Exeter Chiefs – Saturday 9th September, 3:00pm
Details updated on 17th August
Sandy Park is a few miles out from the centre of Exeter, the nearest station is Digby & Sowton which is on the Exeter to Exmouth line.
There are shuttle buses to the stadium from Exeter St David’s station and Exeter Bus station, full details are on the Exeter Chiefs’ website.
TRAIN: Great Western Railway run a direct service from London Paddington and Reading to Exeter.
Journey times vary, but are around 2½ hours from London, and 30 minutes less from Reading.
The last train back from Exeter St Davids is at 8:45pm – so a day trip is possible.
South West Trains run a direct service from London Waterloo & Basingstoke to Exeter.
Journey time is about 3½ hours from Waterloo and 45 minutes less from Basingstoke.
The last train back from Exeter St Davids is at 8:25pm (change at Basingstoke for Waterloo) – so a day trip is possible.
COACH: National Express run services from London Victoria & Reading-Mereoak – a day trip is just about possible from Reading with one service that arrives in time for the match – leaves Reading at 8:50am) and a service back at 5:55pm (change at Heathrow). From London the day trip is also possible, departing Victoria at 7:30am and the 5:55pm service back. If using this option you would need to leave the ground promptly after the match to allow time to get back into the city centre.
CAR: For those driving – see details from the Exeter Chief’s website – There is no parking at the stadium, but the website gives details of Park & Ride at Exeter Business Park – it is cheaper to book parking in advance.
MATCH TICKETS: Adult ticket prices range from £28 (standing, outer blocks behind the posts on the North terrace) to £58.50 (centre of West Grandstand).
Tickets are available from the Exeter Chief’s website.
Note: The terraces at Exeter are divided into blocks – you will be required to stand in the block your ticket is for.
Useful links: visitexeter.com