The 90,000 capacity venue is the second largest stadium in Europe, and serves as England`s national stadium. It is the home venue of the England national football team, and hosts the latter stages of the top level domestic club cup competition, the FA Cup. It held UEFA five-star stadium status which was superseded by a new system of classification.
The stadium contains 2,618 toilets, more than any other venue in the world.
The stadium has a circumference of 1 km (0.6 mi).
The bowl volume is listed at 1,139,100 m3, somewhat smaller than the Millennium Stadium in Cardiff, but with a greater seating capacity.
Train/tube: From Wembley Park station, follow the pedestrian route under Empire Way and up Olympic Way to the front of the Stadium. Allow for a 10 minute walk.
From Wembley Stadium station, on the south side of the Stadium - if arriving by train from London Marylebone station cross the tracks by the White Horse bridge. If arriving from the north, take the ramp from the platform.
From Wembley Central station, turn right and walk in an easterly direction along the High Road, past McDonalds and Burger King, to the Wembley Triangle junction and clock tower island. Turn left into Wembley Hill Road, cross the road and follow the pedestrian route across White Horse bridge. Allow a 15 minute walk.
Bus: Local buses line no.: 18, 83, 92, 182, 224.
For completing journeys by bus from local stations outside Wembley:
1) Route 83 from Hanger Lane (zone 3) and route 92 from Greenford (zone 4) on the Central line.
2) route 83 from Golders Green (zone 3) and Hendon Central (zone 3 & 4) on the Northern line.
3) route 83 from Hendon (zone 3 & 4) on Thameslink.
4) route 83 from Alperton (zone 4) and route 92 from Sudbury Hill (zone 4) and Sudbury Town (zone 4) on the Piccadilly line; and route 83 from Ealing Broadway (zone 3) on the Central and District lines and Great Western main line.
Journey times will vary from 30 minutes to an hour depending on traffic conditions.
5) To travel by bus direct from Central London, take route 18 which is a frequent service from Euston main line station via Baker Street to one stop before Wembley Triangle & Clock (stop `SJ` near Waverly Avenue). These services take 35 minutes at off peak times - buy a travelcard from any tube station or certain newsagents, or buy a ticket from a roadside machine before boarding this service.
Please note on major event days London Buses in Brent will be running an event day timetable, which may differ from their normal timetable. For further details please directly. London Buses - www.tfl.gov.uk/buses
Interchange stations: For rail journeys originating outside London, there are several important interchange stations that can be used to avoid Central London.
From the Midlands and North West: Some main line trains stop at Watford Junction where there are half-hourly Silverlink services direct to Wembley Central station or change en route to the Bakerloo line at Harrow & Wealdstone for Wembley Central station. Alternatively, complete your journey to Euston main line station, change to the westbound Metropolitan line and travel direct to Wembley Park station.
From Aylesbury: Travel on Chiltern line services and change at Harrow-on-the-Hill for Wembley Park or travel to High Wycombe and change for the half-hourly stopping service direct to Wembley Stadium.
From Birmingham and stations to London via Banbury: Travel on Chiltern line services and change at High Wycombe for the half-hourly stopping service direct to Wembley Stadium.
From Luton and East Midlands: Travel on Thameslink services and change stations at West Hampstead. Walk south along West End Lane for a short walk, passing West Hampstead Silverlink station to the next station, the West Hampstead Underground station, for the Jubilee line direct to Wembley Park station.
From the South West: Travel on the twice-hourly Silverlink service from Clapham Junction (platform 2) via Kensington Olympia and change at Willesden Junction for Silverlink or Bakerloo line to Wembley Central, a journey of approximately 40 minutes. In the morning and evening peak - travel by Southern trains also from Clapham Junction (platform 16 or 17) direct to Wembley Central in 25 minutes, however we advise you to check platform and timetable details before travelling. Alternatively, take Silverlink services from Richmond and change at Willesden Junction for Wembley Central.