RheinEnergieStadion Stadium name: RheinEnergieStadion Club: 1 FC Köln Address: Aachener Straße 999, 50933 Köln Club website: http://fc.de Disability Access Officer (DAO) details DAO name: Marie-Luise Siems Phone number: 0221 71616491 Email: [email protected] Disabled Supporters Association (DSA) details DSA name: ---------- Phone number: ---------- Email: ---------- Website: ---------- Getting to the stadium Train: Cologne has an extensive rail system with national and international connections. ICE trains and Deutsche Bahn InterCity both stop in Cologne. Bus: ---------- Air: Cologne has an international airport less than 10 miles from Cologne city centre. Metro/Tram: From the central station, take U-Bahn line 16 or 18 in direction Brühl/Bonn to the Neumarkt stop, change to S-Bahn Line 1 in direction Köln-Weiden West to stop RheinEnergieStadion. Alternatively, take S-Bahn line 12/13 in direction Düren to stop Köln-Weiden West. From there, take U-Bahn line 1 in direction Bensberg to stop RheinEnergieStadion. Taxi: ---------- For more information (in German), please visit https://www.barrierefrei-ins-stadion.de/club/1-fc-k%C3%B6ln. Accessible parking and drop-off/pick-up points 40 accessible parking spaces available in S1, but these are routinely reserved for season ticket holders. You can apply for these spaces in advance as they can become available if a season holder does not intend to attend the match. Parking areas P2, P3 and P4 are also close to the stadium, but do not have accessible parking spaces marked out and early arrival is recommended. Ticketing To apply for a ticket, you should register your interest with the DAO. Please note that requests from members are given preferential treatment. Entering the stadium ---------- Stadium map Spectator viewing areas Wheelchair User spaces: Home supporters = 91 Away supporters = 9 Spaces are located around block O7 in the East stand and behind row 3 in block O2. Complimentary seats are provided for companions, located in front of the wheelchair user spaces. Easy Access seating spaces: ---------- Other areas: 20 seats are dedicated for blind and partially sighted fans, located in block O6. This includes 2 seats for away fans. Complimentary companion seats are adjacent to disabled fans' seats in this area. Accessible concessions ---------- Accessible toilets The stadium has 5 accessible toilets, located between blocks O4 and O5. A Euro Key is required to gain access to them, and stewards will also have a Euro Key in their possession. Accessible services Audio-descriptive commentary is provided for blind and paritally sighted fans via 20 headsets given out before kick off. They are then collected at full time. The club offers wheelchair accessible stadium tours, and matchday volunteers are helpful. 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 ---------- 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].