How to get to the Emirates Stadium

The Emirates Stadium is located in the Islington area, toward the north of London at just over 2 miles from Kings Cross St Pancras railway station.

There are multiple ways to reach the stadium by public transport. The underground (tube) is one option – the nearest tube station is Arsenal, which is on the Piccadilly line. Decent alternatives are stations Finsbury Park (Victoria and Piccadilly line) and Highbury & Islington (Victoria line and London Overground). From both stations, it is an approximate 10-minute walk to the stadium.

On non-matchdays, Holloway Road station (Piccadilly line) is located closest, but will be closed pre-match and is exit-only after the match.

Alternatively, one can catch a train to Finsbury Park or Highbury & Islington mainline stations. It is a 5 to 10-minute journey coming from Kings Cross station. During the week trains depart from Moorgate as well. Drayton Park rail station, closest to the stadium, closes on matchdays.

Supporters are not advised to arrive by car on matchdays, and there is little parking available around the Emirates Stadium on non-matchdays.

Address: Emirates Stadium, London N5 1BU

Sleep near the Emirates Stadium


There are no hotels right near the Emirates Stadium, but a fair few options further north on Seven Sisters Road near Finsbury Park, which is a 15-minute walk from the stadium. The Queens Hotel and Best Western Highbury get the best reviews and go for about £100 a night, whereas the Pembury Hotel and Central Park Hotel are more basic options.

Click here for all hotels near the Emirates Stadium. Of course, as there are various tube lines passing by the stadium, you can just as well choose a stadium in any part of Central London.


Emirates Stadium tours

Arsenal offers the option to see the Emirates Stadium through a self-guided stadium tour. You can walk through the stadium at your own pace with the company of an audio guide. The route includes the changing rooms and players’ tunnel.

Alternatively, the club offers guided stadium tours by an Arsenal legend. Both tours include access to the Arsenal museum.

The stadium is opened 7 days a week for self-guided stadium tours. Entry is from 10:00 am with the last entry at 5:00 pm. There are no tours on matchdays and the stadium may close earlier on the day before a match or event. It takes anything from 55 to 90 minutes to complete the walk around the stadium.

The legends tour starts every day at 1:00 pm and lasts 75 minutes.

The self-guided tour costs £17.50 and the legends tour £35.00. Tours can be booked online, by phone +44 (0) 20 7619 5000, or at arrival at the stadium (self-guided tours).

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