🚙 Travel Guide: Oldham Athletic (Tuesday, August 20)

Exeter City travel to north Manchester on Tuesday, August 20, to face Oldham Athletic in a 7.45pm kick-off.


Boundary Park has a capacity of 13,513. The stadium takes its name from the fact that it lies in the northwestern extremity of Oldham, with the boundaries of Royton and Chadderton lying immediately to the north and west of the ground. Exeter City fans will be in the Chadderton Road end of the ground.


Grecian Travel will be departing for Oldham at 12.30pm on Saturday, August 20, from outside Unit 1 nightclub. The fare for the trip to Boundary Park is £38.

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: john.bishop760@btinternet.com (after 6pm).


Getting to Oldham by train is not easy, but the 12.50pm from Exeter St Davids gets you into Manchester Picadilly at 5pm, with a change at Birmingham New Street. From there you have to get a short tram to St Peter’s Square before changing to get the pink line tram out to Westwood which is the closest Metrolink stop to Boundary Park. However, it is still a 20-minute walk from here to the stadium.


According to the footballgroundguide.com, the closest pub is the Clayton Green, which is a Brewers Fayre outlet and can be found 200-yards from the corner of the main stand. There is also the Greyhound Inn, which is across Broadway down Holden Fold Lane. This pub welcomes visiting fans, shows Sky and BT Sports, offers real ale, serves freshly cooked food and is family friendly. It is also has a large car park which can accommodate coaches. The pub is around a 10-minute walk away from the visitors’ turnstiles.


Tickets can be purchased in advance by clicking here. Tickets can also be purchased from the club shop until 9am on Tuesday, August 20.

Ticket sales WILL now be available on the day but ONLY from the ticket office. No cash sales on the turnstiles.

Prices are as follows:
Adults: £18
Concessions (over-65s, students and under-21s): £8
 Under-18s: £5

Ambulant: Pay age-related price and carer goes free.
Wheelchair: Exeter City has two pairs of wheelchair tickets for this game in an uncovered area. Wheelchair users pay age-related price and their carer goes free.


The total distance between St James Park and Boundary Park is 249 miles and will take around four-and-a-half hours to drive.