Away Fans' Guide | Bolton Wanderers
Back to back home wins have sent Steven Schumacher's Greens back into the Sky Bet League One play off places, and set up for a mouthwatering clash against fast-improving Bolton Wanderers on Saturday.
The hosts are not yet out of the play off race themselves, despite a slow start to the campaign, and the fixture at the University of Bolton Stadium is crucial for both sides' ambitions.
Heading to Bolton on Saturday afternoon? Read on for our away fans' guide.
Away fans' guide to the University of Bolton Stadium
Away fans' guide to the University of Bolton Stadium
Please note that tickets are no longer available for this match, and it is an all-ticket event.
As such, supporters are advised not to travel if they do not have a ticket for this fixture.
Bolton Wanderers Football Club
University of Bolton Stadium
From the North
If travelling down the M6, follow signs for the M61 and leave at Junction 30. Once on the M61, follow signs for Manchester/Bolton and leave at Junction 6 (the University of Bolton Stadium should be visible on the left). Take the first exit off the roundabout onto the A6027, the De Havilland Way. At the next roundabout, take a left turn onto Burnden Way and park in the main stadium visitors' car park.
From the South
If travelling up the M6, follow signs for the M62 and leave at Junction 21a, following signs for Manchester. Join the M60 at Junction 12 and proceed to follow signs for the M61 towards Preston. Do NOT take the A666 towards Bolton. Turn off the M61 at Junction 6 and take the third exit off the roundabout onto the A6027, the De Havilland Way. At the next roundabout, take a left turn onto Burnden Way and park in the main stadium visitors' car park.
There are a number of car park facilities available at the University of Bolton Stadium and these are operated on a first come, first served basis. Prices for all the car parks are as follows:
Mini coaches: £12
Car Park A
This is the car park available for away supporters to use on a matchday and is located at the South end of the stadium and is accessed via the A6027, De Havilland Way. This car park is clearly sign posted from the motorway junction. Parking is available for cars, mini coaches and coaches. Entry can be purchased on a matchday.
Disabled car parking
There are spaces available for blue badge holders in Car Park A (visiting supporters only) and C (home supporters only), a valid blue badge must be shown to the car park steward before entry is permitted.
The stadium car parks are open on a matchday from 8am.
The University of Bolton Stadium is located approximately 400 metres from Horwich Parkway Station. Trains regularly run from Blackpool and Preston if travelling from the North, and Manchester and Bolton if travelling from the South.
For help planning your journey, check out the National Rail Journey Planner.
On matchdays, Bolton Wanderers operate 15 separate bus routes from surrounding areas. Travel is priced at £3 for a single journey and £4 for a return journey.
FirstGroup is the chosen bus provider with double-decker vehicles used as the method of transport. For more information or timetables visit Bolton Central or phone FirstGroup directly on 08457 881155.
Food and drink
There are food kiosks in the ground which are open before the match until just after half time all serving a wide range of cold and hot drinks and snacks.
Hot Deal - Hot drink and a chocolate bar is £3.00.
Snack Deal - Soft drink, chocolate bar and a packet of crisps is £4.50.
Meal Deal - Hotdog or burger and soft drink is £5.50
Pie and Pint - Hot pie and pint of your choice £6.50 (Over 18s only)
Retail, merchandise and match programmes
A wide range of merchandise is available from Bolton Central (the club store), including replica kits, leisurewear and a wide variety of souvenirs for all the family, from football accessories to soft toys and stationery.
The club’s retail store is open from early morning until 30 minutes after the final whistle giving you plenty of time to purchase your souvenirs.
Matchday programmes can be purchased from the club store or inside the ground.
Help for supporters
Customer service representatives can be found wearing yellow jackets around the stadium and are there to help supporters with any enquiries, including directions around the ground.
Ambulant disabled supporters who have difficulty walking or climbing stairs are advised to sit in the front two rows of the allocated blocks.
There is a commentary service for visually impaired supporters. Headsets are to be booked on a first come, first served basis. These must be ordered in advance of the game by contacting Daniel Scott on 01204 673652 or by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org. On matchday, headsets will need to be collected from the designated steward.
Accessible car parking for visiting supporters is available from Car Park A at the University of Bolton Stadium. There are spaces available for blue badge holders on car park A (a valid blue badge must be shown to the car park steward before entry is permitted).
Parking spaces do not need to be pre-booked; however, spaces are sold on matchday on a first come, first served basis. Prices on Car Park A are as follows: cars £7, mini coaches: £12 and coaches £20.
If you require any further information please contact Daniel Scott, Disability Liaison Officer on 01204 673652 or via email at email@example.com