The new house of the “Colchoneros” was inaugurated the 16 Settembre 2017, with the Atletico Madrid-Malaga game, resolved by a col by Antoine Griezmann.
The new stadium is located in the eastern suburbs of the city, in the San Blas-Canillejas district, and is named after the main sponsor of the complex.
The Wanda Metropolitano is an extremely modern, comfortable facility, with a capacity of approximately 68000 spectators. Incredibly technological, it is equipped with an extraordinary LED lighting system, unique in its kind, with spectacular plays of light.
The Wanda Metropolitano is located in Avinguda de Luis Aragonés 4, in the outskirts east of Madrid.
The stadium is located approximately 10 kilometers from the center of the capital, and just under 6km from the international airport.
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PUBLIC TRANSPORT CONNECTIONS
The sports complex is easily accessible by public transport. By metro, with the 7 line, get off at the Estadio Metropolitano stop, a few minutes from the stadium. The stops of the 5 Canillejas Line, and Torre Arias, however, are located approximately 2 kilometers away.
By metro, the journey from the center takes about half an hour. The metro is active every day, from Monday to Sunday, from 06: 00 to 02: 00 at night. You can travel with a single ticket from 2.00 €, and with one or more days travel passes. More info from here.
In addition, numerous bus lines are located near the stadium. The closest to the stadium are 23, 38, 48, 140, 153, 286, 288, 289, E2, N5 and N6.
HOW TO GET TO WANDA METROPOLITANO BY CAR
Public transport in Madrid is highly efficient, and we therefore advise against reaching the stadium by car. Who, however, wants to reach the metropolitan Wanda with his own car, must take the M-40, and exit at Arcentales.
From Friday to Sunday, including holidays, you can live an unforgettable day at the Wanda Metropolitano. Whether you are a fan of Atlético fans, or just tourists!
Feel like footballers for a day; adrenaline when going through the tunnel. You can admire the playground, the stands, the mixed area, the press room and, of course, the locker rooms.
- Friday: from 15: 00 to 20: 00
- Saturday: from 11: 00 to 20: 00
- Sunday and holidays: from 11: 00 to 19: 00
WHAT TO DO AND WHERE TO STAY
There are numerous solutions, depending on the stay and the time available.
If the reason for the visit was exclusively related to the game, we recommend staying in the area.
The stadium, after all, is a short distance from the airport, and you won’t have any particular difficulty starting, or arriving, in a short time.
To sleep, Sercotel Madrid Alcala it is an excellent solution. Rooms at Hotel Sercotel Madrid Alcalá 611 are bright and feature a functional design. They are all air conditioned and come with wooden floors, internet access and satellite TV. The private bathroom comes with a hairdryer and free toiletries.
The Sercotel Alcala 611 Hotel serves a buffet breakfast each morning. In the surrounding streets you will find various bars and restaurants. You can also enjoy room service.
It has private parking. Info and reservations from here.
Among the main points of interest, we point out the splendid Juan Carlos I Park. Splendid, nice and really immense.
If the game was just a pretext, and with a couple of days available, it is preferable to reach the center of Madrid, and stay in a more convenient location. From this link, what to do and see in a weekend in Madrid.