Estádio João Cardoso - Tondela Stadium Guide

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Last Updated: July 18, 2021

Aerial view of Estadio Joao Cardoso

Estádio João Cardoso is the 7,500 capacity home ground of C.D. Tondela who earned promotion to the Primeira Liga after being crowned Champions of the Second division during the 2015 season.

Tondela Stadium Guide

Stadium Facts

Address: R. Dr. Eurico José Gouveia 310, Tondela, 3460

Estádio João Cardoso History

Estádio João Cardoso has hosted several International matches to date including a qualification match for the 2011 Women’s World Cup, and Under 187s qualifier for the Euros, however it has yet to be used by the Portuguese men’s team.

Entrance of Estadio Joao Cardoso

View of Estádio João Cardoso

Estádio João Cardoso Seating Plan

Below is a seating plan of Tondela's Estádio João Cardoso:

Estadio Joao Cardosa Seating Plan

Matchday Experience

Estádio João Cardoso Away Section

If any Spanish Football Trippers can pinpoint where the visiting supporters are located then please get in touch!

Tondela Club Shop

Since the start of the 2013/2014 season there has been a dedicated club shop at Estádio João Cardoso, as well as CDT’s official online store.

As there’s very little information online regarding the shop’s opening times, you may have to assume that the club shop is only open on matchdays.

Can you take a stadium Tour?

It doesn’t look as if there are any tours available of the facilitates Estádio João Cardoso, sorry.

How to buy Tondela Tickets

Tickets to see C.D. Tondela have never usually been sold online which means you will have to purchase them either in the week leading up to the match or just before kick-off.

As the yellow and greens rarely sell out their stadium, this doesn’t usually pose any problems – just remember to get there early.

Expect to pay around between €14.00 – €18.00 for a top flight ticket.

How to get to Estádio João Cardoso

Where is Estádio João Cardoso?

Estádio João Cardoso is located within a prime location less than 900 metres south of Tondela’s historic centre.


The stadium’s address for satnav is as follows:

  • R. Dr. Eurico José Gouveia 310, 3460 Tondela, Portugal

Car Parks

There’s absolutely nothing to suggest that there is an on-site car park at the stadium so you may have to be flexible with where you leave your car.

Train - Public Transport

The municipality of Tondela isn’t blessed with its own railway station.

Crane at Joao Cardoso Stadium

Public Transport of Estádio João Cardoso

Airports and Flying

The closest major airport to Tondela is Francisco de Sá Carneiro Airport in Porto approximately 150 km away to the north west.

Hotels Near Estádio João Cardoso

To the east of the stadium just off of avenue Dr. Francisco Sá Carneiro there is the Hotel Severino José. Due to the compact nature of the city centre this is actually in quite a good location.

Frequently Asked Questions

Who plays at Estádio João Cardoso?

Portuguese side Tondela play their home matches at Estádio João Cardoso.

What is the capacity of Estádio João Cardoso?

As of 2024 Estádio João Cardoso has an official seating capacity of 3,000 for Football matches.

When was Estádio João Cardoso opened?

Estádio João Cardoso officially opened in 2008 and is home to Tondela

What is the postcode for Estádio João Cardoso?

The postcode for Estádio João Cardoso is 3460.

Are there any Covid restrictions at the stadium?

Covid Restrictions may be in place when you visit Estádio João Cardoso in 2024. Please visit the official website of Tondela for full information on changes due to the Coronavirus.