Town v Chelsea: Travel Guide

Huddersfield Town story posted by Garfield (Admin) on 31/01/2008
On Saturday 16th February 2008 Huddersfield Town travel to Chelsea in the FA Cup 5th round, in a match that promises to be a true David v Goliath clash. Huddersfield Town FC will want to make the most of this opportunity in what promises to be their own cup final, can Huddersfield do the unthinkable and shock the likes of England captain John Terry and new signing Nicolas Anelka, one things for sure you won?t want to miss it.Town v Chelsea: Travel Guide


To help Huddersfeld fans (and out of town Chelsea fans) make the most of this big occassion, we have researched the best ways to see the game and enjoy a weekend in London. We have looked into travel options by train, coash, bus and car, hotels near Chelsea?s stadium (Stamford Bridge) and hotels in central London. We based our research on Huddersfield Town fans spending a weekend in London from Friday through to Sunday - this gives fans time to get to The Big Smoke and have a night out in London after the game before heading home to Yorkshire. Our research is summarised at the end of this post where we break down each option by price.

Cheap Chelsea Hotels

For those that like to save money and avoid paying over the odds, we have researched hotels near Chelsea for the game. Here are the cheapest 3, 4 and 5 star hotels available:

  • 3 star Barkston Garden Hotel costs from ?26 per person per night

  • 4 star Kyriad Princes Square Hotel costs from ?32.50 per person per night

  • 5 star Lord Milner Hotel costs from from ?67.50 per person per night

  • lists lots more hotels near Chelsea. From budget 1 star hostels and economy hotels through to 4 and 5 star luxury hotels, compares prices to find cheap accommodation.

Cheap Trains to London

  • The fastest route to London is Hudersfield-Wakefield-London in a super quick time of 3 hours.

  • A special offer on allows you to book trains from either Leeds or Wakefield to London at a discount rate of ?8, you can do this by collecting 4 tokens (printed daily until February 2nd 2008) and follow the instructions on the yorkshirepost website to book.

  • The cheapest normal train journey we found from Huddersfield to London was ?41.35. This was departing Friday morning and returning Sunday night.

Cheap Coach to London

  • From Leeds, the coach takes 4.5 hours and from Huddersfield, 5.5 hours.

  • National Express coach from Huddersfield to London is ?25 per person (leaving Friday returning Sunday). If you wish to travel from Leeds to London you can get a funfare ticket where prices start from ?15 return.

  • Megabus from Wakefield to London starts form ?13.50 per person (leaving Friday returning Sunday. If you wish to travel from Leeds to London then Megabus is only ?9 per person.

Travel by Car

  • A car journey could take anything from 4 to 6 hours. Based on three people sharing the petrol cost would total about ?60 (?20 each). However, beware expensive car parking and the congestion charge which is ?8 per day (only applicable for Friday).

Match Tickets

  • Huddersfield Town have been given an allocation of 6,126 tickets at a cost of ?25 for adults and ?12 for Concessions.

Hotel + car: ?72 per person (4-6 hours)

Hotel + train: ?87.35 per person (3 hours)

Hotel + bus: ?65.50 per person (5-6 hours)

(Prices based on travel and two nights accommodation 15th - 17th February 2008)

Our guide above should help you find cheap travel deals for Chelsea v Huddersfield Town.

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