The airport has direct flights to a number of different international destinations. BakuBus H1 runs all day and stops at ‘Koroglu’ station, located approximately a 20 minute walk away.

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Bus – There are a number of bus services that stop close to the stadium –
11, 20, 24, 36, 93 and 94

Metro – The closest metro station to the stadium is ‘Koroglu’ station, located approximately a 20 minute walk away. The station is served by both line number 1 and 2

Where to Stay in Baku

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Baku Olympic Stadium Tour

60 minute tours of the Baky Olympic Stadium take place on weekdays between 11am and 5pm. To book the tour contact the stadium on +994 12 422 64 10 or email 

Further Information & Events

Baku Olympic Stadium Official Website

Azerbaijan Football Association Official Website

Last Updated on February 24, 2021 by Sports Tourist

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