The journey from Nailsworth isn’t too bad – about 2 hours 30 minutes or less for the 122 miles.
By Supporters Club Coach. For full details of Away Travel which has changed from last season, this includes pick up times: – look at FGR Away Travel – Forest Green Rovers Supporters Club (fgrsc.com) For further information, including pickup point locations see Away travel arrangements 22/23 – Forest Green Rovers Supporters Club (fgrsc.com) Book your coach ticket with your match ticket from FGR (25% discount for FGR Supporters Club members) but note that you need to call FGR Reception to get the coach discount (phone 0333 123 1889 Monday to Friday, between 9am and 3pm). Please try to book early.
By Train – Unusually, this ought to be a good journey for the train. From Cheltenham there are 2 departures an hour, no changes, and a journey time from just over 1 hour 20 minutes. There are plenty of options for the return journey, with the last train leaving at about 8.30 pm to get you back on the day. Pride Park is about a 10 minute walk from the station. Ticket prices are just over £50 for an adult return at time of writing. From Stroud, the journey time is between 2 hours 4 minutes and 2 hours 35 minutes with one change and, generally, only 1 train an hour. The cost is just over £60 for a return and the last train back is just after 7.30 pm. However, at the moment there is RMT industrial action planned for the 16th and 17th December so please check before booking your ticket.
By Car If you are driving, the Post Code for SAT NAVs is DE24 8XL. There is an away fans car park at the Derby Conference Centre on the A6 London Road (DE24 8UX), which costs £5 per car. Park your car then go into Reception to buy a dashboard ticket. The nearby Navigation Inn is a popular pub for visiting supporters. It is a 10-15 minute walk to the away turnstiles. There is a fair sized car park at the Derby Arena (DE24 8JB) which has a capacity of around 1,100 vehicles and is situated next to Pride Park. It’s £8 per car, or £6 if the car has four or more people in it. You can also try KFC which has matchday parking for £6 (about 10 minutes walk from the stadium) sat nav DE21 6RS. There is some street parking, for example Downing Road on the West Meadow Industrial Estate (DE21 6HA), which is off the A52. It about a 10-15 minute walk to the stadium. As you’d expect, street parking fills up early on matchdays.