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There is no on-site parking for supporters at Sandy Park Stadium on match days. However, the Chiefs have worked very hard to produce a transport strategy which enables supporters, both home and away, to gain easy access to the stadium.
For supporters travelling to games by car parking is available at either the nearby Crealy Adventure Park or Westpoint Arena at a cost of £5 per vehicle and includes a free, regular shuttle service for occupants to and from the stadium, both before and after the game has been played. All car parks will be signposted clearly from Junction 30 on the M5.
There is a drop off point at the stadium complex from the A379 for taxis and those being transported by friends and relatives. Supporters, however, are reminded that there is to be no vehicular access (apart from approved buses) onto the Sandy Park site for one hour following the final whistle.
Members of the David Lloyd Leisure Centre, who wish to use the centre facilities on match days, will still be able to go about their business, but membership cards will need to be produced on request by stewards.
The Exeter to Exmouth railway line runs right past the stadium with a regular service on match days. Using the bridge over the A379, Digby & Sowton Station is less than 10 minutes’ walk from Sandy Park.
Supporters who are attending any games by First Great Western Trains are able to claim a 10% discount on their rail ticket, providing they produce their match ticket when purchasing.
First Great Western have set up a number of match day special trains and anyone wishing to find out more should visit their official website at www.firstgreatwestern.co.uk In addition you can use their text feature which shows up to date train departures from their stations. If you text DIG or EXD (for Digby and St Davids respectively) to 84950 you will get an answer showing the next five or six departures with their expected times.
Supporters can also call 08457 48 49 50 to get an update on train times.
There are three match-day specials which operate three hours before kick-off and for three hours after the final whistle.
The No 77, which is run by Dartline Coaches, starts in Alphington at Chantry Meadows and picks up at Cowick Lane, Cowick Street (First & Last), Fore Street (BHS), Topsham Road (County Hall) to Sandy Park. Buses run every 20 minutes.
The No 78, also run by Dartline coaches, starts at Exeter St Davids Station and picks up at the following destinatons en route to Sandy Park: City Centre, Blackboy Road, Pinhoe Road, Sainsburys Pinhoe, Monkerton Link Road and Sowton Industrial Estate before arriving at Sandy Park.
The C bus, which is run by Stagecoach, starts at Exeter St Davids Station and picks up at Exeter Bus Station, Heavitree (Co-Op) to Sandy Park and will run every 15 minutes.
Stagecoach offer an Exeter dayrider ticket for only £3.50 which allows unlimited travel on all of their city buses and opens the C bus service up to far more of our supporters giving extra value and flexibility. Please visit the Stagecoach website for more details www.stagecoachbus.com
In addition for those travelling from further afield, Stagecoach offer an explorer ticket for only £6.90 adult, £4 per child for unlimited travel on their entire network of buses, again visit wwww.stagecoachbus.com for more details.
Those wishing to travel to Sandy Park by foot or bicycle can access the stadium via the bridge over the A379 and via the rear of the complex from Old Rydon Lane. There are a number of bicycle racks on site to park bikes.
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