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FC Barcelona v Manchester United travel advice

Travel advice for Manchester United fans travelling to Barcelona for the Barcelona v Manchester United UEFA Champions League match on Tuesday 16 April 2019.

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  • Date: Tuesday 16 April 2019
  • Venue: Camp Nou Stadium
  • Kick off time: 9.00pm

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 proposed duration of your stay.

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 provide photographic ID (your passport) with you at all times.

If you lose your passport, you’ll need to apply for an Emergency Travel Document online.

Getting to the stadium

The stadium is located about 20/30 minutes (by all forms of transport) from the centre of Barcelona; Metro Palau Reial station is the best way to get there.

At the match

Manchester United fans should enter through external gate, Access 21 where there will be an initial ticket check and searching; you should be at the stadium by 6.45 pm.

Wheelchair viewing areas will be available to Manchester United supporters on Level 1.

Visiting supporters will be kept behind for around 20 minutes after the match to allow the home fans to leave.


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.

Contact the British Consulate in Barcelona

Av. Diagonal 477 – 13th floor.
08036 Barcelona

Tel: (0034) 933666200

Office hours: Monday to Friday: 8.30 am to 1.30pm.

Emergency services numbers


Further Information

Published 15 April 2019