How to get to Stamford Bridge

Stamford Bridge is located rather centrally in London in the borough of Hammersmith and Fulham. The stadium lies slightly less than 2 miles south-west of Hyde Park and the Harrods Store, and less than 3 miles south-west of Buckingham Palace.

The nearest tube station is Fulham Broadway, which is on the District Line. One can get to Fulham Broadway by taking a Wimbledon-bound train from Earl’s Court station, which is on the Circle and Piccadilly Line. Earl’s Court station itself is also within walking distance of the stadium (20 minutes).

Alternatively, one can reach Stamford Bridge by London Overground. Both West Brompton and Imperial Wharf stations are a 15-minute walk away from the stadium.

Various buses pass the stadium on Fulham Road, which includes line 14 (from Euston Square to Putney), line 211 (from Waterloo Station to Hammersmith), and line 414 (from Maida Vale to Putney Bridge).

Other lines that pass in the vicinity of the stadium are bus 11 (from Liverpool Street Station), 28 (Kensal Rise),  296 (Ladbroke Grove and Clapham Junction), and 391 (Richmond).

Chelsea does not recommend arriving by car on matchdays as no parking is available. On non-matchdays limited paid parking is available underneath the stadium.

If arriving by car from the M25, take the M4 (which turns into the A4) into the city.  At Earl’s Court turn right onto Earl’s Court Road, and after about a mile right onto Fulham Road. After a few hundred meters the stadium will be on your right.

Address: Stamford Bridge, Fulham Road, London, SW6 1HS

Sleep near Stamford Bridge


Right next to the stadium is the Chelsea Village complex, which houses a few restaurants, a sports bar, and the Millennium Hotel, which, as you may expect, is of the more luxurious type.

There are a few more hotels at short walking distance from Stamford Bridge, and lots of them a little further away near Earl’s Court tube station. and a Holiday Inn Express lie just north of the stadium.

Decent hotels near Earl’s Court station, a short 15-minute walk from the stadium, include the London Town Hotel, Rushmore HotelHenley House Hotel,  Click here for all hotels near Stamford Bridge. Further hotels in Central London can be found here.


Stamford Bridge tours

Chelsea FC offers guided behind-the-scenes stadium tours, which include access to the home dressing room, the players’ tunnel, press room, and the Chelsea Museum. The tours last about 60 minutes.

Tours run seven days a week every half hour between 10:00 am and 3:00 pm. The museum is opened from 9:30 am to 5:00 pm (last entry at 4:00 pm). There are no tours on matchdays or the day before a European home fixture. The museum is opened on regular matchdays, but not on European matchdays (or the day before).

Bookings can be made online. Walk-ups are allowed, however subject to availability.

The tour costs £19.00, museum access only £11.00. A discount of £3.00 is offered if booked in advance online.

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