The Rugby Groud Guide





Exeter International Airport has scheduled services with cities in Europe and the UK, including Glasgow, Manchester and Newcastle, as well as the Channel Islands and the Isles of Scilly.

The main operator is FlyBe

Buses 56 and 379 run to and from the bus station and Exeter St.Davids train station to Exeter Airport hourly from 7am to 6pm. The journey takes 20 – 30 minutes.



Nearest Rail Stations: Newcourt is a 10 minute walk away from the stadium and customers requiring Topsham, Exton, Lympstone Commando, Lympstone Village and Exmouth should use Newcourt station only

Nearest Rail Stations: Digby & Sowton is a 15 minute walk away from the stadium and customers requiring Polsloe Bridge, St James' Park, Exeter stations should use Digby & Sowton only.

Change at Exeter Central for London Waterloo services and services to Barnstaple and Paignton

Change at Exeter St David's for mainline services to London Paddington, Plymouth, Penzance and the North

Exeter St David’s Station is on the London Paddington to Cornwall line. There is an hourly service between London Paddington and Exeter through most of the day taking between 2 and 3 hours. There is also a slower service from London Waterloo via Salisbury, about every 2 hours, which can take up to 4 hours. This service calls at Central station as well as St David’s. National services are also run to Bristol, South Wales, Birmingham, the north of England and Scotland; service to Bristol is approximately hourly. Local trains run to Barnstaple and Exmouth as well as along the main lines

 Show your match-day or season ticket when getting the train and save money on your fare.

The Chiefs run a scheme with First Great Western that enables adults to save 10% on train   tickets and children to save 50%.



Exit M5 at Junction 30 and follow A379 to Dawlish.

 The ground is immediately after the roundabout under J.30


There is no on-site car parking at the stadium itself unless you hold the appropriate pass.

 However, there are arrangements for parking very close to the ground. The main car park will

 be at Sowton with pedestrian access over the new  bridge over the A379  and is less than 10 minutes walk from  Sandy Park.

When this car park is full, traffic    will be directed to the   car park at Digby Park & Ride, very close to Digby Holt   train station.


 By Bus:

 There are three match-day specials    which operate three hours before kick-off, and three    hours after the final whistle

 The No. 77, which is run by Dartline   Coaches, starts in Alphington at Charity Meadows, and    picks up at several destinations en route to    Sandy Park. Buses run every 20 minutes.

 The No 78, which is also run by    Dartline Coaches, starts at Exeter St. Davids station, and picks up at several destinations en route to   Sandy Park.

 The C Bus, which is run by   Stagecoach, starts at Exeter St. Davids station, and picks up at    Exeter Bus Station, runs to Sandy Park every 15 minutes



Last Updated July  2016



Copyright Miles & Miles Publishing 2016

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