Going to Norwich ?

By Car  NR1 1JE

The ground is well signposted from the A11 and A47.  From the southern bypass (A47) take the A146 into the city.  At the traffic lights turn right and follow the outer ring road: Left at the roundabout. Right at the next lights.  Follow the inner ring road round to the right, over the river and the ground is on your right. If in doubt follow signs for the the railway station until you get to the river (where the rail station is off to the left and ground on your right). 

You may be able to park at Norfolk County Hall, which is well sign posted on the left of the A146, as you follow signs towards the ground from the Southern Bypass. It is currently £3 and can hold about 2000 cars. The Park and Ride buses finish early

 Approx 118 mls 2 hours 40 mins

Pubs

The pubs situated in-between the train station and the ground, were plentiful and friendly. There is the 'Compleat Angler', which is by the river opposite the railway station (around 5-10 minutes walk from the ground)'. This pub seems to have now taken over the mantle of the 'away fans pub'. The Coach and Horses on Thorpe Road brews its own beer and is around a 10 minute walk away from the ground.
 

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Going to Watford ?

Watford

By car    WD18 0ER

From the North:
Join the M25 and follow until Junction 20. Exit and follow signs for Hempstead Road, follow Hempstead Road into central Watford. Follow the large roundabout system at the end of Hempstead Road and exit towards Rickmansworth A412. Follow this road for 1/4 mile and turn left at the end of the underpass. Go through two traffic lights and turn left into 'The Hornets' at the East end of Vicarage Road.

Alternatively the following is advised- Leave the M1 at Junction 5 and take the A4008 into Watford. If on nearing the town centre you can't see it on your left, just go around the inner ring road and you will soon spot it.

From the South:
Join the M25 and head north past M4/Heathrow, then past the M40 Oxford Exit at Junction 16. Take the exit at Junction 18. The slip road goes up to a bridge going across the motorway, turn left towards Rickmansworth. Head down into Rickmansworth until you arrive at a large roundabout near Rickmansworth BR station. Turn left here along the A412 towards Watford.

Follow signs into Croxley Green. Continue straight over at the two roundabouts past Croxley, then take the fifth right exit on to Harwood Road. Continue straight down, heading straight over the traffic lights, until you come to the end of the road. At the end turn left and you will now be on Vicarage Road, continue for a few hundred metres and you will see the ground on your right hand side. 

Approx 85 miles   90 mins
 

Parking:

There is no parking available for fans at the ground and street parking is exclusively restricted for local residents by way of matchday permits. Parking is not permitted in Watford General Hospital.  

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Going to Southampton ?

By Car

Please be aware that it is not advisable to head towards the ground on a match day unless you have a specific pass for one of the nearby car parks. Surrounding roads are subject to police road closures and heavy congestion.

THE FOLLOWING INFORMATION WILL GIVE DIRECTIONS TO THOSE DRIVING TO THE ST MARY'S STADIUM ON NON-MATCHDAYS. DUE TO THE FACT THAT BRITANNIA ROAD IS SUBJECT TO A POLICE ROAD CLOSURE – DO NOT HEAD IN THE DIRECTION OF BRITANNIA ROAD ON A MATCH DAY.

How to get there

Parking around the St. Mary's Stadium is extremely limited so the club have set up numerous alternatives to enable you to get there comfortably, safely and efficiently.

Information from Chris Jacobs (Saints fan). Just wanted to let you guys know that anyone coming down to southampton by car on monday is best to park at ocean village which is about a 10 minute walk from st marys. Also parking is free after 6 pm so as a saints fan I'd advice an leicester fan to park at ocean village if their driving. Hopefully this will help your fans and i hope for a cracking match also not far away from a pub called the chapel arms which welcomes all away fans and always a great atmosphere.
Hope this helps the foxes that are travelling down.

 

By bus

A discounted Solent Dayrider or Southampton Dayrider is available to all match day and season ticket holders on match days only. This discount is £1 off a Southampton Dayrider (offer price is therefore £2) or £2 off a Solent Dayrider (offer price is therefore £4.00).

Both tickets entitle supporters to full use of the Bluestar, Solent Shuttle and Wilts & Dorset services in the appropriate area of validity. Vouchers must be detached from the Southampton FC match day or season ticket booklet by the driver of the first bus boarded and a Dayrider ticket will then be issued.

Conditions of the Dayrider are as per normal and are valid on all buses except Nightstar and certain other specific contracted services. The pass may be transferred to other users once the purchaser has finished using the ticket, but each individual must have a valid pass on each particular journey.

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One of the 8,000 going to Nottingham ?

Nottingham Forest NG2 5FJ

From The North:
Leave the M1 at Junction 26 and take the A610 towards Nottingham and then signs for Melton Mowbray. Cross the River Trent and you will see the ground on your left. Alternatively as you approach Nottingham on the A610 you will pick up signs for 'football traffic'. Although following these seems to take you all round the outskirts of Nottingham you do eventually end up at the City Ground, along the A6011. 

From The South:
Leave the M1 at Junction 24 and take the A453 towards Nottingham. Then take the A52 East towards Grantham and then onto the A6011 into Nottingham. The ground is situated by the A6011.

An alternative route to the ground from the South; Leave the M1 at Junction 21a (Leicester East) and follow the A46 dual carriageway towards Newark. After around 20 miles take the A606 towards Nottingham. At the first roundabout that is the junction with the A52, take the 4th exit onto the A52, signposted towards Grantham. At the next roundabout turn left onto the A6011 towards Nottingham. The ground is about a mile down this road.

After the game it may be quicker to follow the A52 (Derby) signs and join the motorway at J25 . This applies to fans who are heading either North or South on the M1 . Although the route planners and Sat Navs say head for M1 Junction 24 , the A453 is notoriously bad for traffic and it can take up to an hour to get to Junction 24 . Although a slightly longer journey, when travelling south, getting to Junction 25 will take 20 minutes at the most and it is only five minutes down to Junction 24 once on the motorway'.

For those travelling to the Forest game by road from the South, be aware that the M1 is closed from Friday evening through to Sunday lunchtime at J19/20 whilst the old M6 bridge is demolished.

There are diversions in place but it will add some extra time to your journey to Nottingham (and home), so allow extra time to get there and don't expect to be home that early either.

Northbound traffic will be diverted off the M1 at junction 19 onto the M6 to junction 2 and then north on the M69 to rejoin the M1 at junction 21.

Southbound traffic will be signposted off the M1 at junction 21 onto the M69, A46, A45 and M45 to rejoin the M1 at Junction 17. The M1 southbound will remain open all the way down to junction 19 for A14 eastbound, M6 westbound and local traffic.     UPDATE For those travelling to the Forest game by road from further South, be aware that the M1 is planned to be closed from Friday evening through to Sunday lunchtime at J19/20 whilst the old M6 bridge is demolished.

There are diversions in place but it will add some extra time to your journey to Nottingham (and home), so allow extra time to get there and don't expect to be home that early either.

Northbound traffic will be diverted off the M1 at junction 19 onto the M6 to junction 2 and then north on the M69 to rejoin the M1 at junction 21.

Southbound traffic will be signposted off the M1 at junction 21 onto the M69, A46, A45 and M45 to rejoin the M1 at Junction 17. The M1 southbound will remain open all the way down to junction 19 for A14 eastbound, M6 westbound and local traffic.

    (editors note, picked up this information via Radio Leicester today, but for speed have lifted this text from SJN-Fox post on Talking Balls message board)

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Going to Crystal Palace ?

By Road:  SE25 6PU

Leave the M25 at Junction Seven and follow the signs for the A23 to Croydon. At Purley bear left onto the A23 at it's junction with the A235 (to Croydon). You will pass roundabouts and junctions with the A232 and A236 as you pass Croydon, after which the A23 bears left at Thornton Heath roundabout where you must take the fourth exit (A235) before an almost immediate left turn into Brigstock Road (B266). Continue past Thornton Heath Station on your left and bear right onto the High Street. At the next mini roundabout, (Whitehorse Road/Grange Road) go left into Whitehorse Lane and continue until you see the ground on your  right.

Richard Downs suggests the following alternative route for fans coming from the North, is to leave the M25 at Junction 10 and follow the A3 towards London. After about ten miles you will reach the Tolworth roundabout at which you turn right onto the A240 towards Epsom. After about three miles turn onto the A232 towards Sutton.

Follow the A232 through Sutton and Carshalton and just before reaching Croydon, turn left onto the A23 north towards Thornton Heath'. Where the A23 bears left at Thornton Heath (at the Horsehoe pub roundabout). Here you must go straight over, into Brigstock Road (B266), passing Thornton Heath Station on your left and bearing right on to the High Street. At the next mini roundabout, (Whitehorse Road/Grange Road) go left into Whitehorse Lane. The ground is on your right.

Read the signs concerning parking as much is restricted to residents only.

Approx 112 miles and 2 hour 40 mins

 

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