Ahead of Brighton & Hove Albion’s FA WSL 2 match against Doncaster Rovers Belles at Crawley Town’s Checkatrade.com Stadium on Sunday, we have detailed the essentials below to ensure you have a safe trip to the stadium.
Stadium address: Checkatrade.com Stadium, Winfield Way, Broadfield, Crawley, West Sussex, RH11 9RX
To help supporters attend the match at our new venue, the club is subsidising FREE bus travel in conjunction with our official travel partner, Seagull Travel. Seagull Travel will be running buses to Crawley, with pick-up locations in Littlehampton, Worthing, Lancing and from the Amex Stadium. Bus travel can be book via the Seagull Travel website www.seagull-travel.co.uk. Bus travel must be pre-booked by 3pm on Friday 20th April.
Crawley train station is located just over a mile from the Checkatrade.com Stadium, which takes around 25 minutes to walk. Three Bridges train station, which is on the Brighton Main Line, is 1.5 miles away and is also within walking distance.
There is a taxi rank outside Crawley station, some of which are wheelchair accessible.
The Checkatrade.com Stadium is accessible by bus from all over Crawley and many parts of Sussex.
The Metrobus service 271 starts at Brighton and services Burgess Hill and Haywards Heath on the way to Crawley. The 273 service from Brighton to Crawley goes through Hassocks. Buses are hourly and stop a short distance from the stadium on the A23.
For buses from Crawley train station, Fastway 10 stops opposite the road at Stop A and serves the Checkatrade.com stadium every seven minutes. This route also services Gatwick Airport.
For buses from Three Bridges train station, follow signs to Stop C and catch the Fastway 20 to the stadium. This also serves Horley and Gatwick Airport (South Terminal only).
All Fastway buses are wheelchair accessible. Buses stop outside the entrance to the stadium car park.
Timetables for Metrobuses can be found here.
If travelling from Brighton or south of the ground, exit the M23 at the Pease Pottage, junction 11. Take the second exit onto Brighton Road – there is a brown sign for the stadium at the turning. Stay on Brighton Road for approximately two minutes and the stadium will be on your left at the roundabout.
There is a car park at the Checkatrade.com Stadium which is free, although space is very limited and available on a first-come-first-served basis.
There are free parking options available that are just a few minutes’ walk from the stadium on Brighton Road. These are signposted as you approach the stadium. Please note that there are no accessible bays at any of these other car parks.
The stadium provides 23 parking spaces for disabled supporters. Blue badge holders arriving at the stadium will be able to park for free providing they are in the car and display their badge.
There is also a designated bay where disabled fans can be dropped off, with the driver being able to park or return to pick up after the game.