Brighton & Hove Albion supporters are being advised of the following important travel information ahead of the Premier League fixture against Arsenal at the Amex on Boxing Day, kick-off 5.15pm.
All supporters are asked to head to the stadium as early as possible regardless of how they are travelling.
Due to no train services operating on the day, please take note of the following:
Park & Rides: Both Brighton Racecourse (BN2 9XZ) & Mill Road (BN1 8ZF) will be open from 2:15pm.
Pyecombe Equestrian Centre (BN45 7ED) park and ride is now fully booked, and no further spaces will be available, however for those who have booked this service will commence at 2.15pm.
You will be dropped off close to the Amex at the north side bus stop at Brighton University, and after the match this will be the location for your return trip.
to view the map of Pyecombe Equestrian Centre.
The Sainsbury’s West Hove (BN3 7GD) Park and ride/pre-booked walk up, is now fully booked with no remaining availability. The car park will be open at 2.15pm.
You will be dropped off close to the Amex at the south side bus stop at Brighton University, and this will be your location for your return journey back to Sainsbury's car park.
Brighton Station (BN1 3XP) Shuttle Service.
From 2pm we will be operating a free shuttle service from the bus stop D, Queens Road to the bus stop at the A27 by Falmer station – please note if supporters choose this option, they should be aware that they will have to walk up a flight of stairs and across the footbridge to access the stadium.
For this service there is no need to book, just turn up and our shuttle buses will pick you up.
For your return trip, your pick-up point will be from the A27 bus stop where you have been dropped off.
Lewes Railway Station (BN7 2UP) shuttle service
We will be operating a free shuttle service from the bus stop facing the entrance of Lewes station, and this service will run direct in to the Coach Park at the Amex, for this service there is no need to pre-book, just turn up and our shuttles buses will pick you up.
This service will commence at 2pm.
For the return trip, you will be picked up from the Coach Park at the Amex.
Car Parks: The Bridge (Car Park B) and Sussex University (Car Park C) both car parks are fully allocated and completely sold out, and there will be no cash sales on the day.
Brighton University - Lower Car Park (BN1 9SG) Will be open to pre-booked ticket holders from 2.15pm, and to access this car park, drive into Village Way, onto the university campus, down to the bottom of the road where the entrance to the car park on the left, directly facing the Virgin Active entrance.
University of Sussex Multi Story Car Park, Arts Road, BN1 9RG
This car park has now sold out and will be open for ticket holders from 2.15pm. All vehicles accredited to park at the University of Sussex must enter via Stanmer Park, as there will be no entry at Falmer or Knights Gate.
Map of car park 7 multi story – Sussex University
Village Way will be extremely busy and congested, and supporters are advised to avoid this area both pre and post-match, unless they have pre-booked parking.
Parking: No local street parking will be available for football supporters, as all areas have a residents parking scheme in operation, and enforcement officers will be on patrol.
Are running addition services to supplement their normal matchday operation from various locations, and limited spaces are available to pre-book via their website.
Bus Services: Brighton & Hove Bus Company will be operating a restricted service on the day, and the bus stops along Village Way will be suspended for this match, therefore the 25 service will be dropping off and picking up from the A27 bus stop by Falmer station.
Drop-offs & Pick-ups: There will be no pick-ups or drop-offs along Village Way, or at the Woollard Way (entrance to the Bridge car park), and supporters are advised to use our official drop off and pick up point located at University of Sussex, where our drop off point is in car park 5, located by the Sports Hall.
This drop-off/pick-up point is a short walk through the underpass to the Amex Stadium. There is also free shuttle bus in operation.