Trains to the Six Nations Rugby

Take a day trip to a Six Nations Rugby match.

For any rugby fans around the world, the Six Nations Championship is the highlight of the rugby season. Travelling to Six Nations Rugby doesn't have to be difficult. Take an Avanti West Coast train to Six Nations fixtures and take the hassle out of your journey.

What are the Six Nations Fixtures for 2023?

Five rounds and fifteen fixtures make up the Six Nations fixtures for 2023.

Round one:

  • Wales vs Ireland
  • England vs Scotland
  • Italy vs France

Round two:

  • Ireland vs France
  • Scotland vs Wales
  • England vs Italy

Round three:

  • Italy vs Ireland
  • Wales vs England
  • France vs Scotland

Round four:

  • Italy vs Wales
  • England vs France
  • Scotland vs Ireland

Round five:

  • Scotland vs Ireland
  • France vs Wales
  • Ireland vs England.

The first round takes place on February 4 and 5, 2023, at Principality, Twickenham, and Rome’s Stadio Olimpico, respectively. Round two is on February 11 and 12, 2023, at Aviva, Principality, and Twickenham stadiums. Round three goes from February 25 and 26, 2023, at Stadio Olimpico, Principality Stadium, and Stade de France. On March 11 and 12, 2023, the fourth round will commence at Stadio Olimpico, Twickenham, and the BT Murrayfield Stadium. The final round will happen on March 18, 2023, at BT Murrayfield Stadium, Stade de France, and Aviva Stadium.

How to get to Twickenham Stadium by train

There are several ways to get to Twickenham stadium, including by car, bus, train, or plane. With delays and diversions on the road, using a train may be your best option to get to the stadium.

Several train stations are accessible from Twickenham Stadium within minutes of walking. Take your local train to Twickenham Rail Station, Whitton Rail Station, St Margaret’s Rail Station, Richmond Rail and Tube, or Hounslow East Tube. From Twickenham, walk 10 minutes to the stadium, and from Whitton or St Margaret’s, walk for 20 minutes. From Richmond Rail and Tube, the walk is eight minutes, while the walk is 30 minutes from Hounslow East Tube.

How to get to Murrayfield Stadium by train

Taking the train to Murrayfield Stadium can set the tone with a great atmosphere and time outdoors with the fans. The closest station to Murrayfield Stadium is Haymarket Station, a 30-minute walk from the stadium. You simply walk from the west end of Princes Street until you reach the stadium. You can also take the train to Haymarket then hop in a taxi or on the bus to get to the venue.

How to get to Principality Stadium by train

Like the other Six Nations locations, there are several ways to get there, including bus, car or train. However, the train may be the most effective for getting to Principality.

Principality Stadium is a step away from Cardiff Central Station and takes only a five-minute walk. Upon exiting the station, you should see signs pointing toward the stadium – follow the signage, and you’ll be at the game in no time.

Getting to Six Nations Rugby Stadiums

We have a whole list of Rugby Stadiums situated on our Avanti West Coast route. From Scotland and Wales to South West London, you can use our trains to get almost everywhere during the Six Nations Tournament 2023.

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Group train tickets to the Six Nations

Take the train to Six Nations with all your friends and save on your tickets. Purchasing group train tickets to the Six Nations locations you want to visit can make travelling together more affordable and fun.

For small groups of three to nine people, you can book your tickets together directly from Avanti West Coast. Choose how many people will be travelling and book your ticket on the Avanti West Coast website for an automatic discount on your fare. For larger groups of 10 or more, contact Avanti using the Group Travel Form and get help from the Avanti Groups team for savings.

Other ways to save on your train ticket to the Six Nations

Whether or not you are travelling in a group, you can still save on your train tickets. Book your tickets directly to save on booking fees, and book in advance to take advantage of discounted prices. Travel at off-peak hours to get a discount on your ticket. You can find out more about off-peak travel here. Plan to take more trips? Choose an Avanti Railcard and get a personalised card with a one-off payment and save with a discount on all your off-peak rail fares for one or three years. Railcards are available depending on age and student or family status. Anyone can find a suitable Railcard.


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