Away days: Preston

11th January 2019

Swansea City head to face Preston this weekend. Here is our handy guide to help and improve your matchday experience.

Preston North End v Swansea City

Date: Saturday, January 12

Address: Deepdale, Sir Tom Finney Way, Preston, PR1 6RU

Distance from the Liberty: 236.7 miles


Approximately 3,000 away fans are housed in the Bill Shankly Kop at one end of the stadium, which provides excellent views and facilities. The food on offer includes a selection of pies, as well as burgers and hot dogs.


You can park at the stadium for £12.50, while it will cost £5 to leave your vehicle at the nearby Moorfields School. Alternatively, there is plenty of parking available in the streets surrounding the ground.


From Swansea, the journey to Preston typically takes around five hours.

Thereon, it will take around 25 minutes to walk to Deepdale, which is a mile-and-a-half away from Preston station.

Trains leave Swansea at 5.59am, 6.59am, 7.59am and 8.29am, while return journeys depart at 5.17pm and 6.19pm.

Outgoing journeys include changes at Bristol Parkway and Birmingham New Street, while return travel sees changes at Birmingham New Street and Newport.


St Gregory’s Social Club (PR1 6HQ) – 0.2 miles from Deepdale

The White Hart (PR2 8AD) – 0.9 miles

Moor Park Sports and Social Club (PR2 3AE) – 1 mile

Hesketh’s Arms (PR1 4SY) – 1.2 miles

The Old Vic (PR1 2UH) – 1.9 miles



Travelodge Preston Central (PR1 5NX) – 1.1 mile from Deepdale

Holiday Inn Preston (PR1 3AU) – 1.3 miles

Legacy Preston International Hotel (PR1 2YF) – 1.8 miles

Fern Lodge Preston (PR2 1BQ) – 2.5 miles

The Spring Bank Apart/Hotel (PR1 8PL) – 2.8 miles