Stadium name: San Mamés Stadium

Host city: Bilbao

Address: Rafael Moreno Pitxitxi, 48013 Bilbo, Bizkaia, Spain

Club website: https://www.athletic-club.eus

Matches at the San Mamés Stadium

Monday 15 June – Group E match
Saturday 20 June – Group E match
Wednesday 24 June – Group E match
Sunday 28 June – Round of 16 (1B v 3A/D/E/F)

Getting to Bilbao

Air: Bilbao airport is located 9km from the city and served by regional flights from across Spain and international flights from cities across Europe including Brussels, Frankfurt, Lisbon, London, Milan, Paris, Dublin and Zurich.

From Bilbao airport, Bizkaibus Line Service A3247 operates services to the city centre. The services stopnear to the San Mamés Stadium as well as various stops in the city including on the Gran Via, Plaza Moyua and Alameda Recalde 11. All buses operating on this service are wheelchair accessible.

Train: Bilbao-Abando station or Estacion de Abando as it's known locally is the main train station in the city. Both local and long-distance trains depart and arrive from this station including services to and from Madrid and Barcelona. There is step-free access at the station.

For further detailed information on accessible transport options in the city, please download CAFE's Bilbao Accessible Travel Guide


Getting to the stadium

Train: From Bilbao-Abando station, take the tram from Abando tram stop to Sabino Arana. The stadium is approximately a two-minute walk from here. Alternatively, take the Metro from Abando station to San Mames station. The stadium is approximately a three-minute walk from here.

Bus: The main bus routes to the stadium from the city are the 38, 56, 76 and A3927. There are bus stops located close to the stadium perimeter. 

Metro: The nearest metro station to the stadium is the San Mamés metro station which is located approximately 500 metres from the stadium

Tram: The nearest tram stop to the stadium is the San Mamés, which is located approximately 650 metres from the stadium. 

On foot: The stadium is around a 25 - 30 minute walk from the city centre


Accessible parking and drop-off / pick-up points

Further information to be provided ahead of the tournament


Entering the stadium

Each stand at the stadium has one accessible entrance point - Gates 1, 8, 16 and 23. Accessible entrances are indicated by the internationally recognised sign for disability placed above the entrance point.


Stadium map

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Spectator viewing areas

Wheelchair User spaces: 

Located across all areas of Level 0. All wheelchair user spaces have adjacent companion seating. 

Spaces are sheltered and are located close to accessible toilets and concessions.

Easy Access seating spaces:  

Located in Level 0. All easy access seating have adjacent companion seating.

Spaces are sheltered and are located close to accessible toilets and concessions.


Accessible concessions

There are food and drink concessions located close to all the accessible viewing areas. Each concession has one low-level serving counter available.

Hospitality lounges have sufficient space for wheelchair users to circulate and accessible toilets nearby. A mix of high and low tables are available in the hospitality lounges. There are no low-level serving counters at the bars with the hospitality areas.


Accessible toilets

There are 7 accessible male toilets and 7 accessible female toilets located across level 0. The accessible toilets offer a mixture of left and right hand transfer. The accessible toilets are indicated by signage using the internationally recognised symbol for disability, which is placed at an adequate height so it is visible in crowded concourses. 

Accessible toilets within the hospitality areas are similar to the accessible toilets in the general allocation areas of the stadium.


Accessible services

The club shop has level access and an accessible changing room. There are no low-level counters at the cash desks.

There is level access into the San Mamés restaurant and sufficient space for wheelchair users to circulate once inside.

Audio-descriptive commentary (ADC) will be available during all matches played at the San Mames Stadium during UEFA EURO 2020. ADC will be provided in three languages - Basque, Spanish and English. Further information on ADC frequencies and additional ADC devices will be provided ahead of the tournament


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

Accessible entrance point  Accessible seating area

Accessible entrance point                                                  Accessible seating area

Food and drink concession with low-serving counter  Accessible toilet

Concession with low-serving counter                             Accessible toilet    

Accessible viewing area  Accessible seating area

Accessible viewing area


Last Updated:
 07/11/2019

The above information was provided by the club and has not been verified by CAFE.


Fans comments

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