Matchday travel news

The latest travel news ahead of Saturday's game south of the river...


There is no service on the Circle line between Hammersmith and Tower Hill and also none on the Metropolitan line between King's Cross St Pancras and Aldgate. 

The Hammersmith & City line is closed between Barking and King's Cross St Pancras. The Metropolitan line is shut between Wembley Park and Aldgate. 

There is no service between Shadwell and Highbury & Islington on London Overground, and also no service between Gospel Oak and Barking. 

The DLR is shut between Woolwich Arsenal and West Ham. 

We advise you check the TFL website prior to travelling.

National Rail

Engineering work is taking place between London Waterloo and Queenstown Road, closing some lines.

While the work is taking place, fewer trains than usual will run to and from London Waterloo.

An amended service will run on Saturday. The majority of services will be retimed and run with amended calling patterns. Some services will be amended to start/terminate at different stations than usual.

On Southern, engineering work is taking place between Purley and Earlswood, closing the line.

If using National Rail services, we recommend you use the National Rail journey planner before you travel.

The roads

If travelling to the game by car, please remember Chelsea's Liftshare Scheme, which allows those supporters with room in their vehicle to give a fellow Blue a lift to the game.

We recommend you check your route prior to departure through either the AA or RAC websites.

Traffic England have live traffic alerts. 


Crystal Palace have asked fans attending Saturday’s game to:

•            Arrive early. Turnstiles open at 1.30pm with a fanzone open outside from                           11am

•            Bring no bags where possible

•            Expect a 100 per cent search regime

•            Note that no hot food is allowed through turnstiles

•            Plastic bottles with non-alcoholic drinks up to 500ml will be allowed providing                   they have an unbroken seal