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Travel and Supporter guide: Lincoln City

All you need to know about visiting Sincil Bank for City's play-off semi-final on Saturday

10 May 2018

Club News

Travel and Supporter guide: Lincoln City

All you need to know about visiting Sincil Bank for City's play-off semi-final on Saturday

10 May 2018

Exeter City travel to Sincil Bank on Saturday to face Lincoln City in the first leg of the EFL Sky Bet League Two play-off semi-final.

The Grecians go into the match confident having ended the regular season in fourth place, with a 1-0 win over Colchester United at St James Park last Saturday, but will face a stern challenge from Lincoln City who finished the season in the final play-off spot.

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


The Sincil Bank Stadium has a capacity of 10,130 which is all-seater. Away fans are located in the Stacey West Stand for Saturday's match and can enter via turnstiles 4, 5, 6 and 7.

Sincil Bank address: Sincil Bank Stadium, Lincoln, LN5 8LD
Phone number: 01522 880011
Email: | Twitter: @SLO_LCFC


The match is all ticket, with tickets on sale until 9am tomorrow (Friday, May 11). Please make sure you have a ticket before you travel. The ticket booth at St James Park will be open from 8am on Friday for last minute purchases.

For more details on ticket prices click here.


Grecian Travel will depart Unit 1 Nightclub at 7.15am on Saturday



Supporters travelling from the South West to Sincil Bank for Saturday's EFL Sky Bet League Two play-off semi-final first leg agains Lincoln City should be aware of diversion on the M1. Click here to find out more.

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.  


A journey from Exeter St David’s to Lincoln Central will take around five and a half hours, it goes 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.


The Fairground Common off South Park (LN5 8EN) is open on matchdays but closes one hour after final whistle and costs £3.

Unfortunately if the fair or circus is in town this car park is shut. Direct route to stadium stay on the same side of road, walk away from roundabout and cross at pedestrian crossing and walk down lane opposite then along Sincil drain.

Turn right and walk along the Bridge McFarland Stand, then left past Selenity Stand to turnstiles 4, 5, 6 and 7 for the Stacey West Stand.

There is now a brand new multi storey car park in city centre by the bus station which is approx. 10 min walk to stadium.Postcode LN5 7FD.

There are a number of small car parks and parking on side streets around the High Street, but be warned they fill up quick. There are also a number of multi-storey car parks in City Centre.


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.


Visiting fans are welcomed in the Fanzone from 12pm, where there are multiple bars, entertainment and Lincolnshire Footlong Sausages priced at £3. Each home game there are different food options available in fanzone.


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

SJP: Somewhere Just Perfect!

Early Bird Season Tickets are now on sale and will allow you to guarantee your perfect spot in the ground. Increased attendances mean seats are at a premium, so buy or renew your season ticket early to guarantee your place at next season’s games! Click here to find out more.


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