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By car

Franklin's Gardens has over 2,000 spaces available across six car parks, all within easy walking distance of the stadium itself. Given that Franklin's Gardens is in a residential area of the town, the Saints management strongly urges all supporters to use the club's car parks. Should they choose not to do so, supporters must park with due care and respect to the needs of local residents and businesses.

From the North (via M1)

Exit off motorway at junction 16 and follow the A45 to Northampton. At Cineworld roundabout turn right (down the hill). At TGI Fridays turn left and then straight over the next roundabout (the football ground should now be on your left). Follow signs to car parks.

From the South (via the M1)

Exit off motorway at junction 15A and follow the signs towards Sixfields. Turn right at roundabout (next to TGI Fridays) where Saints supporter car parks are clearly marked. Go straight over mini roundabout next to the Walter Tull Memorial and follow signs for car parks. There are season ticket car parks and pay and display car parks available.

From Welford, Market Harborough Areas

Continue down the A508 (from Market Harborough) or A5199 (from Welford) to the Kingsthorpe area of Northampton. Turn right at the major set of traffic lights (The Cock Hotel is on the corner), signposted Sixfields. Continue on this road until you get to Cineworld roundabout (approx 3 miles) - go straight over and down the hill. Then continue as from M1 North.

From the East

Follow A45 to M1 junction 15. Head north to junction 15A then follow directions from the South.

Disabled Car Parking

Disabled car parking places can be booked in advance, but are normally taken up by season pass holders. Disabled supporters can be dropped off by the Saints Ticket Office, with drivers then able to use the club main car parks.


Public transport links

Train services

Northampton is on the West Coast main line and is served by London Midland, who provide regular rail services from London Euston and Birmingham New Street. The journey is approx 1 hour in each direction. Northampton train station is approximately 20 minutes' walk from Franklin's Gardens - turn right out of the station and continue past Thomas A Becket pub, Church and Co factory and bus station. At fork in road bear left and Franklin's Gardens is on your left. 

lternatively take the number 22 bus; the stop is right outside the station. Services run approximately every 20 minutes.

Nearest Aiports

London Luton and Nottingham East Midlands are easily accessible by road from Northampton via the M1. Birmingham International is also within reach and has a direct rail link with London Midland trains.

 

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