Important information for fans travelling to Wembley

Carabao Cup finalImportant information for fans travelling to Wembley

Published 24th February 2022

Here is the key information supporters will need to know ahead of the Carabao Cup final at Wembley.

Travel

To help you plan your journey, please use Wembley Stadium’s ‘sofa to seat’ guide.

Avanti West Coast is urging fans intending to travel to the Carabao Cup final by train to book in advance as their services are expected to be extremely busy on both the Saturday and Sunday. Avanti West Coast will be running hourly services from Lime Street to Euston. Fans can also use connecting services to Crewe and change there for a fast train to London. 

There are limited services back to Liverpool after the game, with just two scheduled departures from London Euston at 8.05pm and 9.21pm. Fans can also travel back on the 8.30pm Euston to Manchester, changing at Crewe for connections to Runcorn and Liverpool.  

For more details and tickets, please visit www.avantiwestcoast.co.uk or National Rail Enquiries.

Liverpool FC fan zone

The Liverpool FC fan zone is located on Wembley Park Boulevard, HA9 0FD (opposite the London Designer Outlet). The fan zone will be open from 10am until kick-off. Food and drink will also be available to purchase; the bar will close one hour before kick-off. Please be aware that the fan zone has a limited capacity of 1,500 and is only open to fans who have a ticket for this match.

No-street-drinking zone 

Supporters attending the final are being advised that a no-street-drinking zone on Olympic Way and surrounding areas will be in operation ahead of the match.

There will still be a wide range of bars, pubs, fan zones and restaurants available to enjoy in Brent before the game – you can find further details here.

The ban on street drinking in public will be enforced by a team of officers from Brent Council, Wembley National Stadium, Wembley Park, the Metropolitan Police Service, Transport for London and the British Transport Police, with fans being required to hand over their alcoholic drinks or face a £100 fine.

Tickets and stadium access

Tickets for this fixture are sold out – if you do not have a ticket for this fixture, please do not travel to the game. Tickets are strictly non-transferable and are not available to ‘distribute’ to other supporters.

Children (14 years and under) must be accompanied by an adult. Children under the age of two will not be permitted into the stadium. 

Turnstiles will open at 2.30pm – please arrive early at the stadium to allow enough time for necessary security checks and bag searches. More information on stadium access is available here.

Restricted bag policy

Wembley Stadium operates a restricted bag policy. Each person can only bring one small bag into the stadium, and it must not be bigger than A4 size:

  • Height 297mm (11.7 inches)
  • Width 210mm (8.27 inches)
  • Depth 210mm (8.27 inches)

Please note, this means the overall bag size – bags that are half-full and folded over to reduce their size will not be accepted. Anyone carrying bags that do not meet the criteria above will not be allowed into the stadium. View a list of prohibited items and ground regulations here.

Anti-social and discriminatory behaviour

LFC is committed to eradicating all forms of abuse and discrimination, both online and in stadia.

Wembley Stadium operates a zero-tolerance policy on any form of anti-social and discriminatory behaviour. To report an incident on an event day, text HELP to 66566 or contact your nearest steward.

LFC would like to remind fans of their responsibility to do the right thing and be aware of the potential consequences. Racist, homophobic and discriminatory chanting is a hate crime and perpetrators can face prosecution.

Any LFC fan who is proven to have behaved in an abusive or discriminatory way, either online or in person, will face action via LFC’s sanctions process.

To report and log any incidences of abuse both online and in stadia, please visit www.liverpoolfc.com/reportabuse.

Food and drink

You will find an extensive range of food and drinks inside the stadium – more information is available here.

Stay up to date with all of the latest matchday information by following @LFCHelp on Twitter.

Published 24th February 2022