Bayer 04 Leverkusen

City

Leverkusen is a city in North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany on the eastern bank of the Rhine. To the South, Leverkusen borders the city of Cologne and to the North is the state capital Düsseldorf.

With about 161,000 inhabitants, Leverkusen is one of the state's smaller cities. The city is known for the pharmaceutical company Bayer and its associated sports club Bayer 04 Leverkusen.

Club

Founded:

July 1st, 1904

Colours:

red, black and white

Members:

27,462

Titles:

German Cup: 1993

UEFA Cup: 1988

Stadium

Name:

BayArena

Capacity:

30,210 spectators 
25,410 seats (all covered)

4,800 standing (all covered)

Average attendance:

28,428 (94.1%) season 2015/16

Prices:

Beer: Bitburger 4€/0.5l

Sausage: 3€

Tickets

There are five categories for seats and one for standing depending on the opponent. Prices range from 15€ to 68€

Tickets: Go to ticket center

Transport

Car:

The BayArena is located next the the autobahn crossing of A1 and A3. Exit at 'Leverkusen'  on A1 and follow the signs to the parking area at 'Chempark'.

Public transport:

To/From Cologne central station: Use the lines 1 or 8 and exit either at 'Leverkusen-Mitte' or 'Leverkusen-Küppersteg'.

The match ticket price includes free travel with the local transport providers.


Airport: The next airports are Cologne-Bonn (CGN) and Düsseldorf (DUS).