Dortmund hosts four 1st round games, a second round
match and the first semi-final in Westfalenstadion - the home of Borussia Dortmund.
World Cup Schedule.
Originally built for the 1974
World Cup in Germany, Dortmund's Westfalenstadion was considered the German Football
Association's (DFB) 'trump card' in its application to host the finals of the 2006 World
Cup - all spectators have a view of the pitch, as the yellow pylons hold up the roof from
With room for 83,000 supporters Westfalenstadion's capacity is reduced
to 66,000 for international matches, when the stadium needs to be all-seater.
Saturday 10th June
Trinidad and Tobago vs Sweden
Wednesday 14th June
Germany vs Poland (1:0)
Monday 19th June
Togo vs Switzerland
Thursday 22nd June
Japan vs Brazil (1:4)
Tuesday, 27th June
Second Round (Match 55)
Brazil vs Ghana (3:0)
Tuesday, 4th July
Germany vs Italy (0:2 aet)
Getting to the Stadium:
The Westfalenstadion lies south of Dortmund city centre. The U45 (from
Dortmund Hauptbahnhof) and U46 both run to Westfalenstadion.
Distances from Dortmund:
Berlin: 500km by
car, 3hrs 15mins by train, 1hr by plane.
Frankfurt: 210km by car, 2hrs 40mins
Gelsenkirchen: 35km by car, 35
minutes by train.
Hamburg: 340km by car, 3 hours by
Hannover: 210km by car, 1hr 40mins by
Kaiserslautern: 330km by car, 4
hours by train.
Köln: 96km by car, 1hr 10mins by
Leipzig: 470km by car, 5 hours by
train, 1hr by plane.
München: 600km by car, 5hrs 50mins by
train, 1hr 30mins by plane.
Nürnberg: 430km by car, 4hrs 45mins
by train, 1hr by plane.
Stuttgart: 420km by car, 3hrs 30mins
by train, hr by plane.
Tourist information for visitors to Dortmund.
The Airport Express travels between Dortmund main railway station and Dortmund Airport.
If you want to take time out from the football and explore some of the local culture, why
not visit a museum in Dortmund.
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