Away guide | Bristol City (Emirates FA Cup)

6th January 2023
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Bristol City ground

Swansea City travel to Ashton Gate on Sunday to face Bristol City in the Emirates FA Cup third round. (12.30pm kick-off)

Here we have put together a useful travel guide for the members of the Jack Army making the trip up the M4.


Date: Sunday, January 8 (12.30pm kick-off)

Address: Ashton Road, Bristol, BS3 2EJ

Distance from the Stadium: 82 miles


This fixture has sold out.


Swansea City sold out their 2,503 ticket allocation for this match. Supporters will be situated in the Atyeo Stand.

There are good views with no supporting pillars and it is located quite close to the pitch which helps create an atmosphere in the 27,000 seater stadium.

There are good facilities in the stands with refreshment outlets located both just inside the turnstiles, and further into the concourse.

Outside the stadium, there are some food stalls, there is also a KFC in close proximity.


There are very few parking options near Ashton Gate.

There is extremely limited street parking available near the stadium itself, and it is recommended that supporters who are driving to the stadium use Bedminster Cricket Club which is a 10 to 15-minute walk from the stadium.

Parking here is limited, however, and the car park is used by both home and away supporters. The postcode for the cricket club is BS3 2JX and it is located on Clanage Road.

The car park is advertised on boards as you near the stadium.

Official offsite parking is available at Ashton Gate Primary School which is charged at £12.50 per vehicle and can be booked in advance by clicking here.


The closest station to Ashton Gate is Parson Street, a 15-minute walk from the stadium.

Parson Street is accessible from mainline stations including Bristol Temple Meads (40-minute walk to the stadium), and Bristol Parkway (a 30-minute car journey from the stadium).

Trains run approximately every hour from Swansea to Parson Street, the journey will take around two and three-quarter hours.

At the time of writing, the earliest train on Sunday leaves Swansea Station at 9.23am and arrives at Parson Street at 11.31am.

If you are choosing to travel by train, please plan your journey in advance and keep an eye on any changes to travel.

For more information visit the GWR website, or call 0345 7000 125.


It is no longer possible to book a space on the supporters coaches for this game.

Further information can be found in the Bristol City away guide here.