Euro 2020 in 2021 – most important questions answered

What cities host Euro 2020?

The Euro 2020 host cities are:

Amsterdam, Baku, Bucharest, Budapest, Copenhagen, Glasgow, Munich, London, Rome, Seville, Saint Petersburg. You can find more information about them further in the post. To navigate quickly, use the table of contents and click on the city you are interested in.

Are spectators allowed to watch Euro 2020 matches?

Yes, all 11 Euro 2020 host cities allow spectators in the stadiums. For information on specific cities, make sure to look up their entry later in this blog post.

Do you need to self-quarantine for Euro 2020?

This depends entirely on the rules of the host city countries. Many of them will require self-quarantine with the possibility of exemption if you provide a fresh (usually 24h, 48h, or 72h) negative PCR COVID-19 test result. You can find the specific details in entries for a given city.

Amsterdam

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Amsterdam is one of Euro 2020 host cities located in Western Netherlands. Capital of Netherlands.

The number of games played in Amsterdam: 4

Matches in Amsterdam are played on:

  1. Sunday 13 June 2021 – Group C: Netherlands vs Ukraine (21:00, local time)
  2. Thursday 17 June 2021 – Group C: Netherlands vs Austria (21:00, local time)
  3. Monday 21 June 2021 – Group C: North Macedonia vs Netherlands (18:00, local time)
  4. Saturday 26 June 2021 – R16: 2A vs 2B (18:00, local time)

Location and rules of Johan Cruijff ArenA stadium

To enter the Johan Cruijff Arena Stadium you will need to provide your ID, mobile match ticket, wear a mask, and provide a QR code with the negative result of your COVID-19 test. Use this app.

What do you need to enter Amsterdam

  • Remember that entry to the Netherlands is forbidden to many people from outside of the European Union. People from European Union and Schengen are exempt from the travel ban. 
  • If you are not an EU citizen but still want to travel to Amsterdam, check this website. It might help you get an exemption from the ban.
  • To enter the Netherlands and Amsterdam, you need to provide a negative PCR COVID-19 result. The test has to be taken 72 hours before entering the country.
  • If you travel from or through a country with a high risk of variant virus, you need to provide a NAAT (PCR) or rapid negative test result based on na sample gathered no longer than 24h before boarding.
  • When traveling from a high-risk country, 10 days of self-quarantine is obligatory in the Netherlands.
  • Make sure to fill out a health declaration found here.

 

Baku

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Baku is the capital of Azerbaijan and one of the host cities of Euro 2020. 

The numbers of games played in Baku: 4

The matches in Baku will be played on the following days:

  1. Saturday 12 June 2021 – Group A: Wales vs Switzerland (17:00, local time)
  2. Wednesday 16 June 2021 – Group A: Turkey vs Wales (20:00, local time)
  3. Sunday 20 June 2021 – Group A: Switzerland vs Turkey (20:00, local time)
  4. Saturday 3 July 2021 – QF3: Winner 3 vs Winner 1 (20:00, local time)

Location and rules of Baku Olympic Stadium

To enter the Baku Olympic Stadium you will need to provide your ID, match ticket, and have a mask. The COVID-19 test result is not required to enter the stadium in Baku.

What you need to enter Baku

  • Travel to Azerbaijan is currently forbidden, but ticket holders from UK, Turkey, Switzerland and quarter-finalist countries are allowed to get a visa and visit Baku. Apply for the e-visa here.
  • Ticket holders who provide negative PCR COVID-19 test result qualify for quarantine exemption. The test must be no older than 48 hours.
  • If possible, try to get a QR code. A QR code for your test will speed up the procedures and allow you to make everything smoother. 

Bucharest

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Bucharest is the capital city of Romania. It is one of the Euro 2020 hosts. Ticketholders in Bucharest are entitled to free matchday travel card, allowing free use of public transport. Use the official UEFA EURO 2020 app.

The number of games played in Bucharest: 4

There will be four games played in Bucharest. Their dates are:

  1. Sunday 13 June 2021 – Group C: Austria vs North Macedonia (19:00, local time)
  2. Thursday 17 June 2021 – Group C: Ukraine vs North Macedonia (16:00, local time)
  3. Monday 21 June 2021 – Group C: Ukraine vs Austria (19:00, local time)
  4. Monday 28 June 2021 – R16: 1F vs 3A/B/C (22:00, local time)

Location and rules of National Arena

To enter the National Arena stadium you will need to provide a mobile match ticket, your ID, and wear a mask. You will also need COVID-19 wristband. To get the wristband, you need to apply and present a negative test result or a proof of full vaccination a day in advance at a medical center. You need to repeat this for each match.

What you need to enter Bucharest

  • Rules are different depending on if your country is on the Red, Yellow or Green List. Check what color is your country here.
  • Visitors from Red List countries should provide proof of full vaccination, immunity or negative RT-PCR test result no older than 72 hours, which allows you to stay in the country for 72 hours. You will be required to show your match ticket at passport control. If you don’t leave after 3 days, you will be required to quarantine for 14 days.
  • Visitors from Yellow List countries need to provide proof of full vaccination, immunity or negative RT-PCR test result no older than 72 hours, but their stay is not limited to 72 hours only. You will still need to show your match ticket when entering the country.
  • For both Red and Yellow List, children of age 3 or younger are exempt from the need to provide a negative test result. Children of age 4-16 only need negative RC-PTR test result.
  • For both the Red and Yellow List, you will need to fill out a special form found here.
  • Green List countries have no special requirements. All you need is your passport and match ticket,

Budapest

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One of Euro 2020 hosts, Budapest is the capital city of Hungary

The number of games played in Budapest: 4

4 games will be played in Budapest, Hungary. They are played on:

  1. Tuesday 15 June 2021 – Group F: Hungary vs Portugal (18:00, local time)
  2. Saturday 19 June 2021 – Group F: Hungary vs France (15:00, local time)
  3. Wednesday 23 June 2021 – Group F: Portugal vs France (21:00, local time)
  4. Sunday 27 June 2021 – R16: 1C vs 3D/E/F (18:00, local time)

Location and rules of Puskás Aréna

To enter the Puskás Aréna, have your ID, match ticket, and mask ready. You will also need a COVID-19 wristband. Don’t be surprised or worried when your temperature will be measured. It is a standard procedure.

To get the COVID-19 wristband, visit one of 4 following locations and provide your match ticket, ID, and a proof of vaccination/immunity/negative test result: 

  1. Papp László Budapest Sportaréna
  2. Groupama Aréna
  3. City Park / Városliget Promenade
  4. Budapest Airport

What you need to enter Budapest

  • There are special travel exemptions available for ticket holders. Make sure to use them! Your ticket is the most important thing when travelling to Budapest!
  • Have your match ticket ready at border control.
  • Use the Euro Mobile Match App. You can use it to produce your match ticket when required.
  • To be exempt from quarantine, you need to provide a negative COVID-19 PCR test result, taken no longer than 72 hours before entering Hungary. The documents must be either in English or Hungarian. 
  • A certificate of immunity due to a previous COVID-19 infection can also help you avoid quarantine.
  • If your country has a reciprocal agreement with Hungary, proof of COVID-19 vaccination will also exempt you from quarantine. Only a few countries have this agreement. Check if yours has one here.

Airport transfers, trips and tours in Budapest

MrShuttle operates in Budapest, Hungary, and can help you fill the time between games with exciting tours and trips. You can find more details here.

Additionally, MrShuttle offers airport transfers in Budapest that will make navigating the city much easier for you. If you need to transfer to the stadium on the day of the matches, give us a call, we will help you arrange it so that you get there hassle-free and waste no time.

We can also help you with transport to one of the centers where you can receive your COVID-19 wristband. If you need any help in Budapest, just call us.

Copenhagen

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Copenhagen is a coastal city, the capital of Denmark, and one of Euro 2020 host cities. Match ticket holders in Copenhagen are entitled to free public transport on the game days. Use the official Euro Mobile App to get the travelcard benefits.

The number of games played in Copenhagen: 4

The four games played in Copenhagen are:

  1. Saturday 12 June 2021 – Group B: Denmark vs Finland (18:00, local time)
  2. Thursday 17 June 2021 – Group B: Denmark vs Belgium (18:00, local time)
  3. Monday 21 June 2021 – Group B: Russia vs Denmark (21:00, local time)
  4. Monday 28 June 2021 – R16: 2D vs 2E (18:00, local time)

Location and rules of Parken Stadium

To enter the stadium, you will need ID, match ticket and a mask. You will also have to provide one of the three proofs of being CORONA-safe:

    1. Proof of full CORONA-19 vaccination
    2. Certificate of previous infection, and thus immunity
    3. A negative PCR or antigen test result, no older than 72 hours.

What you need to enter Copenhagen

  • Travel to Denmark is currently restricted. There are no special exemptions for ticket holders.
  • Check this list to see if your country is on the Denmark restricted travel list.
  • All travellers entering Denmark have to quarantine for 10 days.
  • If you are vaccinated, immunized or have a negative test result, take a look at the Denmark CORONA PASSPORT app.

Glasgow

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Glasgow is a port city in Scotland, and one of Euro 2020 hosts. Since Scotland is part of the United Kingdom, all United Kingdom travel restrictions apply.

The number of games played in Glasgow: 4

Four games will be played in Glasgow, Scotland. The days they are played are:

  1. Monday 14 June 2021 – Group D: Scotland vs Czech Republic (14:00, local time)
  2. Friday 18 June 2021 – Group D: Croatia vs Czech Republic (17:00, local time)
  3. Tuesday 22 June 2021 – Group D: Croatia vs Scotland (20:00, local time)
  4. Tuesday 29 June 2021 – 1E vs 3A/B/C/D (20:00, local time)

Location and rules of Hampden Park

To enter the Hampden Park Stadium, you will need to have a match ticket, your mask, and ID. You don’t need anything else. No negative test result or vaccination proof is required.

What you need to enter Glasgow

  • Glasgow and Scotland are part of the United Kingdom. All non-essential travel to the UK is currently restricted. There are no special United Kingdom exemptions from these rules for ticket holders.
  • There are special exemption rules provided by Scottish Government on this website.
  • If you want to learn more about UK Travel Corridor and UK Traffic Light System, check out our blog on this topic here.

Munich

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Munich is a city in Germany, the capital of Bavaria, and a Euro 2020 host. Remember that FFP2 masks are mandatory.

The number of games played in Munich: 4

The four games played in Munich, Bavaria, are:

  1. Tuesday 15 June 2021 – Group F: France vs Germany (21:00, local time)
  2. Saturday 19 June 2021 – Group F: Portugal vs Germany (18:00, local time)
  3. Wednesday 23 June 2021 – Group F: Germany vs Hungary (21:00, local time)
  4. Friday 02 July 2021 – QF: Match 4 vs Match 2 (21:00, local time)

Location and rules of Allianz Football Arena Munich

To enter the Allianz Arena, you will need to have your match ticket, ID, and a FFP2 mask. Other types of masks, such as surgical masks or scarves will not be accepted. Make sure to get FFP2 mask in advance. Additionally, you need to provide either 

  1. a double-negative COVID-19 test result, taken within last 24 hours and uploaded to an app
  2. a COVID-19 wristband

To get the COVID-19 double negative result, download the luca app and use it to book a test. Once you have the result, upload it to the luca app. Be ready to provide the app at the stadium.

To get the COVID-19 wristband, book an appointment at the collection point at the stadium. If you are vaccinated with a vaccine recognized by Germany, take proof of it in English or German with you. If you recovered from the COVID-19 and have proof of the infection in English or German, you can use it instead. 

What you need to enter Munich

  • Munich is the capital city of Bavaria, Germany. All rules of Bavaria, Germany apply.
  • German rules put countries into three categories: high risk, high incidence, variant concern. Depending on where your country lands, different rules will apply. Check the list of countries and their categories here
  • Areas of variant concerns are the areas where there is a suspicion of a virus variant. You will be not allowed to enter the Germany from any of these countries.
  • High Risk and High Incidence countries are allowed, but need to follow special procedures.
  • Everybody entering Germany have to provide either one of following: proof of vaccination by Germany-recognized vaccine, proof of recovery from COVID-19, or negative test result no older than 48h (rapid antigen test) or 72h (PCR test)
  • Everybody entering Germany from high risk or high incidence is required to self-quarantine in private for 10.
  • To be exempted from quarantine, you need to provide the authorities with a proof of vaccination, proof of COVID-19 recovery, or negative test result taken within last 48h (rapid antigen test) or 72h (PCR test).
  • If you travel from high incidence area, the above also apply, with one exception – a negative test result can only shorten the quarantine after being quarantined for 5 days first. You still can skip quarantine entirely if you are vaccinated or COVID-19 survivor.
  • Use this website to provide the information required to skip quarantine.

London

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London is the capital city of the United Kingdom, and the Euro 2020 host city with the highest number of games played there. MrShuttle is present in London, so make sure to consider us when looking for something to do between the game days or arranging your transport needs!

The number of games played in London: 8

London has the most matches played among all the host cities. Eight is a lot! Some of them originally were supposed to take place in Dublin. Here are they all:

  1. Sunday 13 June 2021 – Group D: England vs Croatia (14:00, local time)
  2. Friday 18 June 2021 – Group D: England vs Scotland (20:00, local time)
  3. Tuesday 22 June 2021 – Group D: Czech Republic vs England (20:00, local time)
  4. Saturday 26 June 2021 – R16: 1A vs 2C (20:00, local time)
  5. Tuesday 29 June 2021 – R16: 1D vs 2F (17:00, local time)
  6. Tuesday 6 July 2021 – SF1: Winner QF2 vs Winner QF1 (20:00, local time)
  7. Wednesday 7 July 2021 – SF2: Winner QF4 vs Winner QF3 (20:00, local time)
  8. Sunday 11 July 2021 – Final: Winner SF1 vs Winner SF2 (20:00, local time)

Location and rules of Wembley Stadium

To enter the Wembley Stadium, you will need your match ticket, ID and something to cover your face, like a mask or scarf. You will also have to provide a Negative Lateral Flow Test taken within the last 48h. Only residents of the UK can provide the proof of full vaccination instead. Only Negative Lateral Flow Test is accepted. Any other test, such as PCR, will not be accepted!

What you need to enter London

  • All non-essential travel to the UK is currently restricted. There are no special United Kingdom exemptions from these rules for ticket holders.
  • If you want to learn more about the UK Travel Corridor and UK Traffic Light System, check out our blog on this topic here.
  • As you can read in the blog post linked above, the UK classifies countries as either Red, Amber or Green. Residents of Red List countries are not allowed at all, while Amber and Green List countries face different level of procedure and chance of being let in. 
  • Make sure to fill in the Passenger Locator form, found here.
  • Have a negative result COVID-19 pre-departure test ready when trying to get into the country.
  • If you are coming in from Amber List country, be prepared for a minimum 5 days quarantine. Negative results of COVID-19 tests while in England can reduce the quarantine from 10 days to 5 days.
  • Be aware that Amber List arrivals are not allowed to attend the matches for the first 10 days after entering the country.
  • If you come from a Green List country, schedule a day 2 COVID-19 test.

MrShuttle in London

Mr Shuttle is present in London, with many cool tours and trips for you. London has many game days and a lot of space to fill between them. With MrShuttle, you will be able to discover the coolest places in London, and our professional guides will take expert care of you!

 

Rome

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Rome is the capital of Italy, and one of the city hosts of Euro 2020. MrShuttle can help you get around Rome, so give us a call if you need airport transfer or are looking for a tour or a trip in between the games!

The number of games played in Rome: 4

The games scheduled to play in Rome are:

  1. Friday 11 June 2021 – Group A: Turkey vs Italy (21:00, local time)
  2. Wednesday 16 June 2021 – Group A: Italy vs Switzerland (21:00, local time)
  3. Sunday 20 June 2021 – Group A: Italy vs Wales (18:00, local time)
  4. Saturday 3 July 2021 – QF4: Winner 8 vs Winner 7 (21:00, local time)

Location and rules of Olimpico Stadium

To enter Stadio Olimpico, you will need your ID, mobile match ticket and a mask. Surgical or FFP2 masks are highly recommended.You will also have to show a recent negative COVID-19 test result. Only proofs of vaccination and immunization issued by Italian authorities are accepted. So even if you are vaccinated outside of Italy, you need to take the test. The test must be taken in Italy, too.

What you need to enter Rome

  • Rome is a capital of Italy and thus all Italian travel restrictions are in order.
  • Travel to Italy from high-risk countries is restricted and forbidden. Make sure your country is on the list allowed to enter Italy. You can find the list of banned countries here.
  • If Italy is open to your country, you still need to provide a negative pre-departure (48h) COVID-19 test result.
  • You also will have to fill out a digital PLF. Have it ready before entering the country. You can find it here.

MrShuttle in Rome

MrShuttle loves Italy, and especially Rome. To help you make your stay in the Eternal City even more pleasant, we will gladly help you with navigating the city and finding your way around. Here you can learn about our airport transfers that will take you directly to your hotel (or from your hote to the airport on your way out). We can also arrange transport for you on other days, for example when you will want to get to the games! We are open for ideas, so just give us a call.

We also have a rich offer of Rome tours and trips. There is plenty to see and plenty to do in the city, and with our assistance, you will have time both for Euro 2020 and all the iconic roman essentials! 

If you want to use your Euro trip to see more than just Rome, check out our pages for Venice!

Seville

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The capital of the autonomous community of Andalusia, and one of the Euro 2020 Hosts. It is the newest Euro Host, and it inherited matches originally scheduled for Bilbao. So if you are looking for Bilbao and can’t find it, it is because Seville took its place!

The number of games played in Seville: 4

There are 4 games played in Seville. Originally, they were supposed to take place in Bilbao:

  1. Monday 14 June 2021 – Group E: Spain vs Sweden (21:00, local time)
  2. Saturday 19 June 2021 – Group E: Spain vs Poland (21:00, local time)
  3. Wednesday 23 June 2021 – Group E: Slovakia vs Spain (18:00, local time)
  4. Sunday 27 June 2021 – R16: 1B vs 3A/D/E/F (21:00, local time)

Location and rules of La Cartuja Sevilla

To enter La Cartuja Sevilla, you will need your ID, mobile match ticket and a mask.

Additionally, make sure to download the official spanish Radar App.

The COVID-19 wristband is recommended, but not mandatory. 

To get the COVID-19 wristband, visit one of the authorized points day before the match and present one of the following: a recent negative COVID-19 test, a proof of full vaccination, or proof of immunization. Additionally, have your ID and ticket ready too.

The wristband collection points are:

  1. Puerta de Jerez
  2. Alameda de Hércules
  3. Area of El Cachorro Centro de Salud
  4. Stadium La Cartuja Sevilla (north)
  5. Stadium La Cartuja Sevilla (south)
  6. Santa Justa train station
  7. Sevilla Airport

What you need to enter Seville

  • Spain is open to the majority of the world, including the travellers from what other countries would consider high risk territories.
  • Anyone who is fully vaccinated can enter the country without a need to provide negative test results or undergoing quarantine. South Africa and Brazil are exceptions.
  • Make sure to fill this declaration, found here!

Mr Shuttle in Seville

If you need help navigating Seville, MrShuttle is there ready for you! We have great and affordable transfer options which will make your arrival and departure a pleasant breeze. Call us if you need a lift during the games days or when needing to get your COVID-19 wristband! To have a great time between the matches, we suggest taking a look at our tours and trips in Seville. Seville is one of our favorite cities in Spain and we are eager to show it off to you!

Saint Petersburg

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Saint Petersburg is a Russian city and one of the hosts of Euro 2020. Some of the matches here were originally planned for Dublin. Make sure to use the official Euro app found here to claim your free travelcard to use public transport in Saint Petersburg for free on game days.

The number of games played in Saint Petersburg: 7

There are going to be 7 games played in Saint Petersburg, 3 of which were originally supposed to take place in Dublin. Saint Petersburg is only one game short of London, which has the most games of all the host cities.

  1. Saturday 12 June – Group B: Belgium vs Russia (22:00, local time)
  2. Monday 14 June – Group E: Poland vs Slovakia (19:00, local time)
  3. Wednesday 16 June – Group B: Finland vs Russia (16:00, local time)
  4. Friday 18 June – Group E: Sweden vs Slovakia (16:00, local time)
  5. Monday 21 June – Group B: Finland vs Belgium (22:00, local time)
  6. Wednesday 23 June – Group E: Sweden vs Poland (19:00, local time)
  7. Friday 2 July – QF1: Winner 6 vs Winner 5 (19:00, local time)

Location and rules of Saint Petersburg Stadium

To enter the Saint Petersburg Stadium (also known as Gazprom Arena, and Krestovsky Stadium), you will need your mobile ticket match and a face mask. Additionally, make sure to have your FAN-ID ready, found here. It is an official electronic identification required by Russian authorities. Don’t be suprised by temperature check – it is a part of the routine standard procedure.

What you need to enter Saint Petersburg

  • Make sure to get FAN-ID. It will allow you to enter Russia without a visa.
  • Ticket holders and football fans travelling to Saint Petersburg for the games will fall under a special travel exemption. 

To cross the Russian border, you will need your FAN-ID, a valid passport, a valid pre-departure negative COVID-19 test result, and if you are flying, a COVID-19 pre-travel screening form, found here.