Euro 2024

Your essential guide to flying to Germany from Manchester Airport

Euros 2024 is nearly here! Three-time winners Germany will stage the UEFA European Championship this year, with the opening game on 14 June at Munich Football Arena, and the final's set for 14 July at Berlin’s Olympiastadion.

As the northern gateway to the Euros 2024, thousands of passengers will fly over from Manchester Airport – in fact, more than 100,000 people are expected to fly from Manchester Airport to Germany to cheer on our teams this summer!

And it doesn’t matter if you’re a full-on football fanatic or you just want to soak up the atmosphere on a cool city break. It’s time to pack your bags and jet off to Germany for a summer you'll never forget!

Germany's host cities and fan zones

You don’t need to be inside the stadium to get amongst the Euros action. UEFA’s put together a massive programme for football fans, and each of the 10 host cities has dedicated fan zones showing matches in real-time on big screens – so don’t worry if you don’t have a ticket.

Fan zones will have enormous public viewing installations (we’re talking 120m screens), interactive events, live music, merchandise shops, awesome street food, bustling bars, and much, much more…

Your guide to flying to Germany

Whether you have questions about the rules for going through Security or the logistics of airport transfers, or you’re extending your trip and want some travel tips for your chosen host city – we’ve got you covered. Check out our destination guides and FAQs below to discover everything you need to know for an easy and stress-free travel experience.

14/06: Germany v Scotland (21:00)
17/06: Romania v Ukraine (15:00)
20/06: Slovenia v Serbia (15:00)
25/06: Denmark v Servia (21:00)
02/07: R16 - 1E vs 3A/B/C/D (18:00)
09/07: Semi-final (21:00)

15/06: Hungary vs Switzerland (15:00)
19/06: Scotland vs Switzerland (21:00)
22/06: Belgium vs Romania (21:00)
25/06: England vs Slovenia (21:00)
30/06: R16 – 1B vs 3A/D/E/F (21:00)

15/06: Italy vs Albania (21:00)
18/06: Türkiye vs Georgia (18:00)
22/06: Türkiye vs Portugal (18:00)
25/06: France vs Poland (18:00)
29/06: R16 – 1A vs 2C (21:00)
10/07: Semi-final (21:00)

17/06: Austria vs France (21:00)
21/06: Slovakia vs Ukraine (15:00)
24/06: Albania vs Spain (21:00)
01/07: R16 – 2D vs 2E (18:00)
06/07: Quarter-final (18:00)

17/06: Belgium vs Slovakia (18:00)
20/06: Denmark vs England (18:00)
23/06: Switzerland vs Germany (21:00)
26/06: Slovakia vs Romania (18:00)
01/07: R16 – 1F vs 3A/B/C (21:00)

16/06: Serbia vs England (21:00)
20/06: Spain vs Italy (21:00)
26/06: Georgia vs Portugal (21:00)
30/06: R16 – 1C vs 3D/E/F (18:00)

16/06: Poland vs Netherlands (15:00)
19/06: Croatia vs Albania (15:00)
22/06: Georgia vs Czechia (15:00)
26/06: Czechia vs Türkiye (21:00)
05/07: Quarter-final (21:00)

8/06: Portugal vs Czechia (21:00)
21/06: Netherlands vs France (21:00)
24/06: Croatia vs Italy (21:00)
02/07: Round of 16 – 1D vs 2F (21:00)

14/06: Germany vs Scotland (21:00)
17/06: Romania vs Ukraine (15:00)
20/06: Slovenia vs Serbia (15:00)
25/06: Denmark vs Serbia (21:00)
02/07: R16 – 1E vs 3A/B/C/D (18:00)
09/07: Semi-final (21:00)

16/06: Slovenia vs Denmark (18:00)
19/06: Germany vs Hungary (18:00)
23/06: Scotland vs Hungary (21:00)
26/06: Ukraine vs Belgium (18:00)
05/07: Quarter-final (18:00)


You can reach all of the German host cities from Manchester Airport. There are direct flights to most destinations, but if you’re travelling to Dortmund, Gelsenkirchen or Leipzig, your quickest journey will be to fly to a nearby airport and then take a train or drive to your chosen destination:

Dortmund - 1h 25m flight to Dusseldorf + 1 hour by train
Gelsenkirchen - 1h 25m flight to Dusseldorf + 1 hour by train
Leipzig - 1h 55m flight to Berlin + 2 hours by car

Whether you’re planning to travel to Manchester Airport by car, bus, coach, bike, taxi, tram or train we’ve got plenty of options to help you get to and from the airport. Read our detailed directions and guides on how to get to Manchester Airport.

Please remember: Manchester Airport always aims to run to schedule, the unpredictable weather can sometimes mean disruption. So check the latest travel information with your airline and on our social media channels, so you’re always in-the-know about any last-minute changes.

Our airport transfers will get you to where you need to be. Visit our transfer page and complete the quote form, and you’ll be sent a list of available transfer options so you can compare features and pricing.

We only work with trusted, reputable and fully licensed transfer providers. Book now for a completely stress-free experience and great service at sensible prices.

Return flights to Germany vary, depending on such things as which airline you’re flying with, the dates that you’re travelling, and how far in advance you book your flight. But as Germany's only a short flight from Manchester Airport, you’ll usually find there are great deals to be done.

You can search for flights on any of our destination pages - just click ‘Discover’ under your chosen destination above to find out more.

You can also see a full list of airlines that operate from Manchester Airport, and click through to use the search section on their sites.

The rules about what you can and can’t take through Security will not change during the Euros.

You can find detailed information on our Security page. It tells you everything you need to know for a quick and easy journey through Security at Manchester Airport, including what to pack in your hand luggage (the bag you carry onto the plane), and what to pack in your hold luggage (the suitcase or bag that you check in), so you can focus on enjoying your trip.

Whether you’re in a hurry or you simply don’t want to wait in queues, FastTrack is your answer this summer.

There are two FastTrack tickets you can snap up to speed up your airport experience, giving you exclusive access to the express lane at Security or Passport Control – or both. So you can get to the departure lounge quicker when you’re flying out, and get home even faster when you return.

Prices start from just £5 per person, making FastTrack the ideal add-on for a stress-free airport experience during the Euros.

Parking at Manchester Airport is easy and affordable, with options to suit every terminal and budget.

One of the best ways to get a great price is to book in advance – when there’s less availability, parking prices can often increase the closer you get to your departure date. So the sooner you book, the more money you save.

We also offer an exclusive 20% discount code for new customers parking at Manchester Airport for the first time, so you can spend less money on parking, and save more money for your trip to the Euros!

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