All you need to know about the Champions League Final in Kiev
Tickets for the 2018 UEFA Champions League final in Kiev are still on sale at Football Ticket Pad!
European club football's greatest prize is up for grabs on Saturday, May 26, 2018 at the NSC Olimpiyskiy Stadium in Kiev, Ukraine. Fans can still buy tickets as the curtain falls on what has been a scintillating campaign among Europe’s elite teams this season.
Fans have been buying tickets from all over the world and are set to descend upon the Ukrainian capital to watch the biggest game in European football. Famous for its tree-lined streets, green space and churches, Kiev is a safe, cheap and populous city.
Despite the window for buying standard tickets via the UEFA ballot now being closed, trusted secondary platforms sales continue to soar. The official ballot ran on Uefa's website from March 15-22, but if you are still searching for your Champions League Final tickets, Football Ticket Pad has huge availability on remaining tickets listed by our trusted online sellers.
A total of 6,700 tickets were made available to the public via UEFA.com last month, with the two finalist teams each receiving an allocation of 17,000 tickets with the rest of the capacity assigned to the UEFA committee and the various national federations, sponsors and media with rights to the competition. This is one of the most in-demand games of the season and tickets will be selling fast!
The city of Kyiv stands on both banks of the river Dnipro. Located in the centre of Ukraine, it is warm in the spring and summer, has plenty of beaches and is a little over 2,000km from London and Paris, and roughly the same distance from New York and Shanghai. Kiev is a popular choice to stage such a prestigious final and football fans are sure to be travelling to Ukraine from far and wide.
The NSC Olimpiyskiy Stadium was opened on 12 August 1923 and is an arena familiar with staging great sporting occasions. The stadium has been rebuilt and redeveloped several times since its opening, notably to stage the 1980 Olympics and UEFA EURO 2012, where it held five fixtures including the final. The ground is is also the home of the Ukraine's national team, as well as hosting Dynamo Kiev’s UEFA home matches, and big domestic games, including the Ukrainian Cup final.
Situated in central Kiev – on the right bank of the Dnipro – the stadium is easily accessible and in an equally impressive location. The Olimpiyskiy Stadium it has a capacity of 63,000 for the 2018 Champions League Final and is certain to sell out. Kiev is a major business hub as well as a tourist destination, ensuring there will be a wide range of overnight options for fans at the 2018 UEFA Champions League final.
The city has two airports, Zhulyany (8km south-west of the city centre) and Boryspil International (35km east). Public transport includes buses, trolleybuses, trams and an ever-expanding metro system, making for a smooth journey with minimal fuss.
Former Ukraine striker and current national team coach Andriy Shevchenko said: "I feel proud that we have the opportunity to organise such an event. We look forward to meeting all the fans who want to visit our country and our beautiful city of Kyiv."
If you can’t make it to Kiev, don’t worry - Football Ticket Pad can provide tickets for yet another European final on 16th May with Europa League Final tickets in Lyon, France! All of our tickets are backed by our unique 100% guarantee with multiple payment and delivery options to choose from. Buy your football tickets now and take your pick from two amazing cup finals!