Away Days - Travel Guide | Blackburn Rovers vs. Cardiff City
Cardiff City return to league action by facing Blackburn Rovers at Ewood Park on Saturday, October 21st, 3pm KO.
Tickets for this fixture can be purchased from the Cardiff City Ticket Office until 1pm on Friday, 20th October.
Tickets not collected by 4pm on Friday will be sent to Ewood Park for collection from the Away End Ticket Office.
Blackburn Rovers will be selling tickets on matchday, available from the Away End Ticket Office after 1pm. Cash and card payments will be accepted, with duplicates and collections also available from the same location.
The car journey from Cardiff City Stadium to the home of Rovers will take approximately three-and-a-half hours, via the M50, M5 and M6.
Accessible parking in Car Park F (Darwen End) is available by pre-booking through Blackburn’s Stadium Department by contacting 01254 508283 during office hours. All spaces are subject to availability and cost £15.
Car parking is also available from Big Parking, for £5 per car just a ten minute walk away from Ewood Park. Pre-booking is advised, and can be done here.
Coach and minibus parking is available at Ewood Park in the Coach Park and can be booked in advance or on matchday. To pre-book your space, please contact the Stadium Department on 01254 508283. Coaches cost £25, while there is a £20 charge for a minibus.
The train journey from Cardiff Central to Blackburn will take between 4 hours & 30 minutes, and 5 hours & 15 minutes, with changes at Crewe and Preston.
Blackburn Station is approximately a mile and a half away from Ewood Park. Mill Hill Station is approximately one mile away from the ground.
Ewood Park is a 10-minute walk away from Mill Hill Station and a 20-minute walk from Blackburn Station.
Away supporters at Ewood Park will be located in the Bryan Douglas Darwen End. Accessible turnstiles are located at each corner of the stadium, as shown on the map.
Turnstiles at Ewood Park open 90 minutes before kick-off. Supporters are advised to arrive at least 45 minutes before kick-off to avoid any delays. For supporters’ own safety, randomly selected searches will be conducted of supporters, as well as bag searches.
If you require lift access, please contact the Stadium Department on 01254 508283.
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.
Pies and Pints
The away concourse offers a wide range of hot and cold food, snacks, and drinks from each of the away end kiosks.
The Black Bull, which is a four-minute drive from Ewood Park, is recommended for away supporters.
If you're making the most of your trip to Blackburn and spending some extra time in Lancashire, why not check out some of these top tourist attractions?
Blackburn Cathedral - One of England's newest Cathedrals with a rich history, heritage of worship, music and is at the heart of the community.
Blackburn Museum and Art Gallery - A museum with collections of Christian icons, Egyptian hieroglyphs, and local history, as well as those of the former Lewis Textile Museum.
Turton and Entwistle Reservoir - The reservoir is located in Edgeworth, Lancashire, a village well-known by local walkers for its picturesque views.