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Tickets & travel: Cambridge (A, 07/10)

Details for the next away game.

3 October 2017

Tickets are now on sale for the Chairboys’ Sky Bet League Two game at Cambridge United on Saturday 7th October (k.o. 3pm).

Wanderers have been given an initial allocation of 500 tickets in the South Habbin Terrace.

Note that this is different from previous years, where Chairboys fans have been accommodated in the seated area behind the goal.

Cambridge have instead allocated the South Habbin Terrace along one side to away supporters, which includes around 100 seats on a first-come-first-served basis.

Wycombe fans are therefore encouraged to give priority for the seats to those who are less mobile.

Prices are as follows – please note that tickets will be available to purchase on the day of the game but will be £2 more expensive.

Adults: £16
Concessions*: £12
Under 18s: £8
Under 12s: £5
Under 5s: FREE

*Concessions are classed as seniors aged 64+, students, and young adults aged 18-21.

Call 01494 441118, buy online, or visit the shop at Adams Park to book in advance.

Pre-booked tickets can be collected from Adams Park before 1pm on Friday 6th October, or from Cambridge’s stadium from 1.30pm on the day of the game.

Travel
By Adrian Wood

Postcode: CB5 8LN

Using the car? These are the recommended road directions
Take the M40 towards London and the M25 northbound (clockwise). Continue to Junction 27 and take the M11 signposted Cambridge. Exit at Junction 14 and join the A14 towards Newmarket. Turn off onto the B1047 sign posted for Cambridge Airport. At the top of the slip road turn right towards Fen Ditton. Go through Fen Ditton until you reach a T Junction, where at the traffic lights you turn right into Newmarket Road. Go straight across the roundabout (there is a McDonalds on one corner) and you will come to Abbey Stadium on your left hand side.

Mileage from High Wycombe = 103 (average journey time 1 hour 45 minutes)

Park and ride
Cambridge United have partnered with Stagecoach East to add a new Park and Ride bus ticket aimed specifically at football fans.

On days when the U’s play at home, both the Amber Army and away supporters will be able to purchase a special £2.50 return ticket from the Newmarket Road Park & Ride to ferry them to and from the Cambs Glass Stadium.

The ticket will be available for United’s home game against Wycombe Wanderers this Saturday, and is valid for one passenger only. However, if travelling with children, the normal £3 Park & Ride ticket is also available to purchase, allowing children under the age of 16 to travel free with one fee-paying adult.

Ahead of the 3pm kick-off, football fans can catch any of the regular Park & Ride buses heading into the city centre, which will all be stopping at the ground. On the return leg, there will be a dedicated bus waiting in the layby outside the stadium at 4.45pm, to take fans back to the Park & Ride once the game is over.

Suggested car parking area
There is no parking available for away fans at the ground. There is some parking to be had on the streets surrounding the stadium. The following streets all have free parking available and are within walking distance of the stadium – Ditton Walk, Coldham’s Lane and Whitehall Road.  Please note that after the match has ended roads around the stadium can get pretty deadlocked at times. So you may wish to consider parking further away from the Abbey Stadium to help avoid this.

Travelling by coach?
OWWSA will be running a coach that will leave Adams Park at 11:30. Travel prices are £16 for adults, £15 for seniors, and £14 for juniors. The price for non-members is £21 (no refund if game is cancelled and the coaches have left their depot). If you wish to book by phone (Rena 01494 520179, Graham 07876 267301) or by e-mail (bookings@owwsa.co.uk) you need to do so by Thursday 5th October at 5pm.

Fancy using the train?
Great Northern operate a regular service from London Kings Cross, fastest journey time 46 minutes. Note that the main Cambridge rail station is over 2 miles from the ground and a good 30-minutes brisk walk. However Citibus C3 runs from the Railway station and through the City Centre every ten minutes during the day, journey time 10-15 minutes. This stops within a few yards walk from the ground (Ditton Walk stop). Earliest return train times off Cambridge are at 17:47 (fast), 17:56, 18:15 (fast) and 18:29.

Spare time before or after match?
There is a supporters club at the ground that normally allows in away supporters. The club charges a £2 entrance fee and also serves food. With a number of pubs in the local area having closed down, there is little choice for away fans in the way of a pre-match pint. Along Newmarket Road going towards the city centre is the Wrestlers pub, which also offers Thai food. Coming recommended a bit further away is “The Tram Depot” PH on Dover Street. It is about a 20-min walk from the ground (post code CB1 1DY). There is some street parking in this area.


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