Zenit St Petersburg

 

Stadium Information

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Zenit St Petersburg

Stadium

Petrovsky Stadium

Address

Petrovsky Stadium,

2 Petrovsky ostrov,

St.Petersburg,

Russia

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Access Information for Disabled Supporters

Getting there and Parking

 

By Air

 

The nearest international airport to St Petersburg is Pulkovo Airport, approximately 40km from the Stadium.

Details on the accessible services available at Pulkovo airport for disabled passengers can be found by visiting here

 

Travel assistance for disabled passengers must be booked at least 48 hours before departure, via the relevant airline or travel agent.

 

Airport assistance should also be booked 48 hours in advance by phoning the airport on:

 

T: +7 921 981-83-44 or +7 921 858-56-71.

 

Alternatively, disabled passengers can call for special assistance using the button at the entrance to the terminal on the 3rd floor.

 

By Train

 

The main railway station in St Petersburg is Moskovsky Train Station, located in the centre of the city. The station is approximately 6.5km from the stadium. Moskovsky Station had limited access for disabled passengers and passengers with limited mobility

 

By Tram and Metro

 

Trams and metro in St Petersburg are largely inaccessible due to stepped access. There are two metro stations close to St Petersburg Stadium: Krestovskiy Ostrov and Staraya Derevnya. Disabled spectators are advised to arrive at Krestovskiy Ostrov station, which is accessible. Krestovksiy Ostrov station is on the purple Frunzensko-Primorskaya line (line 5) and is located approximately 2.5km to the east of the stadium.

 

For information on using the metro as an accessible passenger, please click here.

 

By Bus

 

Buses in St Petersburg are accessible and include wheelchair user spaces. The availability and schedules of accessible vehicles will vary.

 

At the stadium, accessible parking is available for disabled fans.

Getting a Ticket

 

For information on how to purchase a ticket, please contact the All-Russia Disability NGO at +7 (812) 295-40-01

Spectator Viewing areas

 

Wheelchair userThere are 30 spaces for wheelchair users, located in sector 1 of the central tribune. These can be found on a dedicated platform along the running track. Chairs behind the platform are reserved for companions, and sightlines are good.

 

 

Ambulant disabledThere is no dedicated amenity seating available at the stadium.

 

 

 

Amenities

 

There are two accessible toilets, located in sector 2 under the stands. There is level access to both toilets.

 

The ticket office is wheelchair accessible.

Services

 

Useful Publications and Policies

 

For further guidance, please refer to 'Access for All' - the UEFA and CAFE Good Practice Guide to Creating an Accessible Stadium and Matchday Experience, available in 14 different languages here.

Petrovsky Stadium

Petrovsky Stadium

More Stadium Photos

Wheelchair user platform

Wheelchair user platform

Wheelchair user platform
View of wheelchair user platform from stands

View of wheelchair user platform from stands

Accessible toilet

Accessible toilet

Accessible toilet

FANS COMMENTS - HAVE YOUR SAY!

 

Have you visited this stadium recently? If so, please share your match day experience by posting your comments in the section below.

 

Please tell us about your match day experience - what was good, not good or could be improved.

 

Please upload any photos or any documents that help to explain your match day experience.

 

Your comments are important and will assist other disabled fans planning to visit this stadium and may help the stadium or club to improve its existing facilities and services. If you prefer, you can also post your fans comments anonymously.

 

Please note – To ensure comments posted are without malice, they are authorised by CAFE before being published on this website.

 

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Comments

Anna Pavlova

Match: Zenit v Akhmat Gorzny

Published: 30/8/2017

 

We travelled by car from Moscow for the game and we did not know when we got our match tickets that we also needed to get a pass in advance to be able to park at the Krestovkiy Stadium, luckily some kind people did tell us before we departed and it was possible to get the pass otherwise we would not have been able to park at the stadium. For future games we now know that we need to inform the VOI of the details of the car we will be arriving in when applying for tickets and they will inform Zenit to grant a pass.

 

We could not find any signage to the lifts at the stadium, but a volunteer was available and they accompanied us. We were unable to get to the concourse and stadium staff did not let us go any further than the spaces that were reserved for disabled people. The spaces for disabled people are limited but there is a round balcony area which allows wheelchairs to move around this area.

 

It was not possible to buy anything as the food area was on a different level to the area reserved for disabled people and there was only steps leading to this area so it was impossible to get to it. If there was a lift, nobody showed it to us.

 

Volunteers showed us where to find the toilets, but we did have to find a member of staff to open the door when we needed to use them.

 

We did not have a good view of the pitch as all the seats are in one place with glass separating the other them from other fans. When the other fans stood up, we could not see anything, stewards tried to make the fans sit down, but unfortunately not everyone did.

 

It is difficult to get tickets because they are only available through VOI and are limited to 30. If you are from St Petersburg then you know who and when to phone but we are not from this city so only found out at the last minute that tickets are not available from the stadium. I would also like to say that we travelled to the game as a family (mum, dad and our son) and we would have liked to have watched the match as a family, but this was not possible as my husband was made to go to another area. Wheelchair users should be able to move area the entire stadium and not be put in to a separate section.

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