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How to get football Olympics tickets: Guide to Paris 2024

The 2024 Olympic Games is now 6 months away with the games set to start in Paris in July 2024. Purchasing tickets for the Olympics is never easy but does that also apply to Olympic football? The summer football Olympics will start from 24 July to 20 August 2024, so if you are a fan of the beautiful game, it is time to get the tickets for the big sporting event.

Through this guide, we will provide you with everything you need to know on how to get football Olympics tickets, how much it will cost you which matches are taking place and when.

How to get football Olympics tickets
The Paris Olympics is just months away | Photo: Icon sport

How to get football Olympics tickets: All you need to know

The first batch of football Olympics tickets went on sale on 30 November. Out of the 400,000 tickets that went on sale for all sports in the Olympics, 30,000 were made available for football and thousands are still able to purchase. Tickets for both the men's and women's tournaments are available from the group stages through to the gold medal matches.

To purchase a ticket you need to visit the Paris Olympics' official ticketing website and select the game you wish you attend.

https://tickets.paris2024.org/en/search/?affiliate=24R&page=3&categories=Olympic+Games%7CFootball

Unlike other Olympic events, football tickets are being sold on a first come, first served basis at Paris 2024 so you don't have to worry about entering a ballot with thousands of other fans provided you are quick enough.

All you need to do is register for an account on the official website and then you will be good to go. Each ticket account is limited to 30 tickets so you will be able to buy for multiple people if you are planning on attending the tournament in a group.

How much are the Paris 2024 Olympics football tickets?

The next concern after finding out where to buy Paris Summer Olympics 2024 is how much you will pay for individual or group tickets. Well, the 2024 Paris Olympics football ticket prices vary depending on where you want to sit and the match you want to attend. Again, we did the homework for you to bring up the latest information and updates on the Paris 2024 Olympic football ticket prices. Take a look below for details.

Group stage matches

Cheapest: €24

Most expensive: €100

Quarter-final matches

Cheapest: €30

Most expensive: €100

Semi-final matches

Cheapest: €50

Most expensive: €200

Bronze medal matches

Cheapest: €30

Most expensive: €130

Gold medal matches

Cheapest: €185

Most expensive: €300

Which stadiums are hosting football matches at the 2024 Olympics?

There are seven stadiums hosting football matches at the 2024 Summer Olympics. They are:

  • Parc des Princes – Paris. This is usually the home ground for PSG but with the club football season set to be off-season during the summer Olympics in France, Parc des Princes which has a capacity of 48, 584 will be a spectacular venue for watching the summer Olympics football.
  • Stade de Bordeaux – The home ground to Ligue 1 side, Bordeaux, popularly known as Matmut Atlantique will be another 2024 Olympics football venue. The stadium has a seating capacity of 42, 115.
  • Stade de la Beaujoire – This is the home ground to Ligue 1 outfit, Nantes. The stadium boasts a seating capacity of 37, 473 seats.
  • Stade de Lyon – The home ground to Olumpique Lyon, known as Groupama Stadium is another venue that will host France's 2024 Summer Olympics football. Groupama Stadium boasts a seating capacity of 59, 286 seats.
  • Stade Velodrome – Popularly known as the Orange Velodrome, the home stadium for Olympique Marseille has also been booked for the summer Olympics, so football fans can also expect to watch real action on the 67, 395-capacity venue.
  • Stade de Nice – Considered one of the best green stadiums in the world today, Allianz Rivera will host some football action during the summer Olympics in France this year. The venue has a capacity of 36, 178 seats.
  • Stade Geoffroy-Guichard – With the home ground for Nantes also set to host the Summer Olympique in France in 2024.  The stadium has a total of 36, 373 seats.

Both the women's and men's gold medal matches will take place at the Parc des Princes in Paris. The stadium is the home stadium of PSG and has a capacity of 48,583. All tickets have already been sold for the men's gold medal match but there are still some left for the women's gold medal match.

The Parc des Princes
The Parc des Princes will host both gold medal matches | Photo: Icon Sport

Which countries are taking part in the football?

The men's tournament will comprise 16 teams while the women's tournament will comprise 12 teams. Qualification for the tournament is yet to be finalised with some spaces still open in both tournaments. The nations that have already qualified for the Olympics are:

Mens

  • France
  • Dominican Republic

  • Egypt

  • Israel

  • Mali

  • Morocco

  • New Zealand

  • Spain

  • Ukraine

  • USA

Womens

  • France

  • Brazil

  • Canada

  • Colombia

  • USA

Olympics 2024 football dates

Both tournaments will last two and a half weeks although more games will be played in the men's edition as four more teams are competing. The dates for both tournaments are as follows:

Men's football Olympic schedule

Wednesday 24 July – Group stage matchday 1

Saturday 27 July – Group stage matchday 2

Tuesday 30 July – Group stage matchday 3

Friday 2 August – Quarterfinals

Monday 5 August – Semi finals

Thursday 8 August – Bronze medal match

Friday 9 August – Gold medal match

Women's football Olympic schedule

Thursday 25 July – Group stage matchday 1

Sunday 28 July – Group stage matchday 2

Wednesday 31 July – Group stage matchday 3

Saturday 3 August – Quarterfinals

Tuesday 6 August – Semi finals

Friday 9 August – Bronze medal match

Saturday 10 August – Gold medal match

Are there hospitality tickets for the 2024 Olympics in France?

Of course, there are hospitalist tickets for football matches in the upcoming Olympic games but you will have to pay more for the hospitality packages.  This includes travel packages that start from €495 while hospitality prices start at €85.

For example, with at least €400, you will get access to the private lounge to watch the race walk and modern pentathlon. However, the price does not include the hotel package.  3X3 Basketball hospitality package starts from €435. In a nutshell, the hospitality package varies depending on the areas you plan to access and the kind of Olympic games you intend to watch between 24 July and 10 August 2024.

Most importantly, like any other 2024 France Olympics tickets, you can book both hospitality and travel packages weeks or months before the big event on the official ticketing platform for this year's Summer Olympics.


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