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Barcelona FC v Celtic football match travel advice
Advice for fans travelling to Spain for the Champions League match between Barcelona and Celtic on Tuesday 13 September.
Tuesday 13 September 2016
Camp Nou, Barcelona.
Kick off time
8.45 pm (local time)
As well as this advice, check out our travel advice for Spain
Passports and visas
- you don’t need a visa to travel to Spain, but your passport should be valid for the duration of your stay in Spain
- remember your European Health Insurance Card (EHIC) but also take out travel insurance, even if you’re only going for one night - it could save you a lot of money if you get into difficulties
- you must carry ID with you at all times
- if you lose your passport, you’ll need to get an Emergency Travel Document from the British Consulate in Barcelona
Getting to the stadium
- the stadium is located about 20/30 minutes (by all forms of transport) from the centre of Barcelona; Metro to Maria Cristina or Palau Reial stations is the best way to get there
At the match
Celtic supporters will be accommodated in Blocks 421 to 537
entry is through external gate, Access 21 where there will be an initial ticket check and searching; you should be at the stadium by 6.30pm
wheelchair viewing areas will be available to Celtic supporters on Level 1.
Celtic supporters will be held in the stadium for up to 20 minutes at the end of the match; announcements will be made in English updating supporters
As in any other city beware of pickpockets and bag snatchers at airports, railway stations, around the town centre and when using public transport - only carry what you need and leave spare cash and valuables in hotel safety deposits.
Drinking alcohol on the street is banned; you can be fined between 30 and 1,500 euros.
It’s against the law to wear swimwear or be bare-chested on the streets.
Contact the British Consulate in Barcelona
Av. Diagonal 477 – 13th floor.
Tel: (0034) 933666200
Office hours: Monday to Friday: 8.30 am to 1.30pm.
Emergency services numbers