The Caesars Superdome, commonly known simply as the Superdome, is a multi-purpose stadium located in the Central Business District of New Orleans, Louisiana. It is the home stadium of the New Orleans Saints of the National Football League (NFL). The Caesars Superdome has a seating capacity of 73,208 for American football games, which can be expanded to 76,468.

The Caesars Superdome has a rich history. Plans for the Superdome were drawn up in 1967 by the New Orleans modernist architectural firm of Curtis and Davis and the building opened as the Louisiana Superdome in 1975. It was later renamed the Mercedes-Benz Superdome from 2011 to 2021 before being renamed again as the Caesars Superdome. The Superdome is known to be the largest fixed dome structure in the world with a diameter of 680 feet. The Superdome has hosted many major sporting events, including seven Super Bowl games and five NCAA championships in men’s college basketball.

New Orleans Saints Caesars Superdome

How to Get to New Orleans

The nearest airport to the Caesars Superdome is Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport (MSY), which is located about 15 miles away. There are several airlines offering direct flights from London Heathrow (LHR) to Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport (MSY) with a flight time of approximately 10 hours.

If you are already in the US and looking to travel to/from New Orleans, then you have the choice of most US domestic airlines including Air Canada, Alaska Airlines, American Airlines, American Eagle, Frontier Airlines, Jet Blue, Southwest Airlines, Spirit Airlines, United Airways and WestJet.

Public Transport

You can use public transportation to get to the Caesars Superdome. The New Orleans Regional Transit Authority (RTA) operates bus and streetcar (tram) services that have stops within a ten-minute walk of the Caesars Superdome. You could also make use of free apps such as Moovit to get real-time updates and directions to get to the arena using public transportation.

Rideshare services such as Uber or Lyft are also available in the vicinity, with designated rideshare drop-off and pick-up zones for events held at the Caesars Superdome.

Staying in New Orleans

Popular neighbourhoods to stay in when visiting the Caesars Superdome include the Central Business District itself, and the adjacent French Quarter.

The Central Business District is a bustling commercial and residential district. It is home to historic sky-rise buildings, countless art galleries, and some of the most iconic streets in the city. The area is known for its creative thinkers, inventive restaurants, and upscale shopping.

The French Quarter, also known as the Vieux Carré, is the oldest neighbourhood in New Orleans. The neighbourhood is known for its lively atmosphere, magnificent colonial architecture, skilled street performers, and rich history.

New Orleans Saints Tickets

The New Orleans Saints sell their tickets via SeatGeek.

Ticketmaster is the official ticket outlet for the NFL.

For most teams, Ticketmaster sells tickets on behalf of the team and resells tickets on behalf of ticket sellers. You can tell the difference on the site as the Blue dots are tickets from the team themselves, and the pink dots are from verified sellers.

Here are links to the main ticket resale sites. Click on the link, which will open up a new window, and you can compare the prices on the different ticket resell sites, bearing in mind that the prices shown may have further selling platform fees added, so take time to read my tips to Buying Tickets in North America.

I recommend downloading the team’s Mobile App to your phone as it contains much Gameday information for the stadium.

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