Why choose Vodafone 5G?

Experience 5G on the UK’s best performing mobile data network

Why Vodafone 5G?

5G in more places

As well as giving you 5G at home, we’re the first network to bring you 5G abroad. Get it in a total of 250 places.

5G at no extra cost

Get 5G as standard when you buy a plan that’s 5GB of data and above.* Just pay no extra over 4G to be 5G ready.

Best 5G phones

We’ve got 5G phones for every budget. Choose from a range of the latest 5G phones from leading brands.

Best entertainment on the go

Films, TV, sports and music made even better with 5G – on our Red 20GB and unlimited plans with Entertainment.

5G in more places

Get Vodafone 5G in a total of 250 places – 57 locations in the UK and 193 locations across Germany, Spain, Italy and Ireland. That’s more than any other network.

Sourced from our competitors' website as of 15th October 2020

UK Operators

UK locations571126875
EU locations193000

Where is 5G available?

Use our Network Status Checker to see if 5G is available in your postcode area.

We’re constantly growing our 5G network. Our customers can experience Vodafone 5G in 57 towns and cities across the UK, with many more to come.

  • Ambleside
  • Bebington
  • Belfast
  • Birkenhead
  • Birmingham
  • Bishopbriggs
  • Bolton
  • Bootle
  • Bournemouth
  • Bristol
  • Bristol Airport
  • Cardiff
  • Cheadle and Gatley
  • Cheltenham
  • Crosby
  • Droylsden
  • Dunbarton
  • Eccles
  • Edinburgh
  • Glasgow
  • Guildford
  • Horwich
  • Huyton-with-Roby
  • Inner London
  • Isles of Scilly
  • Kingswood (Bristol)
  • Lancaster
  • Leeds
  • Liverpool
  • Llandudno
  • Manchester
  • Mangotsfield
  • Newbury
  • Oldbury/Smethwick
  • Paisley
  • Penarth
  • Plymouth
  • Portsmouth
  • Prestwich
  • Reading
  • Rochdale
  • Salford
  • Solihull
  • Southampton
  • Stockport
  • Stoke-on-Trent
  • Stretford
  • Sutton Coldfield
  • Swansea
  • Swinton and Pendlebury
  • Urmston
  • Wallasey
  • Warrington
  • Wolverhampton
  • Clitheroe
  • Great Shelford
  • Stranraer

We’re the first mobile network to offer 5G roaming. And we’re continuing to roll out 5G across Europe faster than any other network. *iPhone 12 range doesn’t currently support 5G roaming. We expect 5G roaming to come to iPhone 12 range in 2021. But you can still roam with us right now – with more 4G roaming destinations than any other UK network.


Germany towns and cities

  • Eicklingen
  • Rothenstein
  • Wilsdruff
  • Leuna
  • Lüdersdorf
  • Harbke
  • Bernau bei Berlin
  • Berlin
  • Seehausen a.Staffelsee
  • Hattstedt
  • Bochum
  • Gdefr. Geb. (Lkr Roth)
  • Lehrte
  • Mellenthin
  • Birgland
  • Wedemark
  • Hesel
  • Bremen
  • Neukirchen/Erzgeb.
  • Dortmund
  • Dresden
  • Schlettau
  • Düsseldorf
  • Erfurt
  • Frankfurt am Main
  • Würselen
  • Altenberge
  • Westhausen
  • Ratingen
  • Lohmar
  • Aldenhoven
  • Hamburg
  • Rielasingen-Worblingen
  • Köln
  • Leipzig
  • Mainz
  • Baunatal
  • Offenbach am Main
  • Saarbrücken
  • Alzey
  • Eschborn
  • Fuldabrück
  • Wolfsburg
  • Simmern/Hunsrück
  • Seelow
  • Rehfelde
  • Birkenwerder
  • Königs Wusterhausen
  • Linthe
  • Potsdam
  • Groß Godems
  • Boizenburg/ Elbe
  • Wittenburg
  • Torgelow
  • Wanzleben-Börde
  • Biederitz
  • Ludwigsfelde
  • Hoppegarten
  • Petershagen/Eggersdorf
  • Güstrow
  • Neuruppin
  • Schwerin
  • Schweich
  • Pellingen
  • Heusweiler
  • Petersberg
  • Püttlingen
  • Trierweiler
  • Kappeln
  • Südheide
  • Schwentinental
  • Seelze
  • Celle
  • Harsum
  • Langenhagen
  • Ammersbek
  • Bückeburg
  • Bad Münder am Deister
  • Achim
  • Nienburg (Weser)
  • Braunschweig
  • Gifhorn
  • Stuhr
  • Stadthagen
  • Büdelsdorf
  • Mindelheim
  • Geltendorf
  • Nürnberg
  • Augsburg
  • Eisenach
  • Schkeuditz
  • Bautzen
  • Hoyerswerda
  • Weimar
  • Stollberg/Erzgeb.
  • Hohenstein-Ernstthal
  • Heidenau
  • Sandersdorf-Brehna
  • Bitterfeld-Wolfen
  • Moritzburg
  • Weissach
  • Bruchsal
  • Ulm
  • Münster
  • Bad Oeynhausen
  • Bielefeld
  • Bad Hersfeld
  • Möhnesee
  • Dülmen
  • Lünen
  • Lage
  • Werne
  • Greven
  • Meppen
  • Haren (Ems)
  • Gronau (Westf.)
  • Unna
  • Oelde
  • Osnabrück
  • Fuldatal
  • Soest
  • Brilon
  • Olsberg
  • Meschede
  • Bad Wünnenberg
  • Schmallenberg
  • Blaustein
  • Buch
  • Heroldstatt
  • Müncheberg
  • Grünheide (Mark)

Italy towns and cities

  • Milan
  • Turin
  • Bologna
  • Rome
  • Naples
  • Assago
  • Bollate
  • Bresso
  • Carugate
  • Cassina de' Pecchi
  • Cinisello Balsamo
  • Cologno Monzese
  • Cusano Milanino
  • Garbagnate Milanese
  • Lainate
  • Legnano
  • Melegnano
  • Novate Milanese
  • Opera
  • Parabiago
  • Pessano con Bornago
  • Pioltello
  • Rho
  • Rozzano
  • San Giuliano Milanese
  • Sedriano
  • Segrate
  • Senago
  • Sesto San Giovanni
  • Solaro
  • Trezzano sul Naviglio
  • San Donato Milanese
  • San Giorgio su Legnano

Spain towns and cities

  • Madrid
  • Barcelona
  • Valencia
  • Seville
  • Malaga
  • Zaragoza
  • Bilbao
  • Pamplona
  • Vitoria
  • San Sebastián
  • Logroño
  • Santander
  • La Coruña
  • Vigo
  • Gijón
  • Badajoz
  • Valladolid
  • Alicante
  • Murcia
  • Palma de Mallorca
  • Benidorm

Ireland towns and cities

  • Dublin
  • Cork
  • Limerick
  • Galway
  • Waterford
  • Drogheda
  • Dundalk
  • Swords

5G speed at no extra cost

5G supercharges your entertainment, so you can enjoy it without the long load times. Whichever option you choose, it’ll be streamed in 5G, making your experience much smoother.

5G speed at no extra cost

Latest important updates

Stay up-to-date with the latest information that might affect how you use our network and what we're doing to keep the UK connected.

What’s next for 5G?

Our 5G network’s been live for a year – so what’s next? We teamed up with Coventry University to unveil the future of 5G. What if you could find out where you can park in town, as soon as a spot becomes available? See how AppyWay will use 5G to save you time and money.

Published on 3 July 2020

Huawei Q&A – what it means for you

Following the Government’s decision to remove Huawei kit from all 5G networks, we explain the change for customers.

Published on 17 July 2020

Get more out of your entertainment

All of our Entertainment plans are 5G ready, so you spend less time loading and more time enjoying the entertainment you love – making your entertainment experience even better.

Prime Video

YouTube Premium

Ad-free and offline access to videos and the YouTube Music app included in your plan

Prime Video

Amazon Prime

Super-fast delivery, exclusive deals and endless entertainment included in your plan

Spotify logo

Spotify Premium

All the music you’ll ever need on your phone, tablet and computer

5G phones and devices

Whatever your budget, we’ve got a 5G phone and device to suit your pocket. And all our 5G phones and devices are 5G ready – simply pair them with a plan that’s 5GB of data and above* and you’re good to go.

Annual Upgrade Promise


iPhone 12 Pro Max

iPhone 12 Pro Max. Superfast 5G.¹ A14 Bionic, the fastest chip in a smartphone. Pro camera system for unbelievable low-light photography and 5x optical zoom range. And a larger 6.7-inch Super Retina XDR display. It’s a huge leap forward.

Pre-order iPhone 12 Pro Max
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iPhone 12 mini

iPhone 12 mini is the world’s smallest, thinnest, and lightest 5G phone.¹ Complete with A14 Bionic, the fastest chip in a smartphone. Cinema-grade Dolby Vision HDR video recording, editing, and playback, a new dual-camera system, and a beautiful Super Retina XDR display.

Pre-order iPhone 12 mini
Annual Upgrade Promise


iPhone 12 Pro

Stream HDR video with 5G speed.¹ Watch your favourite shows on the 6.1-inch Super Retina XDR display². Take incredible low-light photography with the Pro 12-megapixel camera system, including Ultra Wide, Wide and Telephoto cameras.

Buy iPhone 12 Pro

The power of 5G for business

5G can improve business efficiency and save costs, enable real-time remote collaboration, and let you work seamlessly on the move with a faster, more reliable connection. Be there at the start of an exciting journey to a world of innovative solutions such as self-driving cars, remote surgery and more.

Stay up to date with Vodafone 5G

Sign up to find out more about the Vodafone 5G network, and how you can start harnessing the power of 5G.

Our legal terms

1.      To experience the benefits of 5G

You must have a 5G ready device with the downloaded 5G software, a Vodafone 5G plan and 5G coverage.  Coverage may be affected by a number of factors

2.      5G at no extra cost*

Available on Vodafone Red plans (5GB of data or more) and Unlimited Max plans.  Speed may be affected by a number of factors

3.      Full details on 5G availability

For details and 5G availability see our coverage checker.



iPhone 12 doesn’t currently support 5G roaming. We expect 5G roaming to come to iPhone 12 in 2021. But you will still be able to roam with us right now –just not with 5G. 
If you’ve bought an iPhone 12 from us, we’ll let you know as soon as 5G roaming becomes available.