Aviva Stadium has been designed to ensure that all visitors, including those with disabilities, enjoy an unrivaled event day experience. The guiding principle for the stadium is that visitors with disabilities are accommodated at all levels and areas throughout the stadium and have the necessary facilities available to meet their needs.
Spectators with reduced mobility / wheelchair users and those with audio / visual Impairments may be entitled to avail of a personal assistant’s ticket. Further details are available from the host of the match or concert, contact details are in our Ticketing Section.
A limited amount of accessible parking passes are distributed to ticket holders. They are distributed by the event organisers a minimum of 5 working days before the event, please contact the FAI, IRFU, College Football Ireland or MCD for further details.
Access to the parking facility closes 2 hours prior to the commencement of the event due to road closures implemented by An Garda Siochana. Details of approach routes to the parking facility are printed on the back of the parking pass.
To ensure that patrons with mobility difficulties can access the stadium in comfort there are five dedicated access points these are located at:
- entrance E (Lower West Stand),
- entrance X ( Upper West Stand),
- entrance A ( South Stand)
- entrance M ( East Stand)
- entrance I (North Stand).
These entrances are fully serviced by lifts / elevators and are available for patrons that use wheelchairs or mobility aids but are also available to those with reduced mobility. Please contact a stadium steward when you arrive for further assistance.
Spectators with parking passes will be permitted to enter the stadium from 2 hours prior to gates open. Where relevant, bar and food outlets will be available.
There are 230 places for wheelchair users and an equal number for their personal assistants. These seats are distributed across all levels of the stadium and can be accessed via lifts / elevators.
Bar / Food Counters
On all concourses the bar and food counters have a lowered section so that people in wheelchairs can be served.
There are 51 accessible toilets in the stadium these being located adjacent to all viewing positions.
Audio Impaired Info
In order to assist hearing impaired and visually impaired visitors to the stadium a combination of hearing induction loops and RF radio transmitter systems are incorporated enhancing audible communications throughout the stadium, including the seating bowl, restaurants, bars, kiosks and conference rooms.
Visually Impaired Info
For those with impaired vision:
- tactile flooring is used at the top and bottom of a flight of stairs inside the stadium.
- hearing assistance systems are available from the organisers of sporting events ie. FAI or IRFU.
- the public address system will give announcements including emergency announcements
- Guide Dogs / Seeing Eye Dogs are permitted in the stadium however you must contact the organiser of the event in advance of booking your ticket to discuss your requirements.
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