We have put together a range of recommended routes to the Riverside Stadium, to help you plan your trip to Teesside.
The postcode for the Riverside Stadium is TS3 6RS. A sat nav will lead you to the ground. Please be aware that there will be road closures before and after the game surrounding the Riverside Stadium.
Route into Middlesbrough by Road
From the North
Approaching Middlesbrough on the A19, cross over the River Tees and take the A66 eastbound towards Middlesbrough town centre. Stay on the A66 past the town centre and follow signs to the stadium, which you will see on your left.
From the South
Leave the A1 (M) at junction 49, signposted to Teesside, and join the A168, which after approximately 11 miles will become the A19. Approximately 19 miles later take the A66 eastbound towards Middlesbrough town centre. Stay on A66 past the town centre (on your right) and follow signs to the stadium, which you will see on your left.
From the West
Leave the A1(M) at junction 57 onto the A66(M). Follow signs to Teesside on the A66. In approximately 18 miles you will pass Middlesbrough town centre (on your right) and follow signs to the stadium, which you will see on your left.
Matchday Parking at the Stadium is only available to permit holders. Both home and away fans are able to purchase permits (subject to availability) by calling the ticket office on 0844 499 1234 (calls to this number will cost seven pence per-minute plus your provider's access charge).
If you do not have a permit, you are advised to use town centre parking. The town has 3,558 long stay parking spaces, which give you plenty of options to leave your car whilst watching the match. You are advised to use the town centre car parks as enforcement action will be taken against cars parked illegally or unsafely in areas around the stadium.
For further details of parking facilities at the Riverside Stadium please visit our Car Parking page.
To find out more about alternative car parks, please visit Love Middlesbrough's guide to matchday parking.
Visiting coaches and minibuses are advised to park in Car Park D at the stadium. Access to this car park is from The Leeway. Coaches will be directed by MFC Stewards. The price of coach parking is £20 per coach and £10 per minibus. Parking is directly outside the visitors’ turnstiles.
Please note that a road closure operates before and immediately after the game to allow pedestrians to arrive and leave the Riverside safely. Road closures are likely to be in place for up to 45 minutes before kick-off and up to 30 minutes after the final whistle.
Middlesbrough Railway Station is located on Albert Road which is a 10 to 15 minutes’ walk from the Riverside Stadium. TransPennine Express and Northern Rail both operate through Middlesbrough Railway Station with direct services to and from York, Leeds and Manchester. Connecting services run to Eaglescliffe (Grand Central) and Darlington (Virgin East Coast) which are on the main routes to London and around the country.
How to reach the Riverside Stadium on foot from Middlesbrough railway station:
Exiting the station on to Bridge Street West, turn right and cross Albert Road. Follow Bridge Street East to the junction with Windward Way. Stay on Winward Way, eventually passing the Hudson Quay development on the left, and continue on under the bridge to the Riverside Stadium.
Middlesbrough Bus Station is located with a 25 minute walk to the Riverside Stadium. It is served by coach services departing from and to many major cities throughout England. Buses operate from Middlesbrough town centre. Please note there is no bus service directly to the Riverside Stadium. There are however, a number of Arriva and Stagecoach bus services that drop off in North Ormesby, a short walk to the Riverside Stadium.
How to reach the Riverside Stadium on foot from Middlesbrough bus station:
Leave the bus station via the Middlesbrough Cycle Centre exit on to Newport Road. Turning right, walk down Newport Road and turn left at Debenhams on to Linthorpe Road. Continue to the end of the road, cross over Wilson Street, and continue straight on. Walk through the railway underpass and up on to Bridge Street West. Turn right and walk down the road, crossing Albert Road on to Bridge Street East. Follow Bridge Street East to the Junction with Windward Way. Stay on Winward Way, eventually passing the Hudson Quay Development on the left, and continue on under the bridge to the Riverside Stadium.
Travelling fans from all over the world can fly into Leeds Bradford Airport, which is just over an hour’s drive from the Riverside Stadium. Newcastle Airport welcomes fans from across Europe, and is just over an hour’s drive away. Middlesbrough’s closest airport is Durham Tees Valley Airport, which offers connections via Amsterdam to cities across the world.
Durham Tees Valley Airport
12 miles away
47 miles away
Leeds Bradford Airport
62 miles away