Hillsborough Football Stadium – Sheffield Wednesday FC
Club — Sheffield Wednesday Football Club
Nickname Sheffield Wednesday — The Owls, The Wednesday
Club Colours — Blue and White
Founded — 1867
Stadium — Hillsborough Stadium
Capacity — 39,900 seats
Opened — 1899
Address — Sheffield Wednesday Football Club, Hillsborough, Sheffield S6 1SW
Website — SWFC
Location of Hillsborough Stadium : the football ground is situated north-west of the city centre in the suburb of Hillsborough, Owlerton S6 1SW. The area that surrounds the stadium is mainly residential with a number of shops and a shopping centre located at nearby Hillsborough Corner.
Nearest train station : the main railway station of the city is Sheffield Station. It’s the busiest station in South Yorkshire and located 2 miles from the ground.
The rail station is well connected with London St Pancras, Liverpool Lime Street, Manchester Piccadilly, Leeds City, and many other railroad stations.
By Public Transportation : The football ground can easily be reached by Sheffield Supertram, taken from several points in the city centre (e.g. Castle Square, Cathedral, or City Hall). You have to take the yellow line in the direction of Middlewood and get off at Leppings Lane stop.
By Bus : the main bus terminal is called Flat Street, located across the main train station. Bus 53 to Ecclesfield/Parson Cross, or 77 to Chapeltown takes you to the football stadium.
From Angel Street, buses 74 and 74a run to Hillsborough.
From Snig Hill, buses 85 and 86 run to Leppings Lane.
From the Sheffield Transport Interchange, bus 57 runs past the ground towards Stocksbridge.
Cheap hotels near Hillsborough football stadium
Leopold Hotel – ( 4.0 km from Hillsborough Stadium Sheffield Wednesday )
Recently opened in 2007, this hotel offers unrivalled style in the city centre. The Leopold is Sheffield’s 1st boutique hotel and is a member of Small Luxury Hotels of the World.
The Rutland Hotel – ( 3.9 km from Sheffield Wednesday Football Stadium )
Step into our hotel and you will be instantly inspired by its eclectic charm, where traditional Victorian character and contemporary design seamlessly marry together.
Park Inn Sheffield – ( 4.0 km from Hillsborough Football Stadium Sheffield )
The Park Inn Sheffield, formally Hotel Bristol, is a modern, contemporary hotel, which provides excellent service to all of our guests.