Where is the Champions League Final 2018 stadium?October 18, 2017
The Champions League Final 2018 host venue is the NSC Olimpiyskiy Stadium in Ukraine.
The venue, the largest stadium in the Eastern European country, was host to the Euro 2012 final and will be the home of Europe’s top club competition in May.
With a capacity of 70,000 the stadium has been renovated several times since it was opened in 1941 and occasionally hosts Dynamo Kiev when there is a need for a larger venue.
When is the 2018 Champions League final?
The Champions League final 2018 takes place on 26 May between two as-yet-undecided teams.
The final draw will take place on 13 April to determine the home team in the showpiece game.
Holders Real Madrid will be hoping for a 12th victory in the competition in its 63rd year, while European heavyweights including Barcelona, Bayern Munich, Juventus and Atletico Madrid will all hope to reach the final.
How to get Champions League Final 2018 tickets
Tickets for the previous Champions League final went on sale in March and as usual, the number of available tickets for fans is expected to be limited.
Last year in Cardiff fans of the finalists received 18,000 tickets each. A further 5,500 tickets were placed on sale for fans in an online ballot.
The rest of the tickets – 24,500 in total – were then farmed out to corporate tickets and sponsors, where many found their way onto ticket resale sites.
Champions League 2018 hospitality tickets are on sale now starting from £2,800.
Is Ukraine safe to travel?
Fans concerned about the ongoing war in Ukraine should not be too concerned; while Crimea regions and Eastern Ukraine includign Donetsk should not be visited, the west of the country is relatively calm.
UK Government travel advice is as follows:
The situation in Kyiv and other areas outside Donetsk and Luhansk is generally calm.
“You should remain vigilant throughout Ukraine. Monitor the media for information about possible safety or security risks.”