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Travel guide: Lincoln City v City (Friday, March 30)

All you need to know about visiting Sincil Bank at 3pm on Good Friday

26 March 2018

Exeter City travel to Lincoln City on Friday looking to build on a recent good run of form that has seen them lose just one of their last seven matches in Sky Bet League Two.

The Grecians go into the match full of confidence having defeat Swindon Town at St James Park last time out but will face a stern challenge from Lincoln City who sit just outside the play-off places - five points behind City.

Here is all you need to know about visiting Lincoln City for Friday's match.

STADIUM - SINCIL BANK STADIUM (LN5 8LD):

The Sincil Bank Stadium has a capacity of 10,130 which is all-seater. Away fans are located Bridge McFarland Stand and the University of Lincoln Stand.

TICKETS:

You must purchase tickets for the game by 5pm on Thursday. There will be no matchday sales for away fans on the day of the game. You can do this by visiting here, phoning 01392 411243, or by visiting the club during normal office hours.

For more details on ticket prices click on the following article.

GRECIAN TRAVEL:      

Grecian Travel will depart Unit 1 Nightclub at 7.15am on Good Friday. The fare is £32.

Pick-up points include: Unit 1 Nightclub (Summerland Street), 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: john.bishop760@btinternet.com (After 6pm).

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

BY ROAD:

Follow M5, M42 and M69 to Leicester Western bypass/A46 in Leicestershire. Take exit 21a from M1. Follow the A46 into Lincoln and the stadium will be signposted from there.  

BY RAIL: 

A journey from Exeter St David’s to Lincoln Central on Good Friday will take around five and a half hours, go you via London and will require three changes. However, if you do take the train, Lincoln Central railway station is around a 15 minutes’ walk away from Sincil Bank. Turn left out of the train station and walk to the traffic lights next to St Mary's church. Turn left at these traffic lights onto the High Street, walking over the railway level crossing. Walk along the High Street for around 10 minutes before turning left into Scorer Street. Walk along Scorer Street until you come to a bridge across the Sincil Drain River. Turn right after crossing the bridge onto Sincil Bank, the ground is straight ahead.

PARKING:

Free parking can be found in the South Common, which is only a five to 10-minute walk from the ground. This can be found at the beginning of South Park Avenue coming from either the High Street or the A46. Parking can also be found behind the Stacey West stand for £4 or you can use street parking.

PUBS/FOOD:

There is a University of Lincoln fanzone for away supporters at Sincil Bank, where there is plenty of food and drink on offer. Other than that, plenty of pubs can be found along the High Street. Close to Sincil Bank on the High Street is the Hop and Barley micropub. There is a Wetherspoon's pub called The Ritz, which serves reasonably priced food and ales and also near to Lincoln Railway Station is the Treaty of Commerce. For food, near to Sincil Bank on Scorer Street there is the handy Back of the Net fish and chip shop.

TOTAL DISTANCE:

The total distance between St James Park and Sincil Bank is 252 miles which would take around four and a half hours.


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