Public Transport

Public Transport

Plan your journey


Putney Bridge (Zone 2)
Distance from Craven Cottage: 0.7 miles District Line

The closest station to Craven Cottage, Putney Bridge is approximately a 10 – 20 min walk from the stadium.

Exit the station, turn left and follow the road (Ranelagh Gardens). Walk through the underpass into Bishops Park. Follow the path through Bishops Park, along the river until you reach the stadium.

Mainline stations to Putney Bridge

Station Interchanges Journey Time
Paddington Direct Train 19 min
Victoria  Direct Train or 1 change 20 min
Kings Cross 1 change  32 min
Euston 1 or 2 changes 35 min
Liverpool Street 1 or 2 changes  40 min


Hammersmith (Zone 2)
Distance from Craven Cottage: 1.4 miles

Hammersmith & City Line / Circle Line
Piccadilly Line / District Line

Craven Cottage is also within reach of Hammersmith station, which is approximately a 20 – 40 min walk north-west of the stadium.

There are two Underground stations, one serving the Hammersmith & City & Circle Lines and the other serving the Piccadilly Line and the District Line.

Fulham Broadway (Zone 2)
Distance From Craven Cottage: 1.3 miles District Line

In spite of its name, Fulham Broadway is not the closest Underground station to Craven Cottage.

It is approximately a 20 – 40 min walk from the stadium. Where possible, supporters seeking to board District Line services should use Putney Bridge station.

Even Parson’s Green station (also on the District Line) is marginally closer to the stadium than Fulham Broadway.


Putney Railway Station (Zone 2&3)
Distance from Craven Cottage: 1.2 miles

South West Trains

The closest mainline railway station to Craven Cottage is Putney, located on Putney High Street, south of the River Thames.

The station is 17 – 35 min walk from the stadium, passing many shops, bars and ATM machines en route.

The station can be easily reached by train from other railway hubs, including Clapham Junction (5 min) and Waterloo (13 min).


From Kingston-upon-Thames bus station - Take either the number 85 or C4 bus to Putney Bridge. The ground is approximately 10 - 15 min walk from Putney Bridge.

From Hammersmith - Catch the following bus which run down Fulham Palace Road: 220.

From Putney - Catch either the 74, 424 or the 220 to Fulham Palace Road.

For further details call the London Transport Line on 0843 322 1234 

Accessible Transport
The nearest tube stations with step free access from the platform to the exit are Hammersmith (Hammersmith & City Line) and Wimbledon. For more information, please call Transport for London on 0843 322 1234 or textphone 020 7918 3500.

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By Car

Parking around Craven Cottage is extremely limited and access to the surrounding streets on a matchday is restricted by a Traffic Management Order.

There is a one-hour maximum stay policy for non-residential pay and display visitors between 9am and 9.30pm on all Monday to Sunday matchdays, including Bank Holidays.

On non-matchdays the controlled hours will remain as Monday to Saturday 9am to 5pm. For more information please visit the Hammersmith and Fulham Parking page or refer to this map for details of parking restrictions in the borough of Hammersmith and Fulham.

Where is the Club car park located?

There is no car parking provision at the stadium or in the immediate surrounding area.

Complimentary car parking is available upon request to both home and visiting disabled supporters. As spaces are limited, match-by-match parking can only be reserved on a first come first served basis from 7 days before the date of the fixture by contacting the Club's Disability Liason Officer.

An accessible shuttle bus service takes supporters between the car park and stadium, both before and after the match. This trip takes no more than 5 minutes, although there may be a short wait at full-time.

No official Club car parking spaces can be arranged on the day of a game.

The names of all disabled supporters who have been allocated a space for each game are given in advance to the Car Park Steward, who is located at the main entrance on Kingwood Road.

The full address of the car park location is:

Fulham College Boys' School

Kingwood Road

Are there any instructions for away supporters coaches?

Drivers of visiting supporter coaches that park in Fulham Palace Road are requested to turn off engines when parked. 

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By Bike and On Foot


If you are planning to cycle to Craven Cottage, you will find bicycle storage racks located in Bishops Park, just behind the Putney End of the stadium.

Transport For London’s Cycling Journey Planner is a useful resource for planning your trip to and from the stadium.


Transport For London’s Walking Journey Planner is a useful resource for planning your trip to and from the stadium:

Another useful online journey planner is operated by Walk It.


If you are travelling from central London for a midweek match at the Cottage, then you can also consider the novelty of arriving by boat.

Transport For London operates a scheduled service from the piers at Blackfriars & Embankment, terminating at Putney. The trip takes just under an hour, and you should also allow an additional 20 – 30 min to walk the final leg of the journey to the stadium.

There are scheduled arrivals at Putney Pier at 18:15 & 19:20.

A full adult fare is £8.25, reduced to £5.50 with a valid travelcard.

Please note that the riverboat service does not operate on weekends or public holidays. Further information can be found on the Transport For London website. 

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Matchday Opening Times

Home Matchday Opening Times

Location Opening Times
General Enquiries Telephone Line 9:00am
Stadium Ticket Office (Sat or Sun) 9:30am
Stadium Ticket Office (Midweek) 9:00am
Stadium Store 9:00am
Turnstiles Open  90 min prior to Kick-Off

nb: For evening weekend kick-offs (ie: 5:30pm) Ticket Office may open at 11:30am



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Club Coaches

Coaches usually depart from outside Craven Cottage (on Stevenage Rd) & also from Motspur Park (West Barnes Lane) adjacent to the railway station and just outside the Earl Beatty pub.

Once ticket information for an Away match has been confirmed, details of official travel options and prices will be posted in the ‘Tickets’ section at, under the ‘Info & Prices’ link for that specific game. 

Travel is open to any fans who have purchased a match ticket, but please note that supporters under 18 years of age must be accompanied by an adult.

Supporters are not permitted to drink or carry alcoholic beverages on board the coaches.

How to reserve Away Coach Travel tickets. There are two ways you can do this:

By Phone – 0203 871 0810

In Person – by visiting our Ticket Office at Craven Cottage

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Travelling To Away Games

We hope that those of you travelling to our away fixtures have a memorable experience. Whether travelling on Club organised coaches, the rail network or public transport we ask that you please consider your fellow travellers' experience and comfort and therefore behave in a manner which supports the Club values and family friendly reputation.

Any criminal, anti-social or general disorderly behaviour directly reflects on the good name of our Club so let’s show the Premier League, Rail and Public Transport staff, Police, Coach stewards and all of the travelling public that Fulham supporters should be quite rightly remembered for their courtesy and thoughtfulness and family club reputation.

Thank you