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Atalanta supporter guide 🔵⚫

You’ve got your hands on a match ticket? It’s now time to get planning! You’ll find everything you need to know here if you’re an Atalanta supporter travelling to Dublin for the UEFA Europa League final.

🏴 Flags

You can bring banners or flags that are a maximum of 2m x 1.5m, and flagpoles that are up to 1m long and 1cm in diameter into the stadium.

If you’re planning to bring flags or banners larger than that, you need to:

  • Send a request in advance of the match with a picture and description of the item
  • Ensure the banner/flag is either fire resistant when purchased or treated with a specially prepared fire retardant if not already done.
  • A Fire Certificate must be produced and will be inspected before entering the stadium.

The deadline for these requests has now passed. You'll only be able take the items into the stadium if your request has been approved.

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📲 All tickets are mobile tickets

You’ll receive an email when your ticket(s) have been sent to you. Follow these steps before heading to Dublin:

1. DOWNLOAD your tickets on the UEFA Mobile Tickets app
2. KEEP your own ticket and enter your personal details
3. TRANSFER the remaining tickets to others in your group, or
4. KEEP them and enter your guests’ personal details on the app

Transferring is the recommended option as it’ll speed things up at stadium entry on matchday.

If you're experiencing issues with the UEFA Mobile Tickets app, visit the Mobile Tickets FAQs. A Ticketing Centre located in Marian College will be open from 14:00 to 20:30 on matchday if you're unable to resolve your issues.

🌍 Travel to Dublin

Entry & visa requirements from Italy 🛂

If you’re an Italian or other EU national, you’ll be required to present a valid passport or a valid national identity card on entry, as the Republic of Ireland is not part of the Schengen Area. Be aware that some airlines require a passport, so please check with your airline before travelling.

If you're travelling on another passport, you may need a visa to enter the Republic of Ireland. Check our Travel page for more information.

Flying into Dublin ✈️

Dublin Airport (DUB)

If you’re travelling from Italy, you’ll most likely arrive at Dublin Airport (DUB) Terminal 1. Remember to travel light without check-in luggage and don’t bring a bag larger than A4 size as it won’t be allowed inside the stadium. Also make sure you already have your return boarding pass downloaded to help speed up the departure process after the match.

Free Shuttle Bus for ticket holders 🚍

21 May: DUB Airport ➡️ O'Connell Street (city centre)

🕖 Operating hours: 07:00 - 19:00
📍 Departure: Behind Car Park C, a short walk from Terminal 2. Follow the signs and guidance from staff on-site.

22 May: DUB Airport ⬅️➡️ Atalanta Fan Meeting Point in RDS Simmonscourt

🕖 Operating hours: From 07:00
📍 Departure: Outside Terminal 2

🚌 Travel time: 35 minutes
🎫 For ticket holders only
♿ Buses are accessible

All ticket holders can also use public transport for free on matchday within the greater Dublin area. There are direct bus connections from Dublin Airport to the city centre. Just show your mobile ticket when boarding the bus! From the city centre, you can either walk to your Fan Meeting Point or use the DART train service to Sandymount and enjoy a short walk from there.

If you land after 16:00 on matchday, please make your way to the shuttle bus promptly. Once you get to the Fan Meeting Point, head directly towards the stadium.

Road trip or ferry ride to Dublin ⛴️🚗

Coming to Dublin by car is not recommended due to the high traffic on matchday on top of the usual workday traffic and the lack of parking options around the stadium. However, if you do drive and come by ferry, please keep in mind that you’ll be asked to park close to the port and walk to the stadium, as you won’t be able to get anywhere close to the stadium on matchday.

Accessible travel to Dublin ♿

Visit our Accessibility page for helpful information on accessible travel to and around Dublin, stadium services and facilities, audio-descriptive commentary and more.

🎉 Atalanta Fan Meeting Point

Download the city map

Atalanta supporters will be gathering at the Fan Meeting Point in RDS Simmonscourt, a large outdoor area south of Dublin Arena. This is the perfect place to meet fellow supporters with live entertainment, food and drink kiosks and more!

Make your way there early to maximise your final experience and avoid the matchday rush.

⚠️ Keep in mind that the use of pyrotechnics and drinking alcohol in the street is illegal in Dublin and can lead to arrest.

Location 📍

RDS Simmonscourt
Simmonscourt Rd, Ballsbridge, Dublin 4, D04 E6N6

Distance to stadium 🚶🏼

1.3 km / 15-minute walk

Opening hours 🕚

22 May from 09:00 to 17:00

After the match, supporters on charter flights should return to the Fan Meeting Point and take the Shuttle Bus back to the airport.

Entry 🎫

Open to ticket holders only! Make sure you have your mobile ticket ready on the UEFA Mobile Tickets app.

Bag deposits & other services 🍟🔋🚾🎒

• You’ll find multiple concession stands where you can grab a tasty snack or a cold beer. You'll be able to use both cashless payment options and cash (euro).

• There will be a phone charging station to ensure you don't run out of battery and can access your mobile tickets at all times.

• Toilets will also be available on-site.

• There will be storage at the Fan Meeting Point, in case you're carrying a bag larger than A4. You can drop it here before heading to the stadium and pick it up after the match. However, storage will be limited, so it's best to not bring a bag at all.

🚶🏼 Getting to the stadium

Download the map

Use the stadium entrance indicated on your mobile ticket ⚠️

Check your match ticket to see which colour-coded entrance you must enter through.

🟢 Green route
Gates A2, B, C & E

🔵 Blue route
Gates V & W

From the city centre / Fan Festival 🏰

Enjoy a nice 40-minute walk from the city centre to Dublin Arena. Dedicated colour-coded routes will guide you towards your stadium entrance.

With your match ticket, you can also use public transport for free on matchday within the greater Dublin area. Remember that the Lansdowne Road DART station will be closed from 16:00 on matchday.

🔵 If the entrance displayed on your mobile ticket is Blue, get off at Grand Canal Dock and follow the Blue route to your entrance.
🟢 If the entrance displayed on your mobile ticket is Green, get off at Sandymount and follow the Green route to your entrance.

From the Atalanta Fan Meeting Point 🎉

Dublin Arena is just 1.3 km north of the Atalanta Fan Meeting Point. Check out the map above to see the recommended walking route to the stadium.

Don’t miss a kick 💪🏼

Dublin Arena gates open at 17:00. Make your way to the stadium at least 3 hours before kick-off to allow sufficient time for security and ticket checks in place around the stadium.

There will be additional ticket checks in place around Dublin Arena and you won’t be able to get close to the stadium or any facilities in the area without a match ticket. If you don’t have a match ticket, you can enjoy the match in one of the many city centre bars. Be sure to check out the Fan Festival at Dublin Castle beforehand, it is open for all to enjoy until 17:00 on matchday.

🏟️ At the stadium

Football wouldn’t exist without supporters like you and your love for football is what makes the atmosphere unlike anything else.

We want everyone to feel welcome and we want you to have a memorable night. So remember to always show good sportsmanship for both teams, all players and the match officials. We also kindly ask you to stay in your designated seats.

Stadium rules 🚨

The stadium may operate differently to what you are used to, so please take the time to review the rules to ensure you don’t accidentally bring anything you shouldn’t.

🎒 Bags larger than A4 size won’t be allowed into the stadium.
🔋 You can bring a small power bank, no larger than your phone.
🪪 Make sure you have a valid form of ID on you.
🚭 Smoking, including the use of e-cigarettes and heat-not-burn tobacco products, is not allowed.
💳 Dublin Arena operates as a cashless stadium. Both credit and debit cards will be accepted, as will contactless payment.
🍺 Taking alcohol to your seat won’t be allowed as per Dublin Arena rules. Alcohol will be on sale from concessions but must be consumed on the stadium concourse.
☔ If it rains on matchday, pack a poncho. If you bring an umbrella, remember you're not permitted to useit whilst in the stands.

Check the list of forbidden items

👋 After the match

With a 20:00 kick-off and the trophy ceremony after the final, you can expect the celebrations at the stadium to conclude at 22:30. If there’s extra time or penalties, expect the action on the pitch to continue until 23:15. As you know, football is unpredictable and things can always change.

Supporters on charter flights ✈️

After the match, walk back to your Fan Meeting Point and board the Shuttle Bus for Dublin Airport.

Supporters with accommodation in the city centre 🏨

Once the match is over, walking will be the most effective way for you to reach the city centre. From the stadium, it will take you approximately 40 minutes to get back to the city centre on foot.

ℹ️ Useful info

With the abundance of things to see and do in the city, make sure to read Dublin’s official tourism page for regular updates and ideas when you’re planning your trip.

Local emergency services 🚨

Sometimes unforeseen accidents happen. We want you to stay safe in Dublin, so if you are involved in an emergency of any kind, dial 999 or 112.

📍 Embassy of Italy in Dublin – Providing services to Italian nationals visiting the Republic of Ireland

Italian nationals who require urgent assistance whilst in the Republic of Ireland should contact:

📞 +353 1 660 1744 (from Monday to Friday, 9:00 – 16:00)

E-mail: Ambasciata.dublino@esteri.it
PEC: amb.dublino@cert.esteri.it

🏢 63/65 Northumberland Road Dublin D04 VA89 County Dublin