Lord’s Cricket Ground (London)

Lord’s is widely known as the ‘Home of Cricket’, having hosted cricket for over 200 years since 1814. The ground normally hosts 2 Tests and 2 ODI’s every summer but has also hosted international T20 cricket in the past, as well as the Final of the Royal London One-Day Cup. Lord’s is owned by the Marylebone Cricket Club (MCC) and hosts fixtures for Middlesex County Cricket Club.

Lord’s has hosted the Cricket World Cup Final on five occasions, (1975, 1979, 1983, 1999 and 2019).

Tenants: Marylebone Cricket Club (MCC) & Middlesex County Cricket Club

Opened: 1814

Capacity: 28,000

Address: Lord’s Cricket Ground, St. John’s Wood, London, NW8 8QN


Location & Travel to Lord’s Cricket Ground

Lord’s is located in northwest London, in the district of St John Wood’s, approximately 3.5 miles away from central London. Being in London, Lord’s has extensive transport options:

Airport: Two of the world’s biggest airports are close to London and serve many destinations across the world.

London Heathrow Airport is 17 miles west of Lord’s. The Heathrow Express runs to Paddington Station in about 35 minutes, from there it is a 20 minute walk.

Gatwick Airport is approximately 40 miles south of Lord’s. The Gatwick Express runs to Victoria Station in about 30 minutes, where the underground will then connect with station’s close to Lord’s.

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Bus: Routes 13, 113, 139 and 189 all stop within close distance of the ground.

Coach: Coaches have many different stops in London, with a main hub being London Victoria and some National Express services stopping nearby to Lord’s at London St John’s Wood.

National Express has links to many destinations from London, you can search and book your tickets here.

Alternatively, Megabus offers cheap travel to London and offers over 10 routes from Birmingham, Bradford, Bristol, Cardiff, Edinburgh, Leeds, Liverpool, Manchester, Norwich and Sheffield. You can search and book your tickets here.

Driving: As with most of London, parking will be extremely difficult and there are parking restrictions in place. There is a public car park available nearby at Kingsmill Terrace (NW8 6AA).

London Underground: There are several underground stations within walking distance of Lord’s:

Baker Street (Lines – Bakerloo, Circle, Jubilee, Metropolitan, Hammersmith & City) – 15 mins walk

Edgware Road (Lines – Bakerloo, Circle, District, Hammersmith & City) – 15 mins walk

Marylebone (Lines – Bakerloo) – 10 mins walk

St. John’s Wood (Lines – Jubilee) – 5 mins walk

Warwick Avenue (Lines – Bakerloo) – 10 mins walk

Train: Marylebone Station is approximately 10 minute’s walk away, with services to Birmingham and Oxford. Paddington Station is a 20 minute walk serving many UK destinations, whilst some of London’s other stations including Euston, King’s Cross and St Pancras are also easy to access via public transport.

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Further information can be found on the Club’s Official Website, here.


Tickets at Lord’s Cricket Ground

Tickets for the 2018 season were priced as follows and can be purchased online through the club website here.

Vitality Blast

  • Adults – £25 advance, £30 on day
  • Under 16s – £5

Royal London One-Day Cup

  • Adults – £22
  • Over 65s – £1
  • Under 16s – £5

Specsavers County Championship

  • Adults – £20 Day 1-3, £5 Day 4
  • Over 65s – £10 Day 1-3, Free Day 4
  • Under 16s – £5 Day 1-3, Free Day 4

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Further Information

Lord’s Cricket Ground Official Website

Middlesex County Cricket Club Official Website


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