NV Arena - SKN St. Pölten Stadium Guide

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Last Updated: July 17, 2021

Aerial view of NV Arena in St Polten

NV Arena is a small 8,000 capacity purpose-built football ground which has been home to SKN St. Pölten since opening in July 2012. Designed by agn Niederberghaus & Partner, the stadium is famous for its circular roof shape and for the way it blends into the natural landscape.

SKN St. Pölten Stadium Guide

Stadium Facts

Team:SKN St. Pölten
Address: Bimbo-Binder-Promenade, St Polten, 9

NV Arena History

The stadium was inaugurated on 7th July 2012 with a mini football tournament between SKN St. Pölten, Austrian Champions SK Rapid Wien and Sparta Prague from neighbouring Czech Republic. As every match ended in a draw there was no winner, although the first competitive fixture saw the home side hammer First Vienna FC by a decisive 5-2 scoreline.

Main entrance to NV Arena

View of NV Arena

NV Arena Seating Plan

Below is a seating plan of SKN St. Pölten's NV Arena:

seating plan for SKN St. Pölten's stadium

Matchday Experience

NV Arena Away Section

Away fans are housed within the north-east corner of the stadium within sections G1-G3 as per the above seating plan. Known as the Gaste-Sektor, visiting supporters stand in the northern stand with the home fans and tickets cost €10.00.

SKN St. Pölten Club Shop

SKN St. Pölten merchandise is on sale at all home matches and is available to buy from the official website.

Can you take a stadium Tour?

Stadium tours of NV Arena have been running since the Autumn of 2012 and are available for groups of 20-50 per session. To find out more information and to arrange a tour please send an email to [email protected].

How to buy SKN St. Pölten Tickets

Tickets to see SKN St. Pölten can be purchased online, and at the ground just before kick-off on matchdays.

Day Tickets

  • Osttribüne (East): €15.00
  • Heimfansektor (South): €10.00
  • Family Section (West): €15.00 for one adult and one child

Please note that the above figures reflect ticket prices for matches of the Austrian First League and not Bundesliga.

How to get to NV Arena

Where is NV Arena?

NV Arena is situated approximately 2. 5 km north-east of St Pölten’s city centre within the Ober-Ratzersdorf suburb.


The stadium’s address for satnav is as follows:

  • Bimbo-Binder-Promenade 9, St. Pölten, Austria

Car Parks

There are an estimated 800 parking spaces for vehicles across four car parks and enough room for an estimated 500 bicycles.

Train - Public Transport

St. Pölten Hauptbahnhof is the main railway station of the city with the stadium essentially served by “St.Pölten Traisenpark” station.

Entrance to Traisenpark stadium

Public Transport of NV Arena

Airports and Flying

At a distance of just under 90 km away, Vienna International Airport is the closest major airport to the city of Sankt Pölten in Lower Austria.

Hotels Near NV Arena

The majority of accommodation options within Sankt Pölten are to be found within the historic city centre in the around around the Cathedral. The most affordable option appears to be the three star Stadthotel Hauser Eck.

Frequently Asked Questions

Who plays at NV Arena?

Austrian side SKN St. Pölten play their home matches at NV Arena.

What is the capacity of NV Arena?

As of 2024 NV Arena has an official seating capacity of 8,000 for Football matches.

When was NV Arena opened?

NV Arena officially opened in 2012 and is home to SKN St. Pölten

What is the postcode for NV Arena?

The postcode for NV Arena is 9.

Are there any Covid restrictions at the stadium?

Covid Restrictions may be in place when you visit NV Arena in 2024. Please visit the official website of SKN St. Pölten for full information on changes due to the Coronavirus.