Fan information on the game in Cologne

The Hoffenheim fan representatives have compiled all the important information to prepare you for the Bundesliga game away to 1. FC Köln (Saturday at 15:30 CET / Live Ticker at

Travel and parking


KVB Line 1 stops at the RheinEnergieSTADION at regular intervals. Special trains will also run from the "Neumarkt" stop on the day of the match.

Cars, nine-seaters and buses:

The P4 car park is available for away supporters.

Address for Sat Navs: Aachener Str. 800, 50933 Köln. Please be sure to take the "103, Köln-Lövenich" exit.

The fees are €7 for cars, €14 for nine-seaters and €20 for buses.

Leaving your engine running is forbidden and will be punished with a fine by the City of Cologne.

Further information

Stadium opening and ticket office:

The stadium will open 120 minutes (13:30 CET) prior to the game.

There will not be an away ticket office on site.

Admission and blocks:

Standing block N6

Seated block N16

The entrances to the away blocks are located in the north-east of the RheinEnergieSTADION.


There is a range of food and drinks available from kiosks in the concourse of the away sector. Payment is exclusively cashless (debit card, credit card or Apple Pay and Google Pay).

Alcohol limit:

Strict alcohol checks will be carried out by the security staff. Spectators who have an alcohol level of over 1.1 per mille or show signs of drunkenness will be denied entry to the RheinEnergieSTADION.

Bags and rucksacks:

It is not permitted to bring bags or rucksacks into the RheinEnergieSTADION with you. In addition, there are no storage facilities at the ground.

Photo and video cameras:

Photo and video cameras as well as reflex cameras  but only with commercially available lenses (no larger than 15 cm x 15 cm x 15 cm)  are permitted exclusively for private use. No telephoto lenses, no additional bags, no additional lenses and no tripods are allowed.


It is forbidden to smoke in the stands (standing and seated areas) at 1. FC Köln events.

From three hours before the start of the match until three hours after the final whistle, the City of Cologne's Office of Public Order has imposed a ban on the carrying of glass bottles, glasses and drinks cans in and around the RheinEnergieSTADION. This ban also applies to the away car park P4. Violations may result in a fine of €25. Rubbish containers have been made available to fans.

The glass ban also applies to the catering establishments and kiosks situated around the stadium. They are prohibited from selling glass bottles and drinks cans, and from serving drinks in glasses.

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