NSC Olimpiyskiy

Stadium comes first, and then comes the team. Built in 1942, NSC Olimpiyskiy has turned into a legendary battlefield hosting FC Dynamo Kiev. The stadium depicts club’s glorious history and is the home of 70000+ of its dedicated supporters.

Key Facts

Address Velyka Vasylkivska str. 55, Kiev, Ukraine
Postcode 02000
Capacity 70,050 seats
Club FC Dynamo Kiev
Build Date 1942
Architect L. V. Pilvinsky
Average Attendance 8,195 (Season 2017 – 2018)
Record Attendance 102,000 (Dynamo Kyiv-Bayern Munich, 16 March 1977)
Stadium Cost $120 million
Roof Unavailable
Who is the owner of NSC Olimpiyskiy? Ministry of Youth and Sports of Ukraine
Pitch Size 105m by 68m
Where is NSC Olimpiyskiy located? 50°26′0.38″N 30°31′19.61″E
Nickname Olympic Stadium
Surface Grass

NSC Olimpiyskiy stadium

Seating Plan

The Olympic Stadium is the Ukrainian largest football arena. It delivers a full pack of award-winning facilities out of the box making local and away fans feel at home. The stadium boasts a simple seating chart. So, you are very unlikely to get lost even if your visit the Olympic Stadium for the first time.

The arena is divided into four main sectors:

  1. Sector A is the main section of the stadium located on the West Side. It hosts VIP best seats for special guests.
  2. Sector B is the home for Dynamo Kiev most passionate supporters. It boasts the cheapest ticket prices although it still delivers an award-winning view from NSC Olimpiyskiy seats.
  3. Sector C is located opposite the main section of the stadium plan. The prices are usually a bit higher if compared with Sectors B and D. However, the section boasts probably the best view from NSC Olimpiyskiy seats for spectators.
  4. Sector D is generally for guest visitors. Put an ease on your wallet and take the advantage of the great view and amazing match day experience as a guest team fan.

NSC Olimpiyskiy stadium plan

Note: smoking and drinking alcohol is prohibited. You can buy only non-alcoholic drinks and snacks inside the stadium bowl.

Tickets

StubHub is among the most trusted and reputable services to buy tickets. The price here will certainly be a bargain especially for those from euro zone. The online service itself is fast, safe and easy-to-use.

The official website delivers online purchasing opportunities as well. It boasts lower usability if compared with Viagogo. If you have already arrived and still do not have an electronic ticket, feel free to visit the arena ticket office available 7 days a week. The working hours are as follows: 10.00 am – 7.00 pm. The following contact information may also come in handy:

Football tickets: +38 044 337 10 02
Lost and found: +38 044 590 67 51
Email: N.Yurieva@nsc-olimpiyskiy.com.ua
Address: Velyka Vasylkivska str. 55, Ukraine, Kyiv, 03150

NSC Olimpiyskiy ticket prices usually range from 35 to 400 UAH despite the tournament. It means that both Premier League and European League matches will cost the same price. No surprises here.
The seating price chart is as follows:

  • Tribune A and C Upper: 130.00 – 170.00 Uah;
  • Tribune A and C Lower: 350.00 – 400.00 Uah;
  • Curva B and D Upper: 50.00 Uah;
  • Curva B and D Lower: 35.00 Uah.

Note: At the time of writing this particular passage 100 Uah (Ukrainian national currency) is equal to 3.8 USD.

Hotels Near NSC Olimpiyskiy

Booking.com offers some niche-matching hotels for different budgets. At least, it will guarantee a shelter during your stay.

Cheapest Offers

Kiev is far from being an expensive European city. Even the most posh and luxurious hotels in the borough will look like a good deal. However, for those with limited budgets here is a list of cheap hotels near NSC Olimpiyskiy:

  1. Magic Bus Hostel – located 10 minutes from Ploshcha Lva Tolstoho metro station, this tidy hostel offers double rooms costing $25 per night. Apart from great location, the place boasts panoramic view.
  2. Yak Olympic Hostel – located right next to the football arena, this hostel features professional and hospitable staff according to Booking reviews. Visitors can choose from a separate double room as well as share the room with 10 other guests for only $7.
  3. Evropeyskiy – higher Booking visitors rating, nice location near the stadium, great service for less than $30.
  4. Royal Olympic – despite lower rating, the hotel is still not far from the arena. The service and rooms are pretty good considering only $70 per night for a place in a hotel. It is still a better option compared with hostel. At least, here you have your own separate bathroom.

Highest-Rated

More demanding guests calling for comfort, high-quality services, and extended facility will appreciate the list of high-rated hotels:

  1. Greguar Hotel – located 5 minutes’ walk from the Olympic Stadium. A modern hotel right in the city center next to Khreschatyk. A double room will cost you $144. A good option for one night in Kiev.
  2. Park Inn by Radisson – located 300 meters form Olympiyskiy Stadium, surrounded by numerous cafes, restaurants and attractions. It will take you about 30 minutes walk to get to St Volodymr’s Cathedral, Lavra and other historical places. The staff speaks foreign languages including English and German. A standard double room here will cost you $213 per night.
  3. Premier Hotel Rus – the venue offer transfers from airport or railway stations, non-smoking rooms, free wi-fi and other facilities. The breakfast is included in the price which starts from $68.

How to Get to NSC Olimpiyskiy

Located 2.5 km south of what we are used to calling the city center, NSC Olimpiyskiy is rather easy to find. Whether you are traveling by car or public transport, check the nearest tube and bus stops.

National Sports Complex “Olympiyskiy” on the map

By Tube – Kiev is a developed European city and boasts its decent metro network. Try to remember the nearest train stations to Dynamo Kiev Stadium: the Olimpiyska (the Blue M2 line) or the Palats Sportu (the Green M3 line). Both can be closed on the match day. This is where Palats “Ukraine” (Blue M2 line) and Klovska (Green M3 line) might be used as an alternative nearest tube to NSC Olimpiyskiy. The tube costs only $0.13.

kiev metro map

By Bus – The best bet is to take the #40 bus that goes from the downtown right to the stadium. One bus trip will cost you $0.12. The price is the same for any public transport with the exception of tube.

By Trolleybus – follow the routes number 3 and 40.

By Car – those who get to Kiev by car will hardly face any difficulties when getting to the stadium. Just insert the address and follow the driving tips. We will only remind the exact location of the stadium: Velyka Vasylkivska str. 55, Kiev, Ukraine.

By Train – all trains passing through the Ukrainian capitol from abroad arrive at the central railway station. Vokzalnaya is the nearest tube station. It is several steps from the station. Just follow the crowd.

By Plane – Kiev and Borispol airports except international flights daily. The price may range depending on the destination. Here you can check the most actual pricing data as well as book a ticket in advance.


NOTE: make sure you already have a parking place in advance. Otherwise, you will hardly have a chance to find a car parking place around pitch, as all surrounding roads will be closed on the match day. As a rule. they include 1.5-mile radius area. For this reason, opting for a car to get to the NSC Olimpiyskiy is far from being a good idea.

Eating Out Nearby

As it was noted, alcohol at the stadium is prohibited as well as smoking. Here are several options including not just typical sports pubs but also some places to hang out after the match.

Pubs, Bars & Cafes

While football is all about great beer and a friend or two watching match with you, we provide some top pubs and bars near NSC Olimpiyskiy. You can find them on a map below. Check some top options rated by locals and visitors from abroad. All venues highlight a good reputation on the web in addition to a wide food & drink selection, high-level foodservice and more.

  • ProRock – great atmosphere to make a good start before heading the stadium. Nice rock music featuring classical hits, wide food selection from seasonal salads to brutal steaks. Oh, right. And beer, lots of beer in addition to straight offerings.

  • O’Briens – Cheers! That’s actually what they say in a classical sport bar. Here you can have rest watching a match, Moto GP or even rugby! They highlight all stunning sports events featuring a pint of traditional picks of dedicated beer gourmets. The average check lower than $20 for a good bee steak and a couple of pints.
  • Naturlich – a funny name reflects the atmosphere of the venue. Over 36 types of beer on tap are waiting for you! The selection is overwhelming even for the most dedicated gourmets. Moderate prices and good service are guaranteed.

Restaurants

For more demanding gourmets, we have conducted a list of top 3 restaurants near the stadium. Some of them will introduce Ukrainian traditions while others will involve you in the alcoholic journey in the world of whisky. Prepare for a hangover!

  • Whisky Corner – the venue boasts probably the widest selection of straight alcohol you’ve ever seen! The menu is rather versatile featuring traditional European offerings based on meat and seasonal products.
  • Pervak – the venue is the best destination to spend time like a real Ukrainian. Vodka, borscht, vareniky – what else do you need?

Things to See at NSC Olimpiyskiy

When it does not come to the match day, the arena still has something to offer. Once you are an entertainment seeker, you can take the advantage of the Stadium tour, visit local museum or buy some souvenirs at the official FC Dynamo Kiev Store.

Stadium Tour

Visitors can choose from several programs for different budgets. The first one lets you enter the arena and look behind the curtains. The excursion includes visiting the pitch and football players’ changing room.

Or you can order a VIP photo session for you and your friends. That option will certainly make your day with the brightest memories and photos right from the stadium!

Want to feel yourself a big banana and visit the arena like a VIP? The stadium offers special VIP tours highlighting all hidden corners that only chosen ones can see. The excursion includes golf cars for transportation both individuals and small groups.

All tours are available 4 days a week all year round without any exceptions. As a rule, each program lasts not more than 50 minutes. Each stadium tour starts at:

  • 11 a.m.;
  • 1 p.m.;
  • 3 p.m.;
  • 5 p.m.

The tour price ranges from 25 UAH for daily events to 250 UAH fo0r VIP tours. Feel free to book a tour via this phone number: +38 044 590 66 96.

Museum

Launched in 2012, NSC Olimpiyskiy museum is dedicated mainly to the local football club. It offers a set of expositions depicting FC Dynamo Kyiv trophies, legendary players and the Hall of Fame. The museum replicates over an 85-year club history with some unique data and trophies to explore.

Fan Store

NSC Olimpiyskiy club shop available both online and at the stadium itself. Here visitors can purchase sports goods related to FC Dynamo Kiev as well as buy souvenirs from the official merchandise of the Ukrainian national team.

Opening Hours: Monday to Sunday: 9.00 am – 6.00 pm

For more information, feel free to phone the store on +38 (063) 148-55-55.

Things to Do in Kiev

Kiev is a great city from attraction perspectives. It offers plenty sightseeing opportunities. The capital of Ukraine features great architecture, monuments and places of interest that are certainly worth visiting.

Sightseeing Tour

Start exploring the city through numerous sightseeing tours. Are visiting the place for the first time? Hop-On Hop-Off trip would be a good idea to see all general places of interest that has become a signature of the Ukrainian capital. Provided by numerous operators, they are available 24/7 and typically include 10 general sightseeing objects. As a rule, such trips will hardly cost you more than $15. Or you can opt for more topical attractions. Kiev offers great selection of entertaining programs for different tastes whether you want to visit local craft shops or shooting tours.


Top 3 Places to Visit

Andriyivskyy Descent – the most spectacular street in Kiev. It reflects the original architecture and spirit of old times. Here you can visit Bulgakov Museum in addition to traditional Ukrainian cafes, souvenir shops and more.

Andriyivskyy descent

Kiev Pechersk Lavra – probably the most astonishing Monastery you have ever seen! Founded in 1051, it consists of the cave system and appears to be the center of the global Christianity. Visitors may choose from the group and individual programs. The price starts from 40 UAH (about $1.2).

Kiev Pechersk Lavra

Maidan Nezalezhnosti – the central square that is popular around the globe. It launches the main street in Kiev as well as the place for traditional holiday gatherings, shows, and other actions.

Maidan Nezalezhnosti

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