Blackpool v Arsenal - Travel Information


Blackpool v Arsenal - Travel Information

Bloomfield Road


Adults - £33
Concession - £28 (16 and under or 65 and over)

Non member adults - £38
Non member concession - £33

On request we can source a wheelchair accessible coach from any of the departure points.

Departure times
Pick-ups points will made within two separate convoys as follows;

Emirates Stadium (Queensland Rd) 06.00, London Gateway 06.30 – Return journey to Emirates should take approximately 4 hours and 45 minutes.


Kingsferry (Gillingham) 05.00, South Mimms Services 06.30, Newport Pagnell Services 07.15 – Return journey to Kingsferry should take approximately 5 hours and 45 minutes.


1 Night trip (staying Saturday) = £127.00
2 Night trip (staying Saturday and Sunday) = £213.00. These prices are per person and based on sharing a twin / double room and include VAT and breakfast. Single room supplements apply please ask for further information.

Alternatively if you have already booked your accommodation in Blackpool and you want to take advantage of the coach trip then you can book at the following prices;

1 Night trip = £41.00
2 Night trip = £50.00

Departure times

Pick-ups will made as follows;

1 and 2 Night trip - Departing Saturday 9th April - Kingsferry (Gillingham) 09.30, Emirates Stadium (Queensland Rd) 11.30, London Gateway 12.00, Newport Pagnell 12.45.

The 1 night trip will return to Emirates immediately after the game has finished and the 2 night trip will leave Blackpool at 10.30am on Monday 11th April 2011.

The overnight trips will only run if sufficient numbers are met.

How to book your travel?
Please call the "Contact Centre" on 020 7619 5000 and follow the instructions through to an operator who can book your travel. When calling please have the membership numbers of who is travelling ready. Non members must provide a full name, address, daytime telephone number and Date of birth in order to travel.

Park and ride
When coming by car to meet the away coaches, please be aware that Controlled Parking Zones are in operation around the stadium with the exception of Sundays and Bank Holidays. For further information on the parking in Islington please refer to

We have organized parking available at Emirates Stadium, London Gateway Services, South Mimms Services and Newport Pagnell Services or you can choose to meet at The Kingsferry Travel Centre, Gillingham.

  • Emirates Stadium parking can be accessed via Queensland Rd (N7 7AJ).
  • London Gateway is at Junction 2 of the M1 and accessible from both the north and southbound sides of the motorway (supporters should park anywhere in the main car park).
  • The Kingsferry Travel Centre is on Eastcourt Lane, Gillingham, Kent, ME8 6HW and only street parking is available.
  • South Mimms is located off Junction 23 of the M25 (leave your car anywhere in the main car parking section).
  • Newport Pagnell is close to Junction 14 on the M1 (leave your car in the hotel section of the services on the northbound side of the motorway).

Car parking at these sites have been provided free of charge on the basis that you have left your registration details in advance. Registration details given to us on the day of travel may not be registered in time and supporters will risk receiving a Parking Charge Notice. Please ask when booking your coach tickets should you require further information.

Supporters Club Coaches
The following Supporters Clubs will be running a coach to this fixture for more information please contact the numbers listed below and not Arsenal Travel on 020 7619 5000.

South Wales - please e-mail or call Ian Lawrence on 07967 122464.

If you are organizing your own coach or minibus then please e-mail in order for specific police instructions to be sent out to you.

Terms and Conditions

  • All travel once booked is NON transferable and NON refundable.
  • No alcohol may be carried on any organised trip - this is an offence under the Sporting Events (control of alcohol) Act 1985.
  • No object capable of being construed or used as an offensive weapon may be carried.
  • Smoking is not allowed on any Arsenal Travel transport.
  • Travel tickets issued through Arsenal Travel are done so on the condition that the holder will at all times be a credit to and uphold the reputation of Arsenal Football Club.
  • Some travel will only run if sufficient numbers are met.
  • Travel tickets and membership cards must be available for inspection at all times and must be given up to any officer, employee or agent of the club.
  • On occasions Photographic ID may be requested for inspection.
  • Arsenal Travel cannot be held responsible for any possible delays to your travel arrangements.
  • Unaccompanied minors under 14 will not be permitted to travel.
  • Unaccompanied minors aged 14 to 17 will only be permitted to travel if their parent / guardian has completed the Unaccompanied minors consent form (this is available when booking travel).
  • The full terms and conditions of membership are set out on our website at
  • Arsenal reserves the right to amend or alter the above arrangements and the right at its discretion to terminate any person's membership.
  • Non members must show photographic ID plus their match ticket to board any official Arsenal Travel.


Leave the M6 at junction 32 for the M55. Leave the M55 at junction 4 for the A583 (3rd exit from roundabout off the slip road). Stay on the A583 (Preston New Road) for 2.2 miles which then leads straight into Park Rd (B5390). Once in Park Rd take the fourth left into Bloomfield Rd.

Car Parking
A large pay and display car park can be found opposite Bloomfield Rd however various pay and display parking is available within Blackpool Town Centre.

Blackpool North is the mainline station serving Blackpool and is approximately a twenty minute walk away from Bloomfield Rd. Blackpool South is a ten minute walk away, local line services operate from here.

For information on train services to Blackpool please ring National Rail Enquiries on 08457 484950.

Other information
On request we can source a wheelchair accessible coach from any of the departure points.

Holloway Road underground on the Piccadilly line is the closest station to Queensland Rd where the coaches depart from.

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Sat Nav details – The postcode for Bloomfield Rd is FY1 6JJ

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