Reach the Stade Bollaert-Delelis by Coach

UEFA Euro 2016: Travelling to the Stade Bollaert-Delelis in Lens

UEFA Euro 2016: Reach the Stade Bollaert-Delelis by Coach


The Stade Bollaert-Delelis was opened in 1933 and originally named after Félix Bollaert, the director of Compagnie des Mines de Lens. Later in 2012, those responsible decided to rename the stadium to Stade Bollaert-Delelis in order to also pay tribute to the late André Delelis, the former Minister of Commerce. The stadium, which serves as home ground to the football team RC Lens, holds 41,229 spectators, which means that every single citizen of Lens could get a seat in the arena.

The stadium consists of four individual stands which are not connected via side stands. This is known as “English Style”. During the UEFA Euro 2016 four football matches will be played at the Stade Bollaert-Delelis, which has a long history of international competitions. For instance, the stadium also served as venue during the FIFA World Cup in 1998 and the Rugby World Cup in 2007.

Guide to the Stade Bollaert-Delelis for Disabled Supporters

Disabled fans are generally seated in a ground floor area in the Stade Bollaert-Delelis, which is made up of 218 easily accessible seats. In addition, 44 seats for accompanying persons are provided, which are located on the same floor. When getting to the stadium by car, eight parking spaces for fans with a disability or reduced mobility are reserved, which are located close to the entrance. Tickets for Euro 2016 can be bought in four different categories, with category 4 being the cheapest and 1 being the most expensive one. Irrespective of where they sit, disabled fans are always entitled to a category 4 ticket.

Useful Information about the UEFA Euro 2016 venue Stade Bollaert-Delelis

  • Address: Avenue Alfred Maës, 62300 Lens
  • Public Transport: Gare de Lens (Main Railway Station)
  • Capacity: 41,229
  • Opened in: 1933
  • Current Tenant: RC Lens

Cheap Bus Connections to the Stade Bollaert-Delelis in Lens

London ↔ Paris, Eurolines UK, from £10 / Paris ↔ Lens, FlixBus, from £1
➠ Overall Price: £11

Manchester ↔ Paris, megabus, from £34 / Paris ↔ Lens, FlixBus, from £1
➠ Overall Price: £35

Birmingham ↔ Paris, megabus, from £31 / Paris ↔ Lens, FlixBus, from £1
➠ Overall Price: £32

Euro 2016 Football Matches Played at the Stade Bollaert-Delelis

11 June 201614:00AlbaniavSwitzerlandGroup A0-1
16 June 201614:00EnglandvWalesGroup B2-1
21 June 201620:00Czech RepublicvTurkeyGroup D0-2
25 June 201620:00CroatiavPortugalRound of 160-1

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