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Travel guide: Crewe Alexandra (Tuesday, February 20)

All you need to know about our trip to Gresty Road on Tuesday night

19 February 2018

Exeter City will be looking to get back into the play-off places when they play Crewe Alexandra on Tuesday night. The Grecians, one of six League Two teams playing on February 20, know a victory will take them back into the top seven.


The stadium has a capacity of 10,066, all seated. The main stand dominates the stadium and holds around 70 per cent of this capacity by itself. The away fans will be in the Whitby Morrison Ice Cream Van Stand which can hold 1,680 supporters. The entrance is ticket only and will not accept cash from fans. Tickets can be purchased from the booth next to the supporters’ club at the entrance to the stand. Alcohol is not available in this stand, so if you are looking to drink it will have to be before or after the game in one of the local pubs.


Grecian Travel will be departing Unit 1 nightclub at 1.15pm on Tuesday, February 20, with fares at £30.

Other pick-up points include Honiton Road Park & Ride (by Miller and Carter Steakhouse), Cullompton Services (Junction 28), Tiverton (Junction 27), Taunton (Junction 25), any other pick-ups en-route by prior arrangement.        

For more information or to book please contact Chris Woolcott on 01392 250250 or John Bishop on 07904036334 or by email at: (After 6pm).

Alternatively, drop into Reception at St James Park to book. 


Use the M5 and M6 before taking exit 16 from the M6. Then use the A500 to get into Crewe and follow the B5071 to Gresty Road, where the ground is located.


The journey from Exeter St David’s will take just under four hours and will require a change. As you come out of the station turn left and Gresty Road, where you will find the Alexandra Stadium, will be on your left. The 2.48pm from Exeter (changing at Birmingham New Street) will get you into Crewe for 6.30pm on Tuesday, February 20.


Leave the M6 at Junction 16 and take the A5020 towards Crewe and then follow this road right into Crewe. At the roundabout junction with the A534, Nantwich Road, turn left. Gresty Road will be past the Railway Station on the left. Just before you reach this island on Weston Road, you will see a sign reading ‘away supporters on street parking’. After following the sign and parking, the ground will be a 20-minute walk away. At the ground behind the main stand there is parking for 560 cars that costs £3.50 however this will fill quickly on match days.


You can purchase tickets for the game at Crewe Alexandra by visiting However, there are no advance discounts and tickets are available to purchase, via cash or card, at the ground on the evening of the match.

Prices are as follows:

Ticket prices for the away fans in the Whitby Morrison Ice Cream Van Stand are as follows:

Adult: £22

Seniors: £17

12 to 16yrs: £10.50

Under-11s: £6.50

Disabled: £17

Ambulant: £17 with carer free

Wheelchair: As above 

Matchday purchase available? Yes, from the away ticket office located next to the away turnstiles. Opens at 5pm on the night, cash and card payments accepted.


If you arrive early, the supporters’ club will allow small numbers of away fans to enter. There are a selection of pubs nearby such as the Corner Bar at the Royal Hotel, the Cheshire Inn and the Brunswick which are all quite close to the stadium and will welcome away fans.


The total distance between St James Park and the Alexandra Stadium is 211 miles which would take just under four hours to drive.

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