The Johan Cruijff ArenA is easily accessible by public transport and car. Reserve a parking space in advance so that you are guaranteed a place. With Wizzymaps you will quickly find the best parking space and your entrance to the stadium. Before you know it, you are enjoying your event!
With Wizzymaps you can quickly see the best parking space and where the entrance to your place is located. Finding your way to the stadium has never been easier!
Reserve your parking spot
Traveling by car to a football match or event in the Johan Cruijff ArenA? Reserve parking space in advance so you can be sure of a good spot near the stadium!
Everywhere in the stadium you can enjoy diverse hot and cold drinks. For example, we serve Heineken Pils and Heineken 0.0%, the favorite Coca-Cola varieties, such as regular, zero sugar and light taste, and other soft drinks such as Fanta, Sprite, Capri-Sun and Fuze Tea. White wine and energy drink are also available in the stadium. Of course, we couldn’t forget coffee, cappuccino, tea and hot chocolate. There’s something for everyone!
Kick's Fresh Sandwiches
With Kick’s fresh sandwiches you’ll return to your seat well-satisfied.
Catering Club For Snacks & Fries
The most delicious fries and snacks can be found at the Catering Club.
Mr. Long: King of the Asian cuisine
Mr. Long not only makes the most delicious Vietnamese spring rolls, he also has a wide selection of Asian snacks.
Food Salon Snacks
The Food Salon Snacks has the best snacks from the Netherlands.
Prefer a classic hot dog? Find it fast at the Hotdog Cart so you’ll be ready quickly for the second half.
Kiosk Drinks & Bites
Little snacks and sweets are available at the Kiosk. For the ideal afternoon snack, and perfect too for the journey back home!
The Coffee Cart
You can always get good freshly brewed coffee or tea and a tasty cake at the Coffee Cart.
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A delicious lunch or dinner is the perfect start to enjoy a match or concert with your company. From an exclusive dinner composed by a star chef to the tried and tested Steaks & Salads with spectacular views. Choose from the wide range of restaurants!
In Brasserie Ajax our in-house caterer Maison van den Boer serves a luxurious 3-course dinner, including beer, our house wines and various soft drinks.
Restaurant ON5TH by Lute®
The relaxed atmosphere and open kitchen with live cooking provide the perfect setting for dining in company.
Restaurant Glasgow '72 Lounge
Great food and stunning views come together in the unique Glasgow ’72 Lounge. Taste the grandeur of the stadium!
House of Legends
Experience authentic cuisine on a culinary journey through Indonesia.
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A fantastic place to experience an event with your friends, family or business relations. A skybox offers all the luxury you can imagine, such as your own hostess, snacks and drinks and parking places.
Experience a match or concert like never before by renting a Skybox!
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The Johan Cruijff ArenA has (disabled) toilets and first aid stations throughout the stadium for a carefree visit to the stadium.
Toilets and First Aid
There is easy access to toilets in all sections of the stadium. The stadium has 4 first aid posts.
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The Johan Cruijff ArenA is there for everyone. For old and young, visually impaired, in a wheelchair or with a (temporary) disability. We want everyone to be able to move around the stadium as freely as possible. This way all of us can enjoy the best events together.
To move easily through the stadium, you can use various escalators. Depending on your entrance, these go to the first or second ring.
Seating for the disabled
We like to offer supporters in a wheelchair a good view when they come to see an Ajax or Orange match or a concert.
Lifts are available for visitors with reduced mobility or are using a wheelchair.
Ajax audio for the blind an visually impaired
People with visual impairments can also enjoy football in the Johan Cruijff ArenA.
Guide and service dogs are welcome
Your guide or assistance dog is welcome at the busy Johan Cruijff ArenA.
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Are you coming to the Johan Cruijff ArenA soon and do you have a question about your visit? Below are the frequently asked questions with answers about visiting the stadium.
In the ArenA
On the day of a football match or concert
The stadium opens 1.5 hours before the start of an Ajax match. Main entrance E opens 2.5 hours before the start of an Ajax match. Different opening hours apply for KNVB matches and concerts. Check our event calendar for current times.
On days without events
The Johan Cruijff ArenA is open from Monday to Friday from 7 am to 6 pm. On weekends we are open from 9 am to 6 pm. You enter the stadium via main entrance E.
Plan the fastest journey with our Mobility Portal. Enter your departure address and arrival date and time and immediately see the best trip to the stadium.
With Wizzymaps you can quickly find the best parking space and entrance closest to your seat. Finding your way to the stadium has never been easier!
To move easily through the stadium, you can use several escalators. Depending on your entrance, these go up to the first or second ring. The escalators are located at several entrances: main entrance E and entrances A, C, G, J and M.
The first ring of the main stand contains sections 001 to 111, each with 21 rows. The remaining sections on the first ring, 012 to 129, contain 31 rows. The numbering of the rows starts at the bottom: row 0 is closest to the field, row 29 is at the top.
The second ring contains 27 rows. The numbering of the rows starts at the bottom: row 1 is closest to the field, row 27 is at the top.
For all information about the accessibility of the stadium, please refer to our Accessibility page.
The stage is set up in different places per concert. The possibilities are:
- end setting: with the stage on the north side of the stadium
- the round setting: with the stage in the middle of the stadium
- panorama setting: with the stage on the east side of the stadium
You can see the various sections on the map. Click on an event in the Calender. Seat numbers are not visible on our website.
The range of food and drinks varies per section. If you would like to know what is available in your section, go to our event calendar, select your event and section number and check what is on offer.
Unfortunately, we cannot scan e-tickets. Please take printed tickets with you on your visit.
Event / concert tickets
Ticket sales for an event go through the event organizer and not through the Johan Cruijff ArenA. For questions about the sale of tickets, please contact the relevant organizer.
Ticket sales for Ajax matches run through Ajax. Go to ajax.nl.
Tickets for a KNVB match in the Johan Cruijff ArenA, if still available, can be bought through the ticket shop on our website.
Every visitor to a concert or football match in the Johan Cruijff ArenA must have a valid admission ticket. If you have lost your ticket or the ticket has been damaged so that the barcode is no longer legible, please report this to the ticket organization from which you bought your ticket. If you still have your ticket, it will have the name of the ticket organization concerned printed on it.
If you are a certificate holder of the Johan Cruijff ArenA and you bought your admission tickets through the Johan Cruijff ArenA, please contact the Front Office department.
House rules and policy
Lost and found items that have not been collected will be returned to the hospitality desk at main entrance E after the event. Within 36 hours, we will place found items on the iLost website.
Visitors are not allowed to bring food and drinks into the stadium. There are plenty of food and beverage outlets in the stadium. We give confiscated (unopened) food and drinks to the food bank project in Amsterdam Southeast.
Cameras are allowed when the footage is not used for commercial purposes and does not bother other visitors. The use of a selfie stick in the stadium is not allowed.
Helmets are not allowed in the stadium. You can store your helmet for a fee in one of the lockers to the right of the AFAS Live (opposite entrance South H of the Johan Cruijff ArenA) or in the bicycle shed to the right in front of the Villa ArenA. Please note there is a limited number of lockers available.
Alcohol is served during an event. Please note that no alcohol is served to visitors under the age of 18.
There are no lockers available inside the stadium. However, you can store your belongings for a fee in the lockers to the right of AFAS Live (opposite entrance South H of the Johan Cruijff ArenA). Please note that only a limited number of lockers are available.
The Johan Cruijff ArenA is a non-smoking zone so there is a smoking ban throughout the entire stadium.
Bags sized A4 (30 cm x 21 cm x 10 cm) or smaller may be taken into the stadium after inspection.
In the stadium we do not take cash. You can pay only by PIN debit card (also contactless), Mastercard, Visa, Visa Electron, AmEx and VPay.
If you are unable to book the tour of your choice on a specific day or time, it may be that it is completely sold out or that there are no tours due to an event taking place on this day.
Can't see your question?
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The Johan Cruijff ArenA has everything to give our visitors a great day. Read all practical information here so that your visit can run smoothly.
Bags of A4 size or smaller may be taken into the stadium after inspection. Larger bags will be refused at the entrance.
No alcohol < 18
We do not serve alcohol to visitors under the age of 18.
The Johan Cruijff ArenA believes that smoking and sports do not go together. That is why a smoking ban applies throughout the stadium.
Paying in the stadium
In the stadium you can pay only by card, with PIN (also contactless), Mastercard, Visa, Visa Electron, AmEx and VPay. We do not accept cash.
Read all practical information here so that your visit can run smoothly.