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How to buy Nottingham Forest tickets: Prices, membership, essential guide to cheap Premier League tickets 2023/24

Ever since their 2022 promotion to the Premier League, ending their supporters' 23-year wait for top-flight football, obtaining Nottingham Forest tickets has been more difficult than ever with fans in the East Midlands flocking to the City Ground in their droves.

If you're still on the lookout for Premier League tickets at the City Ground then you're in the right place. Here is everything you need to know buying Nottingham Forest so you don't miss a match this season.

Nottingham Forest fans watch on at the City Ground | How to buy Nottingham Forest tickets
Nottingham Forest fans watch on at the City Ground – Photo by Icon Sport

Nottingham Forest tickets & prices at the City Ground

Nottingham Forest season tickets: Pricing, availability

Season tickets at Nottingham Forest are currently sold out, meaning fans wanting to buy one have to join a waiting list each summer. If season ticket renewals are low then those on the waiting list are given the opportunity to purchase one.

The lowest price for an adult season ticket for the 2023/24 season was £465 (less than £25 per match) and the highest price was £640 (under than £34 per match).

Meanwhile, child (4-11) season tickets range from £90-190, youth (12-19) season tickets are £190 everywhere in the stadium and senior (65+) season tickets range from £325-470.

Nottingham Forest matchday tickets and single-match tickets: Pricing, availability

Buying single matchday tickets is a straightforward way of attending football matches at the City Ground but you will have to be patient if you don't want to purchase a membership first. Buying tickets on general sale means a) waiting until the member's sale ends and b) hoping that there are still tickets left after the member's sale has ended.

Like many clubs in the Premier League, pricing for each match changes depending on what category the fixture is deemed to be. At the City Ground, there are three categories (A-C), with matches against the likes of Manchester United and Liverpool being Category A and games against the likes of Luton Town and Burnley Category C.

Category A ticket cost: Adults £42-52, Seniors £37-42, Youth £22-23, Children £14-17.

Category B ticket cost: Adults £38-49, Seniors £32-39, Youth £18-20, Children £12-15.

Category C ticket cost: Adults £33-42, Seniors £27-33, Youth £15-18, Children £10-14.

The City Ground supporters
The City Ground is steeped in history and tradition | Photo by Icon Sport

Do I need a membership to buy Nottingham Forest tickets?

You don't need a membership to buy Nottingham Forest tickets, but you will have better and earlier access to tickets if you do have one. Tickets are released to members before the general public which means they are often sold out before they ever reach non-members.

How to get a Nottingham Forest membership

You can purchase a Nottingham Forest membership via the club's official website. There are three different types of memberships at Nottingham Forest with each one offering different benefits. They are MyForest Pro (£95), MyForest Plus (£65) and MyForest (£35).

Nottingham Forest ticket prices at the City Ground

Ticket prices for Nottingham Forest matches depend on the category of the match and the whereabouts in the stadium you would like to sit. Category A matches are the most expensive across all areas of the pitch and all ticket types while Category C are the cheapest.

The most expensive seats are in the lower tiers of the Brian Clough Stand and the Main Stand while the cheapest tickets are typically found in the upper tiers of the two ends – the Trent End and the Bridgford Stand.

Nottingham Forest seating plan at the City Ground

Nottingham Forest seating plan
Seating plan at the City Ground – Photo by the ToThe92

Nottingham Forest hospitality tickets

There are six options available for hospitality at the City Ground. They are as follows:

  • Boardroom experience – Enjoy a day in a Nottingham Forest boardroom with fine dining and champagne before taking your seat in the Directors Box.
  • Directors' Club – Enjoy a four-course meal in the Robin Hood Suite before watching the match alongside the club chairman and directors.
  • 1865 Club – Experience pre-match food and drink at the private members' bar before watching the action unfold from a padded seat on the halfway line.
  • Robin Hood Suite – A relaxed hospitality experience that includes food before the match, seats in the Peter Taylor Stand and an interview with the day's player of the match after full-time.
  • Legends' Lounge – A low-end hospitality experience but one that has proven to be the most popular at the City Ground. Hosted in the Trent End, ticket holders are able to enjoy a pre-match private bar before watching the match via an exclusive viewing gallery.
  • Executive box – A top-tier hospitality experience for groups of friends, family and colleagues who want a private match-viewing experience.

Nottingham makes it easier to buy 2023/24 hospitality packages

The latest communication from Nottingham Forest indicates that fans in the UK and around the world can now easily purchase hospitality packages. You do not need membership tickets or a history of buying one to get the hospitality experience.

You also get to choose from a variety of buffet and dining options while at it. Note that the hospitality package seats are available in the home support areas and you can either go to the city ground or go to the club's website to get one.

Nottingham Forest tickets FAQs

How to get to the City Ground at Nottingham Forest

To get to the City Ground via public transport, you will need to get the train to Nottingham Railway Station. The stadium is one mile from the station so will take just 20 minutes to walk to it. There are also several local bus services that run on matchday that will take you to nearby the stadium. These are green line buses numbered 5-11.

If you are driving to the City Ground from the north then you need to leave the M1 at Junction 26 and take the A610 towards Nottingham. From the south, exit the M1 at Junction 24 and then take the A453 towards Nottingham.

How can I get Nottingham Forest away tickets?

Nottingham Forest away tickets are usually only available to season ticket holders. Typically, away ticket distribution is offered firstly to season ticket away priority plus members before moving on to season ticket away priority one members before finally moving on to standard season ticket holders should tickets remain. If the allocation still hasn't sold out by this point, then tickets will be made available to members.

How can I get cheap Nottingham Forest tickets?

The best way to get cheap Nottingham Forest tickets is to target competitions where reduced prices are on offer. Typically, Carabao Cup and FA Cup tickets are cheaper than Premier League tickets so that is something you should consider but failing that, target the cheapest areas of the stadium. These are seats high up behind both goals.

Can I do a stadium tour of the City Ground?

Stadium tours at the City Ground are unique in that they are only offered on certain dates throughout the years. Official tours last 90 minutes and are conducted by John McGovern, the club's two-time European Cup-winning captain which makes the experience even more special for Nottingham Forest fans.

How to watch Nottingham Forest at home

If you can't get your hands on any match tickets for Nottingham Forest at the City Ground then there are still ways to watch them at home. Premier League matches in the United Kingdom are broadcast live on Sky Sports and TNT Sports with Nottingham Forest featuring regularly throughout the season. Alternatively, you can watch highlights of each game via the club's official YouTube channel.

How else can I follow Nottingham Forest games if you do not have a ticket to be at the stadium?

You can always tune in to listen live on Nottingham TV. Nottingham match commentaries will bring you the action live as it unfolds, so ensure to tune in right from kick-off. However, only registered members can listen live for the commentaries.  The monthly price package for UK and international TV listeners is £5.99. And if you choose to go for a whole season's package, the price is £44.99. Go to the official Nottingham Forest website to subscribe and start streaming live matches if you missed the season ticket sales.

What is the Mascot ticket package at Nottingham Forest?

The mascot package allows young football fans who support Forest to meet staff and their football idols. It also includes a guide executive tour of the Forest dressing room and also gives you a chance to be at the pitchside during matches. Moreover, with the Nottingham Forest Mascot package, you get a chance to walk your favourite player onto the pitch wearing a complementary jersey, and enjoy a full-course meal in the Robin Hood suit.

Andy Delaney

Andy is a freelance sports writer with ten years of experience covering major sporting events across Europe. He has also been a season ticket holder at Old Trafford since 2008 and has visited over 40 football stadiums in the United Kingdom and abroad following the Reds.

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