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UEFA Champions League Barcelona F.C. - Arsenal travel advice

Travel advice for football fans travelling to Barcelona (Spain) for the Champions League match on Wednesday 16 March.

UEFA Champions League Barcelona F.C. - Arsenal travel advice

Advice for fans travelling to Barcelona for the Arsenal. match with Barcelona F.C. on Wednesday 16 March.


wednesday 16th of March.


camp Nou, Barcelona.

Kick off time

08.45 PM (local time).

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 with the Metro to Maria Cristina or Palau Reial Stations being the recommended route.

At the match

  • Arsenal supporters will be accommodated in Blocks 521 to 536. Access to the stadium will be through turnstiles associated with the Blocks. Entry is through external gate, Access 21 where there will be an initial ticket check and searching; you should be at the stadium by 6.30 p.m.

  • wheelchair viewing areas will be available to Arsenal supporters on Level 1.

  • Arsenal supporters will be held in for up to 20 minutes after 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.

Contact the British Consulate in Barcelona:

Av. Diagonal 477 – 13th floor.
08036 Barcelona
Tel: (0034) 933666200
Office hours: Monday to Friday: 08.30 am to 13.30pm.

Emergency services numbers


Published 14 March 2016