Pride Park

Away Fans' Guide | Derby County

22/23 Fixtures

Following on from the successful trip to Forest Green Rovers and a 2-0 victory against Bolton Wanderers last time out in Sky Bet League One, the Greens will be looking to continue their good form at Pride Park on Saturday.

Argyle travel to Pride Park for the first time since August 2009, to take on a Derby County side who have adapted well to life in Sky Bet League One following their relegation last term.

Are you among the bumper away following heading to the East Midlands? Read on for our fans' guide to Derby County.

Away Fans' Guide to Pride Park

Getting there

The address for Pride Park Stadium is; Pride Park, Derby, DE24 8XL.


Travel by Rail

East Midlands Railway operates high-speed trains to and from London and regional train services across the East Midlands and South Yorkshire.

Derby Train Station is the closest train station to Pride Park Stadium and is approximately a 14-minute walk (0.8 miles) and the shortest route on foot is as follows:

 • Walk east on Roundhouse Road
 • Turn right to stay on Roundhouse Road
 • At the roundabout, take the 1st exit onto Pride Park Way/A6
 • At the Roundabout, take the 1st exit onto Derwent Parade
 • At the roundabout, take the 1st exit onto Royal Way


Travel by Bus

Local bus travel is a great way of reducing the traffic around Pride Park Stadium on match day and with a stop located directly outside the stadium it prevents you having to walk from the Away Car Park to Pride Park Stadium.

Please visit the following links for information about local bus travel:


Taxi Services in Derby

Albatross Cars Telephone - 01332 345343 Mobile - 07380 305375

Chads Cars Telephone - 01332 666222

Western Cars Telephone - 01332 331331


Travel by Car

For up to date travel information please visit

Directions from the South (M1)

Exit the M1 at Junction 25 and follow the A52 West towards Derby. Remain on the A52 for 5½ miles until you reach the junction for Pride Park. Follow the exit slip road to the Wyvern Way roundabout and once there go straight on (2nd exit) to join Derwent Parade. Go straight on (second exit) at the first roundabout you reach, which is next to the stadium, and turn left (first exit) at the second roundabout you reach – onto Royal Way. The Toyota West Car Park is the first turning on your left

Directions from the North (M1)

Exit the M1 at Junction 28 and follow the A38 South towards Derby. Remain on the A38 until the roundabout with the A61 (Signposted Derby A61), where the brown football signs will direct you along the A61 towards Pride Park Stadium. Remain on the A61 until the Pentagon Island roundabout where the signposts will direct you onto the A52 towards Nottingham and Spondon. Take the first exit from the A52 (signposted for the Wyvern Centre) and follow the slip road until you reach a roundabout. At the roundabout take the second exit (right turn) along Wyvern Way. Follow Wyvern Way until you reach the next roundabout and take a left onto Derwent Parade. Go straight on (second exit) at the first roundabout you reach, which is next to the stadium, and turn left (first exit) at the second roundabout you reach – onto Royal Way. The West Car Park is the first turning on your left.

Directions from the West (A50)

Travel along the A50 dual carriageway until you reach Junction 2 (signposted A6, Derby), where you should exit from the A50 and head north along the A6. At the first roundabout you come to, turn left (second exit), following signs for Away Supporters and the Moorways Centre. Follow the road until you reach the Raynesway roundabout and turn right (second exit) along the A6 (London Road), signposted for the City Centre. Remain on the A6 (London Road) heading in the direction of Derby City Centre until you reach a roundabout. Turn right at the roundabout (third exit) heading along Harrow Street towards Pride Park on the A6. At the traffic lights continue straight on towards Pride Park, heading along Pride Parkway and over the railway bridge. At the roundabout turn right (third exit) into Royal Way. The West Car Park is the third turning on your right.

Traffic exclusion zone

Important information for all visitors to Pride Park Stadium

Please note that in the interest of pedestrian safety, a traffic exclusion zone is imposed around Pride Park Stadium on match days to exclude vehicles along Royal Way and Derwent Parade. See the below map for more information.

Pride Park Exclusion Zone

The zone is in operation from 90 minutes prior to kick off to approximately 30-60 minutes after the final whistle. The precise timing is dependent upon traffic and pedestrian movement on the affected roads. Residents’ parking zones are in operation on match days. We strongly advise all supporters to use official car parks and avoid parking in residential areas. You will avoid the parking fine of £60 which you will incur for parking in within the residents’ zones.

Away supporters parking

Parking for away supporters is provided at the Derby Conference Centre on London Road (A6), which is located at DE24 8UX about a 10–15-minute walk from Pride Park Stadium. There is space for 200 vehicles, and the charge is £5 per car. As you come into Derby you can follow the brown road signs for away supporter parking which will guide you towards the Conference Centre.

Cashless stadium

Pride Park Stadium is a cashless venue. Please be aware that NO kiosks will accept cash; Derby County can only accept contactless & card payments.

Useful information

Away Turnstile Allocation

Our away turnstiles are located at the Southeast corner of the stadium (see map below) and will open 1 hour and 30 minutes prior to kick-off.


Upon arrival to the stadium, you may need to withdraw cash from an ATM. luckily, we have one available at the stadium and it is located on the North East external corner, next to the DCFC Megastore; the next nearest ATM is at Sainsbury’s on the Wyvern Retail Park.

DCFC Megastore

Open 9am – 5pm on Saturdays.


Accessible Entrances

Derby County have accessible entrances available on a matchday for away disabled supporters and it is recommended that you use Gate S; this entrance is located at the South East corner of the stadium.

Match Day Commentary (via Headsets)

Supporters that are blind or partially sighted can request a headset from the nearest steward to allow them to listen to matchday commentary, but please note that these are subject to availability.

Assistance Dogs

Any supporter wishing to attend Pride Park Stadium with an assistance dog needs to contact the Disabled Liaison Officer on 01332 667528 or via email at, so that we can ensure the appropriate match tickets are allocated and adequate arrangements have been made (subject to availability).

Accessible Toilets

Please note that Derby County have accessible toilets located in each stand concourse area and these are clearly signed. Should you require assistance, please seek advice from the nearest steward. All accessible toilets operate using a ‘radar’ key system. We would advise you to bring your ‘radar’ access key with you.

Catering Facilities

Derby County have catering facilities located within the away concourse area of the stadium, however, these serving counters located in this area are high level counters.

The club makes reasonable adjustments to enable disabled spectators to access the catering facilities by instructing one of our dedicated stewards to monitor the areas in which wheelchair users are located to ascertain whether any additional help is required.

Accessible Car Parking

The club has a dedicated car parking area at Pride Park Stadium for away disabled supporters - Blue Badge Holders only - at a cost of £10 and this area of parking is located within 100 yards of the away seating area in the South East Corner. Spaces are allocated on a first come first served basis and please be aware that you will be asked to show and display your Blue Badge. These must be booked no later than 24 hours prior to the match. Please contact the Derby County Ticket Office, on 01332 667528 to book your space.

Shuttle Service

The club operates a free shuttle service using buggies to transfer disabled supporters who require extra help from our car parks. This service runs up to kick-off and resumes after the final whistle, although supporters should note that due to congestion, the shuttle service may suspend operation for a short period of time for the safety of all our supporters.

Need help or assistance?

If you need assistance in finding your way around Pride Park Stadium there are a number of outlets of information available to you.

Firstly, the stewarding team are strategically located in their high visibility uniforms on hand to give assistance with any questions which you may have, they have a high knowledge of local amenities and stadium access; if they do not know a piece of information, they will endeavour to find someone that does.

Derby County's designated Matchday Supporter Liaison Officers will also be on hand to deal with any of your queries too; look for their blue ‘Fans First’ jacket!

Supporter Liaison Officer and Disability Access Officer

Emma Drury DDL: 01332 821044 Email:

Reporting incidents and concerns

Derby County recognise that most supporters come to the stadium to watch a football match and not to listen to abusive or indecent language from the stands.

Discriminatory behaviour, which includes, shouting, chanting or actions such as racist, sectarian, homophobic, sexist, or anti-disability behaviour, is unacceptable.

If you witness incidents like these please get in contact with a steward as soon as you can and report your concerns as this will enable us to act on them as quickly as possible.

Text Service: Text DCFC then your message to 88440

Away supporters in home areas

Any visiting supporters identified in home areas of Pride Park Stadium will be ejected from the stadium.

Re-admittance policy

There is no re-admittance to the stadium if you leave prior to the end of the fixture.

We do however make allowances for smoking within a specific cordoned area – for further information on where to go to smoke please speak to our stewarding team who can direct you accordingly.

Bag policy

After careful consideration, Derby County Football Club has revised its policies for admitting bags and outside refreshments into Pride Park Stadium.

Bags are subject to search and must be no larger than 45cm x 30cm x 15cm.

There is no on-site storage facility for oversize bags.

Supporters are prohibited from bringing refreshments into the stadium.

However, if a supporter has specific dietary or sustenance requirements because of a medical condition, please contact Customer Services 0871 472 1884.

Flag policy

Derby County wants an exciting atmosphere at all home games at Pride Park Stadium and encourages all fans to bring flags, banners, and large ‘surfing’ flags - but these must adhere to the guidelines set by the club in tandem with the stadium’s safety team.

• The club reserves the right to refuse to allow flags, surfers, or banners to be displayed particularly if content is considered to be offensive, discriminatory, defamatory or inflammatory.

• Any item that the club or any of its employees believe could potentially be used as a weapon and/or compromise public safety.

• Any item above the area of 600mm x1000mm must be flame retardant and have a fire safety certificate to prove so, provided in advance of matchday.

• The flagpole should be no bigger than 7mm in diameter and 1 metre in length. The flagpole material should ideally be plastic and rounded/covered at the end.

• Flags should be presented to stewards prior to entry to the stadium where they will be inspected in accordance with this list and approved prior to entry.

 • The club reserves the right to confiscate any flags brought into Pride Park Stadium which were not approved by stewards prior to entry.

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