Baku Olympic Stadium For UEFA EURO 2020 access information, please click here. Stadium name: Baku Olympic Stadium Club: Azerbaijan National Team Address: 323 Heydar Aliyev Avenue, Baku AZ1040 Club website: www.bos.az Disability Access Officer (DAO) details DAO name: ---------- Phone number: ---------- Email: ---------- Disabled Supporters Association (DSA) details DSA name: ---------- Phone number: ---------- Email: ---------- Website: ---------- Getting to the stadium Train: ---------- Bus: Buses run by Baku Bus company are wheelchair accessible. They have space for one wheelchair user on board. Routes covered by Baku Bus company are 1, 2, 3, 5, 6, 7A, 7B, 13, 14, 17, 21, 88, 88A, 125 and 175. CAFE cannot confirm if audible and /or visual announcements are available on buses. From Baku Central Station, take Baku Bus number 1 from 28 May Street stop which is approximately a 600 metre walk from the station in the direction of Neftchilar Street to ASAN service stop (12 stops). From here, passenger can travel on Baku Bus number 13 and alight at Koroghlu bus stop (two stops). The stadium is approximately a 20 minute walk from this stop. Overall journey time is approximately 60 minutes. Or, take Baku Bus number 5 from 28 May Street stop in the direction of Nariman Narimanov Street to Markaz Bazaar (four stops). From here, walk approximately five minutes to Avromart bus stop. Then take bus 13 and alight at Koroghlu bus stop (eight stops). The stadium is approximately a 20 minute walk from this stop. Overall journey time around 50 minutes. Air: The nearest international airport to the stadium is Baku Heydar Aliyev Airport, approximately 16km away. Disabled passengers are advised to take a taxi from the designated taxi pick-up area outside terminal 1. Baku White Taxis are “London style” taxis and are accessible for a wheelchair user. Payment can be made via credit card or cash. Metro/Tram: Very few metro stations are accessible, with most accessed via stairs and escalators only. The nearest metro to the stadium is Keroghlu station, 1.5km away. This stadium is not accessible. Taxi: Baku Taxi provides “London style” taxis which are accessible for wheelchair users. CAFE would recommend disabled passengers pre-book journeys in advance by tel. +994 12 1848. Accessible parking and drop-off/pick-up points There is accessible parking available at the stadium in the public parking areas. Drop-off and pick-up points are also available in the public parking areas. Some routes from public parking areas involve steep slopes with no level landing areas. Ticketing Accessible tickets for international games held at the stadium can be purchased online at tickets.affa.az/. There is no ramped access or low level counters available at the ticket office. Entering the stadium There is level access from the stadium perimeter to the stadium entrances. Stadium map ---------- Spectator viewing areas Wheelchair User spaces: 330, with adjacent companion seating. Level 1 has 228 spaces, Level 2 has 64 and Level 5 has 38. Sightlines on Level 1 can be obstructed if spectators in the seats in front stand up. Sightlines on Levels 2 and 5 are improved, but some spectators may find their view obstructed by supporters in the rows in front. Disabled away supporters will be seated in the accessible seating area on Level 1, as there is no accessible seating in the away supporters section. Easy Access seating spaces: There are currently no designated easy access seats at the stadium. CAFE advises spectators who might require easy access seating to request tickets on Level 2 close to the wheelchair user spaces as there is step-free access to this area. Other areas: ---------- Accessible concessions Food and drink concessions are located close to the wheelchair user spaces with in the stadium. There are a total of 15 concessions with low-level serving counters. Accessible toilets There are 92 accessible toilets available throughout levels 1, 2 and 5, all located close to wheelchair user spaces. The accessible toilets are not unisex cubicles. Additionally, there is an ambulant disabled cubicle in every toilet block throughout the stadium. All toilets are clearly signposted. Accessible services Audio induction loops for deaf and hard of hearing fans are not available within the stadium bowl or at any customer facing service points. The stadium does provide audio descriptive commentary for blind and partially sighted supporters. Guide and assistance dogs are not permitted in to the stadium. Matchday programmes and other publications are not yet available in alternative formats. 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 on Level 1 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].