Åråsen Stadion

By Football Tripper

Last Updated: October 29, 2015

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Aerial view of Arasen Stadium

Stadium Overview

Team: Lillestrøm

Address: Skedsmo

Capacity: 12,250

Opened: 1951

Further Reading

Lillestrøm SK

Åråsen Stadion is a purpose built football stadium located in the Norwegian city of Lillestrøm, which is east of the country’s capital, Oslo. Home to Tippeligaen side Lillestrøm SK, the 12,250 capacity ground is owned by the club itself, and was last expanded between 1999-2002.

Stadium Guide

History

Written section to be added in due course.

Seating Plan

Below is a seating plan for Åråsen Stadion:

Åråsen Stadion seating chart

Stands

Arasen Stadion is comprised of four stands: North, East, South and West.

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Click the thumbnails above to enlarge an image of each stand.

The Matchday Experience

Away Fans

Away fans are usually housed within the northern-goal end which is known as the “Legea-Tribunen Bortesupportere”. Tickets cost 200 NOK for adults and 100 for everyone else such as children, students and seniors.

 

Best Pubs

Club Shop

The LSK Fan shop at Arasen Stadium is open for three hours once a week on Saturday between 12.00 pm and 3.00 pm, however fans can arrange to purchase official merchandise by contacting the office which is usually open Monday to Friday.

On matchdays the club shop is guaranteed to be open for at least two hours before kick-off, and failing this you can always visit Lillestrøm’s online store.

Stadium Tour

It doesn’t appear as if Lillestrøm currently offer tours of their famous Åråsen Stadion.

Ticket Prices

Tickets to see Lillestrøm play at home can either be purchased online from the official website or from the stadium. You can pick up tickets from the office during the week or purchase them from the dedicated ticket-booths specifically open on matchdays.

Sample Ticket Prices

  • Romerikes Blad (South)d: 200 – 250 NOK
  • Tribune Ost (East): 300 – 350 NOK
  • Tribune DNB (West):250 – 350 NOK

Matchday Travel

Åråsen Stadion sits 1.1 km north-west of Lillestrøm city centre and around 1.8 km from the main railway station.

Outside Arasen Stadium

This means that most Football Trippers can easily walk to the ground from central within 20 minutes.

Driving

The stadium’s address for satnav is as follows:

  • C. J. Hansens vei 7, 2007 Kjeller, Norway

Car Parks

There is a large car park behind the main stand which is partially shared with the car dealership.

Train

Lillestrøm Station is regarded as the main transport hub for eastern parts of Greater Oslo, and actually forms one of the stops on Norway’s oldest railway line. There are numerous express trains to Oslo, Trondheim and even Stockholm.

Lillestrom station sign

A parking sign for Lillestrom station with the railway line in the background.

Bus

The Floraveien Bus Stop along the busy stretch of road south of the stadium is served by the following bus numbers: 435, 476, 843 (station), 845 (station) and 848.

Airports

Oslo International Airport can be found just over 30km north of the city centre along the E6 and E16 stretches of motorway. Upon landing you can catch an Express train which stops at both Oslo and Lillestrøm.

Hotels

Within the city centre there is the likes of Best Western and Thon Hotel however if the truth be told there aren’t actually many places to stay in Lillestrøm central – you may be better off catching the train to Oslo!


By Football Tripper

Last Updated: October 29, 2015

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