Parking Amsterdam Arena
Are you planning to visit the Johan Cruijff ArenA for a football match or concert? Then of course you want to know where you can park at the Johan Cruijf ArenA. In this article we tell you what the ArenA is, what you can do in and around the ArenA, where you can park at Amsterdam ArenA and how to get there. Read on to be able to park without stress at this parking garage in Amsterdam Zuidoost.
What is the Arena?
The ArenA, renamed the Johan Cruijff ArenA in 2018, is a stadium in Amsterdam Zuidoost. It is the largest stadium in the Netherlands. During competitions it can accommodate 55,865 visitors, during concerts for even 71,000 people. There are eleven entrances, A through M, with the main entrance at E.
In the Netherlands, the ArenA is particularly known as the home stadium of the Amsterdam football club Ajax. Home matches of the Dutch national team are also played there. In addition, other important football matches, large events and concerts sometimes take place here.
Special about the building are the steep stands (37 degrees) that give all spectators a good view. The roof can also be opened or closed and it is equipped with solar panels.
What can you do in the ArenA?
The Johan Cruijff ArenA is a building with different functions. In addition to the football matches, for which you can buy tickets, there are a number of major concerts by well-known artists every year. Examples of artists who will perform or have already performed on stage are Coldplay, Metallica, and Bruce Springsteen. Finally, the skyboxes are partly rented out as office space or conference location.
It is also possible that you want to park at the ArenA because you want to attend a stadium tour. Evening tours, VIP tours, children's tours and guided tours are also available.
Which places of interest are near the ArenA?
Even if you don't have a football match, concert or tour planned in the Johan Cruijff Arena, there is plenty to do here. Within walking distance you will find concert and event hall AFAS live, concert hall Ziggo Dome and cinema Pathé ArenA. You can also visit the Villa ArenA residential mall, the Amsterdamse Poort shopping center and the Arenapark.
You can also park at the ArenA and then travel to other parts of the city by public transport. The ArenA offers their stadium tour as a combination ticket with two other popular sights elsewhere in the city. The first combines a stadium tour with the electronic music museum Our House on Amstelstraat, between Rembrandtplein and Waterloopplein. The second combines the stadium tour with the Heineken Experience on the Stadhouderskade in the north of De Pijp [link to poi parking de Pijp].
How can the ArenA be reached?
The Johan Cruijff ArenA can be reached by car via the A2. Take the Transferium/Ouderkerk exit on the Amsterl/Amsterdam Zuidoost. Amsterdam Bijlmer Station is also minutes away. In addition to trains, metro lines 50 and 54 also stop here. But beware: do you have to be at entrance A, B, C, D or K? Get off at Strandvliet metro station instead of Amsterdam Bijlmer ArenA metro and train station, so you don't have to walk too far. Because the Bijlmer ArenA bus station is the main bus station in Amsterdam Zuidoost, a large number of regional, city and night buses also stop there and it is connected to the R-net.
Wherever you want to go, parking at the ArenA and then continuing to travel by public transport is a good idea.
Where can you park at the ArenA?
Do you want to park in the Johan Cruijff ArenA for a football match, or park at AFAS live for a performance or park at Ziggo Dome? [link to poi Ziggo Dome] Here you can go during football matches or major events at a special event rate:
P1 – Johan Cruijff ArenA: 2400 parking spaces at Burgemeester Stramanweg 130 (underneath the ArenA).
P2 – Event area: at Borchlandweg 1. Is only open during events (4 hours before until 2 hours after).
P3 – Mikado: 336 parking spaces located at De Entree 228. I
P4 – Villa ArenA: 1248 parking spaces located at De Entree 228.
P5 – Villa ArenA: 1354 parking spaces located at De Entree 7. I
P6 – Pathé/Uitgaansdriehoek: 399 parking spaces located at De Corridor 15.
P10- Plaza ArenA: 814 parking spaces located at Herikerbergweg 288.
P12 – Event area: at Hettenheuvelweg 51. Is only open during events (4 hours before until 2 hours after).
The ArenA website contains a planner in which you can select future matches or events. You enter your departure location and what time you want to arrive or depart, and the planner provides direct parking options and also tells you how to get to the ArenA by public transport. You can also reserve parking at the Amsterdam ArenA here.