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Sparta vs. Southampton travel advice

Southampton plays Sparta Praha on 24 November at 7 pm (local time) at the Generali Arena (aka Sparta Praha).

Sparta vs Southampton Travel Advice

As well as this advice, check out our travel advice for Czech Republic

Passports and visas

  • You don’t need a visa to travel to the Czech Republic, but your passport should be valid for the 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 should carry your passport with you at all times for identification purposes as police officers may fine you or arrest you if you fail to do so. You should be ready to produce an ID (e.g. driving licence, photocopy of passport) at the entrance to the stadium

  • If your passport gets lost or stolen while in the Czech Republic, you will need to obtain an Emergency Travel Document from the British Embassy Prague

Getting to the stadium

The Generali arena is located in Prague, Milady Horakove ,170 82 Praha 7 - Letna district. It is approximately a 20 minute walk from the Old Town. You can reach the stadium by metro, green line A, stop Hradcanska and then walk for 15 minutes or take trams number 1, 8,12, 25 to Sparta stop

At the match

  • The Gates will open at 5.30pm

  • passports are not needed to enter the stadium but please make sure you are able to produce a photocopy of your passport or another form of ID

  • body search and personal belongings check will be in place. Fans are NOT allowed to bring drinks, poles, flares, weapons, lighters and drinking glasses.

  • Gates 5 is designated for entrance of Southampton 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, leave spare cash and valuables in hotel safety deposits.

British Embassy address contact details

British Embassy Prague

Thunovska 14 116 00 Prague 1 Tel: (00420) 257 402 111 Fax: (00420) 257 402 280


Opening hours: Mon-Fri 9am-12pm, 2pm-4.30pm

Emergency services numbers

Emergencies 112

Ambulance 155

Police 158

Fire brigade 150

Published 16 November 2016