The Bundesliga is the top league of German football, consisting of 18 teams. The team to earn the highest points over the 34 match season is the champion, with the lowest 2 clubs relegated to 2. Bundesliga. The third lowest team plays in a two-legged relegation play-off against the third highest team from 2. Bundesliga.
Bundesliga is the number one football league in the world in terms of average attendance, being also the second highest average attendance out of any sports league in the world after the NFL.
The 2020 – 2021 champions were Bayern Munich, winning their 9th consecutive title with 3 matches to spare and 13 points ahead of RB Leipzig. The two relegated teams were Werder Bremen and Schalke 04.
2021 – 2022 Bundesliga Season
The 2021-22 Budesliga season is due to start on the 12th August 2021, with the final day of the season being the 14th May 2022. The two new promoted teams are VFL Bochum and Greuther Fürth, who will be playing in the league for the first time.
The below 18 teams are competing in the Budesliga in the 2021-2022 season. Click on the link next to the team (where available) for a guide to visiting the stadium and city, or view the map on the bottom of this page to see where each team is located.
FC Augsburg – WWK Arena (Capacity – 30,660)
Hertha BSC – Olympiastadion (Capacity – 74,649)
Union Berlin – Stadion An der Alten Försterei (Capacity – 22,012)
Arminia Bielefeld – Schüco-Arena (Capacity – 27,300)
VFL Bochum – Ruhrstadion (Capacity – 27,599)
Borussia Dortmund – Signal Iduna Park (Capacity – 81,365)
Eintracht Frankfurt – Deutsche Bank Park (Capacity – 51,500)
SC Freiburg – Schwarzwald-Stadion (Capacity – 24,000)
Greuther Fürth – Sportpark Ronhof (Capacity – 16,626)
1899 Hoffenheim – PreZero Arena (Capacity – 30,150)
1. FC Köln – RheinEnergieStadion (Capacity – 49,698)
RB Leipzig – Red Bull Arena (Capacity – 42,558)
Bayer Leverkusen – BayArena (Capacity – 30,210)
Mainz 05 – Opel Arena (Capacity – 34,000)
Borussia Mönchengladbach – Borussia-Park (Capacity – 59,724)
Bayern Munich – Allianz Arena (Capacity – 75,000)
VFB Stuttgart – Mercedes-Benz Arena (Capacity – 60,449)
VFL Wolfsburg – Volkswagen Arena (Capacity – 30,000)
How to buy tickets for the Bundesliga
Ticketing information for all clubs competing in the Bundesliga is available on the venue guides above or the individual ‘clubs’ tab on the official website by clicking here.