TSG 1899 Hoffenheim

City

Hoffenheim is a village in Rhein-Neckar-Kreis, Baden-Württemberg, Germany. It belongs to the municipality of Sinsheim and it has a population of 3,272.

 

The village, settled since prehistoric times, and first mentioned in 773 as Hovaheim in the Lorsch codex, was officially incorporated on July 1, 1972 into Sinsheim. Hoffenheim is located in the Rhine-Neckar metropolitan region, close to the Neckartal-Odenwald national park. It is 3 km in west of Sinsheim, 6 km south of Meckesheim and only approximately 20 km from Heidelberg.

Hoffenheim is the historic home to football club TSG 1899 Hoffenheim which currently plays in the Bundesliga, Germany's top division, although the senior side now play their home games in the Rhein-Neckar-Arena, located in another Sinsheim suburb, Steinsfurt.

Club

Founded:

July 1st, 1899

Colours:

blue and white

Members:

9,000

Titles:

none

Stadium

Name:

Wirsol Rhein-Neckar-Arena

Capacity:

30,150 seats (all covered)
23,400 seats

6,750 standing

 

Average attendance:

28,155 (93.4%) season 2016/17

Prices:

Beer: Bitburger 3.10€/0.4l

Sausage: 2.90€

Tickets

There are 4 different categories for seats and one for standing. Prices range from 12€ to 70€

Tickets: Go to ticket center

Transport

Car:

Use the Autobahn A6 and exit at `Sinsheim Süd´(No. 33b).

Public transport:

Train: Match tickets are also valid as travel tickets on services run by the Verkehrsverbund Rhein-Neckar (VRN) and the Heilbronner/Hohenloher/Haller Nahverkehr (HNV) which include the major train hubs Ludwigshafen, Mannhein and Heidelberg. Use the station `Sinsheim Museum/Arena´ (approx. 50 minutes to/from Heidelberg).
Airport: The closest major airports are Frankfurt (FRA), Karlsruhe / Baden-Baden (FKB) and Stuttgart (STR) which are all appox. 100km away.