Around the ArenA

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!


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!

More information


We could't find any facilities within the section with Skylounge

Toilets and First Aid

The Johan Cruijff ArenA has (disabled) toilets and first aid stations throughout the stadium for a carefree visit to the stadium.

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.

Ajax Tickets

Ticket sales for Ajax matches run through Ajax. Go to

KNVB matches
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?

If you can't find the answer to your question among these frequently asked questions or on one of the other pages, please use the contact form to get in touch with us. We are happy to help you with your questions about visiting the Johan Cruijff ArenA!

Contact us

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.