By public transport
During the 2004 IIHF Wolrd Championship will exist stop called SPORT ARÉNA in the Ruská street. This stop was added into the lines of trams no.2 and no.7.
These trams are going to the ČEZ Aréna: no.2 (station Sport Aréna), no.3 (station Ředitelství Vítkovic), no.7 (station Sport Aréna), no.11 (station Sport Aréna), no.12 (station Dolní), no.14 (station Sport Aréna), no.17 (stationa Dolní) and no.19 – night tram (station Sport Aréna). There are also two buses going to the ČEZ Aréna – no. 26 and 27 (station Ředitelství Vítkovic).
A valid ticket to the Championship game will also serve as a valid ticket on all public transport within the city on the day of the game from 9 a.m. to midnight.
There are four railway stations in Ostrava:
Ostrava – Vítkovice (from destinations Havířov, Prague, Žilina) - ČEZ Aréna is 10 minutes far by walk.
Ostrava – Svinov (from destinations Bohumín, Brno, Břeclav, Prague, Olomouc, Opava, Warszava, Wien) - ČEZ Aréna is about 10 minutes far by tram no.7 and about 20 minutes far by tram no.19
Ostrava – střed (from destinations Beskydy, Frenštát, Frýdek-Místek) - ČEZ Aréna is about 12 minutes by tram no.2
Ostrava – hlavní nádraží (from destinations Bohumín, Brno, Břeclav, Prague, Olomouc, Warszava, Wien) - ČEZ Aréna is about 30 minutes far by tram no.2
1) From Prague - via the highway D1 to Brno - Olomouc, then road No.48 from Hranice na Moravě - Nový Jičín - Příbor - take the exit Ostrava-Mošnov, street Plzeňská, follow the roadsigns to the ČEZ Aréna.
2) From Opava - the road No.11 direction Ostrava, via Opavská street, on the fifth crossroad turn rught to the Plzeňská street, and follow the roadsigns to the ČEZ Aréna.
Parking in OstravaIn the surroundings of the ČEZ Aréna there are payed parkings (for example in the Ruská, Svatoplukova, Závodní, U Nádraží or Na Odbodu street or near the sports hall called Ledňáček). You are not allowed to park in the centre of the city – except for official parking places.