AFAS Stadion Stadium name: AFAS Stadion Club: AZ Alkmaar Address: Stadionweg 1, 1812 AZ Alkmaar, Netherlands Club website: www.az.nl Disability Access Officer (DAO) details DAO name: Iman Bieshuevel Phone number: +31 (0)031725478000 Email: [email protected] Disabled Supporters Association (DSA) details DSA name: ---------- Phone number: ---------- Email: ---------- Website: ---------- Getting to the stadium Train: The main railway station in Alkmaar has connections to most major cities in the Netherlands. Trains from central Amsterdam to Alkmaar take approximately 40-45 minutes. Bus: From the railway station, bus 163 in direction Uitgeest goes to the stadium. Get off at stop Stadionweg. Free shuttle buses run from the station to the stadium on matchdays. Air: The closest international airport is Amsterdam Airport Schiphol. Metro/Tram: ---------- Taxi: ---------- Accessible parking and drop-off/pick-up points There is accessible parking located 100m from the main entrance. Parking permits must be obtained from the ticketing department in advance. The car park is stewarded. Ticketing Season tickets are available and there is a 50% discount for Personal Assistants. The club provide a certain amount of tickets for disabled supporters and are distributed on a first come, first serve basis. For more information, contact the club directly. Entering the stadium ---------- Stadium map ---------- Spectator viewing areas Wheelchair User spaces: 50, located along the side of the pitch. Sightlines are good and seats are sheltered. Personal Assistants sit behind wheelchair users. Easy Access seating spaces: ---------- Other areas: There are spaces available for blind and partially sighted supporters, situated to the right of the main stand. Seats are sheltered, and Personal Assistants can be seated behind. Accessible concessions There are accessible refreshment kiosks, but they do not have low level counters. Accessible toilets ---------- Accessible services Audio-descriptive commentary is available. Headsets can be borrowed. Guide dogs are not permitted in the stadium. Useful publications and policies For further information, please refer to ‘Access for All’ – the UEFA and CAFE Good Practice Guide to Creating an Accessible Stadium and Matchday Experience. The guide is available to download in multiple languages here. Stadium photos Wheelchair user spaces Sightlines from accessible seating area Home-suppporting wheelchair users Last Updated: ---------- The above information was provided by the club and has not been verified by CAFE. Fans comments If you have visited this stadium before, CAFE invites you to HAVE YOUR SAY and share your matchday experience. Comments, photos and videos can be uploaded below, and you can upload anonymously if you would prefer. Your comments are important and will assist other disabled fans planning to visit this stadium. There has also been a number of instances where disabled fans comments have directly led to a stadium or club improving its existing facilities and services. If you wish to send more detailed feedback, you can download the CAFE matchday evaluation form here. For further information, please contact CAFE at [email protected].