Unipol Arena, Bologna
Unipol Arena is an indoor sporting arena located in Casalecchio di Reno, Bologna, Italy. The capacity of the arena is 11,000 people and it was opened in December 1993. It was home to the Virtus Bologna basketball team from 1996 to 2017.
During the year 2008, the arena had restyling works, which included a museum dedicated to Virtus' history, four new JumboTrons, new white seats and black stairs and new white parquet. The capacity of the arena rose from the original 8,300 up to 11,000.
Located in a strategic position
The complex is located opposite a major shopping area, with very high attendance of the public, where are located Carrefour, Ikea and Leroy Merlin. Easily accessible by train, by bus, by car and by plane, it includes a railway station connected with Bologna Station and has an area of 60,000 square meters dedicated to parking.
By Car: 2 km from the exit Casalecchio A1, A13, A14. Parking for 5000 cars.
By Bus: 50 m.
By Train: 1 minute from the station Futurshow Station – 19 minutes from Bologna Centrale – 35 minutes from Florence – 55 minutes from Milan – 100 minutes from Rome.
By Plane:8.8 km from the G. Marconi airport.
N.B .: In the most of concerts will operate a shuttle, a direct link service between Bologna Central Station and Unipol Arena.