Supporters who wish to travel regularly with the Charlton Athletic Rail Travel Group to weekend away games outside Greater London (also Gillingham, MK Dons, Oxford United and Southend United) can usually take advantage of discounted return rail fares, usually in conjunction with 'Advance Purchase' tickets, thanks to special purchases made by the CARTG Co-ordinator, Syd Cheeswright.
Please find the latest rail travel news below, as written by Syd Cheeswright...
Chesterfield v Charlton
Saturday, April 22nd
For the match against Chesterfield on Saturday, 22nd April 2017,
kick-off 3.00 pm, rail travellers will have a much easier trip than
previously to Coventry.
East Midland Trains direct from St Pancras to Chesterfield depart
at 09.58, 10.26, 10.58 and 11.26 for a 105 or 121 minutes journey,
respectively. Return trains depart at 18.01 and 18.41, taking 119
and 109 minutes, respectively. The AP/RC return fare, as at 10th
April, was £18.15 outward and £15.85 inward, £34.00 return. The
adult fare on 10th April was £51.50 return. Prices increase as
The ‘Super off-peak’ return fare is £49.85 for Railcard holders
or £75.60 otherwise. As usual, buy early is the best advice.
The Proact Stadium, off the A6057 Sheffield Road, at Wittington
Moor, S41 8NZ, has a bus stop directly opposite. It is 1.3 miles
north from Chesterfield railway station. The Stadium is located,
on the right, 350 yards straight ahead of the Lockoford Lane
roundabout. Go past Asda on the left, with Aldi and Tesco Extra
to the right, all three are just prior to the Stadium.
From the railway station, walk west along Malkin Street, past
the ‘Chesterfield Hotel’, over the A61 into Brewery Street and
follow the road around to the left into Durrant Road.
You will arrive facing the eastern side of the Holywell/Saltergate
B6543 triangle. Now to make a decision. You are still 1.1 miles
from the Stadium. To walk, turn right and proceed north past the
apex and then continue along Sheffield Road.
Bus routes number 25, 43, 44, 50 and 50a, with a combined
frequency of seven/hour call at stop ‘V’ which is located on the
western side of the triangle. [The previous stop is T1 or T2 in
Cavendish Street] The journey time to the Proact Stadium is
8-9 minutes. The same buses return after the game.
The single bus fare is £1.80 for an adult or £1.25 for a Child.