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Tickets and travel: York City (A, 09/04)

8 April 2016

Tickets are now on sale for the Sky Bet League 2 game at York City on Saturday 9th April (k.o. 3pm).

Wanderers have been given an initial allocation of 150 standing and 150 seating tickets, with more available on request (up to 1,700 standing and 300 seating).

Adults: £18
Concessions: £12
Under 5s: FREE

Adults: £19
Concessions: £13
Under 5s: FREE

Concessions are classed as seniors over 65, under 16s or students with valid ID.

Call 01494 441118, visit the ticket office at Adams Park, or book online. Tickets can be purchased on arrival at the stadium at no extra cost.

By Adrian Wood

Postcode: YO30 7AQ

Recommended road directions
Take the normal route to the northbound M1 (M40 to Junction 10, then A43 towards Northampton). Leave the M1 at Junction 32 to join the M18 motorway (s/p Hull). Leave the M18 at Junction 2 and join the A1 motorway (s/p “The North”). At J38 continue forward on the A1 (s/p The North, Leeds). Continue forward on the A1 (M). Leave the A1 (M) at J44 then merge onto the A64 (signposted York). After almost 10 miles take the 2nd exit at the roundabout onto the A1237 (s/p York (North), Harrogate, Thirsk). Go straight on at the next four roundabouts and at the next take the 3rd exit onto Shipton Road (A19). Continue on the A19 for around 2 miles and then turn left into Bootham Crescent.  

Mileage from High Wycombe = 206

Recommended area for car parking
If you arrive early enough then there is street parking to be found in side roads off Burton Stone Lane. Otherwise you may have to travel a further distance away as there are a number of residents only parking schemes. YCFC recommend the following Car Parks; Marygate CP in Frederic St (YO30 7DT), Bootham Row CP (YO30 7BP), and Union Terrace CP (YO31 7ES). All of these are around 800 yards from the stadium.

Travelling by coach?
OWWSA will be running a coach that will leave Adams Park at 08.30. Travel prices are £26 for adults, £25 for seniors, and £24 for juniors. Places cost £3 extra for non-members. If you wish to book by phone (01494 520179) or by e-mail ( you need to do so by Thursday April 7th at 17.00 hrs.

Using the train?
Note there are engineering works on this route on this day. York is served by trains from London Kings Cross, the fastest journey time being a little over 2 hours. The best return time is at 18:00 arriving back in the capital at 20:46. York Station is around a mile from the ground and the walk will take you about 20 minutes. Turn left outside the station and follow the road down over the river. Just before you get to York Minster take a left turn past the Theatre Royal. Take the next left down Bootham. Continue along Bootham and after the Churchill Hotel turn right into Bootham Crescent.

Facilities for away fans
The ground capacity is 8,256 (seating 3,409). Away fans use turnstiles 14 to 23 in Grosvenor Road. The Grosvenor Road End for away fans is predominantly uncovered terracing and is situated behind the goal. It can hold 1,785 spectators. There are also an additional 332 covered seats available to away fans in section U of the Popular Stand, immediately to the right of the Grosvenor Road End and running along the side of the pitch.

Facilities around the ground
There is a supporters club called the Pitchside Bar, which is situated on one corner of the ground. This usually allows in away supporters. The nearest hostelry is “The Burton Stone” situated on the A19 as you near the ground. This is popular with away fans. Going back down the A19 (away from the City Centre) there is the 'Old Grey Mare' which tends to be a lot quieter. The ground is about a 15 minute walk from the City Centre where there can be found a good selection of hostelries and food outlets.

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