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Bayern Munich v Arsenal Travel Advice

Travel advice for Arsenal fans travelling to Munich for the Bayern Munich v Arsenal match on Tuesday 11th March

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Advice for fans travelling to Germany for Arsenal’s match with Bayern Munich on 11th March

Date: Tuesday 11th March

Venue: Allianz Arena, Munich

Kick off time: 8.45pm (local time)

As well as this advice, check out our travel advice for Germany

Passports and visas

  • you don’t need a visa to travel to Germany, but your passport should be valid for your whole journey

  • 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 will need to get an Emergency Travel Document from the British Consulate.

Getting to the stadium

  • the nearest station is U-Bahn station is Frötmanning on the U6 line. The Munich Transport system will be putting on extra trains for supporters attending the game. Remember to buy and validate all tickets before you board a train

  • Munich Transport Network

  • only take yellow coloured taxis with an official taxi sticker and number. Taxi costs will be high on departing the stadium area due to the large amount of traffic

At the match

  • Arsenal fans are seated in blocks 340 to 347 inclusive and can use any turnstile to enter the stadium
  • access to the stadium can be slow - there will be ticket checks and body searches at the entrance to the turnstiles; to avoid a last minute bottleneck get to the stadium early

  • in addition to items which would usually be prohibited in the UK, please note the following restrictions at the stadium. No bottles and cans are allowed to be brought into the ground. Flags and banners with metal poles are not allowed


  • 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

  • for an evening kick off, the average temperature in March will be approximately 0 degrees.

  • it is essential you carry your passport on you at all times. Keep it in a secure pocket to ensure it does not fall out and become lost

  • change money at a bank, hotel, or in exchange kiosks – NOT on the street (it is illegal and counterfeit money is punished by a prison sentence in Germany)

Contact the British Consulate in Munich

British Consulate General Munich

Möhlstr. 5

81675 Munich


Telephone +49 (0)89 21109-0

Office hours: Monday to Thursday: 9.00am to 5.15pm and Friday 9.00am to 3:30pm

For more information please visit British Consulate Munich website

Emergency services numbers

Ambulance and Fire – 112

Police – 110

Further information

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Published 6 February 2014