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Visitors’ information Netherlands – Germany

All the information you need to visit the Dutch national team on Wednesday 28 February. – Foto: KNVB Media

The Dutch national team will play the second match in the UEFA Nations League Finals against Germany on Wednesday 28 February (20:45) at the Abe Lenstra stadium.

With a win, the ticket to the Olympics is in. Will you be there? On this page you will find all the information for your match attendance.

Please note: we expect crowds at the entrances to the stadium. Make sure you are at your entrance no later than 19:45 to not miss anything of the warm-up and match.

Do you have another question about the match? Then ask our digital assistant of Orange.

We wish you a great Orange evening!

Be prepared for your visit



Tickets will be sent via e-mail in the week before the match and will be in your possession no later than 24 hours before the match starts. You can have your ticket scanned from your mobile phone at the stadium entrance. So there is no need to print your ticket. For a quick flow at the stadium, it is convenient if everyone has their own ticket on their phone.

Tickets not received?

The tickets may arrive in your junk mail. So please check your spam e-mail box. You can also reprint your tickets yourself. Go to onsoranje.nl/tickets and log in with your account. Select the option Ticket in the top right of your profile. Check your ordered ticket(s) and click on Reprint. You will now receive the tickets again by e-mail.

Stadium open

The stadium will open at 6.45 pm.

Transport and Parking

Adres Abe Lenstra stadium:
Abe Lenstra Boulevard 19
8448 JA Heerenveen

Train and bus

If you travel by train, arrive on time. Count on having to walk about 20 minutes to the stadium from Heerenveen train station.

You can also get to the football stadium by bus. The Arriva buses Qliner 315, 320, 324 run to and from the bus station. On the bus, you can pay with your OV-chip card or bank card.

Check current public transport options here.

Note: returning home by public transport
Keep an eye on the departure times of trains and buses after the match. Is there an extension of the match and/or are there penalty kicks? Then make sure you can catch that last bus or train!

  • The very last bus to Heerenveen train station leaves at 00.41 hrs.
  • The last train towards Zwolle leaves at 23.44.
  • In the direction of Leeuwarden, the last train leaves at 00.29.

By car

We indicate below the best approach route for you in combination with the most practical parking places. Always follow the signs and traffic controllers’ instructions.

  • Coming from the direction of Drachten/Groningen (A7)?
    Take exit 26a and park at P6, P10, P11 or P12.
  • Coming from direction Zwolle/ Wolvega (A32)?
    Take exit 11 (Heerenveen/Oranjewoud) and choose to park at P3 / P5a. Or take exit 12 (Heerenveen-centre) and choose to park at P6.
  • Coming from Joure/ Sneek (A7)?
    Take exit 25 and choose to park at P9. Or take exit 26a at Tjalleberd and choose to park at P6 / P10 / P11 / P12.
  • Coming from Leeuwarden (A32)?
    Take exit 12 (Heerenveen-centre) and choose to park at P6 and P9.

Avoid searching for a parking space and buy a parking ticket in advance.

Parking area Location Walking time to stadium Parking fee
P3 De Opslach 26, 8448 GV Heerenveen 5 minutes € 10,-
P5a Abe Lenstra Boulevard 301, 8448 JA Heerenveen 5 minutes € 10,-
P6 Sportweg, Heerenveen 5 minutes € 10,-
P9 Plein Noord, Heerenveen 15 minutes € 5,-
P10 Mercurius 14, 8448 GX, Heerenveen 30 minutes € 2,-
P11 Saturnus 5, 8448 CC, Heerenveen 30 minutes € 2,-
P12 Saturnus 7, 8448 CC, Heerenveen 30 minutes € 2,-

Click here to purchase parking tickets in the KNVB Ticketshop.

Please note
Work is currently underway on the slip roads of the A32 near Heerenveen. Exit 11 (Heerenveen, Oranjewoud) in particular may be affected by congestion and traffic jams.

By bike

If you live near the stadium, come to the stadium by bike, moped or on foot. That saves in time and crowds! The bicycle shed is next to the stadium.

Registration coaches

Are you coming to the match by coach? Please report this to us so that you can be directed to the right parking space and route. You can register by sending an e-mail to internetverkoop@knvb.nl.

Oranje Fanzone powered by Heineken

We would like to welcome you to the Oranje Fanzone powered by Heineken! The perfect place for all Orange fans to get in the mood before the match. So come on time to the stadium and have a look at the Oranje Fanzone. There will be music, snacks & drinks, the latest merchandise and fun partner activities. The ultimate start to the Orange party. The Oranje Fanzone will be open from 17:00 – 20:00.

It is not allowed to


Food and drinks

Catering is available in the stadium. You can get food and drinks at the various catering outlets before, during and after the match. The stadium uses tokens, which can be purchased by pin or cash.

No large bags are aloowed

Only bags of A4 size (30 x 21 x 10 cm) or smaller may be taken into the stadium, after checking. Bags, suitcases or goods larger than A4 size are therefore not allowed and will be refused at the entrance. If you need to bring a bag larger than the permitted size into the stadium for medical reasons, please let us know in advance viainternetverkoop@knvb.nl.



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