FIFA 2018 FANS’ FESTIVAL

TRANSPORT ACCESSIBILITY

The distance from the FIFA Fan Fest area to the train station in Sochi is no more than 1.7 km

The distance from the railway station “Imeretinskiy kurort” to the stadium “Fisht” is no more than 1.7 km.

The distance from the FIFA Fan Fest area to the stadium “Fisht” is 32 km.

Intraurban transport

From the FIFA Fan Fest area to the Fisht stadium and in the opposite direction, you can get on city buses, shuttle buses (only for spectators with tickets to the match and a fan’s passport), as well as express trains Lastochkadeparting from the train station of Sochi, passing through the railway station Adler and arriving at the railway station “Imeretinskiy kurort“.

The routes of sports competitions of motor transport

№ 57k « Sochi Airport — TIH  «Imeretinskiy kurort » — Sochi Airport»;

№ 57 «railway station Adler — TIH  «Imeretinskiy kurort» — railway station Adler;

№ 125 «railway station Sochi — the stadium “Fisht”  — railway station Sochi;

№ 125с «railway station Sochi — railway station Adler — TIH  «Imeretinskiy kurort» — railway station Adler — railway station Sochi»;

№ 135 село « Ski resort «Rosa Khutor» — the stadium “Fisht” — Ski resort «Rosa Khutor»;

Route S1 «Sochi Airport — the FIFA Fan Fest ( stop. Hotel “Moscow”) — railway station Sochi;

Route S2 «railway station Sochi — the FIFA Fan Fest (stop. Platanovaya Alleya) — railway station Adler — the stadium “Fisht”.

The schedule of the routes is posted on the facades of the stop pavilions, as well as displayed on interactive electronic panels.

Routes of sports competitions of railway transport

In Sochi 14 parking spaces will be arranged and 9 of them are free for 2.5 thousand. parking units  in the period of the FIFA World Cup 2018.

«Sochi  – Imeretinskiy kurort – Sochi »;

«Sochi  – Sochi Airport  – Sochi»;

«Sochi – Rosa Khutor – Sochi»;

«Sochi Airport – Imeretinskiy kurort – Sochi Airport»;

«Rosa Khutor – Imeretinskiy kurort – Rosa Khutor»;

«Rosa Khutor – Sochi Airport – Rosa Khutor».

The schedule of routes can be specified on the site rzd.ru

Where to  apply

 The single phone of the transport call center of Sochi:

8-800-234-2018 (the call is free, it will start working on May 15). Operators speak five languages: Russian, English, French, German, Spanish and can answer all questions about the work of public transport in the resort.

Hotline of the City Transport Administration of Sochi:

8-918-665-2-665 and 264-26-56.

 The site of the Department of Transport and Road Management of Sochi City transport.sochi.ru

 

Mobile application Sochi.Transport (Play Market, App Store), where the following options are available:

  • display of the arrival time of the transport to the stop;
  • search for a route by number or name;
  • search for travel between points on the map;
  • display of the schedule for stops;
  • information about the objects of infrastructure and places of interest.

The application allows you to track all the buses on the line, gives complete information about the carrier company and the served routes. In real time, you can see where the bus is and when it arrives at the desired stop.

   Tourist portal of the FIFA 2018 World Cup in Russia welcome2018.com

Free travel for fans in the intraurban and suburban transport

During the FIFA 2018 World Cup, the right of free travel extends to shuttles and routes of sports competitions of the following types of public city and suburban passenger transport:

 – shuttles S1, S2, S3

 – buses on the routes No. 57k, No. 57, No. 125, No. 125c, No. 135

 – railway transport of suburban communications (electric train “Lastochka”)

Urban road transport:

 – № 57 «railway station Adler – stop. CHC Nekrasovskoye»;

 – № 57к «Sochi Airport  – railway station Olympic Park – sovhoz Russia» – In the days of the match the route changes the traffic pattern and will go to the stop “railway station Olympic Park” without arrival to the stadium Fisht

 – № 125 “MSC ” MoreMall “- railway station Sochi – Hosta – Kudepsta – Adler (stop. .Torgovyy tsentr) – village Veseloe – sovhoz Russia” – from May 15 to July 17, 2018 the route will be extended to the stop ” railway station Olympic Park».

 – № 125с «MSC «MoreMoll »- railway station Sochi – railway station Adler – sovhoz Russia – railway station Olympic park» –  In the days of the match the route changes the traffic pattern and will go to the stop «railway station Olympic Park “without  arrival at the stadium Fisht.

 – № 135 «TC «Novyy vek – railway station Olympic park  – st. Leninа – the village of Moldovka– UTS Krasnaya polyana – the village of Esto-Sadok– SC Laura  – SR Rosa Khutor» –   In the days of the match the route changes the traffic pattern and will go to the stop «railway station Olympic Park “without  arrival at the stadium Fisht.

Extra shuttles:

 – S1 «Sochi Airport– railway station Adler – san. Izvestia – Pans. Svetlana– Platanovaya Alley (the FIFA Fan Fest area) – railway station Sochi» –  from 05/06/2018 to 12/06/2018 and from 10/07/2018 to 12/07/2018 will be open from 6:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. From  13.06.2018 to 09.07.2018 from 05:00 a.m. to 03:00 a.m.

 – № S2 «Sochi Airport– Platanovaya Alley (the FIFA Fan Fest area)- Pans. Svetlana – san. Izvestia – railway station Adler- stop «railway station Olympic Park) ” works on match days three hours before and three hours after the match, the interval of movement is 10 minutes, during peak hours will go every 2 minutes.

 – № S3 «Sochi Airport– stop railway station Olympic Park» – works around the clock, the interval of movement every 15 minutes.

The right of free travel in intraurban road transport is provided to the following categories of persons:

  • spectators of sports competitions on the date of the match (June 15, June 18, June 23, June 26, June 30, July 7, 2018) – upon presentation of a personalized FAN ID card and entrance ticket for the match on the date indicated in the ticket ;
  • volunteers (from May 15 to July 17, 2018) – in shuttles S1, S2, S3 upon presentation of the accreditation card and in buses No. 57k, No. 57, No. 125, No. 125c, No. 135 only upon presenting the transport card without limiting on the number of trips .
  • persons included in the FIFA lists – (from May 25, 2018 to July 17, 2018) upon presentation of the accreditation card without limiting on the number of trips.

Buses, where the right of free travel is given for these categories of passengers, will be marked with special sign.

Checking the availability of documents granting the right to free travel in road transport (except taxis) in urban and suburban communications is carried out by a driver, conductor or controller by visual control.

Granting the right to free travel, for volunteers on buses on the routes of sports competitions (No. 57k, No. 57, No. 125, No. 125c, No. 135) is carried out by validating a special transport card.

In case of  absence of documents granting the right to free travel, the employees of the carrier have the right to demand payment for travel, or to stop providing transportation services.

The following documents are the reason for granting the right of free travel:

  • for spectators of sports competitions – a personalized card of the viewer (FAN ID), issued in accordance with the procedure approved by the Ministry of Communications and Mass Media of the Russian Federation, and the entrance ticket for a match or document entitling to receive an entrance ticket to the match. The right to free travel is provided to sports spectators who have a ticket to attend the relevant match of the 2014 FIFA World Cup in Sochi on the date indicated in the ticket. The right of free travel in absence of at least one of the above-mentioned documents granting the right to free travel is not provided;
  •  for volunteers – an accreditation card issued by ANO “Organizing Committee” Russia-2018 “, or other document established by the subject of the Russian Federation in which matches of sports competitions are held, and the corresponding transport card. The possibility of obtaining transport cards is provided at the international airport of Sochi and the accreditation center;
  •  for persons included in the FIFA lists – accreditation card issued by ANO “Organizing Committee” Russia-2018 “

Railway transport

During the FIFA World Cup 2018 in Sochi, spectators, volunteers and persons included in the FIFA lists are entitled to free travel on the following routes of the sport competitions of suburban railway transport:

  1. «Sochi  – Imeretinskiy kurort – Sochi »;
  2. «Sochi – Sochi Airport – Sochi»;
  3. «Sochi – Rosa Khutor – Sochi»;
  4. «Sochi Airport – Imeretinskiy kurort – Sochi Airport»;
  5. «Rosa Khutor – Imeretinskiy kurort – Rosa Khutor»;
  6. «Rosa Khutor – Sochi Airport – Rosa Khutor».

Provision of free travel for sports competitions’ spectators, volunteers and persons included in FIFA lists on the routes of sports competitions on suburban railway transport is given:

  • – spectators of sports competitions on the date of the match (June 15, June 18, June 23, June 26, June 30, July 7, 2018), which is indicated in the entrance ticket to the match or the document giving the right to receive the entrance ticket to the match, but not less than four hours after the end of the match, without restriction on the number of trips.
  • volunteers – during the period of the sporting events (from May 15, 2018 to July 17, 2018) without restriction on the number of trips.
  • Persons included in the FIFA lists – from May 25, 2018 to July 17, 2018 without restriction on the number of trips.

The following documents are the reason for granting the right to free travel:

  • for spectators of sports competitions – an entrance ticket for the match or the document giving the right to receive an entrance ticket to a match, and a personalized card of the spectator (a fan’s passport), issued in accordance with the procedure approved by the Ministry of Transport and Communications of the Russian Federation;
  • for volunteers and persons included in FIFA lists – an accreditation card issued by ANO “Organizational Committee” Russia-2018 “

When using suburban railway transport, the presence of documents granting the right of free travel is checked by the carrier – OAO Kuban Express-Prigorod.

For free travel on an electric train, one should  get a “free ticket”, in the absence of a “free ticket” it will be necessary to pay the fare. It will be possible to obtain a “free ticket” at the ticket office or at the controllers directly at the turnstile by presenting an accreditation card. “Free ticket” can be issued immediately in both directions.

Taxi

During the FIFA 2018 World Cup and FIFA Fan Fest, a single taxi dispatch center will operate in Sochi. When ordering, it is possible to order cars of different classes.

The telephone of the dispatching center of the accredited taxi: +7 (988) 233-31-47. Operators speak Russian and English.

During the events of the 2018 World Cup in Sochi, the organization of parking lots and landing areas for passenger taxis is envisaged, entry to which is allowed only for taxis of accredited carriers:

  • Sochi Airport;
  • railway station Sochi
  • railway station Adler
  • bus platform Imeretinskiy kurort (taxiing will be done by waiting in line);
  • Olimpiyskiy avenue  in the area of the hotel “Bogatyr” (taxiing will be done by a live line);
  • the area of the hotel Sochi Plaza (the former hotel “Moscow”).

The restriction of vehicles’ movement

The organization of the FIFA Fan Fest in the South Mall of the Sochi seaport entails a change in the scheme of road transport in the city central part  in the period from June 1 to July 16. The following restrictions will be imposed temporarily:

  • the overlap of  st Nesebrskaya from st Piarco to st. Voykova;
  • the overlap of st. Voykova from  st Nesebrskaya to Kurortny avenue;
  • the overlap of st. Kooperativnaya, st. Moskvina, byst. Elektrichesky;
  • the introduction of one-way traffic on st Piarco from  st Nesebrskaya to Kurortny avenue;
  • the introduction of one-way traffic on st. Vorovsky from st Nesebrskaya to Kurortny avenue;
  • the introduction of two-way traffic on the st Ordzhonikidze from str Sokolova to  st Moskvina .

Parking in the central part of Sochi and Adler

In order to park private vehicles for transfer to public transport as intercepting parking lots it is recommended to use car parks located at the addresses:

Parking address

Capacity / parking unit

The nearest shuttle stop / railway station

Parking Status

1

Neserbskaya str, 1

100

railway station “ Sochi” / hotel“ Sochi”

chargeable

2

Kurortny Avenue, 5

200

railway station “ Sochi” / hotel“ Sochi”

chargeable

3

Pervomayskaya str, 11

280

railway station “ Sochi” / hotel“ Sochi”

free

4

Moscowskaya str, 3

300

railway station “ Sochi”

chargeable

5

Cheltenham Alley, 2а

220

railway platform “Matsesta”

free

6

Gudautskaya str /

Lenina str, 117

 

100

Railway station “Adler”

chargeable

7

Lenina str, 113

500

Railway station “Adler”

chargeable

Interceptive parking next to public transport stops

During the World Cup 2018 in Sochi, it is possible to use parking lots for private vehicles of spectators and fans with a total capacity of about 4 thousand cars. In the radius of pedestrian accessibility from the considered parks there are the stops of urban passenger transport:

 

Address

Capacity / parking unit

Infrastructure within walking distance

City public transport routes (buses)

Parking Status

1

Vinogradny lane, 2

100

Public transport stop “Novaya Zarya” 9 routes to the FIFA Fan Fest site free

2

Transportnaya str , 2а

100

Public transport stops «Krasnodarskoe koltso», «Rynok Avangard» 13 routes to
the FIFA
Fan Fest
site
free

3

Novaya Zarya str 7а

SEC «More Mall»

1000

Public transport stops «Technikum», «MTRK More Mall» 1 route to the district of the stadium “Fisht”

7 routes to the FIFA Fan Fest site

free

4

Intersection of Kurortny Avenue and Jan Fabricius str

100

Public transport stop “Sanatorium Jan Fabricius” 2 routes to the stadium “Fisht” and the FIFA Fan Fest site free

5

Kurortny Avenue, 83

FGA “Obyedinenny Sanatorium “Rus (Avangard)”

72

Public transport stop “Sanatorium Jan Fabricius” 2 routes to the stadium “Fisht” and the FIFA Fan Fest site free

6

Lenina str,,156

TC “Apelsin”

60

Public transport stop

“Apelsin”

2 routes to the stadium “Fisht” and the FIFA Fan Fest site free

7

Prirechenskaya str, 2/5 Hypermarket “Magnet”

500

Public transport stop “Ptitsefabrica” 6 routes to the stadium “Fisht” and the FIFA Fan Fest site free

Free travel in special extra long-distance trains running between the host cities of the FIFA World Cup 2018

During the World Cup from 14 June to 15 July 2018, fans who have match tickets or a document which entitles them to receive a match ticket, together with a FAN ID, have the option of free railway transfers on the extra trains running between the cities where the matches will take place.

In order to be eligible for free railway transfers on the extra trains running between the venues, fans must:

1. purchase a ticket
for a match
which will take place in one of the 2018 World Cup host cities;

2. register and receive a FAN ID on the https://www.fan-id.ru;

3. register on the tickets.transport2018.com website and book their railway transfer to one of the 2018 World Cup host cities.

Train timetable for matches:

https://tickets.transport2018.com/free-train/schedule

After the termination of the registration procedure, an information letter will be sent to the e-mail of the user indicated during registration, in which all information about the place in the selected extra train will be presented.

For the fans’ convenience, an electronic support service operates. Fans of the World Cup 2018 can ask their questions on obtaining and realizing the right to free travel to support@transport2018.com

In order to board extra trains, passengers will have to present:

match tickets or a document which give them the right to receive match tickets – (printed out proof of purchased tickets from the the www.fifa.com website.

In the period of the World Cup 2018, entry into the Russian Federation and departure of foreign spectators are carried out according to the fan’s passport without issuing visas on valid identity documents and recognized by the Russian Federation in this status (passport).

 


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