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IMPORTANT INFORMATION: Supporters Travelling to Aberdeen & Ticket Collection Details

26 July 2018

Information outlined below is for supporters attending the Europa fixture against Aberdeen at the Pittodrie Stadium.

DOWNLOAD & VIEW THE ABERDEEN VISITING SUPPORTERS GUIDE HERE

UPDATE 20.07.18

Supporters collecting purchased tickets in Aberdeen can do so from the main reception of the Hilton Garden Inn, 31 St. Andrew Street, Aberdeen, AB25 1JA, from 1pm until 5pm on Thursday, 26th July.

Please ensure you have valid photo ID when you collect, as tickets will not be released without it.

Supporters attending this match are advised to arrive no later than 60-minutes prior to kick off.

Below is information for all supporters attending the fixture. The information includes: 

  • Security
  • Stadium Information
  • Travelling to the Pittodrie
  • Recommended Supporter Meeting Point

SECURITY
We would like to remind all supporters not to travel to the fixture without a ticket. There will also be ticket checks in operation. 

  • Large bags/luggage will not be permitted into the Pittodrie Stadium. All bags will be subject to searches.  Please only carry what you feel is necessary.
  • Arrive early, allowing time for security checks.
  • Turnstiles will open 1 hour & 15 minutes prior to kick off.
  • The Pittodrie is a no smoking stadium.
  • You are advised to carry photo ID to prevent any issues entering the stadium.
  • It is important that you have purchased, and are in possession of, the correct ticket and purchase receipt. Failure to be in possession of the correct ticket may result in you not being able to enter the stadium. 

STADIUM INFORMATION

Please read the following carefully before attending the fixture:

  • No flags will be permitted at the stadium
  • No alcohol will be served at the stadium
  • Refreshments will be available, however these facilities are not undercover 
  • Block P is not undercover, therefore supporters in this block will need to be prepared for potential weather conditions

TRAVELLING TO THE STADIUM

BY CAR/COACH:
PARKING:
Parking in the stadium car parks is reserved for pass holders, with a limited number of spaces available on a first come, first served basis for disabled badge holders. The police will direct buses to coach parking areas at the stadium. There is a limited amount of free car parking available in streets around the stadium but be aware that there are match day restrictions on parking – check the signs.

Please note that you will not be allowed to drive on Pittodrie Street close to kick off time unless you have a valid car park pass for the Pittodrie Street car park or a disabled badge (spaces subject to availability).

BY TRAIN
On exiting the train station onto Guild Street, cross to the entrance to the Trinity Centre. Continue straight through the centre on to Union Street. It is possible to walk to Pittodrie from here by turning right and heading up towards King Street. Continue along King Street until you see Pittodrie Street on the right. By this point Pittodrie is easily visible. There are buses from Union Street that take you to Pittodrie. A number 13 (towards Seaton) will drop you off on Golf Road with Pittodrie on the left. A number 1 (towards Danestone), 2 (towards Ashwood), or X40 (towards Dubford) will drop you off on King Street. The best stop is the one after King Street Bus Depot, then make your way down Pittodrie Street or Merkland Road on the right.

PARK AND RIDE SERVICE
Aberdeen Football Club is pleased to announce they will be providing the Park and Ride Bus Service for the new season – and for a reduced fee!

The service is there to help fans have a more enjoyable matchday experience so we operate Park and Ride services for every home match played at Pittodrie Stadium (SPFL, Cup and Friendly games) from three sites in the city – Bridge of Don, Souterhead Road and Kingswells. The buses are clearly marked with the AFC logo and with Park and Ride signage.

Timings are as follows:

BRIDE OF DON PARK & RIDE
Service departs 45 minutes before match kick off and drops all passengers at Ardarroch Road.
Return journey leaves from Ardarroch Road, 10 minutes after full time.
Return fare of 50p applies, pay driver when you board

SOUTERHEAD ROAD (ALTENS)
Service departs 60 minutes before match kick off and drops all passengers at Ardarroch Road.
Return journey leaves from Ardarroch Road, 10 minutes after full time.
Return fare of £1.00 applies, pay driver when you board

KINGSWELLS PARK & RIDE
Service departs 60 minutes before match kick off and drops all passengers at Ardarroch Road
Return journey leaves from Ardarroch Road, 10 minutes after full time.
Return fare of £1.50 applies, pay driver when you board.

Concessions Valid for all park & ride services.

RECOMMENDED SUPPORTER MEETING POINT
There is no official visitor’s supporter meeting point in Abderdeen city centre, however supporters wishing to visit the city center are enouraged to head to the Castlegate area where the local pubs and eateries will welcome them.

For more information on things to do whilst in Aberdeen, please click HERE.

Burnley FC ask for co-operation both in and around the local community and that supporters are respectful of the surrounding residential areas. Local Police will be in the city centre and around the stadium throughout the day to assist with any questions or to provide directions around the city centre. Any visiting supporter without a valid match ticket is advised not to travel. 

 


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