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Wimbledon 2006 guide



Getting to Wimbledon via London UndergroundGetting to Wimbledon via rail servicesGetting to Wimbledon via buses and trams

All spectators are strongly urged to use public transport wherever possible as car parking is strictly limited and traffic delays occur - BBC Sport brings you a full guide to the alternatives.

LONDON UNDERGROUND

Nearest Tube:
Southfields (District)
24-hour hotline:
0207 222 1234
London Underground:

Southfields Underground station, on the District Line, is the nearest stop to the grounds.

Trains to Southfields run every five to eight minutes from Earl's Court station, terminating at Wimbledon.

Shuttle bus services are available from Southfields underground station to the grounds every few minutes and from Victoria every half hour but beware it will cost you.

Alternatively, walk via Wimbledon Park Road, which will take about 15 minutes.

Southfields, Wimbledon Park and Wimbledon are all in zone three.

RAIL SERVICES

Nearest station:
Wimbledon
Rail enquiries:
08457 48 49 50
National Rail:

There is a regular train service from London Waterloo to Wimbledon Station.

Also, as one of our readers point out, there is a direct through train to Wimbledon every half hour on the Thameslink route from Luton via St Albans, calling at various places in the northern suburbs and at Kings Cross, Farringdon and Blackfriars.

In addition, during the championships, some longer distance trains will call specially at Wimbledon, including trains from Portsmouth, Havant, Winchester, Southampton, Bournemouth, Poole, Basingstoke, Andover, Salisbury, Exeter, and other stations on these lines.

You can buy rail tickets in advance on these services using a credit or debit card by phoning 0845 6000 650 between 0600 and 2100 BST (allow five days for delivery).

Shuttle bus services are available from Wimbledon station to the grounds, leaving every five minutes.

Tickets for return rail journeys can be bought inside the grounds of the club at the travel centre in Aorangi Park.

BUSES & TRAMS

Underground
Direct buses:
493 (Church Road)
London travel:
0207 222 1234
London Buses:

Only one bus route - the 493 between Richmond and Tooting - goes directly to the All England Club.

However, London General also operates buses direct from Marble Arch and Victoria to the championships every 30 minutes. For enquiries, phone 020 8545 6110.

Of the other local bus routes, the 93 (Putney Bridge - North Cheam) and the 200 (Raynes Park - Mitcham) go through Wimbledon Village.

From further afield, the 156 from Clapham Junction goes into Wimbledon.

Route One of the Tramlink service also terminates in Wimbledon.

The system runs three tram routes that create a network between Croydon, Beckenham Junction and New Addington.



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