The Emirates, Hornsey Road, London N7 7AJ
Supporters are strongly advised not to drive to Emirates Stadium, as the ground is situated in a mainly residential area with extensive Match/Event Day parking restrictions.
Blue Badge holders can park in the surrounding roads in vacant residents parking bays. However, you should check to ensure the bay is not suspended due to event day parking restrictions around the stadium. Please ensure that your Blue Badge and clock are clearly displayed.
There are also a number dedicated Blue Badge bays in the vicinity of the stadium, however, please be aware that some of the bays in the area are specifically for the use of a designated Blue Badge holder. Please check the Blue Badge parking signage carefully before parking.
Away supporters wishing to book Blue Badge parking at Emirates Stadium should contact their clubs Disability Liaison Officer or Box Office.
Please note that you will not be able to exit the car park for an hour (or possibly longer) after the end of the game.
There are non-match day parking restrictions in place, but Blue Badge holders can park in all the surrounding roads either in a vacant resident’s bay, or a dedicated Blue Badge Bay – please note that some Blue Badge Bays are spacifically for the use of a designated Blue Badge holder, check the signs carefully before parking.
Unfortunately, none of the underground or mainline railway stations around Emirates Stadium are wheelchair accessible. However, some ambulant disabled supporters/visitors might be able to use them.
- Arsenal (Piccadilly Line) is the nearest tube station and is around a three minute walk from the stadium.
- Holloway Road (Piccadilly Line) is around five minutes walk from the stadium. Please note that Holloway Road is exit only before and after matches.
- Drayton Park (Great Northern Rail). Closed on match days.
- Finsbury Park (Victoria, Piccadilly Lines and Great Northern Rail) is around a 10-minute walk from the stadium. – Finsbury Park has two lifts which serve the northbound and southbound platforms.
- Highbury & Islington (Victoria Line, London Overground and Great Northern Rail) is around a 10- 15-minute walk from the stadium. Note: there is lift access to from street level to both platforms used for London Overground services only.
- Kings Cross is the nearest main line station and is wheelchair accessible. It is around 20 minutes away by car or taxi or for ambulant disabled supporters and visitors via the Piccadilly Line (to Arsenal) or the Victoria Line (to Highbury & Islington).
All Transport for London (TFL) main bus routes are wheelchair accessible and also have clearly marked priority seats for people with limited mobility. On most buses the wheelchair ramp is positioned at the exit door and there is one wheelchair user place on each bus. Please be aware that buses can get very congested on match days.
The main bus stops close to Emirates Stadium are located on Holloway Road, Nags Head, Seven Sisters Road, Blackstock Road and Highbury Corner. A number of bus routes pass close to the stadium including the 271 which goes from Highgate Village to Liverpool Street Station, and the 43 which goes from Friern Barnet to London Bridge Station and also the 19 which goes from Finsbury Park to Battersea Bridge.
All London Style ’Black Cabs’ are wheelchair accessible and can provide a suitable alternative to the bus or car.
Black cabs can be hailed (stopped) in the street however you may prefer to book a cab to travel to or from Emirates Stadium. There are a number of cab companies operating in London including,
Computer Cab: 020 7432 1432.
Radio Taxis: 020 7272 0272
Uber Taxis also provide Wheelchair Accessible Vehicles (WAV). To book Download the Uber app and create your account (unless you already have one) then choose the ‘uberWAV’ option on the slider at the bottom of the screen and follow the instructions.
If you would prefer to book a mini cab, then there are a number of companies in Islington including;
Yellow Cars: 020 7609 4444
Islington Taxis: 02036 332 363
Kwik Cars: 020 7700 1400
Emirates Stadium is built on a podium above the surrounding street level.
- From the South (Holloway Road and Hornsey Road) access from street level is via either a flight of steps or a ramp.
There is a ramp up to podium level on Hornsey road, at the south west corner of the stadium.
There is also a ramp up to podium level on Benwell Road, next to the Arsenal Community Hub.
There are also two flights of 40 steps, with handrails, up to the podium which are located either side of The Armoury Store and the Match Day Box Office
- From the East on Drayton Park, opposite the Drayton Arms pub, pedestrians can access the stadium by the Danny Fiszmann Bridge which is step free.
- From the North East, again on Drayton Park, near to the Arsenal underground station pedestrian access is by the Ken Friar Bridge. This bridge has stepped access (50+ steps) up from Drayton Park and then ramped access on the stadium side.
The above information has been obtained from the Arsenal Football Club Emirates Stadium Access Statement – 2019-2020