Tickets have SOLD OUT for the Arnold Clark Cup double-header at Ashton Gate, with fans urged to arrive early and be prepared with their tickets before arriving at the turnstiles.
Please make sure you download and distribute individual tickets ahead of arriving at the stadium and have these ready to show as you approach the stadium for ticket checks.
If you need to leave the stadium after scanning your ticket, please find an exit door within the concourse and obtain a wristband from security personnel to allow you to gain re-entry. You should also keep hold of your ticket after scanning when you first enter.
For full information on all travel options, visit our Arnold Clark Cup travel page.
Event Special Shuttle Bus
Event special shuttle buses have now SOLD OUT. No tickets will be sold for these services on matchday. Only tickets purchased through the Bristol Sport site are valid for these services.
No other public bus ticket, day/week/seasonal pass is valid.
Pre-event buses will operate frequently between 5.15pm-7.15pm. Fans arriving for Korea Republic vs Italy (kick-off at 4.45pm) can take advantage of two early departures at 3.55pm and 4.10pm on all routes or use the public bus network.
Post-event Route 1 and Route 2 buses will depart from the former Nationwide Platforms site on Winterstoke Road (BS3 2NA). Route 3 buses will depart from Ashton Road. Vehicles will depart when full and continue to operate until 11pm.
Road closures and parking
Parking at Ashton Gate is sold out. Parking suspensions, road closures and Resident Parking Schemes mean those travelling by car are strongly advised to avoid the area.
Roads in the area are expected to be exceptionally busy. Please avoid driving close to the stadium if possible and allow plenty of time for your journey.
Many roads near Ashton Gate are part of a new Clean Air Zone which may charge you for using them. Visit www.cleanairforbristol.org/caz for more information.
👨👩👧👦 FAN VILLAGE
The outdoor Fan Village will be open for supporters from 3.30pm.
There will be live music within the Fan Village between fixtures.
MATCH 1: Italy vs Korea Republic – 4.45pm KO
Live Band and Face Painting: 6.30pm-7.30pm
MATCH 2: England vs Belgium – 7:45pm KO
🍔 FOOD & DRINK
Food and drink will be available for cashless purchase from all concessions:
Burger Kitchen, Fish & Chips, Noodle Bar [Vegan options available], Burger Bar, Chicken Kitchen [Gluten Free options available], Pulled Pork, Duck Wrap [Vegan options available], Churros, take away or sit-down hot drinks from Kofi Shop, Gin Bar.
🍺 THE GATE
Make sure you visit Ashton Gate’s newest bar outside in the Fan Village, opposite the Independence Sports Bar. The Gate provides faster service for fantastic draught products, cans/bottles, and soft drinks.
The menu includes Guinness, Independence, Heineken, Thatchers Gold, wine, and soft drinks.
🍻 INDEPENDENCE SPORTS BAR
Our Independence Sports Bar will be open to fans from 3.30pm.
As well as serving a range of draught products from our neighbours at Bristol Beer Factory, the Independence Sports Bar will also be serving take away or sit-down Loaded Fries.
🏟️ THE STADIUM
Turnstiles will be open from 3.45pm.
Supporters are advised to arrive at the ground early.
More food and drink outlets are available inside the stadium, such as Jolly Hog, Feed the Goat and The Bear and Robins, including gluten free and vegetarian options.
Supporters will be able to choose from a selection of pies and pasties, hot dogs, nachos, chicken wraps and confectionery, as well as Slush Puppies in the family area. Child-friendly drinks and zero sugar products will also be available.
England flag face painting will also be available under the clock in the South Stand from 6.30pm-7.30pm.
Stadium-wide free WiFi is available.
Here is all the information you need to know about your Hospitality Day.
3:45pm – Stadium opens (Korea v Italy guest arrival)
For guests wishing to watch the first Arnold Clark Cup match prior to hospitality, please arrive at VIP 2 and have your tickets ready to scan. Then make your way straight to your stadium seats.
4:45pm – Korea Republic v Italy Kick Off
5:30pm – Hospitality Opens
Arrive at VIP 2 and have your tickets ready to scan. You will be met by a hostess who will direct you to your hospitality table. If you are already in the stadium watching the Korea Republic v Italy game, make your way from your stadium seats, through the stand into the Lansdown Restaurant where you will be directed to your table.
7:45pm – England v Belgium Kick Off
Please ensure your wristband/lanyard is always worn to gain access around the stadium. Alcohol is not permitted outside of the hospitality suites or on view of the pitch. It is your responsibility to ensure your guests/clients are aware of this before arriving at the stadium.
🏆 TROPHY LIFT
Ashton Gate is hosting the final round of fixtures for the 2023 Arnold Clark Cup. The trophy lift will take place following the conclusion of England vs Belgium.
Please check out our Frequently Asked Questions page for more information.