Stadion Miejski w Gliwicach
Club: Piast Gliwice | Opening: 2011 | Capacity: 9,913 seats
History and description
Stadion Miejski w Gliwicach, also known as Stadion Piast, got built in 2010 following Piast’s ascent to Poland’s top league. The stadium was built at the site of the old Stadion Miejski which had stood there since the 1920s.
The new Stadion Miejski officially opened on 5 November 2011 with a friendly match against Wisla Plock (2-1). The stadium’s look is very similar to that of Paderborn’s Benteler Arena, having the same architect.
How to get to Stadion Miejski w Gliwicach
Stadion Miejski w Gliwicach is located in the north-east of Gliwice at about 1.5 kilometres from Gliwice’s main railway station. It’s a 15-minute walk from the station to the stadium.
Gliwice’s old town lies a little further away, south-west of the station, 2.5 kilometres from the stadium. Walking to the stadium takes about half an hour.
Alternatively, take bus 59, 60, 676 from Wroclawska street near the old town. Get off at stop Poniatowskiego (59 or 60) or Targowisko (676). Bus 676 is the most frequent, though none runs more often than twice an hour.
Direct trains connect Gliwice with Katowice (25 minutes) and Wroclaw (just under 2 hours). From Warsaw or Krakow a change is required.
Address: ul. Okrzei 20, 44-100 Gliwice
Piast Gliwice Tickets
Tickets for Piast Gliwice games can be bought online, or in person at the ticket windows of the stadium, at the club shop at the Alei Przyjaźni (corner ul. Zwycięstwa) in Gliwice’s city centre, at the Corner Press news agent at Europa Centralna shopping centre on the A4 just outside Gliwice, or at any of the Kupbilet sales points.
Tickets can also be bought at the ticket windows of the stadium on the day of the match. Polish citizens may need a fan card to buy tickets, foreigners should be able to buy with ID.
Ticket prices can depend on the opponent, but for a typical match expect to pay from PLN 12.00 for a seat behind the goal to PLN 36.00 for the best seats at the main stand. Prices go up to between PLN 16.00 and PLN 46.00 for high-profile matches.