Away days: Nottingham Forest

29th March 2019

If you are heading to the City Ground to watch Swansea City face Nottingham Forest on Saturday (3pm), here is a handy travel guide to help improve your experience.

Nottingham Forest v Swansea City

Date: Saturday, March 30 (3pm)

Address: City Ground, Nottingham, NG2 5FJ

Distance from the Liberty: 186 miles


Around 2,000 away fans are housed on one side of the lower tier in the Bridgford Stand, while a further 1,000 can be housed in lower Block T of the Brian Clough Stand if required.

Food available includes a range of pies, pasties, burgers, hot dogs and sausage rolls.


There is little parking available at the stadium for visiting supporters but there is some street parking, especially in the roads near to Meadow Lane across the river.

The council operate a car park on the Victoria Embankment near to Trent Bridge cricket ground – a two-minute walk from the City Ground – where you can leave your vehicle for £5, while you can use the multi-storey car park at Nottingham Railway Station for the same price.

Alternatively, it will cost you £4 to park at the council’s Eastcroft depot – a 10-minute walk from the stadium.


Nottingham Railway Station is just over a mile from the City Ground, which you can walk to in around 20 minutes.

From Swansea, the journey to Nottingham takes around four-and-a-half hours on average.

Trains leave at 7.29am, 7.59am, 8.29am and 9.33am, while the return journeys depart at 5.41pm, 6.06pm and 7.06pm. All journeys include at least one change.


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Benidorm Live at The Theatre Royal – March 25-30

The Original Nottingham Ghost Walk at Ye Olde Trip to Jerusalem – March 30

Royal Philharmonic Concert Orchestra and the Nottingham Trent University Choir at the Royal Concert Hall – March 30


Nottingham Rowing Club (NG2 5FA) – 0.1 mile from the City Ground

Stratford Haven (NG2 6BA) – 0.6 miles

Vat and Fiddle (NG2 1NB) – 1.2 miles

Olde Trip to Jerusalem (NG1 6AD) – 1.7 miles

The Castle (NG1 6AA) – 2 miles


Travelodge Nottingham Central (NG1 6AJ) – 1.7 miles

Hotel Ibis Nottingham Centre (NG1 2FS) – 1.8 miles

Park Plaza Nottingham (NG1 6GD) – 1.8 miles

Mercure Nottingham City Centre Hotel (NG1 3BP) – 1.9 miles

Britannia Nottingham Hotel (NG1 6BN) – 2.1 miles