Santiago Bernabéu – Real Madrid

The Santiago Bernabéu Stadium, is the current home stadium of Real Madrid football team.

Santiago Bernabéu info


The Nuevo Estadio Chamartín was inaugurated in 1947 with a friendly game between Real Madrid and Os Belenenses (Portugal). The game resulted in a 3–1 victory for The Merengue.8 years after its inauguration, the stadium adopted its present name in honour of club President Santiago Bernabéu. This decision was made after a General Assembly on January 4th of 1955.

The stadium has been known as Estadio Santiago Bernabéu ever since.


The Bernabéu is one of the most prestigious and famous sports venues in the world. It has hosted the European Cup Final in 1957, 1969 and 1980, as well as the Champions League Final in 2010.

The Bernabéu also held final matches for the European Nations’ Cup in 1964 as well as the 1982 World Cup Final between Italy and West Germany (3-1).


The stadium had an initial capacity of 75,145 spectators. Only 27,645 of spectators had seats (7,125 of which were covered) while 47,500 had to watch the match standing.

The stadium has encountered a few architectural modifications throughout the years. It reached an impressive total capacity of 125,000 spectators between 1952 and 1982.

Since 2011, it has a total seating capacity of 81,044 seats.


The dimensions of the Bernabéu football ground are 105 x 68 m.

Santiago Bernabeu categories

Santiago Bernabéu stadium is one of the largest sporting venues in Europe. The Real Madrid home ground is made of 4 stands : Lateral Este, Lateral Oeste, Fondo Sur and Fondo Norte.

It has a total of 4 ticket categories along with numerous VIP Hospitality options.

Click the button below for more details about the Santiago Bernabéu ticket categories.


The Real Madrid stadium is located in the district of Chamartín, in the capital o Spain, Madrid. It is only 13 km(8 mi) away from Madrid International Airport.

Estadio Santiago Bernabéu
Av de Concha Espina, 1
28036, Madrid

Access to stadium

The stadium is well connected with public transportation :

The nearest subway station is the stadium’s own metro station “Santiago Bernabéu” on the Line 10. You can also reach the station by bus with lines 14, 27, 40, 43, 120, 126, 147 and 150.