Alexander Square, Berlin, the second best hosting city in Germany, according to the survey. Factors such as hotel and flight prices were used to determine the ranking/Photo: AfricanCourierMedia

Ranking of German cities hosting Euro 2024

The 2024 UEFA European Football Championship are just around the corner, and with summer fast approaching, many people across Europe will be supporting their country’s squad in Germany. With ten different German cities hosting the games from 14 June to 14 July 2024, knowing where you’ll spend most of your money or how much to take with you is important.

No-deposit casino bonus guide analysed factors including the cost of beer in each stadium, the number of hotels within 3km of each city, and the average price of a hotel for one night. All factors were given a score of 10 to determine the ranking.

RankCityStadiumFinal Score
1FrankfurtDeutsche Bank Park64.45
3GelsenkirchenArena MufSchalke54.55
5DortmundSignal Iduna Park50.83
8DusseldorfMerkur Spiel Arena43.55
9MunichAllianz Arena41.98
10LeipzigRed Bull Arena39.35

The best city hosting the Euro 2024 in Germany is Frankfurt, with a final score of 64.45 out of 100. Frankfurt is the third cheapest city to fly to from London, with a score of 7.67, costing £90.48 on average. Frankfurt is perfect for its accessibility to hospitality as it has the highest number of cafes at 175, and fast-food restaurants at 146, scoring 10 for both. Getting around Frankfurt won’t cost a fortune as the price of a taxi per 1km scores 8.33, at just €2.19 per km. The Deutsche Bank Park stadium in Frankfurt obtains an impressive 4.5 stars out of 5 on Google review ratings, resulting in an index score of 6.67. This puts it in joint third place out of the 10 stadiums.

Berlin places second, with a final score of 58.74. Berlin is home to the Olympiastadion and provides some cheap food and drinks options within the football stadium. The price of beer is one of the third cheapest of all 10 stadiums at €4.40, giving it a score of 8 in the index. It also comes third place out of all stadiums for the price of sausages with a score of 6.25, at a reasonable €3.50. In Berlin, 23% of the restaurants offer cheap eating, which is the highest ratio out of all 10 cities on the list resulting in an overall index score of 10. The capital’s stadium also has an index of 8.33 for its ratings on Google Reviews, equivalent to 4.6 stars out of 5, one of the best in Germany.

Gelsenkirchen is the third-best city, with a final score of 54.55. Beer lovers heading to Germany will be pleased to know Gelsenkirchen has the cheapest beers out of all the stadiums at €4.20, earning a score of 10 in this category, and the price of domestic beer outside of the stadium is €0.98 on average, also receiving a score of 10. A meal for two people in a mid-range restaurant will cost an average of around €43.76, acquiring a score of 10, so dining out during your stay won’t set you back too much.

Cologne, which has a final score of 53.83, is ranked 4th. If you’re flying from London to Cologne, you’ll find flights are cheaper here than to any of the other hosting cities, with an average of £74.98 for a return flight. For the coffee enthusiasts wanting an affordable dose of caffeine, this city offers a regular cappuccino for €3.37, acquiring the highest score of 10 compared to the other German cities hosting.

In fifth place is Dortmund, which has a final score of 50.83. Home to the Signal Iduna Park stadium, which has been home to shining stars like Jude Bellingham and Erling Haaland, it is no surprise the city is popular with tourists. Dortmund’s stadium rakes in scores of 10 for both TripAdvisor ratings and Google ratings at 4.74 stars and 4.70 stars, respectively. It also provides the cheapest accommodation with hotel prices being an average of £96.80, receiving a score of 10.

Stuttgart is in sixth place, with an overall index score of 44.83. Transport round Stuttgart is cheap and easy with a one-way ticket on local transport at €3.06 and a taxi price per km at €2.08, accumulating index scores of 10 for both. The price of domestic beer will cost you just €1.01, equivalent to an index score of 8.57. However, Stuttgart’s MHPArena has the most expensive beer compared to the rest of the hosting stadiums; with a cost of €5.20, the city received the lowest possible index score of 0 for this factor.

In seventh, with an index score of 43.91, is Hamburg. Home to the Volksparkstadion, Hamburg is one of the cheapest cities to fly into from London, with a flight costing an average of €91.14 which equates to an index score of 9.48. Prices inside the stadium won’t break the bank as the price of a beer is just €4.30, earning an index score of 9. On the other hand, a 1.5 litre bottle of water in the city will cost you €1.01, making Hamburg the second most expensive city to buy water when out and about, resulting in a low index score of 0.92.

In eighth place is Dusseldorf, with an index score of 43.55. Dusseldorf has the second-highest mean hotel rating on within 2 miles of the city centre of 8.1 out of 10, acquiring an index score of 5.62. However, the hotel rate isn’t the cheapest, with an average cost of €137.75 and a low index score of 5.72.

Munich ranks ninth, with an overall index score of 41.98. Munich’s Allianz Arena, the chosen hosting stadium, has many positive reviews on Google, accumulating an index score of 8.33. However, it can be pricey to purchase basic beverages around the city, with Coke and Pepsi costing €3.56 and cappuccinos costing €4.05 on average. These are the most expensive costs for basic beverages compared to the other hosting cities, resulting in an index score of 0.

Leipzig is in tenth place, with an overall index score of 39.35. Flights to Leipzig from London are the most expensive, with flights costing an average of £164.25, equalling to an index score of 0. Taxi prices are high in Leipzig costing €2.74 per km, this being the most expensive price joint with Hamburg, acquiring another index score of 0. However, Leipzig has the best reviews compared to the other hosting cities, getting an average score of 8.45 out of 10 and earning a total index score of 10.

Mervyn Davids from has commented on the findings:

“2024 is going to be a huge year for Europe, and hopefully, we’ll see some great football. If you are heading to Germany to see all the action for yourself, see the sites, or even learn the culture, costs throughout your trip could vary depending on what you purchase or partake in. Whether you prefer cheap and cheerful or convenience, these findings give a fantastic insight for anyone planning their 2024 trip to Germany.”

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