The Qatar 2022 World Cup will take place later this year as the world’s top nations aim for a place in the showpiece event.
England were among the first nations to qualify for the winter tournament with a real race to book tickets.
Gareth Southgate’s side could also be joined by home nations Wales and Scotland, but both nations are still waiting to try and qualify for the play-offs.
England fans have no such worries and can start making travel plans now and talkSPORT.com has all the details on how…
World Cup 2022: when and where
The draw for the group stages of the World Cup will take place on Friday 1 April.
The tournament will start onmonday november 21 with defending champions Qatar in the first match at Al Bayt Stadium in Al Khor.
The group stage will run until Friday December 2 with the first of the knockout matches starting the following day on Saturday December 3.
The final will then be held at the 80,000-seat Lusail Iconic Stadium in Lusail on Sunday 18 December.
World Cup 2022: how to buy tickets
Fans can get tickets through the Fifa.com website.
More than 800,000 tickets to Qatar have already been sold during the opening phase of sales which closed in March.
A second round begins on April 5 once the group stage draw is confirmed, and fans will first need to create an account on the FIFA ticketing portal.
If fans don’t book tickets this month, fear not, there will be one last opportunity just before the tournament starts.
World Cup 2022: how much will tickets cost?
Qatar saw average ticket prices increase by 46% compared to Russia 2018 and will be the most expensive tournament in FIFA history.
Fans are expected to shell out around £126 for the group stage matches, with the Round of 16 then rising to around £141.
If England reached the quarter-finals it would be an additional £194, the semi-finals £502 and the final £764.
The most expensive ticket on general sale for the showpiece final at Losail is around £1,200!
World Cup 2022: what are flights to Doha like?
As well as spending money on tickets, England fans will also have to afford to travel to Qatar later this year.
Currently, British Airways flights from November 20 until the end of the World Cup on December 19 will cost you £1,361.
The packages below can also be found and purchased on the Qatar Airways website HERE.
- Support your team package– £5,100 – 4 games, 2 weeks, November 20-December 3
- First Groups Package– £3,600 – 3 games, 1 week, November 20 to November 27
- Subsequent groups package– £3,400 – 3 games, 1 week, November 27-December 3
- Round of 16 package– £2,800 – 2 matches, 5 days, December 3 to December 7
- Quarter-final package– £2,900 – 2 matches, 5 days, December 7 to December 11
- Final package– £5,300 – 3 matches, 8 days, December 11-19
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