By Max Winters For Mailonline
Published: 10:21 BST, 16 May 2019 | Updated: 10:30 BST, 16 May 2019
Arsenal have admitted they are 'bitterly disappointed' by the mounting challenges their fans are facing in reaching the Europa League final.
The Gunners are set to play Premier League rivals Chelsea in the competition's showpiece on May 29.
However, the final venue in Baku, Azerbaijan is proving problematic for supporters with travel arrangements proving difficult to sort.
Arsenal have admitted they are 'bitterly disappointed' by the venue for the Europa League final
The Gunners have released a statement voicing their concerns about the issues fans are facing
Only seven miles separates the London teams' stadiums, but their fans must embark on a 2,500-mile trip to attend the game.
There are only three scheduled flights per week between London and Baku, but all seats are sold out in the days before and after the match - other non-direct flights can take over 10 hours.
Driving the distance would take upwards of 50 hours behind the wheel, while a train journey could last as long as four days.
They have also been given an abysmal allocation of just 6,000 tickets, despite the stadium being capable of holding over 60,000 fans.
A statement from the club read: 'Everyone at Arsenal is delighted to have reached the UEFA Europa League final and we are all very much looking forward to the match against Chelsea.
'However, we are bitterly disappointed by the fact that