Borussia Dortmund are based in Dortmund and currently play in the Bundesliga, the top tier of the German football league system. The club is one of the most successful in German football history. They have played their home matches at Signal Iduna Park (Westfalenstadion) since 1974.

How to Get From Dortmund Airport to Dortmund Hbf?

The Dortmund Airport (DTM) is small and services low cost airlines. Everything is well organized and it’s easy to get around. There are a few ways to get to the city: you can take the Airport Express, which is directly linked to the Central station in Dortmund (Dortmund Hauptbahnhof) or the Airport Shuttle, which will take you straight to Holzwickede station directly for 6 minutes and from then on a regional train, that again gets to a central station. There is a third option, which is a budget one – by bus 490 to Aplerbeck and then U-bahn.

How to Get to the Stadium of Borussia Dortmund Signal Iduna Park?

On matchdays, Dortmund’s transport system offers special trains to the stadium, and each person that owns a football match ticket has the right to use the whole city transport network for free, on condition that it would be used to go and to come back from the stadium. The underground line U45 additionally stops at the “Stadion Station” which is a few minutes walking from Signal Iduna Park.

  • By train:

You can take the train from Dortmund Hauptbahnhof to Signal Iduna Park.

  • By underground:

With the lines U45 or U46 you can go to Westfalenhallen U stop, and it is then only a 5-minute walk to the stadium. Another option is the U42 line towards Grotenbachstraße, but you need to get off at the Theodor-Fliedner-Heim stop, from where you can reach the stadium in about 7 minutes.

  • By bus:

The bus line 450 stops at Westfalenhallen.

Signal Iduna Park (Westfalenstadion)
Signal Iduna Park (Westfalenstadion)

Signal Iduna Park, Borussia Dortmund

Without a doubt, the biggest attraction in Dortmund is Borussia’s stadium. “Signal Iduna Park” ( formerly “Westfalenstadion”) houses the Borussia Dortmund football club. The stadium is a UEFA category 4* and has a capacity of 81,360 people. This ranks it amongst the biggest stadiums in Europe. The south tribune (also known as the Yellow Wall) is the biggest on the continent for standees, where almost 25,000 viewers make for an unforgettable emotion during every match.

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Signal Iduna Park (Westfalenstadion)
Signal Iduna Park (Westfalenstadion)
Signal Iduna Park (Westfalenstadion)
Signal Iduna Park (Westfalenstadion)

Borussia Dortmund – Juventus (UEFA Champions League)

You could feel the atmosphere and the excitement amongst the fans from the morning. The fans from Italy had occupied all the venues in the center of the city and their songs could be heard all over the Alte Markt square.

Juventus fans at Alte Markt Square before the match against Borussia Dortmund
Juventus fans at Alte Markt Square before the match against Borussia Dortmund
Souvenir scarves Borussia Dortmund - Juventus
Souvenir scarves Borussia Dortmund – Juventus

Signal Iduna Park is a great football stadium to visit and if you love football you have to go at least once in your life time. Borussia Dortmund have the highest attendance in world football with an average of 80,000 people. I have travelled across Europe watching football and Borussia Dortmund has been on my bucket list for some time due to its amazing atmosphere, especially in the Champions League.

Unique choreography by the fans of Borussia Dortmund against Juventus
Unique choreography by the fans of Borussia Dortmund against Juventus

The atmosphere was absolutely insane in full swing for the whole 90 minutes. More than 80,000 crowd make a noise like no other with drums and chants, although Borussia Dortmund lost, it was really powerful. Just viewing this impressive Südtribüne Terrace where 25,000 people, known as the Yellow Wall, sing or shout together, and all bouncing as one.

Finally, the hosts from Borussia lost by 0:3 and their fans left frowning from the wonderful stadium. On the opposite pole were the guests from Italy, who classified for the next phase of the Champions League.

Borussia Dortmund - Juventus - 0:3

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