Away Days Info Guide | Bristol City vs. Cardiff City
The first Severnside derby of the season sees the Bluebirds travel to Ashton Gate on Sunday, 21st August.
The car journey from Cardiff City Stadium to Ashton Gate will take approximately one hour, via the M4, M49 and A4. The sat-nav postcode is BS3 2LQ.
All supporter coaches and minibuses must go to the RV point at Portway (What3words: castle.book.cute) between 10am and 11am on matchday before being escorted to the stadium.
Direct train services run from Cardiff Central to Bristol Temple Meads, with a journey time of between 44 minutes to one hour.
Please note that due to industrial action taking place on Saturday, 20th August, railway services on matchday are likely to be disrupted. Supporters are advised to plan their journey in advance, and use other modes of transport where possible. Find out more here.
Upon arrival into Bristol, the stadium is 11 minutes away by car, or 45 minutes on foot.
From Temple Meads Train Station, take the AG3 bus service direct to Ashton Gate. From the M4 Portway Park and Ride site, take the AG1 service.
Bedminster Cricket Club (BS3 2JX) is just a 10 minute walk from the ground. Spaces are offered on a first come first serve basis with a small fee per car.
DJ Parking (BS3 2HA) operates from Ashton Vale Trading Estate situated five minutes from Ashton Gate. Spaces are offered on a first come first serve basis with a charge of £7 per car.
There is a Park & Ride site close to the M4 at Portway that drops off at the stadium. This service is also popular with home fans.
Should you utilise street parking, please be mindful of local residents and respect all road laws.
With a capacity of 27,000, Ashton Gate is the tenth-largest ground in the Sky Bet Championship this season.
Visiting supporters are accommodated in the Atyeo Stand, with access to seats through turnstiles 39-46, up to 90 minutes before kick off.
Our Supporter Liaison Officer, Paul Corkrey, will be in attendance at the stadium on matchday. If you require any assistance, please contact him on 07484 070422. Alternatively, follow @CardiffCitySLO on Twitter for further supporter updates.
Food for Thought
Behind the Atyeo Stand (and away turnstiles) there is a dedicated Fan Village for away supporters, which offers food and drink for sale. There is no allocated away pub for this fixture.
The Knights Templar pub, a popular venue for away supporters near Bristol Temple Meads Train Station, will not be serving alcohol beverages on Sunday morning.
The nearest cashpoint is located at Sainsburys on Winterstoke Road (BS3 2NS) which is about a 5 minute walk from the Stadium. Supporters can pay via card throughout the stadium with contactless payment also in place at all kiosks.
A range of hot and cold food options, plus alcoholic, soft and hot drinks, are available inside the concourse at Ashton Gate.
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