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EURO 2024

All about the European Football Championship in Berlin

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European football history will be written in Berlin in 2024. Be there when 2.5 million football fans from 120 countries cheer on their team in Berlin as they compete for the trophy. In addition to six UEFA EURO 2024 matches in Berlin's Olympic Stadium, you can expect an exciting cultural and supporting programme and, of course, the longest fan mile in the world!

Spend an unforgettable summer 2024 in the German capital.

Welcome to the biggest fan mile in the world

Celebrate football, fair play and your team: from 14 June to 14 July, the Straße des 17. Juni will become a gigantic playing field, a pop-up park and, of course, the perfect meeting place for all sports fans and football fans.

In addition to the grand opening concert on 12 June, the UEFA EURO 2024 Fan Festival in front of the Brandenburg Gate will be a very special highlight. For four weeks, the metropolis' landmark will be transformed into the world's largest football goal. The perfect backdrop to roll out the green pitch for fans, Berliners and guests instead of the red carpet. Look forward to four weeks packed with unforgettable experiences.

Welcome to the summer of football in Berlin!

⚽ FAQs on the European Football Championship UEFA EURO 2024

When do the European Championship games start in Berlin?

UEFA EURO 2024 starts on Friday, June 14, with the match between Germany and Scotland in Munich and ends on July 14 with the final in Berlin. In the first match in Berlin, on June 15, Spain and Croatia will play each other. UEFA EURO 2024 ends with the final match on July 14 in Berlin's Olympiastadion.

UEFA EURO 2024 match schedule in Berlin

  • B: Spain - Croatia (Berlin, 6 p.m.)D: Play-off winner A - Austria (Berlin, 6 p.m.)D: Netherlands - Austria (Berlin, 6 p.m.)

    Round of 16

  • Match 38: 2A - 2B (Berlin, 6 p.m.)

    Quarter-finals

  • Match 47: Winner 43 - Winner 44 (Berlin, 9 p.m.)

    Final match:

  • Game 51: Winner 49 - Winner 50 (Berlin, 9 p.m.)

Where will the European Championship matches take place in Berlin?

All matches in Berlin will be played in the Olympiastadion, the oldest and most historic venue for this European Football Championship.

How many seats are there in the Olympiastadion Berlin?

There are 74,475 seats in the Olympic Stadium, of which 38,020 are in the lower ring and 36,455 in the upper ring. 
Catering is available at 12 kiosks each in the lower ring and upper ring, as well as in mobile kiosks in the outdoor area.

How do I get to the Olympic Stadium?

The Olympiastadion Berlin is located in the west of the city in the Charlottenburg-Wilmersdorf district. You can easily reach the Olympiastadion by public transport. It is only a short walk from the railway stations to the entrances.

  • U2 to Olympia-Stadion underground station (Osttor entrance: 500 metres on foot, Südtor entrance: 870 metres on foot)
  • S3 and S8 to Olympiastadion S-Bahn station (Südtor entrance via Flatowallee exit: 200 metres, Osttor entrance via Trakehnern Allee exit: 250 metres)
  • M49 and M218 bus routes to Flatowallee stop.

How many fans are expected in Berlin for UEFA EURO 2024?

Around 2.5 million football fans are expected in Berlin, including 1.9 million external visitors from around 120 countries.

Where is the fan mile in Berlin?

The official Fan Mile in Berlin is located in the Tiergarten district of Berlin and runs from the Brandenburg Gate via Straße des 17. Juni to Große Queerallee. This makes the Berlin Fan Mile the longest in the world. Fittingly, the Brandenburg Gate will become the largest football goal in the world and will also be used as a broadcast screen. In front of the gate, green grass will be rolled out for a pop-up park, which will offer many activities and events for football fans, guests and Berliners.
There will also be fan meeting points at Alexanderplatz and Breitscheidplatz.

How far is it from the Olympic Stadium to the Fan Mile?

The journey by public transport between the fan mile at the Brandenburg Gate and the Olympic Stadium takes around 45 minutes. The S-Bahn lines S3 and S9 as well as the U-Bahn line U2 will take you directly to the stadium.

Is the Olympic Stadium accessible?

Most parts of the Olympic Stadium are barrier-free and also accessible for people with limited mobility. However, unrestricted mobility is not always possible within the blocks, as some areas are only accessible via stairs. 
There are currently 170 spaces for wheelchair users in the walkway between the upper and lower tiers, with four barrier-free toilets on the same level.
For the European Championships, the Olympic Stadium will be further optimised in terms of accessibility. New wheelchair spaces are to be created in almost all of the stands by the start of the games, with a total increase of 36 per cent. There will also be hundreds of new seats for people with physical disabilities. These are wider or have special padding, for example.

For the blind and visually impaired, there are 50 seats in Block P with commentary via headphones.

Here you can find more information about accessibility in the Berlin Olympic Stadium and accessibility in Berlin.

What else can I do during UEFA EURO 2024 in Berlin?

There is an exciting arts and culture programme in Berlin around the UEFA EURO 2024. Find out here what else the summer in Berlin has to offer.

Fan Zones & Meeting Points

For the UEFA EURO 2024, Berlin will roll out the green turf for fans and guests in front of the Brandenburg Gate. The Straße des 17. Juni will become the longest fan mile in the world, a meeting point and playing field with public viewing and a colorful sports and cultural program. A second large fan zone on the lawn in front of the Reichstag invites you to play soccer and join in the excitement. All 51 UEFA EURO 2024 matches will be broadcast live here! Further fan meeting points can be found at Alexanderplatz and Breitscheidplatz. And of course there will also be lots of great offers for fans around the venue, the Berlin Olympic Stadium. Look forward to unforgettable moments at the soccer summer in Berlin

Touched by Football

Football connects. UEFA EURO 2024 will bring people from 120 countries together in Berlin. Join in the celebrations! Six exciting matches are taking place in Berlin. Plus many events that will bring fair play and team spirit from the stadium to the whole city.

"Touched by football" is the motto of the art and culture programme for UEFA EURO 2024: discover the "Radcial Playgrounds" art trail around the Gropius Bau, which opens at the end of April. Immerse yourself in the film installation "Winner" by Marianna Simnet at Hamburger Bahnhof. Experience film, performances, dance, music, street art and lots of hands-on activities.

All of Berlin will be on the ball for you for the UEFA EURO summer!

Final of the UEFA EURO 2024 in Berlin

It is the first time since reunification that Germany will be hosting Europe's biggest football tournament in 2024. This gives the UEFA EURO finals in Berlin on 14 July 2024 at 9 pm a special significance.  As the host country, Germany is automatically qualified and will thus take part in the EURO finals for the 14th time in a row since 1972. The DFB team has already won the title three times, in 1972, 1980 and at the EURO 1996. Whether it will be successful again this time will be decided in the preliminary rounds, which will be held between the 24 finalists from 14 June onwards.

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When will the games take place in Berlin?

The first match in Berlin will take place on 15 June, as well as the round of 16, the quarter-finals and of course the final. Here is an overview of all UEFA EURO 2024 matches in Berlin's Olympic Stadium:

  • 15 June 2024: Spain - Croatia 
  • 21 June 2024: Poland - Austria
  • 25 June 2024: Netherlands - Austria
  • 29 June 2024: Round of 16
  • 06 July 2024: Quarter-finals
  • 14 July 2024: Final (9 p.m. CEST)

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Sport in Berlin

If you can't wait for EURO 2024, you can find numerous other sporting events on our pages, including some football matches. The Berlin Olympic Stadium is also the home ground of Hertha BSC. Public training sessions of the Bundesliga football teams can be attended free of charge.

Berlin's Union also plays in the Bundesliga. The stadium at the Alte Försterei is known for the fact that fans can get particularly close to the action here. On 3 September 2022, for example, 1. FC Union will play against FC Bayern.

Out into the neighbourhoods

You can watch the games together with other fans in the beer gardens, pubs and numerous other places all over Berlin's neighbourhoods. Cheer on your team together with the other fans and celebrate the great football festival in Berlin's summer together.

You can find exciting tips straight from the neighbourhood life in our visitBerlin blog.

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