Away Guide | Blackburn Rovers

17th February
Ewood Park from the outside

Swansea City are back on the road this weekend with a trip to Blackburn Rovers in the Championship. (3pm kick-off).

Russell Martin’s side are looking to build on victory against Blackpool in midweek and the Jack Army will be turning out to show their support once again.

This guide should help supporters plan their trip to Ewood Park.



Date: Saturday, February 18 (3pm)

Address: Ewood Park Nuttall Street, Blackburn BB2 4JF

Distance from the Stadium: 257 miles



Tickets for this match will come off sale at 11am on Friday February 17.

Please note that tickets purchased before 5pm on Wednesday (February 15), have been sent via first class post.

Any tickets purchased after the above deadline can either be collected from the Stadium ticket office before 11am on Friday (February 17).

Any unclaimed tickets can be collected from the away end ticket office at Ewood Park.

The away end ticket office at Ewood Park will also provide a pay on the day option for supporters from 1pm onward.

Tickets can be purchased using cash or card.



Away fans are housed in the Bryan Douglas Darwen end. It’s shared with home supporters and, depending on the number of tickets sold, can be split between the upper and lower tier, with the lower tier generally being sold first.

The concourses are modern and include food kiosks which serve food and drinks.



Supporters travelling to Ewood Park by car can use the instructions provided by Blackburn below on making the journey from the south:

  • Leave the M6 at Junction 29 and join the M65 and head East to Blackburn.
  • Ewood Park is well signposted on the M65, leave at junction 4, join the A666 and head towards Blackburn.
  • Ewood Park is about a mile away on your right.

Directions for other routes can be found here.

Some parking is available at the ground in Car Park F (Darwen End).

There are also numerous car parks near the ground where spaces can be purchased in advance.

For more information regarding parking please contact the Stadium department on 01254 508283.

Car parking around the ground is limited due to the nature of the built-up areas around Ewood Park and therefore it is advisable to book this in advance to avoid disappointment.




Blackburn station is approximately a mile and a half (20 to 30-minute walk) from Ewood Park and approximately one mile away from Mill Hill station (15-minute walk).

It is possible to travel from Swansea to either station with the journey taking between six and eight hours and requiring a number of changes. At the time of writing, National Rail are predicting that parts of the journey will be operating a replacement bus service on Saturday.

Please view their website for further details by clicking HERE.



Ewood Park is served by the number one (Bolton - Darwen - Blackburn) and number 24 (Chorley - Blackburn) busses.

Busses arrive at the ground approximately every 10 minutes and Lancashire Bus operates an online journey planner which can be accessed here.



Coach travel is still available to purchase for this match.

This is priced at £40 per person and coaches will depart the Stadium at 6:30am on matchday

Please note that under the traffic commissioners’ guidelines for football coach travel, the consumption of alcohol is strictly prohibited. Should any supporter be found in possession of, or consuming alcohol during the trip, the driver has the legal right to return to the Stadium without those persons responsible, or for any other form of anti-social behaviour.

In addition, further sanctions will be taken against anyone found in breach of this rule.



There is a fan zone behind the away stand which is open to both home and away fans. There are food outlets stored here.

Further afield, the Golden Cup pub is located on Bolton Road however this can get very busy and is a 20 minutes (mostly uphill) walk to the ground.

If this doesn’t bother you, this pub also offers matchday parking for a fee so can be popular with travelling fans.



Swansea City is fully supportive of the FA, Premier League and EFL’s ‘Love Football. Protect the Game’ campaign.

These actions will target activity such as entering the pitch without permission, carrying or using smoke bombs or pyrotechnics and throwing objects - as well as drug use and discriminatory behaviour.

As a club we have a zero tolerance approach to discrimination of all forms. We will always be unwavering in our support of our players, staff, supporters and the community that we proudly represent, and we are united as a club on the fight against discrimination.

If any supporter is reported to – and subsequently proven guilty – of racial discrimination either at the Stadium or on our travels, then they will face a lifetime ban from stadiums and we will work closely with the authorities on the issue.