Fly Edinburgh to Germany for Euro '24 - guide to getting there as airlines add new flights

Last updated Dec 21, 2023

A certain sporting event means flights to Germany are in high demand for summer '24, so you'll need to be on the ball when planning your adventure.

Summer was sorted the minute Scotland qualified for Euro 2024, it's now just a matter of exactly how you're getting there. Thankfully some airlines have added new flights meaning there's even opportunity to make the trip and support the team.

With Cologne, Munich and Stuttgart all hosting Scotland matches we put together a handy guide for your travels.

Travel to Munich for

Scotland v Germany; Friday 14 June, Allianz Arena.

If you're bound for Bavaria you're in for good times. Think huge parks, gorgeous scenery, bustling beer gardens and fantastic food - oh, and football of course.

Home to one of Europe's most successful clubs in Bayern München, the Munich Football Arena has a history of hosting some high-stakes matches - and Scotland v Germany in the opening match of Euro 2024 will be another one.

The city will also host a round of 16 match and a semi-final.

✈️ Fly direct: Fly to Munich with Lufthansa or easyJet. Search flights.

🗺️ An alternative. Fly to Nuremburg and travel from there, or head to Prague or Zurich and take the train in. Search flights.

Travel to Cologne for

Scotland v Switzerland; Wednesday 19 June, RheinEnergieStadion.

Cologne's calling so you'll be in for a treat.

Fans lucky enough to bag a ticket will pack out a fantastic arena (home to FC Köln), while also having the opportunity to enjoy a cracking city on the banks of the Rhine.

The 47,000-capacity Cologne Stadium will host four group stage matches - two in group A, one in group E and one in group C. It'll also welcome one round of 16 match.

✈️ Fly direct. Fly to Cologne with Eurowings. Search flights.

🗺️ An alternative. No shortage of options. You've got Brussels and Frankfurt a train journey away, along with easy access from Dusseldorf, Amsterdam, Rotterdam and Eindhoven. Search flights.

Travel to Stuttgart for

Scotland v Hungary; Sunday 23 June, MHP Arena.

If you're off to watch Scotland take on Hungary you'll be seeing Stuttgart - and the good news is it's now easier to get there thanks to a new route with Eurowings.

The airline will operate three flights each week throughout summer '24, along with additional services on June 13, 15 and 22.

Along with Scotland's third fixture the Stuttgart Arena will host another group A match along with games in groups C and E, and a quarter final on July 5.

Make sure to carve out a little time to visit some of the city's six castles, or take a trip to the world famous Porsche and Mercedes-Benz museums for a gear change.

✈️ Fly direct to Stuttgart with Eurowings. Search flights.

🗺️ An alternative. Fly to Frankfurt, Basel or Zurich and hop on the train to Stuttgart. Search flights.

Venturing elsewhere?

Scotland are, of course, not the only country taking part in Euro 2024 and if your football allegiances lie elsewhere we've got a host of handy travel options to share with you.

Edinburgh to Germany Euros map

Travel to Berlin for

The iconic Olympiastadion is one of Europe's most famous arenas. It will host the final on July 14 - a date for the diary, Tartan Army... It will also be the venue for three group matches along with a round of 16 fixture and a quarter final.

There's loads to see and do once the final whistle goes - think Brandenburg Gate, the Reichstag Building, TV Tower and some of the best food, drink and nightlife.

✈️ Fly direct. Fly to Berlin with Ryanair and easyJet. Search flights.

🗺️ An alternative. Fly to Poznan, a train journey from Germany's capital. Search flights.

Travel to Dortmund for

Renowned for being one of the world's most atmospheric football grounds, the BVB Stadion Dortmund is one many fans will be hoping to visit.

Home to Borussia Dortmund, and the 'yellow wall', this 66,000-seater will play host to four group matches - one in each of group B and D, and two in group F. A semi-final and round of 16 match will also be played here.

🗺️ How to get there. Fly to Cologne or Dusseldorf, or head to Eindhoven, Amsterdam or Rotterdam and take the train. Search flights.

Travel to Dusseldorf for

One of the tournament's smaller stadiums, but likely one of the biggest parties. The Old Town has been nicknamed 'the longest bar in the world' given its selection of beer houses and restaurants.

Overall five matches will be played at the Dusseldorf Arena - matches in groups B, D and E in addition to a round of 16 clash and a quarter final.

✈️ Fly direct. Fly to Dusseldorf with Eurowings and Ryanair. Search flights.

🗺️ An alternative. Fly to Eindhoven, Amsterdam or Rotterdam - or head to Belgium and fly to Brussels or Brussels Charleroi - and get the train in. Search flights.

Travel to Frankfurt for

Nicknamed Mainhattan for its glittering skyline - and the fact it sits on the River Main - Frankfurt will host a festival of football come June.

The Frankfurt arena (home to Eintracht Frankfurt) will host five matches, including group stage and round of 16 games.

Its central location means there'll be easy access to other cities if you're looking to experience more than one destination. Plus you'll get to try some of the food the city is famous for.

✈️ Fly direct. Fly Edinburgh to Frankfurt with Lufthansa. Search flights.

🗺️ An alternative. Board a plane to Basel and hop on the train from Switzerland. Search flights.

Travel to Gelsenkirchen for

Home to Schalke 04, the city has form when it comes to hosting big matches. The 50,000 seater Arena AufSchalke was the venue for the 2004 Champions League final between Porto and AS Monaco.

In summer '24 it will welcome four matches - one from each of groups B, C and F, along with a round of 16 match.

🗺️ How to get there. Fly into Eindhoven, Amsterdam or Rotterdam and hop on the train. It's not far from Dortmund, Dusseldorf and Cologne if you're visiting a few cities. Search flights.

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