On December 19, SKA will face HC CSKA Moscow in the KHL regular season at home in Saint Petersburg, with the Russian Classic match set to take place at the Gazprom Arena. Puck drop is scheduled for 20:00 local time.
How to reach the Gazprom Arena
The Gazprom Arena is located at 1, Futbolnaya Alleya in Saint Petersburg. You can reach the stadium by foot from three metro stations:
- Novokrestovskaya (1.6 km)
- Krestovskiy Ostrov (2.1 km)
- Begovaya station through the Yakhtenniy bridge (1.5 km)
Can I travel by car?
A number of traffic restrictions will be imposed on match days. It will only be possible to drive on to the arena's territory by purchasing a car pass, available on the official site of Football Club Zenit Saint Petersburg.
Shuttles for disabled/fans with less movement will run between 13:30 and 15:30 from Petrovskaya Square.
In order to enter the stadium, you will need to go through security checks. The earlier you arrive, the quicker you will get inside the Gazprom Arena. It is best not to bring bags and rucksacks and you can leave them in locker rooms outside of the stadium. It's forbidden to take drinks, food and weapons into the arena. The gates to the stadium will open at 14:00, three hours before puck drop.
- 10 minutes required to enter if you arrive 2.5-1.5 hours before the match
- 25 minutes required to enter if you arrive 1 hour before the match
- 45 minutes required to enter if you arrive 30 minutes before the match
The SKA Hockey Fest will begin at 17:30.
Sectors with the letter 'A' are for fans who have children aged seven or below without a separate ticket.
2A, 11A and 16A are for disabled fans.
7A, 13A and 16A are for VIP entrances.
Fans without bags can move through entrances 2, 7, 9 and 10. These entrances are also for parents with children without bags.
Entrance 1A is for media representatives.
Seats around the ice itself can be reached by going through sectors A, B and C, not D.
Entrance 12A is for CSKA supporters.
Let's go to the Russian Classic!