Christmas Cracker – Important travel information

Date: 20 Dec 2018


Wasps v Bath – Important travel information

Wasps are urging supporters to arrive early at Ricoh Arena for their Gallagher Premiership clash with Bath Rugby this Sunday, for what could see the biggest ever home crowd in the Club’s history.

More than 30,000 tickets have been sold for the game, which kicks off at 3pm, closing in on the previous Club home attendance record of 32,019 for Wasps’ match with Leicester Tigers in May 2015.

On-site car parking is fully sold out for this fixture, with limited off-site parking available via www.ricoharenaparking.co.uk. These remaining car parks are expected to sell out prior to the fixture on Sunday.

The Club are recommending that fans car share or travel by coach or train if possible, while supporters can also take advantage of the free shuttle bus service from Coventry train station to Ricoh Arena which runs every 15 minutes between 11.30am and kick-off.

Free return journeys to the train station will also be available every 15 minutes after the post-match fireworks, with the last bus running at approximately 6.30pm.

Wasps official coach partner Zeelo are also offering a 25 per cent group discount for groups of three or more that are using one of their coach services to Ricoh Arena from locations such as Kenilworth, Warwick, Stratford-upon-Avon, Hillingdon, Maidenhead and High Wycombe.

The Wasps Nest Fan Village, situated inside the Ericsson Indoor Arena, opens its doors at 12pm until 2.30pm, and will feature a fun fair, reindeer, giant inflatable snow globe and carol singers. The Fan Village will also re-open after the match between 5pm and 6pm.

Stuart Cain, Managing Director at Wasps, said: “Sunday is set to be a memorable Christmas occasion for thousands of families, and we are keen to ensure that everybody makes the most of the day by planning their journey and arriving earlier than normal.

“Ricoh Arena will be a hive of activity more than two hours before kick-off, so we’d recommend that supporters take advantage of the various attractions that are on offer before and after the match to make it a family day out.

“We have a limited number of tickets left for this match, so would encourage people to book online or call the Ticket Office as soon as possible.”

For more information about accessing Zeelo’s coach service on match day, click here.

Tickets for Wasps versus Bath Rugby on Sunday 23 December are available by clicking the link below or calling 02476 786411.

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