Matchday travel news and supporter info

News of tube and train closures and information for Chelsea supporters heading to the Etihad on Sunday...


On the Circle line there is no service between Hammersmith and Tower Hill via King's Cross, and the Metropolitan line is closed between King's Cross St Pancras and Aldgate. 

There is also no service between King's Cross St Pancras and Barking on the Hammersmith & City line, nor between Queen's Park and Harrow & Wealdstone on the Bakerloo line

On London Overground, there is no service between Watford Junction and Euston, and none between New Cross Gate and West Croydon/Crystal Palace. 

We advise you check the TFL website prior to travelling. 

National Rail

On South Western Railway, engineering work is taking place between Whitton and Virginia Water/Addlestone, closing some lines. Buses will run between Hounslow and Ascot/Virginia Water/Windsor/Woking.

Elsewhere, buses will replace trains between Wimbledon and Chessington/Leatherhead/Dorking, and on Southern services, buses will replace trains between Sutton and Dorking.

No Southeastern services will run to or from Victoria, with trains diverted to start and terminate at Blackfriars, Cannon Street or Charing Cross.

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

The Roads

Because of the inclement weather this week, you are advised to plan your journey before travelling. 

Real-time traffic information for England’s motorways and major A roads is available via its website (, local and national radio travel bulletins, electronic road signs and mobile apps. Local Twitter services are also available at

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.

Supporter guides

Manchester City have a Visiting Supporter Guide as well as a communication for Chelsea supporters ahead of this weekend's game.