How to get to Euro 2020 Matches in Europe?

How to get to Euro 2020 Matches in Europe?

The Euro 2020 football matches are fast approaching and many people are wondering how they are going to get to the venues for the games in Europe.

We now know where and when the group stage and final stages will be held but the main question being asked is how to get there for the games.

Euro 2020 Group Stages

Friday 12 June
Group A: Turkey v Italy in Rome

Saturday 13 June
Group A: Wales v Switzerland in Baku
Group B: Denmark v Finland in Copenhagen
Group B: Belgium v Russia in St Petersburg

Sunday 14 June
Group D: England v Croatia in London
Group C: Austria v Play-off winner D or A in Bucharest
Group C: Netherlands v Ukraine in Amsterdam

Monday 15 June
Group D: Play-off winner C v Czech Republic in Glasgow
Group E: Poland v Play-off winner B in Dublin
Group E: Spain v Sweden in Bilbao

Tuesday 16 June
Group F: Play-off winner A or D v Portugal in Budapest
Group F: France v Germany in Munich

Wednesday 17 June
Group B: Finland v Russia in St Petersburg
Group A: Turkey v Wales in Baku
Group A: Italy v Switzerland in Rome

Thursday 18 June
Group C: Ukraine v Play-off winner D or A in Bucharest
Group B: Denmark v Belgium in Copenhagen
Group C: Netherlands v Austria in Amsterdam

Friday 19 June
Group E: Sweden v Play-off winner B in Dublin
Group D: Croatia v Czech Republic in Glasgow
Group D: England v Play-off winner C in London

Saturday 20 June
Group F: Play-off winner A or D v France in Budapest
Group F: Portugal v Germany in Munich
Group E: Spain v Poland in Bilbao

Sunday 21 June
Group A: Italy v Wales in Rome
Group A: Switzerland v Turkey in Baku

Monday 22 June
Group C: Play-off winner D or A v Netherlands in Amsterdam
Group C: Ukraine v Austria in Bucharest
Group B: Russia v Denmark in Copenhagen
Group B: Finland v Belgium in St Petersburg

Tuesday 23 June
Group D: Czech Republic v England in London
Group D: Croatia v Play-off winner in Glasgow

Wednesday 24 June
Group E: Play-off winner B v Spain in Bilbao
Group E: Sweden v Poland in Dublin
Group F: Germany v Play-off winner A or D in Munich
Group F: Portugal v France in Budapest

Final Round of 16

Saturday 27 June
1: 2A v 2B in Amsterdam
2: 1A v 2C in London

Sunday 28 June
3: 1C v 3D/E/F in Budapest
4: 1B v 3A/D/E/F in Bilbao

Monday 29 June
5: 2D v 2E in Copenhagen
6: 1F v 3A/B/C in Bucharest

Tuesday 30 June
7: 1D v 2F in Dublin
8: 1E v 3A/B/C/D in Glasgow

Quarter-finals

Friday 3 July
QF1: Winner 6 v Winner 5 in Saint Petersburg
QF2: Winner 4 v Winner 2 in Munich

Saturday 4 July
QF3: Winner 3 v Winner 1 in Baku
QF4: Winner 8 v Winner 7 in Rome

As you can see the Euro 2020 matches are all over Europe and therefore getting around could be quite tricky. Below you’ll find a variety of options in getting to the games.

Euro 2020 by Plane

The easiest and quickest way to get to your chosen football stadium is by flying. This is especially true with those stadiums a little further away from the UK such as Baku, St Petersburg and Budapest. Flights to any of the cities listed can be booked here.

Cheapest Flight to Each Stadium

Below you’ll find a list of the cheapest one-way flight to each stadium the day before the first game to take place there. Each flight is for one adult from London Heathrow.

Rome – 11th June 2020 from £65
Baku – 12th June 2020 from £327
Copenhagen – 12th June from £36
St Petersburg – 12th June from £170
Bucharest – 13th June from £59
Amsterdam – 13th June from £49
Bilbao – 14th June from £64
Munich – 15th June from £85

Euro 2020 by Ferry

By far the cheapest option for stadiums closer to the UK is to travel by car and ferry. Fares between Dover and Calais are relatively cheap with the minimum one-way ticket costing from just £45. If 4 people travel together the fare and fuel costs are quite reasonable. There are a variety of ferry routes that are perfect for some of the games such as Dover to Calais, Plymouth to Bilbao and Portsmouth to Bilbao. All of these routes can be booked directly from France Ferry Booker.

Journey time by road

Before you jump in your car below you’ll find approximate journey times from Calais, as it’s the cheapest ferry crossing.

Calais to Rome – 16 hours
Calais to Baku – 53 hours
Calais to Copenhagen – 12 hours
Calais to St Petersburg – 29 hours
Calais to Bucharest – 24 hours
Calais to Amsterdam – 4 hours
Calais to Bilbao – 11 hours
Calais to Munich – 9 hours

Euro 2020 by Train

Eurostar is the best way to see the games by rail. It departs from St Pancras Station in London and heads to Paris where you can arrange onward train travel to a variety of destinations. Please note however that train prices can be quite high compared to flights.

Accommodation

Finally, if you’re planning to head off to any of the destinations listed above and havent booked accommodation then take a look at our hotel search below. Simply select the town and dates of travel and book before you go.