TRAVEL TO ALLIANZ PARK
Check the Getting to Allianz Park website
1. MAINLINE RAIL
Visiting Supporters from the west are likely to arrive at Paddington and then make their way to Allianz Park at Copthall via the London Underground tube network or Thames link rail network
From Paddington take the Bakerloo line to Baker Street change onto the Jubilee Line to West Hampstead, exit and cross over the road to the Thames link station, and then take the train to Mill Hill Broadway. Once you arrive at Mill Hill Broadway station you will be able to either take the 221 bus to Allianz Park (Copthall), there is a bus stop in Pursely Street close to the entrance to the playing fields then a 5 minute walk to the stadium or catch the Saracens shuttle bus which will be on a loop between the Mill Hill Broadway station, Mill Hill East station and Allianz Park
Check the Saracens website for further details of the shuttle bus.
FROM KINGS CROSS/ST PANCRAS
Visitors by train from the midlands will in the main arrive into Kings Cross/St Pancras. The tube or Thames link journey is pretty straightforward. You can either take the northern line (Barnet line, look out for the Mill East spur at Finchley.) Please note that there is limited parking in the station car park and be picked up by one of the Saracens shuttle buses from the station forecourt at Mill Hill East) or travel via Thames link towards Luton and Bedford and get off at Mill Hill Broadway, .See bus options as above.
The Thames link timetable is available on the First capital Connect site. www.firstcapitalconnect.co.uk
2. Other Public Transport routes:
You can take the northern line to Edgware Station from central London and then take a 221 Bus where the route is via Mill Hill Broadway Station, the bus will drop you near the entrance to Allianz Park (Copthall Playing fields), on Pursley Street, Mill Hill. You will then have a 5 minute walk to the stadium.
Parking is available in the commuter car park at the station.
An alternative is to disembark at Hendon Central on the Northern line, take a 113 Bus, (the bus stop is located immediately opposite the station entrance) Take the bus as far as Fiveways Corner, the entrance to Allianz Park is then a short walk.
Saracens Express Coach Services: Saracens will be running a number of coaches from surrounding locations; this option may be a suitable alternative for some. Details are available on the Saracens web-site
If you are driving, and are happy to combine your car journey with some rail travel, then many of the London Underground stations and Thames link stations have car parks attached to them.
A full listing of the Underground car parks is available on www.tfl.gov.uk/roadusers/tubestationcarparks.
The parking charges for Sunday are usually between £1 and £2 for the day. Saturday car parking charges are often more, £3-£4 is not unusual
Car Parking: Please note that on-street parking in residential areas surrounding Allianz Park is designated as a controlled parking zone. Which means that on-street parking is virtually impossible. Visitors are therefore strongly advised either to use public transport wherever possible or if driving, then purchase a car parking spot at one of several local car parks, only obtainable via Saracens.
4. Further Transport Guidance; is available on www.gettingtoallianzpark.com
If you are looking for nourishment and sustenance you will most definitely be better off using the comprehensive facilities available at the stadium itself.
Saracens will be providing a number of attractive food and drink outlets including award winning organic pies and burgers from the Laverstoke Park Organic Farm, Real Ales including one selected after a special beer tasting session, by supporters which will be known as Saracens Ale. Also available will be proper cider, for cider drinking connoisseurs and a specialist Juice Bar for those on a health kick.
For those who wish to avail themselves of local facilities, the following local directories may be of assistance:
If you are planning to stay overnight in the area which is easily accessible for Allianz Park, the following hotels are possibilities:
The SSA has not visited these hotels so therefore cannot vouch as to their suitability.
Hendon Hall Hotel, Ashley Lane NW4 1HF- probably the nearest to Allianz Park, within walking distance of the stadium, however it is also probably the priciest.
Holiday Inn Express at Henleys Corner Finchley, 58 Regents Park Road –T: 0871 423 4896
Holiday Inn Express at Brent Cross (T: 0871 423 4596) – located at the junction of the A41 Hendon Way and North Circular Road. To get to the stadium is a straightforward drive up the A41 to the junction with the A1, the final part of the route is then signposted.
Best Western Palm Hotel 64-76 Hendon Way (A41) (T: 020 8455 5220) – same route as above but located slightly further away
If you wish to park at Mill Hill Broadway Station, this is pretty much on route from Brent Cross /Hendon Way to Allianz Park, with a very slight diversion on the left to the Broadway.
Comfort Hotel, 3 Leighton Way High Road Finchley N12 OQZ (T: 020 8446 6644)- located within easy access of West Finchley Underground Station
Glenlynn Hotel 4-6 Woodside Road Finchley N12 8RP (T: 020 8454 5044)
Heatherbank Guest House, 25/29 Woodside Park Road North Finchley (T: 020 8446 9403)
ALLIANZ PARK: Once you arrive at the stadium you will find a host of Saracens supporters acting as match day stewards, pioneers and parking advisors, please do make use of them as they have been appointed to ensure that your match day experience at Allianz Park is as enjoyable as possible,(apart from the match result of course).
If you are seeking specific assistance before the game you can always contact the Saracens Supporters Association (SSA) we will be located on site where one of our members will be available to help.