England v Italy: Supporters Guide

England v Italy

Tuesday, 17 October


The next event at Wembley Stadium will see Gareth Southgate’s England take on Italy in a qualifier for UEFA EURO 2024.

To ensure everyone attending gets the most out of their visit we have the following guidance. Strict adherence will ensure Wembley Stadium is a safe environment for everyone.

Travel to the stadium

Supporters are encouraged to consider the various travel options in place, to get to Wembley Stadium.

Coach Travel

National Express is the official coach partner to Wembley Stadium and is a popular choice with many football fans.

National Express drop off at the stadium from over 30 locations around the UK making it the easiest and most convenient way to travel to Wembley.

All National Express coach services aim to arrive at the stadium by 17.45pm (approx) and leave the stadium at 22.45pm (approx). Return fares can be booked from just £36 for adults and £33 for children.

For dedicated National Express services to Wembley visit the National Express website here or call 08717 81 81 81.

Car Travel

Parking at the stadium

There are several official car parks close to Wembley Stadium but all spaces must be booked in advance via the Wembley Official Parking website.

Please book early to avoid disappointment. Any vehicles which do not pre-book will not be granted access to the stadium car parks. Customers are advised to park via the official car parks only.

Blue badge parking is available for ticketholders with accessibility needs and this can also be booked directly through the Wembley Official Parking website. For any further accessibility requirements, please review Wembley Stadium’s Access Information page, or visit the Guest support portal.

NOTE: Wembley Stadium is now part of Transport for London's Ultra Low Emission Zone (ULEZ). For more information click here

Train Travel

All those travelling to Wembley by National Rail should plan to arrive at Wembley stations early to allow sufficient time to walk to and enter the stadium.

London Underground

Wembley Stadium benefits from easy access to three rail / London Underground stations. These are:

Wembley Stadium station This is the nearest station to Wembley Stadium – located around 400m (4-minute-walk) from the venue. The station is one stop from London Marylebone on Chiltern Rail Services.

Wembley Central station Located around 8 minutes away, this station is served by the Bakerloo Line & London Overground lines with services to key destinations including London Paddington and London Euston stations.

Wembley Park station – Situated around 1000m to the north of the stadium (9-minute walk) this station is served by Metropolitan and Jubilee lines.

Please leave more time for your journey and plan ahead. Please check the National Rail Enquiries and TfL Updates on event day for real-time travel information and status updates.

Stadium access

The game will kick off at 19.45pm.

Club Wembley doors will open at 16:45 and General Admission doors will be open from 17:45.

Make sure you arrive at the stadium in good time to assist with security protocols.

Please refer to your ticket for your turnstile colour zone. The quickest route to your turnstile entry point is by following the signage for the colour zone. Please ensure you enter via the correct turnstile.

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

Fan Zones

The dedicated Fan Zone outside the stadium is an area where supporters can join fellow fans to enjoy a drink, including alcohol, get some food and soak up the pre-match party atmosphere with music from our resident DJ.

The Fan Zone is located on the East Concourse area of the stadium and is open from 4pm and will stop serving alcohol one hour before kick-off.

Supporters will need to present a valid stadium ticket to enter the area which has a limited capacity. The stadium’s bag policy (see below) also applies to anyone visiting the fan zone.

No-street-drinking zone

Brent Council and its partners enforce a No Street Drinking Zone on Olympic Way and the surrounding area for all events at Wembley Stadium as part of the current Public Space Protection Order.

Spectators drinking on Olympic Way and the surrounding streets ahead this fixture will be asked to hand over their alcohol and enforcement action may be considered.  

We are taking these steps to provide a safe and enjoyable environment for everyone.

Supporters wanting alcohol before the game should head for the licensed bars or restaurants in the area or make their way to the dedicated fan zone outside the stadium.

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. A full list of prohibited items can be found here.

Disabled supporters

Wembley Stadium is a welcoming and inclusive venue for all guests with access requirements. There are 310 places for wheelchair users, each with a personal assistant/companion seat. The stadium also provides a range of services for guests with specialist access requirements including a shuttle service from Wembley Park Station. More information can be found here.


The use of pyrotechnics, flares and smoke devices inside or outside Wembley Stadium is illegal and prohibited. Anyone caught carrying or using pyrotechnical equipment inside the stadium will be immediately ejected from the stadium, banned from future events and dealt with by police. Those caught using pyrotechnic equipment anywhere outside of the stadium will be in breach of the PSPO order and face enforcement action

Anti-social and discriminatory behaviour

Wembley Stadium operates a zero-tolerance policy on any form of anti-social and discriminatory behaviour. If you witness any anti-social or discriminatory behaviour on the day, text HELP to 66566 or contact your nearest steward

Food and drink

Wembley Stadium offers an extensive range of food and drinks inside the stadium – more information is available here.

As part of a recent upgrade Wembley Stadium now also features two new M&S food stores inside the stadium. Situated on level 2 only, east and west, the two stores offer guests the traditional variety of options you can expect from a M&S food store. Find out more here.

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