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SAFC FanFest

On Monday 23rd October 2017, supporters of all ages are being given the rare opportunity to watch the first team train and take part in a range of FREE activities in and around the Stadium.


Bus travel to FanFest

In addition to our bus services within Sunderland, we are also providing  a coach    from Coxhoe, South Durham and Durham (Neville’s Cross), completely free of charge. 

Those who wish to travel on the bus from Durham must register for tickets by calling 0191 566 0231  (9am-5pm, Monday to Friday) – tickets are available on a first come, first served basis.    Please note, you will not be able to travel without your registered ticket.



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Departure time  Location
9:15 am Coxhoe Village Hall 
9:30 am Neville's Cross Primary School (bus stop on A690 Neville's Cross Bank adjacent Relly Path) 
10:00 am Stadium of Light 
3:00 pm  Stadium of Light 
3:30 pm Neville's Cross Primary School (bus stop on A690 Neville's Cross Bank adjacent Relly Path) 
3:45 pm  Coxhoe Village Hall 




Kids travel for free with an adult ticket holder*

In an exclusive offer for those attending the event, two children under the age of 16 will receive free return travel to the Stadium of Light, with every adult who purchases a megarider, dayrider, or eveningrider ticket on all Stagecoach buses traveling to and from the stadium on the day.

Stagecoach services 3, 4, 12, 13, 16, 18/18A & 23 travel to and from the Stadium of Light. 

Find out more by checking the   timetables  and   Sunderland network map.

Fans attending FanFest will also be able to climb aboard a display bus in the Fan Village and find out what it’s like to be a bus driver!

For further information on FanFest, the Stadium of Light tours or the Junior Black Cats’ Halloween Party, visit


*Show you valid adult dayrider, eveningrider or megarider and up to two under 16s can travel for free. Offer available on 23rd October 2017 on all Stagecoach buses in Sunderland travelling to and from the Stadium of Light. Offer not available to adult single ticket holders.