Going to Southampton ?

Southampton SO14 5FP

By Car

From the M3 take the A33 into Southampton. Continue on the A33 until you reach the junction with the A3024 Northam Road and turn left onto this road towards Northam. Then turn right onto the B3038, Britannia Road for the stadium. 

Southampton Football Club advises all supporters not to travel by private car into the surrounding areas of the Stadium. Due to parking restrictions operating on a match day they recommend all supporters to use local City Council Car Parks. 

The Club recommends that you make use of the following City Council Car Parks:

1. Bedford Place Multi-storey Car Park – SO15 2QW

2. Grosvenor Square Multi-storey Car Park – SO15 2GR

3. West Park Road Multi-storey Car Park – SO15 1AP

4. Marlands Multi-storey Car Park – SO15 1BA

5. Eastgate Multi-storey Car Park – SO14 3HH

Parking is also available near the Marina or Woolston and may enable a quicker getaway after the match.

Shuttle buses

In addition to the scheduled bus services, there are shuttle bus services in operation on match days from the Central Train Station and the Town Quay Ferry Terminal. These services will commence two hours before the match kicks off and will continue to run until kick off. The service will also be in operation after the match to take passengers back to the railway station/ferry terminal. The service is not a numbered bus service and will simply say "Stadium Shuttle" on inbound journeys and "Rail/Ferry Shuttle" on outbound journeys.

Simply show your match ticket or season ticket booklet in order to use the shuttle bus service for £2- £3 per return journey.
Bluestar 18 bus goes by the stadium

By Foot

The stadium is about 20 minutes walk from the City Centre and train station and is a sign posted walk route.

By Train

Train takes approx 4-5 hours but you will need to catch the 10-00pm train to get back early the following morning, otherwise it will take 8hrs

Offpeak return £93-70

Where to drink

There are not many pubs located close to the stadium, so the choice for away fans is limited. There is the Waterfront Bar in William Street, which is an area called Shamrock Quay. In the Ocean Village is "The Admiral Sir Lucius Curtis" public house. This large establishment has an an excellent choice of beers, friendly bar staff and a mix of both home and away fans'.

Most fans seem to end up in the city centre before the game, where there are plenty of pubs to choose from. Please remember though that if you do drink in the centre, that the stadium is a good twenty minute walk away. Otherwise alcohol is served within the ground.
 
Please check the cost and times of trains etc. All information is provided in good faith but the Foxes Trust cannot be held responsible for any errors. With thanks to Southampton FC and the Football Ground Guide

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Going to Newcastle ?

Newcastle 

By Car  NE1 4ST

At the end of the A1(M) continue on the A1 and then the A184 towards Newcastle. Continue along this road, bearing left onto the A189. Continue over the River Tyne on the Redheugh Bridge, from which the ground can be clearly seen. Carry on straight up the dual carriageway (St James Boulevard). This leads directly to the Gallowgate end of the ground. As the ground is so central there are a number of pay and display car parks in the vicinity.

An easier way into the City is to stay on the A1 until the exit for Westerhope. Leave the A1 go straight over two roundabouts and then follow the signs for the Royal Victoria Infirmary (Queen Victoria Road) - parking here is in a multi storey and allows a reasonably quick getaway after the game.

Two park and ride schemes are currently in operation: from Newcastle Great Park (just to the west of the A1) and also the 'Soccerbus' that operates from Metro Centre. With tickets on sale on the buses for £2 return, this offers a great way to avoid the hassle of finding (and paying for) a parking spot in the city centre. The Park & Ride site is ideally located just off the A1 at Newcastle Great Park. It is well signed within Newcastle Great Park and is just one minute from the junction with the A1 - City North/Gosforth (A1056). For those with Sat Nav use the NE13 9NR - the Park & Ride site is on the opposite side of the road to the SAGE building. No need to book, just turn up on the day - both park and rides are operational from around 3 hours before the game and 3 hours afterwards to make your journey as flexible as possible.

Approx 186Mls 3 hours 20 mins

Pubs

You are only a few minutes walk from the main shopping areas of Newcastle. There are plenty of bars to choose from in the city centre, but most away fans tend to favour the pubs opposite and around Newcastle Railway Station. The 'A Head Of Steam' 'The Lounge' and 'O'Neills' are all recommended, but some of these bars will only admit fans if colours are covered and none of them admitted children. Also nearby is a Wetherspoons outlet called the Union Rooms.

By Train

Newcastle Central station is located around 15 minute walk from St. James' Park, and is well signposted. Cross the road from the station, and walk up Pink Lane, passing the Forth Hotel. Turn right onto Clayton Street, then left onto Westgate Street. Outside Tilleys Bar, bear right onto Bath Lane, passing Fujiyama Restaurant. After 200 metres, turn right and then left onto Gallowgate, and the ground will be obvious from here. 

Alternatively, take the Metro from Central Station to Haymarket. Cross the road, and turn left. At Mordon Street (next to the Goose), turn right and then left, walking around the back of Eldon Gardens. The ground is at the end of this road (Strawberry Place), just beyond the Strawberry Pub

Trains take approx 3 hours 20 mins going, last train to get back Saturday is 19-35 which takes nearly 5 hours  Off peak return £102.40

By Bus

Newcastle has two major bus stations, Haymarket (for services from Northumberland and the North) and Eldon Square (services from County Durham and the south). These are located adjacent to each other on Percy Street, next to Haymarket Metro station. From both bus stations, cross over to the far side of the road, then walk up the passageway next to the Goose public house, and turn left. 

The Stagecoach buses which operate within Newcastle and Gateshead city boundaries do not stop at either of the bus stations, but stop in the centre of town, from where the ground is signposted and easily walkable.

Please check the cost and times of trains etc. All information is provided in good faith but the Foxes Trust cannot be held responsible for any errors. Thanks to the Football Ground Guide.

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Going to West Ham ?

West Ham United London Stadium E20 2ST

Located in the south of Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, the easiest and quickest mode of travel to games at London Stadium is by public transport.

Tube and Train

The quickest way to get to the stadium is to walk from Stratford Station. West Ham Station will be extremely busy on matchdays and it is advised that supporters find alternative direct routes to Stratford Station.

Stratford and Stratford International Station are served by: DLR, Jubilee and Central Line services; National Rail operated by C2C and Greater Anglia, London Overground and South Eastern trains. 

Pudding Mill Lane is a DLR station 10 mins walk away and Hackney Wick – a 20 min walk is served by London Overground

By train journey to London takes approx 2 hours , off peak return £62.50

Bus

Stratford Bus Station and Stratford City Bus Stations are located in close proximity to Stratford Station.

Buses that run to these stations are numbers: 25, 86, 97, 104, 108, 158, 241, 257, 262, 276, 308, 425, 473, D8.

Parking

There is no parking available at London Stadium and parking restrictions will be in place and enforced in the local area.

Where to drink

There are very few pubs in the immediate vicinity which welcome away fans. There are food and drink outlets in the Westfield shopping area near by or it may be easier to drink in central London prior to the game.

All information is provided in good faith but the Foxes Trust cannot be held responsible for any errors. Thanks to the Football Ground Guide.

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Going to Stoke ?

Stoke City Football Club, Bet 365 Stadium, Stanley Matthews Way, Stoke-on-Trent, ST4 4EG

Directions by road 

North/South/West

Leave the M6 at Junction 15 and take the second exit (straight on) at the first roundabout onto the A500. Exit the A500 at the second slip road and then keep to the right for the A50. At the roundabout take the second exit (right) to join the A50 (the Britannia Stadium is signposted and visible on the sky-line to the right).

Once on the A50 take the first exit and head up the bank towards the traffic lights. Turn right at the traffic lights and head over the fly-over. Take the third exit (right) at the first roundabout, the first exit (left) at the second roundabout and the third exit (right) at the third roundabout to reach the stadium.

East

Take the A50 to Stoke-on-Trent. Exit at the last slip road on the A50 with the stadium on the left. Take the third exit (straight on) at the first roundabout and third exit (right) at the second to reach the stadium.

Parking

On matchdays, access to the Britannia Stadium is strictly limited to vehicles with parking permits for car parks NORTH, WEST 1 and WEST 2.

Supporters who are allowed access from the A50 should follow signs which indicate coach and disabled parking.

Car parks will open from 11.00am for an afternoon match and from 4.00pm for a night match.

Access to the car parks is available from the A50 and the junction for Stanley Matthews Way on Trentham Road (A5035).

There may also be 300 parking spaces available (weekend matches only) at the Screwfix direct site on Stanley Matthews Way. The site is based one mile from the ground and allows quicker access back onto the A50 after the game has ended. The cost for parking is approx £4 per car (no mini buses). If arriving from the M6, follow signs to the Bet365 Stadium on the A50.  Continue past the stadium for approx 1 mile and the Screwfix site is on the left. The post code for SatNav's is ST4 8GR.

There is also car parking south of the stadium on Stanley Matthews Way between Screwfix and the Stadium opposite Pets at Home (Sat Nav ST4 8GR ). It costs £5 and you can get to this car park via Stanley Mathews Way from the A50 or Trentham Road. After the match all traffic goes south which means you avoid all the congestion by the stadium

Directions by rail

Stoke-on-Trent station is situated on the West Coast Mainline and provides easy access from Manchester, Birmingham, London, Derby and Crewe.

Supporters arriving by train on a matchday can take a two-minute walk to Glebe Street in Stoke town centre where buses run to the stadium at regular intervals. Turn right out of the station and take the next right to go under a bridge. Follow the road to the end and turn left, down a bank and into Glebe Street. Buses depart on the left hand side by the St Peter's Church. 

Trains take approx 1hr 45mins

Super off peak return £35.40

BY BUS

There are a number of bus services that run through Trentham Lakes and past the Britannia Stadium all week long.

On a matchday, there is an increased level of buses which travel to and from the stadium.

Pubs

Next to the stadium are a Holiday Inn and a Harvester Pub/Restaurant that do allow in away fans. You can also park at the Harvester itself for a cost. A bit further away on Dennis Viollett Road (off Sir Stanley Matthews Way) is a Power League complex that also has a bar, which also allows in away supporters, shows SKY television and you can even park in their car park for a fee. Further down Sir Stanley Matthews Way (and turning left along Eastern Rise) is the Longton Rugby Club, which has two bars also showing SKY Sports. Parking is also available for a fee. It is around a 20 minute walk to the away turnstiles from the Club.

If arriving by train then the Terrace Bar on Leek Road has been designated as an official away fans pub. The pub which is only five minutes walk from the railway station (turn right out of the station entrance, left at the crossroads and the pub is down on the left) also shows Sky Sports and offers food too. The shuttle bus to the ground (return cost £3 adults) that runs from near the station, also stops at the pub and returns after the game.

All information is provided in good faith but the Foxes Trust cannot be held responsible for any errors. Thanks to the Football Ground Guide, and Stoke FC

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Going to Swansea ?

SWANSEA CITY

By Car      SA1 2FA

Leave the M4 at Junction 45 and take the A4067 towards the City Centre (sign posted A4067 South). Stay on the A4067 for around two and half miles and you will reach the stadium on your left. Car parking at the stadium is for permit holders only and most of the immediate residential areas around the stadium now have 'residents only' parking schemes in place. Approx 185 miles, 3 hours 30 mins

Parking:
There is no matchday car parking available at the stadium or surrounding area for visiting supporters in cars. Visiting supporters in cars are advised to park in the signposted Park and Ride car park off Junction 45 of the M4 at a cost of £6 per vehicle.

Shuttle coaches will take you to and from the stadium. Visiting supporters in coaches and mini buses are able to park at the stadium (under police instructions) at a cost of £10 per vehicle.
Don't be tempted to park on the nearby Retail Park as you may well end up with a ticket for your trouble!

By Train

Swansea High Street Station is on the main line route from London Paddington. It is about two miles from the stadium. Regular local bus services (routes 4, 4a,  and others) and taxis  are available from the train station to the stadium. Otherwise if you have time on your hands and wish to embark on the 25-30 minute walk, then as you come out of the station turn right and go up the High Street. At the traffic lights turn right into Neath Road. Proceed straight along Neath Road and you will eventually reach the stadium on your right.

Train takes 4 hours 30mins cost £78.80 for off peak return but last train to get home on Sat is 18-40

Where to Drink

Swansea City advise that visiting supporters enter the North Stand on their arrival at the stadium where food and beverage kiosk are available for their sole use. There are no public houses near to the stadium for their sole use.

Otherwise, it is either drink on the way to Swansea, go into the city centre or drink inside the stadium. There are a number of pubs on Wind Street in the centre of town, such as Yates, the Bank Statement and the No Sign Bar (the latter being listed in the CAMRA Good Beer Guide. Ask for Castle Gardens, and you'll see Wind Street.

Please check the cost and times of trains etc. All information is provided in good faith but the Foxes Trust cannot be held responsible for any errors.

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