The best bases

Bundesliga games are played on Friday, Saturday and Sunday – perfect if you want to spend a long weekend in Germany, take in a couple of games and do some sightseeing as well.  So when you are planning a football trip you might want to start by deciding on a base city.

These cities are easy to get to from the UK and ideal  starting points for football weekends  :

Düsseldorf

Berlin

Munich

Hamburg

Stuttgart

Frankfurt

Hannover

How do I get there and where can I go?

Which are the best cities to have as a base, how do I get to them and which clubs are within reach?


Base city and airportFlights from Clubs you can easily seeTime by public transport from city centre Bundesliga
MunichBirmingham
FC Bayern München19 min1 Bundesliga
BristolFC Augsburg1 h 21 min1 Bundesliga
CardiffFC Nürnberg1 h 362 Bundesliga
EdinburghTSV 1860 München 14 min2 Bundesliga
GlasgowFC Ingolstadt 0452 min1 Bundesliga
HeathrowSpVgg Greuther Fürth1 h 53 min2 Bundesliga
GatwickSpVgg Unterhaching30 minRegional League
LutonSSV Jahn Regensburg1 h 46 min3 Liga
Stansted
Manchester
Newcastle
StuttgartAberdeenVfB Stuttgart16 min2 Bundesliga
BelfastSC Freiburg2 h 22 min2 Bundesliga
Birmingham1899 Hoffenheim2 h 2 min1 Bundesliga
EdinburghSV Sandhausen1 h 9 min2 Bundesliga
LeedsKarlsruher SC1 h 7 min2 Bundesliga
GatwickVfR Aalen1 h 35 min3 Liga
HeathrowStuttgarter Kickers15 minRegional League
StanstedSG Sonnenhof Grossaspach58 min3 Liga
Manchester
Newcastle
FrankfurtAberdeenEintracht Frankfurt17 min1 Bundesliga
Birmingham1 FSV Mainz1 h 58 min1 Bundesliga
Bristol1 FC Heidenheim3 h 32 min2 Bundesliga
EdinburghSV Darmstadt18 min1 Bundesliga
Glasgow1 FC Kaiserslautern1 h 36 min2 Bundesliga
London CityWürzburger Kickers1 h 10 min2 Bundesliga
HeathrowFSV Frankfurt52 min 3 Liga
ManchesterSV Wehen Wiesbaden54 min3 Liga
Newcastle
HannoverAberdeenHannover 9613 min2 Bundesliga
EdinburghWfL Wolfsburg49 min1 Bundesliga
HeathrowEintracht Braunschweig1 h 2 min2 Bundesliga
HeathrowArmenia Bielefeld50 min2 Bundesliga
StanstedSC Paderborn2 h3 Liga
ManchesterSC Preussen Münster1 h 20 min3 Liga
ManchesterOsnabrück1 h 10 min3 Liga
LeipzigBirminghamRB Leipzig36 min1 Bundesliga
EdinburghEnergie Cottbus2 h 41 min3 Liga
GlasgowErzgebirge Aue2 h 47 min3 Liga
HeathrowDynamo Dresden1 h 53 min2 Bundesliga
ManchesterChemnitz1 h 16 min2 Bundesliga
NewcastleEW Erfurt1 h 40 min3 Liga
Hallescher FC1 h 21 min3 Liga
BerlinBristolHertha Berlin SC35 min1 Bundesliga
East Midlands1 FC Union Berlin48 min2 Bundesliga
EdinburghSG Dynamo Dresden2 h 30 min2 Bundesliga
Glasgow
Liverpool
Gatwick
Heathrow
Luton
Southend
Stansted
Manchester
DüsseldorfBirminghamBVB Borussia Dortmund1 h 29 min1 Bundesliga
CardiffFC Schalke 042 h1 Bundesliga
Bayer Leverkusen35 min1 Bundesliga
GlasgowVfL Borussia Mönchengladbach1 h 21 min1 Bundesliga
Leeds1 FC Köln1 h 6 min1 Bundesliga
London CityVfL Bochum 18481 h 14 min2 Bundesliga
GatwickFortuna Düsseldorf24 min2 Bundesliga
HeathrowMSV Duisburg 42 min3 Liga
StanstedSC Fortuna Köln1 h 2 min3 Liga
Manchester
Newcastle
Newquay
HamburgAberdeenHamburger SV41 min1 Bundesliga
BirminghamSV Werder Bremen1 h 35 min1 Bundesliga
BristolFC St Pauli19 min2 Bundesliga
EdinburghFC Hansa Rostock2 h 20 min3 Liga
GlasgowHolstein Kiel1 h 36 min3 Liga
London City
Gatwick
Heathrow
Luton
Stansted
Manchester
Newquay