Travel to Chelsea & Stamford Bridge
Getting there and away
London is an international transportation hub. Flights from all parts of the globe arrive and depart daily from the city’s four airports. Airplane ticket prices rise during the summer tourist season and during the winter holidays. The cheapest time to fly to London is during early fall and early spring, which just happens to be when Chelsea is playing. Stamford Bridge stadium is located in the West of London, 5 km from the center of the city.
Heathrow Airport (airport code LHR) – Located approximately 22 km from Stamford Bridge, Heathrow Airport is one of the busiest airports in the world. It is a hub for British Airways, Virgin Airways, and bmi, and it services flights from the United States on British Airways, United Airlines, American Airlines and Virgin Atlantic Airways. Trains and buses run frequently from the center of London to Heathrow.
Gatwick Airport (airport code LGW) – Located approximately 42 km from Stamford Bridge, Gatwick is London’s second biggest airport. It serviced more U.S. airline carriers than Heathrow. It is also a hub for British Airways and Virgin Airways.
Standsted Airport (airport code STN) – Situated 60 km from Stamford Bridge, Standsted is where you will arrive if you fly on one of Europe’s discount airlines like Ryanair and easyJet. It services airlines from throughout Europe.
Luton Airport (airport code LTN) – Luton is located 52 km from Stamford Bridge. It is another arrival and jumping off point for low-cost flights to Europe and throughout the UK.
London is a hub for the following airlines:
British Airways Flights, Virgin Atlantic Airways Flights, Ryanair Flights, bmi Flights, easyJet Flights, Air Berlin Flights
The only high speed international train service between mainland Europe and London is Eurostar. These trains all terminate at Waterloo station in central London. From there it is an easy Tube (Subway) ride to Stamford Bridge. The stadium is located at the Fulham Broadway Station on the District Line.
If you are arriving in London from other parts of the UK on BritRail, King’s Cross, Victoria, Paddington and Euston stations are just a few of the main terminals for train travel, and all connect to the Tube.
From The North, East or West:
Use the M25 to take you round to junction 15 and turn off onto the M4 towards London, follow the M4 which becomes the A4 up to Hammersmith. Stay on it over the Hammersmith flyover and for a further 1.5 miles before turning off for Earls Court. Go past Earls Court station and down the one way system until you hit Fulham Road, turn right at the traffic lights. Go straight on until the stadium is on your right.
From The South:
Head for Wandsworth bridge to cross the river. If using Wandsworth bridge, cross the river and head straight up Wandsworth Bridge Road. At the Junction with New Kings Road turn right and then immediately left. This will take you up to Fulham Broadway, turn right onto Fulham Road and the stadium will be on your left.