If you are not travelling to Walsall on the official coach then it’s one of the shortest and easiest trips by car or train
The journey from Oxford to Walsall takes just under 2 hours, but allow extra for what is one of the busiest parts of the M6
The postcode for sat nav is WS1 4SA. Take the M40 north and then the M42 towards the M6, join the M6 and exit at junction 7. Take the A34 to Walsall. At the end of the dual carriageway turn left at the Bell Inn public house into Walstead Road (sign posted Bescot Stadium, Bescot Station Park & Ride). Continue straight on this road for two miles, passing another pub called the Tiger on your left
If you get there early enough you can park in the Bescot Railway Station which is opposite the away end of the stadium for £2 (pay and display). Alternatively there is a car park behind the Oxford stand costing £4. It is signposted the “Blue Zone” off Bescot Crescent
The journey from Oxford station takes under 2 hours and is convenient because the ground has its own station “Bescot Station”. To get there you need to get a cross country service train to Birmingham New Street (usually the trains end destination is Newcastle) and then change to a West Midlands train to Walsall getting off at Bescot
As an example on match day a train leaves Oxford at 10:12 gets to Birmingham for 11:18 and the connecting train to Bescot leaves at 11:27 arriving 11:50
Food and Drink
Inside the ground you will find the usual selection of burgers, pies, pasties and hot dogs
Outside, Oxford fans are welcome to use the “Saddlers Club” that is just outside the stadium. £2 for adults and free for under 16’s serving food and drinks with Sky TV.
There is a McDonald’s just around the corner from the stadium, and the nearest pub for Oxford fans is a 15 minute walk: George V on Wallowes Lane.