Trains to Brentford Community Stadium

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Football and rugby fans can all agree on one thing – that sporting season is the best time of the year. And while there’s nothing quite like supporting your team on home turf, attending away games gives you the chance to travel to places you wouldn’t normally visit.

Home game or away, as a sporting fan you’ll probably end up paying a visit to Brentford Community Stadium. Home to both Premier League side Brentford F.C. (previously of Griffin Park) and the Premiership Rugby club London Irish, this is a ground that sees plenty of action.

This new stadium opened its doors back in 2020, and since the first matches that September, it’s already got some epic goals and tries to its name since its relocation from Griffin Park Stadium. Read on to find out more about Brentford Community Stadium, including how you can get there via South Western Railway.

Where is Brentford Community Stadium?

Brentford Community Stadium is in Brentford, South West London, and is just 100m from Kew Bridge station. Its address is: 166 Lionel Road North, Brentford, London TW8 0RU.

How do I get to Brentford Community Stadium?

Travelling by train

The nearest station to Brentford Community Stadium is Kew Bridge, just a three-minute walk away. This makes the stadium easy to get to using public transport. During matchdays, roads can get very busy around Brentford Community Stadium. Rather than deal with the hassle of traffic and getting parked, simply hop on a train and enjoy the fact that Brentford Community Stadium is right on the stadium’s doorstep.

You can get to Kew Bridge from stations such as Staines, Reading, Ashford (Surrey) and Bracknell. The stadium also has capacity for 300 cycle parking spaces – perfect for if you’re travelling with your bike.

If you’re looking for accessible, step-free stations, you can get off at Brentford, which is a 21-minute walk away or five minutes in a taxi. There’s also Chiswick, which is a 27-minute walk from the stadium, or six minutes in a cab. There are also several bus routes that serve the stadium, including the 237, 267, 65, H91 and the 391.

Explore our full range of ticket types to find the right one for your journey. You can get cheap train tickets to Brentford Community Stadium by booking early or going off-peak, and if you have a Railcard or if you’re travelling in a group, you could save even more. 

London to Brentford Community Stadium

London Waterloo has some great connections, and you can get from London Waterloo to Kew Bridge in just nine stops. You can also travel direct here from Clapham Junction and Vauxhall.

It’s easy to travel within London using a London Travelcard, Oyster card or contactless.

Things to do at Brentford Community Stadium

Football

Football matches

As a Premier League side, Brentford FC play against the best squads in the country week-in week-out, so you won’t find the ground short on atmosphere with a capacity of 17,250. As well as Premier League matches, you can catch Emirates FA Cup and Carabo Cup matches at certain times of the year. Brentford Community Stadium will also host matches for the UEFA Women’s EURO England 2022.

 

Brentford Community Stadium football tickets

If you’re heading to Brentford Community Stadium for a big game, you’ll want to buy your tickets online in advance. Tickets are also available to buy from the club’s ticket office, or even over the phone.

Memberships and season tickets are available to purchase online, giving faithful fans the chance to get their hands on early and discounted tickets to both home and away games.

Official Bees store

Get kitted out and show your support for Brentford FC (otherwise known as The Bees) with your very own merch from the Official Bees store. You can find a range of quality branded items on the store’s website, including mock kit, t-shirts, face masks, stationary, accessories and more.

Rugby

Rugby matches

As one of the capital’s leading rugby clubs, you can expect some top quality action from London Irish. Between the Gallagher Premiership and Premiership Rugby Club matches, not to mention the EPCR Challenge Cup, there’s plenty to catch throughout the season.

Brentford Community Stadium rugby tickets

Grab your spot for London Irish’s next match buying your tickets online. For dedicated fans, memberships and subscriptions offer you a better deal on ticket prices as well as early access tickets.

Hospitality

Looking for a more exclusive experience at Brentford Community Stadium? Then there’s always a hospitality package. Choose premium seats in comfortable, deluxe rooms such as Red and White, TW8 and 1889, with bar service, private dining, and panoramic pitch views aplenty.

Things to do near Brentford Community Stadium

Match days can get incredibly busy, so if you want to avoid the crowds pre- and post-game, we’d recommend getting to the stadium at least an hour before kick-off. But you could always make a day of it by sticking around in the area after.

There’s lots to see and do in Brentford, from scenic walks to museums. If the sun is shining, pay a visit to the beautiful Kew Gardens, which is home to the largest and most diverse plant collection in the world. For rainy days, the Musical Museum is just a 10-minute walk from the stadium, meanwhile the London Museum of Water & Steam is just six minutes away.

If you’re staying for the weekend, why not pay a visit to nearby Richmond? With scenic Royal Parks, historic houses, theatres, museums, galleries, and more, it’s no surprise it’s one of Greater London’s most popular spots. It takes just 15 minutes to get there by bus on the number 65 or 110, or you can always catch the Overground from Gunnersbury to Richmond.

Tips for enjoying Brentford Community Stadium

Brentford Community Stadium certainly draws the crowds, so keep your visit stress-free with these tips:

  • Since the roads will be busy before and after matches, we’d suggest taking the train instead. Also allow at least an hour for you to get through security and find your seats.
  • If you’re a Season Ticket Holder, bring your Brentford Card along to gain entry.
  • Bring a bank card, as the stadium is cashless.
  • Avoid taking any bags with you if you can, but any you do take should be small and able to fit beneath a seat.

Food and drinks

Whether the team are warming up or debriefing post-game, you can satisfy your hunger cravings with some delicious stadium grub. Within each stand you can find both Fitzy’s Kitchen, which serves up delicious food like burgers, hotdogs, pies, pizzas and more, and Four Provinces Bar where you can enjoy a selection of hot drinks, soft drinks and alcohol – though alcohol isn’t allowed in the seating bowl.

If you’re after a sit-down meal, there are plenty of restaurants around the stadium to choose from. These include fried chicken restaurant Cluck Yeah!, pizza restaurant La Vera, The Black Dog Beer House and Strand Café. You can also raise a glass to your team at one of the nearby pubs, including The Greyhound Pub, The Bell Crown, One Over the Ait, The Griffin and Connolly’s.

Places to stay near Brentford Community Stadium

No matter your budget or group size, there are plenty of accommodation options near Brentford Community Stadium if you’re planning a weekend break in London. If you prefer a hotel, choose between Travelodge London Kew Bridge, Novotel London Brentford and Premier Inn London Kew Bridge. If B&Bs are more your thing, then King Arms is a great option – and since the rooms are above a pub, you won’t go dry or hungry!

Brentford Community Stadium accessibility

Brentford Community Stadium strives to provide an accessible environment to fans of all needs and abilities. This includes wheelchair spaces and easy access seats, accessible toilets, match commentary via headsets, and more.

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