2018 Soccer World Cup in Russia


The Swiss national team will be staying in Togliatti at the 2018 World Cup in Russia. The team hotel "Togliatti Resort" in the Samara district is located directly on the Volga on the edge of the city with its 700,000 inhabitants. Training takes place at the Torpedo Stadium, which can be reached by bus in ten minutes. The turf and the stadium's infrastructure will be renovated until the arrival of the Swiss delegation - presumably on 11 June. (sda)

The FIFA World Cup 2018 Russia from 14 June to 15 July 2018 will be held in 12 stadiums in 11 cities. Russian fans get tickets at special prices from 1280 rubles (just under 19 euros). For all other fans, the cheapest card costs 87 euros for a group match, 183 euros for the opening match and 379 euros for the final. Final tickets of the highest category cost 917 Euro in regular sale. By order of the Russian authorities, all World Cup spectators must apply for a so-called Fan-ID. It serves as an official identity document and allows visa-free entry and free travel between the World Cup venues and free use of local public transport on match days. (la)

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