Southampton v Arsenal - Travel information

Coach Travel

Adults - £18
Concession - £13 (16 and under or 65 and over)
Away Scheme Members - £13

Non member adults - £23
Non member concession - £18

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

Emirates Stadium
Pick up 1 - Departs Emirates Stadium (Queensland Rd) at 13.45

The return journey to Emirates should take approximately 2 hours and 30 minutes.


Kingsferry with Pick-ups
Pick up 1 - Departs The Kingsferry Travel Centre (Gillingham) at 12.45
Pick up 2 - Departs South Mimms Services at 14.00

The return journey to South Mimms should take approximately 2 hours and 15 minutes.

How to book your travel?
Travel can now be purchased online by clicking here or by calling 020 7619 5000 (Option 1).

Away scheme members must call the "Contact Centre" to gain their preferential price.

When making a booking make sure you have the membership details ready of the supporter/s actually travelling. Non members wishing to travel must provide a full name, address, daytime telephone number and Date of birth in order to travel.

Online travel bookings will close at 5pm on Friday 28th December 2012.

To use the online service you will need to activate your membership by visiting and selecting the login option on the right hand side, from here simply follow the prompts through the activation process. If your membership is already activated then just log in as normal with your username and password.

Want to park at the Services or Emirates Stadium?
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

Parking is available at Emirates Stadium, The Kingsferry Travel Centre, and the following Welcome Break service areas - South Mimms.

  • South Mimms is located off Junction 23 of the M25 - park anywhere in the main car park
  • Emirates Stadium parking is via the Queensland Rd security entrance, N7 7AJ.
  • Kingsferry Travel Centre is on Eastcourt Lane, Gillingham, Kent, ME8 6HW - only street parking is available.

Car parking at these sites have been provided free of charge. If you would like to leave your car or meet the coach at one of these sites then please ask when booking your coach ticket for further details or complete the web form via this link. The link will also appear on your booking confirmation which you will receive via email prior to the fixture.

Car registration details or specific requests must be registered before 4pm on the last working day (Monday to Friday) before the fixture. Details received after this will result in you not being able to use the park and ride service.

Supporters parking at the Welcome Break services listed above will incur a fine which cannot be overturned if you park without registering.

Supporters Club Coaches

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

1. Use of Membership Card
1.1 The Club is not responsible for any Membership Card which is forgotten, lost, stolen, defaced, damaged or destroyed. If the Membership Card is forgotten, lost, stolen, defaced, damaged or destroyed, a duplicate card may be issued to the original purchaser, at the Club's discretion, upon payment by the original purchaser to the Club of a fee. The Club reserves the right to withdraw this duplicate card facility without notice. 
1.2 The Membership Card is issued for your sole use and you shall not sell, assign or transfer the Membership Card or the benefit of it to any other person without the prior written consent of the Club. The reference to selling the Membership Card includes offering to sell a Membership Card (including, without limitation, via any online auction website), exposing a Membership Card for sale, making a Membership Card available for sale by another and advertising that a Membership Card is available for purchase. 
1.3 If a Membership Card is lost, you must immediately notify the Club of the same.

2. Travel booked through the Club using your Membership Card
2.1 A valid Membership Card must be shown, or valid membership details provided, when booking travel to Away Matches through the Club, to obtain the preferential price.
2.2 Unaccompanied minors under the age of 14 will not be able to travel with the Club. Children between the age of 14 and 17 will only be able to travel with the Club if their parent or legal guardian has given their prior written consent to the Club.
2.3 All travel booked with the Club is non-transferable and non-refundable.
2.4 The Club cannot be held responsible or liable for any delays to your travel arrangements, or for your travel costs if an Away Match is rescheduled.
2.5 When travelling with the Club you must:
(A) carry your Membership Card and travel tickets at all time;
(B) carry photographic ID (this will be checked at the point of boarding);
(C) not smoke;
(D) not carry alcohol (please be aware that this amounts to an offence under the Sporting Events (Control of Alcohol) Act 1985);
(E) not carry any object capable of being construed or used as an offensive weapon; and
(F) conduct yourself in a manner befitting a representative of the Club and not do anything or procure that anything be done which might bring the name or reputation of the Club into disrepute.

For full Terms and Conditions, please see


From M27, exit at Junction 8
Follow signs for Southampton A3024 
Follow the A3024 for approximately 200 yards to the Tesco roundabout 
Take 2nd exit following signs for Woolston A3025 into Hamble Lane. 
After approximately 100 yards, turn right at mini roundabout going back up Hamble Lane, turning left into the SFC car park entrance (about 15 yards). 
From the M3, continue to the end of the motorway then follow signs for the M27 East and then as above.

AA signposts will be in place after leaving the M27 at Junction 8, indicating the short distance to the park and ride site.

Supporters are asked to observe the car parking terms and conditions which are displayed within the car park.


Southampton (from London Waterloo) is served by Southampton Central railway station which in addition to the scheduled bus services, runs shuttle bus services on match days from the Central Train Station and the Town Quay Ferry Terminal.

These services will commence two hours before the match starts 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.

Passengers are to be advised that the railway shuttle service leaves from the Commercial Road side of the station outside Blechynden Terrace. The ferry shuttle will leave from the main bus stop at the terminal.

Simply show your match ticket or season ticket booklet in order to use the shuttle bus service which costs £2 per return journey. For further details contact the Travel Line on 0871 200 22 33.

Call National Rail on 08456 484950 for journey details to and from Southampton.

Other information
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 St Mary's is SO14 5FP

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