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Football School Trips & Tours

At NST, we offer a range of school football trips and tours. So, if your students are big fans of the beautiful game, they’re in luck. Our football school trips come with the whole package; training sessions led by professional coaches, experiences at footballing venues like stadiums and training facilities, and workshops to learn more about sports nutrition and sports psychology, delivered by industry professionals.

Why us? We bring 55 years of unique educational travel expertise and combine it with our trusted partners to bring you and your students the greatest possible footballing experience! We also provide an array of sports tours that your students will love.

Plenty of development opportunities

Our school football tours provide a fantastic opportunity for your students to develop and improve their abilities while having fun with friends at some of the most recognised footballing cities across the globe!

With school football trips to Madrid, Barcelona, and Amsterdam, you can choose where your students will enjoy the most.

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School football tours to the Netherlands

School football tours to the Netherlands

Take your students to the birthplace of the Cruyff Turn and one of the most famous footballers to play the game, Johan Cruyff. With the opportunity to travel to Amsterdam and experience the greatness of Ajax FC, your students can join in with sessions run by top-quality coaches!

We’re sure all your young footballers are aspiring professionals, so we arrange a post-training Q&A chat with their sporting expert and trainer. This is a fantastic way for your students to fire away any questions they might have about their future and a career in football.

Our school football tours to Amsterdam and Rotterdam can be joined with hockey teams. So you can take even more of your sports teams away on a memorable sports trip!

Learn more about our school football tours to the Netherlands here.

School football trips to Barcelona

School football trips to Barcelona

Certainly one of, if not the biggest, football teams in the world are Barcelona. And guess what? You can take your students to the Camp Nou with NST. Learn about the Tika-taka footballing philosophy of the Spanish national team and local clubs; maybe something your football fanatics can incorporate into their own game.

With two expertly-led training sessions in the middle of a jam-packed footballing itinerary, your students will experience one of our school football trips the right way!

Want to see some of your students’ idols play? We can make it happen! Tickets to watch a professional football match can be added as an optional extra. So you can inspire your students with an extra treat.

Learn more about our school football trips to Barcelona here.

School football trips to Madrid

School football trips to Madrid

Madrid is the home to two huge footballing giants: Real Madrid and Atlético Madrid. And, on one of NST’s school football trips, your students could be training at their world-class facilities in the heart of the city.

We know your footballers will be itching to play against the local competition, which is why we organise some friendly fixtures so your students can test themselves against other teams and put into practice their new skills.

And, when your students aren’t playing or training, they’ll be experiencing the home ground of Real Madrid or Atlético Madrid and a whole host of other cultural attractions the city has to offer.

Learn more about our school football trips to Madrid here.

Our most popular football sports tour destinations...


Our most popular football sports tour destinations...



When it comes to football, the city of Madrid needs no introduction. It’s home to Real Madrid and Atlético Madrid, two of the world’s most famous and successful clubs. Our amazing Madrid football tours are full of unmissable highlights for football crazy youngsters. 

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The Netherlands

Historic Amsterdam and its dynamic neighbour, Rotterdam, are cities with a rich sporting history, with Amsterdam being the home of legendary Ajax FC, who transformed the beautiful game with their ‘total football’ philosophy.

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If you’re planning a football tour to a classic sporting destination, make it Barcelona. This is a city that lives and breathes the beautiful game. It’s home to one of the world’s most legendary teams, FC Barcelona, as well as their crosstown rivals, Espanyol. Our amazing Barcelona football tours offer your students the ultimate football experience. 

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Why choose NST...

Here's why thousands of teachers choose NST each year...

  • ​Unrivalled knowledge

Your dedicated sports tour co-ordinator will use their unrivalled knowledge and expertise to create a tailor-made sports tour to meet your group's exact needs.

  • Professional facilities

We have a strong collaboration with top professional clubs and access to elite training facilities to ensure your students get a real once-in-a-lifetime sporting experience.

  • Inclusive tour packages

Our sports tour packages are created to meet the key objectives of each group, with optional extras avaiable to enhance your tour further.

  • Encouraging confidence and bonding

​A sports tour is the perfect way to encourage your students to bond as a team; experiencing an incredible sports tour together, playing the games they love and learning new skills in iconic locations across Europe.


  • Risk assessment guidance

Our risk assessment guidance will help you to manage group safety on your next educational trip. 

  • FREE group leader inspection visits

We offer a free inspection visit to your chosen destination to support your risk assessment planning. 

  • Value for money

We’re committed to bringing you the best possible value trips to help make every penny count.

  • Peace of mind

Your group’s location can be followed with our trip tracking device - Locate My Trip - plus you’ll have 24/7 support from us whilst you’re away.

  • More than 55 years’ experience

With over 55 years’ experience, with NST you can rest assured that your group is in safe hands.

Speak to our sports travel expert

Our sports tours expert has unrivalled destination knowledge and experience so they can help to bring your sports tour ideas to life and might even suggest options you hadn’t already thought of too! So get in touch today and we'll help to create a bespoke, budget-friendly sports tour itinerary to meet your specific requirements.

Looking for protection on your next school trip? 

Booking with a school travel company is the best way for you to protect parents’ money and give yourself peace of mind.  


Don’t forget – if your school arranges transport, accommodation and other services directly, you’ll be liable under the Package Travel Regulations – meaning you’ll have all the responsibilities of a travel company, both legal and financial. 


Financial protection from the moment you book

NST are fully bonded:

  • ABTA
  • ATOL
  • IATA

Managing safety on school trips

For your protection, NST's independently audited Safety Management System covers:

  • 24-hour emergency cover
  • Audited accommodation & transport
  • Excursions & school visit assessment
  • Group leader preview visits to assist with risk assessment planning

We're LOtC Council’s Quality Badge assured

The Department for Education advises schools to always look for the LOtC Quality Badge when choosing a school travel provider.