Parc Olympique Lyonnais (Lyon)

Tenants: Olympique Lyonnais

Opened: 2016

Capacity: 59,186

Address: 10 Avenue Simone Veil, 69150 Décines-Charpieu, France


Background

Built ahead of France hosting UEFA Euro 2016, the Parc Olympique Lyonnais (currently known as the Groupama Stadium) replaced Olympique Lyonnais’ former home of Stade de Gerland which the club had outgrown.

Going on to host 6 matches at UEFA Euro 2016, including the Semi-final in which Portugal beat Wales 2-0, the stadium has since hosted the 2017 Coupe de la Ligue Final, 2018 UEFA Europa League Final.and rugby union’s 2016 European Rugby Champions Cup.

The 59,186 capacity stadium will also be hosting several major tournaments over the next few years including the semi-finals and Final of the 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup, matches at the 2023 Rugby World Cup and football at the 2024 Summer Olympics.


Tickets

Matches for Olympique Lyonnais should be available to purchase for most matches if purchased in advance. Tickets are available to purchase online here, at the club shop at the stadium or at the club store at the 104 Rue du President Edouard Herriot . At the time of research, ticket prices started at €30.


Location & Travel

The stadium is located approximately 10km to the east of central Lyon, in the suburb of Décines.

Airport – Lyon–Saint Exupéry Airport is located 20km to the southeast of Lyon’s city centre. The airport is the fourth busiest in France and has flights to a number of European and International destinations. The airport is reachable via the Rhônexpress tram service, with a journey time of approximately 30 minutes.

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Tram – The tram is the easiest way to reach the stadium from the city, with the Decines Grand Large station on Line 3 being just a 10 minute walk away. On matchdays, there is a special match day service in operation which runs directly to the stadium from Part-Dieu Villette Sud, Vaulx en Velin La Soie and Meyzieu Panettes.


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Further Information

Groupama Stadium Official Website

Olympique Lyonnais Official Website


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