Kingsholm (c) Martin Bennett/ Gloucester Rugby

As Kingsholm Stadium is situated in the middle of a residential area, we have an obligation to be good neighbours.

Please take a few minutes to read the information posted below to make your visit to Kingsholm as pleasant and easy as possible and to ensure that local residents are inconvenienced as little as possible on match days.

This travel page has been developed to ensure that all visitors can get to and from the stadium and the park and ride areas as quickly and easily as possible. For match days, the times have been based on a standard 15.00 kick off but please follow the links for further information to visit the stadium at other times.

To Stadium:

Take junction 11 off the M5 and proceed on the A40 towards the city centre. At the Elmbridge Roundabout take the third exit and stay on the A40. At the next roundabout please take the first left onto the Tewkesbury Road. Go over the next roundabout and the Stadium is on your right hand side approximately 500m. The main reception is at the rear of the main stand off the car park.

Match day Park and Ride:

From 2018-19, the Tesco Park & Ride service is no longer available.

EDF Energy at Barnwood: The EDF Energy overflow car park offices are located on the eastern side of Gloucester, about two-and-a-half miles from the city centre, just off the A417 bypass.

From the North:

Leave the M5 at Junction 11, and follow the A40 in the direction of Gloucester. At the first roundabout you approach, take the second turning on the left (A417 Southbound). At the second roundabout, go straight across, and enter Barnett Way, with the Lloyds Banking Group building on your left. EDF Energy is now directly in front of you, continue to follow the road round and past the main entrance to EDF Energy towards the overflow car park.

From the South

Take Junction 11a off the M5, and follow the A417 in the direction of Gloucester. At the first roundabout, take the second turning on the left, and follow the A417 bypass. At the second roundabout, take the first left into Barnett Way. The Lloyds Banking Group building is on your left. EDF Energy is now directly in front of you, continue to follow the road round and past the main entrance to EDF Energy towards the overflow car park.

The Kingsholm Stadium Park and Ride, coaches supplied by SWANBROOKS and car park kindly supplied by EDF Energy, runs every 15 minutes from Barnwood to Kingsholm Road 2 hours before kick off.

Parking is free and the bus return journey runs every 15 minutes for 2 hours after the final whistle from Skinner Street. Cost – £1.50 per adult and £1 per child and OAPs. 

The postcode for the EDF Energy Park and Ride site for GPS / Sat Nav is: GL4 3RS.

Disabled supporters:

Disabled supporters should use the EDF Energy Park & Ride service but need to contact Helen Grayer in advance at

A drop off/ pick up point is located at the front of the main car park for disabled supporters only.

Car Share:

Gloucester Rugby fully supports Car Sharing

Many bus routes are available into the main bus station in Gloucester, which is only a 5 minute walk to the stadium.

Key routes and service numbers are laid out below or click here for more information.

30/31 – Christ Church – Coleford – Brierley – Cindeford – Gloucester

91 – Dursley – Gloucester

14 – Stroud – The Stanleys – Stonehouse – Kingsway – Gloucester

94 – Cheltenham – Churchdown – Gloucester

73 – Chepstow – Lydney – Gloucester

32 – Ross on Wye – Newent – Gloucester

71 – Tewkesbury – Gloucester

853 – Oxford – Cheltenham – Gloucester

852 – Cirencester – Gloucester

If you are organising a coach trip to Kingsholm, click here for information regarding coach parking in the City.

There is an excellent service from Gloucester with regular trains to the all parts of the country. The station is less than a 10 minute walk from Gloucester Rugby. Come out of the station, turn right and follow the road towards Kingsholm from where signposts will lead you to the ground.

To see up to date timetables and ticket information, please visit Network Rail.