The ultimate guide to Stamford Bridge Parking

Are you looking to find a parking space near Stamford Bridge while you watch the next game? See this guide to learn everything about Stamford Bridge parking.

You don’t have to worry about bringing your car for the next game or worry about getting parking spaces. In this guide, you’ll be learning all you need to know about Stamford Bridge parking while you visit the Chelsea stadium next.

We know how exciting and busy match days can be and that’s why we have created this simple guide to help reduce stress when next you come to watch a match.

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What you need to know before parking at Stamford Bridge

Stamford Bridge is a popular choice for mostly Chelsea fans, tourists and sports enthusiasts. It was originally built in 1876 and has been home to Chelsea FC since 1905 with a total capacity of over 40,000. 

It is one of the biggest stadiums in London, located in Fulham serving as an attraction that offers tours of the stadium. And like most attractions, parking spaces are not always easy to find.

Chelsea home matches are usually held bi-weekly at Stamford Bridge during the football season. Fans are allowed to sneak a peek at the behind-the-scenes on a stadium tour and visit the press room. You can also see the changing rooms, the players’ tunnel and the dugouts. 

Because of the high parking charges on the streets and near Stamford Bridge, it’s difficult to find affordable and fair parking prices. Despite these parking restrictions, you can find car parks near Stamford Bridge.

This is why we’re here to help you find the best parking space and save you the time you will spend looking for parking spots. By the time you arrive your space will be waiting for you.

Information about parking at Stamford Bridge

To cater to all your parking needs, here are some options you may want to explore.

Car Park Aerial View

On-street parking

Most streets surrounding Stamford Bridge require a resident's permit to park in. Most also have additional restrictions on a match day - so unless you are willing to walk a good distance, this is not the best option. Check out our blog on parking laws in the UK for more info.

Accessible parking

There are six accessible parking spaces available at Stamford Bridge and they can be reserved in advance. There are also accessible parking bays near the stadium. Be sure you check for signs of street parking and don't forget your Blue badge.

Off-street parking

You can make a booking to secure your parking space on arrival. There are a variety of spaces that include driveways and garages, and some car parks offer this for as low as £2.



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Using Public Transport

If you’re coming by public transport you can use the District Line - the closest stop is Fulham Broadway, around a 5-minute walk away.

It will be easy for you to locate two overground stations near Stamford Bridge, they are Imperial Wharf and West Brompton. Both of them are about 15 minutes walk from the stadium and are on a direct line to Clapham Junction station.

Bus Stops

Bus stops are available in front of the stadium near Fulham Road. They are serviced by number 14, 211, and 414 buses.


Chelsea also provides coach transport including for away travel. You can book in advance here

Using Boats

You can also take a boat during your visit – these which is run by Thames Clipper and Uber. The boat runs Monday to Friday and the closest pier to Stamford Bridge is Chelsea Harbour. The boats anchored here pass between Putney and Blackfriars. 

Thames Clipper With The Shard In Background

Here’s what you need to note for your visit:

  • Be sure you check the signs before parking. You have more choices if you have a Blue Badge to know where to park and for how long
  • There are restrictions on urban areas, schools, and around intersections and crossings

Pick up points 

There are barrier-free drop-off and pick-up points available at the main Stamford Gate and they are controlled by stewards on match days.



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Nearby Attractions 

Is there more you can do while visiting Stamford Bridge? Yes, you can visit Earls Court Police Box, London Natural History Museum, Regents Park or have fun at the London ZSL Zoo.

You can also see the Tower of London, Yorkshire Air Museum, Queen’s House Buckingham Palace and other fun places. 

Even if you’re the spontaneous type, and you tend to leave your plans till the last minute, there’s no need to worry at Stashbee we’re available 24 hours every day and 7 days a week. 

With us, Stamford Bridge parking is made easier. You can book your parking space whenever you want to.



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An opportunity for space owners 

If you have an empty parking space near Stamford Bridge, have you ever thought about using your vacant driveway or lock-up garage to earn an easy extra income?

We can make this possible at Stashbee, you can register with us to make this a reality.

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Updated 17th Apr 2023

Written 1st Dec 2022