Guinness Six Nations Travel Advice

guinness six nations travel advice

Twickenham Travel Information

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Twickenham is where England rugby play all of their home games. The 82,000 seater stadium is accessible via Car, rail and bus and is in close proximity to various major international airports.

Twickenham by car

Exit the M25 at junction 12 and take the M3. This will turn into the A316, and Twickenham Stadium is just off the Whitton Road roundabout next to the Lexus / Toyota car dealership.

Twickenham parking

It is advisable to pre-book parking before the event and you can do so here. For your sattelite navigation please use Rugby Road, TW1 1DZ.

Twickenham by train

Twickenham stadium is accessible from the following stations which are all within a 10 minute walk:

Twickenham Rail Station
Whitton Rail Station
St Margaret’s Rail Station

Twickenham by bus

Twickenham stadium is accessible from the following bus routes which are all within a 10 minute walk:

281 route, 481 route, 681 route, H20 route, 267 route

Twickenham by air

The easiest airport to access Twickenham is via Heathrow airport, which is only a few miles away. London City is 20 miles to Twickenham and Gatwick is a little further away at 30 miles.

Hotels near Twickenham

You can search for hotels in and around the Twickenham Stadium or alternatively find hotels a little further away in central London.

Aviva Stadium Travel Information

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The Aviva Stadium in Dublin has a capacity of 51,700 and hosts all of the Irish Rugby union teams home games. Here is all the travel information to help you get to the Lansdowne Road stadium, known as the Aviva Stadium.

Aviva Stadium by car

Starting on Nassau Street travel up Merrion Square and Lowe Mount Street. travel across the canal bridge and drive up the Northumberland Road. At the SECOND set of traffic lights turn left onto Lansdowne Road, the stadium will be on your left.

Aviva Stadium parking

The Aviva Stadium has a carpark located just after entrance A on the right. The car park is charged at €2.00 per hour, to a maximum of €10.00 and is open 24 hours per day.

Aviva Stadium by train/Luas

The Dublin train system, known as DART, give great access to the Aviva Stadium. Take a DART train from Connolly or Pearce Stations to get to the Lansdowne Road station which is right next to the station.

The Luas tram line is an option although the closest stop is still a good 20 minute walk to the stadium. You can always change from Luas to DART at the Connolly station.

Aviva Stadium by bus

Bus transportation is a great way to get to the Aviva Stadium with the following routes going to the stadium from the city centre, the most convenient are the 1, 4, 18 and 47.

Aviva Stadium by air

Dublin airport is the main airport in Ireland and hosts flights to and from many major International flightpaths from Europe and beyond.

Hotels near the Aviva Stadium

You can find hotels near the Aviva Stadium if you are planning on traveling to Dublin to see Ireland’s home games for the Six Nations.

BT Murrayfield Travel Information

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Murrayfield is the stadium which hosts all of Scotland’s international rugby fixtures. The 67,144 capacity stadium is located in the west of Edinburgh city. Here is all the travel information you need to get to the games.

BT Murrayfield by car

There are many restrictions in place during match days within Edinburgh city centre imposed by the council. We would therefore advise against driving to the Stadium. You can however, view the restrictions here. The address of BT Murrayfield is BT Murrayfield Stadium, Roseburn Street, Edinburgh, EH12 5PJ.

BT Murrayfield parking

sAs above, there are many restriction in place in Edinburgh city centre during match days so we would advise against driving near the stadium. We would however advise you check out the many ‘park and ride’ options here.

BT Murrayfield by train

There are two railway stations in Edinburgh, accessible from many areas of the wider United Kingdom. Waverley Station is a short bus, tram or taxi ride to the stadium. Haymarket Station is a 20 minute walk and a short tram or taxi ride.

BT Murrayfield by bus

There are a few bus companies in Edinburgh and the following services are convenient for the stadium.
Lothian Buses:
1, 2, 22, 30 at Westfield Road
3, 25, 33, 38 at Gorgie Road
12, 26, 31at Corstorphine Road
100 at Corstorphine Road
First Bus:
21A, 22, 38, 38A at Corstorphine Road
Scottish Citylink:
900 at Corstorphine Road

BT Murrayfield by air

You can fly into Edinburgh airport from many international destinations using many carriers. The airport is only 7 miles from the city centre and is accessible via bus, tram and taxi.

Hotels near Murrayfield

You can find hotels near Murrayfield for the Six Nations games where Scotland are playing at home. The results will show you all hotels in central Edinburgh.

Principality Stadium Travel Information

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The Principality Stadium, also known as the Millenium Stadium, plays host to various Welsh international team events amongst other events. Sometimes referred to as the ‘Dragon’s lair’ by the Welsh rugby fans, the Principality is a massive 74,500 capacity stadium. Here is all you need to know in order to get there.

Principality by car

The Principality Stadium is in the heart of the Cardiff city centre, Westgate Street, Cardiff CF10 1NS. There are often driving and parking restrictions in place on match days. Details of those restrictions are available here.

Principality parking

The closest car park to the stadium is on Quay Street (CF10 1DZ), opposite Gate 3. We would advise using park and ride facilities, details of which can be found here.

Principality by train

The Principality Stadium is situated just a short five minutes’ walk from Cardiff Central Railway Station. Leave the station’s entrance on the Northern side and bear left at the exit for Gates 5, 6 and 7 Wood Street or by going straight ahead from the exit to Westgate Street for Gates 4, 3, 2 continuing around to Gate 1 on Castle Street.

Principality by bus

Principality Stadium is just five minutes’ walk of Cardiff Central Bus Station which is located next to Cardiff Central Railway Station. Passengers can access the Stadium by exiting the bus station and bearing left along Wood Street for Gates 5, 6 and 7 or by bearing right along Wood Street to Westgate Street for Gates 4, 3, 2 continuing around to Gate 1 on Castle Street.

Principality by air

Cardiff airport is just a short hop from Cardiff city centre and the airport services many international destinations. From there it is easy to connect to the stadium via, bus or taxi.

Hotels near the Principality Stadium

You can find hotels near the Principality Stadium or ‘Millenium Stadium’ in Cardiff for Wales home Six Nations matches.

Stade de France Travel Information

how to get to the stade de france

The Stade de France plays host to many global events, including the France national rugby team. It is located at the following address Stade de France 93200 Saint-Denis, France.

Stade de France by car

You can get to the Stade de France by car by taking the A1 motorway (N°2 exit ‘Stade de France’) and A86 motorway (N°9 exit ‘Saint Denis – La Plaine Stade de France. There will be restrictions in place on march day so follow any and all diversions.

Stade de France parking

You can’t purchase car parking tickets on event day, you will need to do it in advance and you can do so here. There are height restrictions in play at the Stade de France car parks. P1 and P3 have restrictions of 2.10 metres and P3 has a restriction of 2 metres. Here are the advisable parking options by the following gates:

Gates N, R, S, T, U, X, Y = P1
Gates H, J, K, L, N, R = P2
Gates Z, A, B, C, D, E, G, H, J, K = P3

Stade de France by train

You can get to the Stade de France by train lines B, D and 13. The trains run every 3 to 6 minutes covering many central stations. Please note that B and D are suburban trains and 13 is an underground line.

Stade de France by air

Rugby fans should travel to France via the Charles De Gaulle airport. From there you can get to the stadium via central Paris by bus, train and taxi.

Hotels near the Stade de France

Find hotels in Paris to enjoy the French capital or alter the search destination to choose Stade de France for something close to the ground.

Stadio Olimpico Travel Information

how to get to the stadio olympico

The Stadio Olimpico is where Italy play their home six nations games. Here we have all the travel information you need to get to the games.

Stadio Olimpico by car

The Stadio Olimpico is located Viale dei Gladiatori, 00135 Roma RM, Italy. To get there by car make your way to the Rome ringroad and then take exit N5 towards Flaminia. From there follow the signs to Foro Italico.

Stadio Olimpico parking

There are dozens of car parks within 10-20 minute walk of the Stadio Olimpico and you can book spaces on sites such as this one in advance of the game.

Stadio Olimpico by train

Tram 2 is the easiest to take to get to Stadio Olimpico. You will need to go in the direction of Mancini and get off at Mancini.

Stadio Olimpico by bus

Take bus 32 north of Vatican City at metro stop Ottaviano. Take the bus in the direction of Tor di Quinto and get off at stop Stadio Tennis. You can also get bus 280 at Castel Sant’Angelo or metro Lepanto. Go in the direction of Mancini and get off at Stadio Tennis.

Stadio Olimpico by air

Rugby fans will want to book flights to Rome airport and then travel to the stadium via Rome city centre and this can be done by bus, metro, or taxi.

Hotels near the Stadio Olimpico

You can find hotels in Rome to enjoy the city or alter the search destination to find something nearer to the stadium for all of Italy’s home games during the Six Nations championships.