The Stade de Genève has been the home of Servette FC since it opened in 2003. The stadium has a capacity of just over 30,000 and was officially opened on the 16th March 2003 with a match between Servette and Young Boys finishing in a 1-1 draw.
Just a couple of weeks later, the stadium had it’s first taste of international football as Switzerland lost 2-1 to Italy in a friendly. Switzerland have since played a number of international matches at Stade de Genève, whilst the ground has frequently acted as a neutral venue for international friendlies. Memorable matches include England defeating Argentina 3-2 in 2005, Brazil beating New Zealand 4-0 in 2006 and Argentina defeating Portugal 2-1 in 2011.
The stadium was one of the host venues of UEFA Euro 2008 and hosted three group matches of Group A. Portugal defeated Turkey 2-0, Portugal then defeated Czech Republic 3-1 several days later before Turkey beat Czech Republic 3-2.
The Final of the 2017 Swiss Cup was hosted at the stadium, with Basel defeating Sion 3-0. Rugby Union was also played there in 2006, with French side Bourgoin playing Munster in a Heineken Cup match. An outdoor Ice Hockey was played at the Stade de Genève in 2014, with the National League’s Winter Classic played between Genève-Servette HC and Lausanne HC.
Tenants: Servette FC
Address: Rte des Jeunes 16, 1212 Lancy, Switzerland
Tickets at Stade de Genève
Servette FC Tickets
Tickets for Servette FC matches are available to purchase online or at the stadium on the day of the match for an extra CHF 5. During the 2020-2021 season, tickets ranged from:
- Adult: CHF 20-CHF 55
- AVS / AI / Students, unemployed: CHF 18-CHF 44
- Child (6-16 years): CHF 5-CHF 10
Location & Travel to Stade de Genève
The Stade de Genève is located in Lancy, a municipality of the Canton of Geneva and approximately 3.5 kilometres to the south of the city of Geneva.
Airport: Geneva Airport has a number of flights across Europe as well as to Africa, Asia and the United States. The airport is located approximately 5 kilometres north of the city of Geneva, with a train station offering a connection between the two as well as further afield to to Paris, Lyon, Marseille and Montpellier.
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Bus: There are a number of bus services that run from the city to the stadium including the 21, 23, 42, 43, 46 and D.
Driving & Parking: The stadium is easily accessible from the A1 motorway, exit “La Praille” and access by the route des Jeunes. There is parking available at the Centre Commercial de La Praille.
Train: Geneva railway station is the main station in the city, with services across Switzerland as well to Paris, southern France and regional trains to Lyon with several trains to Milan. The station is located in central Geneva, with the closest station to the stadium being Lancy-Pont-Rouge about a 10 to 15 minute walk away.
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Tram: Tram line 15 runs to stop P+R Étoile, a 10 minute walk from the stadium. Alternatively tram 12 runs to the Geneva Stadium stop, a 5 minute walk or line 18 will take you to Bachet-de-Pesay also about a 5 minute walk away.
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Further Information & Events
Stade de Genève Official Website
Last Updated on October 9, 2021 by Sports Tourist