Getting to Sandy Park

Sandy Park is conveniently located just off Junction 30 of the M5, meaning travel to us from Devon and beyond is extremely straightforward.

We are also 10 minutes away from Exeter Airport, on a main cycle route, served by both Digby and Sowton and Newcourt railway stations and within easy reach of Exeter City Centre.

For more information about visiting Sandy Park on an Exeter Chiefs match-day, please click here

VISITING BY CAR

There is an onsite car park at Sandy Park with over 500 spaces. We are working with Premier Park who operate an Automatic Plate Recognition (ANPR) system whereby all vehicle registrations will be captured on arrival and departure by camera.

  • All visitors will need to enter their vehicle registration number at one of the machines in the car park
  • There is no need to display the receipt in the vehicle once paid
  • Visitors can top up at a machine or by RingGo if overstayed

Charges are as follows:

Up to 1 hour: £1.00
Up to 5 hours: £2.50
Up to 14 hours: £4.50
Up to 24 hours: £6.00

Mobile app RingGo can be used to pay for the parking. Find out more here.

There is no onsite parking on match days. Find out more about getting to Sandy Park on Exeter Chiefs match days here.

VISITING BY RAIL

Sandy Park has two rail stations in close proximity, both on the Avocet Line between Exeter and Exmouth. Travellers to and from Exeter are advised to alight at Digby & Sowton, whereas those travelling to or from Exmouth should use Newcourt. Both stations are clearly signposted from Sandy Park and are approximately a 15 minute walk away.

Alternatively, Exeter’s two main rail stations, Exeter St David’s and Exeter Central are located approximately 5 miles from Sandy Park. Taxis are available at both stations with an approximate journey time of 15 minutes.

Plan your journey at www.gwr.com

VISITING BY BUS

South West Falcon (Plymouth to Bristol)
This is a 24/7 coach service providing connections between Plymouth, Exeter, Taunton, Bristol Airport and Bristol City Centre. Tickets can be pre-booked via megabus.com or bought direct from the driver on the day of travel. Visit www.swfalcon.com to find out more.

Service 9/9A (Exeter to Sidmouth)
Buses from Exeter city centre run up to every half hour, 7 days a week.

Green Park & Ride
Running from Matford, through the city centre and out to Sowton up to every 15 minutes from Monday to Saturday.

All services will drop you either at or adjacent to Sowton Park & Ride, a short walk away from Sandy Park. From here, walk up Apple Lane (situated on the opposite side of the road to Sowton Park & Ride). At the end there is a pathway signposted “Sandy Park Rugby Stadium” then, at the top of the path, turn left and walk across the bridge.

Visit www.stagecoachbus.com to plan your journey.

VISITING BY PLANE

Exeter Airport is situated less than 4 miles from Sandy Park. Flybe has served the region for over 30 years and currently offers direct flights to Exeter Airport from 8 UK airports.

On arrival at the Airport, the easiest option is to take a taxi direct to Sandy Park which takes less than 10 mins. Alternatively you can take the bus (regular services from outside the Terminal) or hire a car (multiple options available outside Arrivals).

For more information regarding flying to Exeter on match-days, departure airports and to book flights please visit www.flybe.com.

VISITING BY BICYCLE

Sandy Park is on a main cycle route and can be easily reached from all directions. There are cycle racks on site where you can leave your bike.

Visit www.cycledevon.info for more information. 

Alternatively, you can hire a Co Bike electric bike for just £1 for 20 minutes from locations around the city and drop off at their official bike station at Digby and Sowton station. Visit their website to find out more.

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