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Men's EHF EURO 2024 - Berlin



How do I get to the arena in Berlin?

BY CAR: Located in central Berlin, the Mercedes-Benz Arena is easy to reach by public transport, which is what we recommend. But if you have to drive, simply follow the signs towards "Friedrichshain" and "Mercedes Platz" in the city. Remember it's good to allow extra time when arriving by car. Get here as early as possible to avoid traffic.  

You can use the following adress for route planners:
Mercedes-Platz 1
10243 Berlin

BY PUBLIC TRANSPORT: There are two stations right on our doorstop - S+U Warschauer Straße and Ostbahnhof.

S + U Warschauer Straße
approx. 5 minute walk

S-Bahn: S3, S5, S7, S9, S75
U-Bahn: U1, U3
Bus: 300, 347, N1 (Nachtbus)
Trams: M10, M13

approx. 12 minute walk

S-Bahn: S3, S5, S7, S9
Bus: 140, 142, 147, 240, 248, 347, N40 (night bus)
Regional and national rail services:
EC , IC , ICE , Locomore, IRE, RB14, RE1, RE2, RE7

Are there any bag restrictions in the arena?

We take the safety and security of all of our guests, artists and staff very seriously. Visitors are no longer allowed to bring bags or backpacks into the Mercedes-Benz Arena Berlin.

Guests are permitted to take one small bag/handbag with them which does not exceed the size of “DIN A4” (21.0 x 29.7cm). 

Depending on the event, the respective promoter of the show may determine even stricter rules. It’s best to check the event page on our website before your visit for further details.

When do the doors to the arena open?

Usually, doors open two hours before the match starts, however there may be deviations for certain events. Please check your ticket or our website. 

Do small children need ticket to enter?

Children up to and including four (4) years of age do not require their own ticket and may sit on their parent's lap (without seat entitlement).

You can find more detailed information on the arena's website:

More about the city

Berlin is the capital of Germany and, with around 3.7 million inhabitants, it is the most populous and, at 892 square kilometres, the largest city in Germany and the most populous city in the European Union. Around 6.2 million people live in the capital region of Berlin-Brandenburg.

A cosmopolitan city of culture, politics, media and science, Berlin has a lot to offer to keep handball fans entertained outside the arena. Its architecture, festivities, and nightlife are known worldwide, and visitors never run out of options – whatever they prefer the most.

Each to-do list for the city should include the famous Buddy Bears Berlin, who are celebrating their 20th anniversary in the German capital. The cheerful, colourful Buddy Bears – individually painted life-size sculptures – symbolise tolerance and international understanding, and stand for cosmopolitanism in Berlin and Germany.

The most important branches of Berlin's economy include tourism, the creative and cultural industries, biotechnology and healthcare with medical technology and the pharmaceutical industry, information and communication technologies, the construction and real estate industry, trade, optoelectronics, energy technology and the trade fair and congress industry. The city is a European transport hub for road, rail and air transport. Berlin is one of the international centres for innovative company founders.

Berlin is considered a cosmopolitan city of culture, politics, media and science. The universities and research institutes, local sports and museums enjoy an international reputation. The metropolis has the UNESCO title City of Design and is one of the most visited cities on the continent. Architecture, festivities and nightlife are known worldwide.

What to do in Berlin?

So much more activities make it easy to turn Berlin into the perfect trip:

  • explore the Tiergarten with its cosy cafés and the beer garden
  • stroll through the old town, including Spandau and Köpenick


  • walk through the Arminiusmarkthalle to taste food from different cultures
  • plan a day trip to Ludwigslust with a visit to the palace


  • make a tour through the Stasi prison
  • go shopping in Europe’s largest department store, KaDeWe
  • admire the street art all around the city
  • enjoy the best brunch or diner at Fredrick’s
  • visit the Christmas Garden Berlin (until 14 January)

FANZONE in Berlin

The Pirates Bar is just a seven-minute walk away from the Mercedes-Benz Arena, directly on the Spree and next to the East Side Gallery. From 10 to 16 January, the fan zone is open daily from 17:00 CET to midnight. In addition to the public viewing of the preliminary round games on large screens the fan zone offers a wide-ranging program including discussions with handball celebrities, contests and music on two floors and a covered terrace.  


Mühlenstraße 78 – 80,
10243 Berlin  

Who plays in Berlin?

The German capital will host two preliminary round groups - A and D. The competition will start with the preliminary round group D matches on 11 January 2024 with the matches between Slovenia and EHF EURO debutants Faroe Islands at 18:00 followed by Norway versus Poland at 20:30. Hosts Germany will arrive after the opening match from Düsseldorf to Berlin and on 14 January group A will play their first matches in Mercedes-Benz Arena. On that day, Switzerland will play France and North Macedonia against Germany. 

Matches of the preliminary round in Berlin are played on 11, 13-16 January 2024 at 18:00 and 20:30. All times are local. 

To secure your seat in the Mercedes-Benz Arena, visit!

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