Huddersfield Town v Swansea City on Tuesday 26 November 2019 at 19:45
Distance from the Liberty Stadium: 266 miles ~ 4 hour 30 minutes.
Address: John Smith’s Stadium, Huddersfield. HD1 6PX
Telephone No: 01484 960 600
What’s the John Smith’s Stadium Like
Up to 4,000 Swans fans are behind the goal in the newly named AbZorb Stand, with good facilities and views of the pitch.
At the ground you can buy the standard pies and pasties along with John Smith’s, Fosters, Strongbow dark fruits, red or white wine for those who like a drink on their away day.
Huddersfield fans are a great bunch, and there should be no problem mixing with them.
The market town of Huddersfield in west Yorkshire is well known for its role in the Industrial Revolution but for sports fans, it is probably best known as the the birthplace of rugby league.
If you’re planning on making an overnight stay of it, which you’ll need to do if taking a train for this evening kick-off, then Huddersfield has a Premier Inn and a Travelodge not too from the ground, as well as some other great independent hotels.
What’s on in Huddersfield
Huddersfield has Kirklees Light Railway (HD8 9XJ) which hosts regular events, as does nearby Halifax.
Manchester isn’t too far away either, with with Manchester Arena (M3 1AR) hosting The Lumineers on the Sunday; tickets are from £34.50 and from November 28th – 1st December, Marvel Universe Live is on with tickets starting at £24.20.
Priscilla Queen of the Desert is on at the Palace Theatre (M1 6FT), is on 25th to 30th, tickets are from £13.
Eating and Drinking in Huddersfield
At the stadium the entertainment complex has Rope Walk (HD1 6PG), The Gas Club (HD1 6NA, 0.4 miles away) where entry is £2 and the car park is £6.
After the game its home fans only. Turnbridge Working Mens Club (HD1 6SB, 0.8 miles), parking is £3.
Near the train station is The Head of Steam (HD1 1JB) and The King’s Head (HD1 1JF), which is in the train station – with both being a mile away from the ground.
Often some pubs, are home fans only; including The Cherry Tree (HD1 1BA), which is a Wetherspoons in the town centre approximately 1.3 miles away. You could also try The Peacock Inn (HD2 1XL, 0.7 miles).
Parking near the John Smith’s Stadium
There’s a big car park at the ground for £6 and there are other car parks near the ground for approximately £5.
If you don’t fancy parking at either of those options then there areprivate car parking spaces near the John Smith’s Stadium, which you can reserve from just £2.00 for the day.
Trains to Huddersfield
The station is a mile away from the ground and can be walked in around 15 minutes.
Train leave Swansea at 09:29, 09:55, 10:20, 10:55, 11:29 and 11:55 for the 5 and a half hour journey.
There are no trains back to the Swansea after the game, so you’ll need an overnight stay!
For the Travelling Jacks making the trip – Be Loud, Be Proud and Be Positive!