Stade de France (Paris)

Stade de France

Built ahead of the 1998 FIFA World Cup, the Stade de France is home to both the French football and rugby union national football team’s.

The stadium hosted the 1998 FIFA World Cup and has gone on to stage the UEFA Euro 2016 final, as well the 2000 and 2006 UEFA Champions League finals. The Stade de France is the only stadium in the world to of hosted a final of both the FIFA World Cup and Rugby World Cup, having done so in 2007.

The 2024 Summer Olympics Opening and Closing ceremonies, as well as the athletics events are due to be staged at the stadium.

Tenants: France National Football team & France National Rugby Union team

Opened: 1998

Capacity: 80,698

Address: 93200 Saint-Denis

Stade de France

Tickets at Stade de France

France National Football team – Tickets are available through the official FFF website here.

France National Rugby Union team – Tickets are available through the official FFR website here.


Location & Travel to Stade de France

The stadium is located in Saint-Denis, a suburb in Northern Paris, approximately 6 miles from the centre.

Air –  Charles de Gaulle is the second largest airport in Europe and has flights to many international destinations. From the airport, you can catch RER as below.

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Parking – Car parking is available at the stadium but must be pre-booked, this can be done through the official website here.

RER B – Stops at La Plaine Stade de France station, just a short walk from the stadium. Trains can be as frequent as every 3 minutes and is just a 4 minute journey from Gare du Nord, or 8 minutes from Châtelet.

RER D – Stops at Stade de France – St Denis station which is approximately a 15 minute walk away. Trains can be every 6 minutes and is 5 minutes from Gare du Nord, or 9 from Châtelet.

Tram – Tram route 1 stops at St Denis Basilique (a 15 minute walk away), whilst tram route 8 stops at St Denis – Porte de Paris (a 5 minute walk).

Underground – Line 13 goes through St Denis – Porte de Paris station, 5 minutes walk from the stadium. The journey is 16 minutes from Saint-Lazare station, 20 mins from Invalides and 25 mins from Montparnasse.


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Further Information

Stade de France Official Website

Sports Tourist Paris City Guide


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