1. How to get to Twickenham Stadium, London

Home to England’s national rugby team, Twickenham is the second-largest stadium in the UK. It has a capacity of 82,000 - that’s a lot of rugby fans making their way to South-West London at the same time. Luckily, there are plenty of different travel options to make your way to the stadium.

The nearest station to the stadium is the appropriately named Twickenham. It’s just a 10-minute walk away. Major stations in and around London offer direct trains to Twickenham, including London Waterloo, Clapham Junction, Ascot and Reading.

England’s Six Nations 2024 home matches

  • England v Wales: Saturday 10th February 2024
  • England v Ireland: Saturday 9th March 2024

Find out more about trains to London or book your tickets to Twickenham below.

2. How to get to the Aviva Stadium, Dublin

Able to hold 50,000 rugby fans, Aviva Stadium in central Dublin is Ireland’s national stadium and home to their national rugby team. The stadium boasts an incredible atmosphere during matches and that’s not just for rugby, as the Europa League Final was also held there in 2011.

From Dublin city centre, it’s around a 38-minute walk to the Aviva Stadium or a similar amount of time if you take the bus. Want to get there a bit quicker? Hop on the DART commuter rail system to Lansdowne Road station, which is situated right next to Aviva Stadium.

Ireland’s Six Nations 2024 home matches

  • Ireland v Italy: Sunday 11th February 2024
  • Ireland v Wales: Saturday 24th February 2024
  • Ireland v Scotland: Saturday 16th March 2024

If you’re heading to Dublin from the UK, why not consider Rail and Sail – a comfortable and sustainable alternative to flying.

3. How to get to the BT Murrayfield Stadium, Edinburgh

The largest stadium in Scotland, BT Murrayfield can seat 67,000 people and is the proud home of Scottish rugby. Located in Edinburgh, the city’s great transport links make it an easy stadium to reach from within Edinburgh and further afield.

BT Murrayfield Stadium is in the western corner of Edinburgh, around a 33-minute walk from the city centre. The quickest way to get there is by tram. Extra services run on match days from a range of stations including Edinburgh Airport, St Andrew Square and Haymarket station. If you want to travel by train, Haymarket is the nearest station to Murrayfield.

Scotland’s Six Nations 2024 home matches

  • Scotland v France: Saturday 10th February 2024
  • Scotland v England: Saturday 24th February 2024

Find out more about trains to Edinburgh or book your train tickets to the rugby below.

4. How to get to the Principality Stadium, Cardiff

Heading to a Wales match this year? The Principality Stadium – formerly the Millennium Stadium – is home to the Welsh rugby team and has previously been voted the best rugby stadium in the world. It's hosted iconic matches since opening in 1999 and the roar of Welsh fans when the roof is closed is said to be unrivalled.

With the Principality Stadium able to hold over 73,000 people, expect public transport to be extremely busy on match days. The most direct way to travel there is by train. The stadium is just a few minutes’ walk from Cardiff Central station, or a 15-minute walk from Cardiff Queen Street.

Wales’ Six Nations 2024 home matches

  • Wales v Scotland: Friday 2nd February 2024
  • Wales v France: Sunday 10th March 2024
  • Wales v Italy: Saturday 16th March 2024

If you’re heading into the Welsh capital from elsewhere, check out our trains to Cardiff guide, or secure your tickets below.

5. How to get to the Stadio Olimpico, Rome

The Stadio Olimpico in the North of Rome is the famous home of AS Roma football club, as well as Italy’s home Six Nation matches. It’s also previously hosted prestigious events like the Olympics and the World Cup.

If you’re travelling on the Metro, the nearest station is Ottaviano. From there it’s around a 30-minute walk. If you don’t fancy the walk, there’s also a bus that departs from outside the station that will take you the rest of the way.

You can also reach Stadio Olimpico by the No. 2 tram, just hop off at Mancini and stroll across the Tiber River to reach your destination.

Italy’s Six Nations 2024 home matches

  • Italy v England: Saturday 3rd February 2024
  • Italy v Scotland: Saturday 9th March 2024

Find out more about Italian train travel with our guide to trains in Italy, or start your search for tickets below.

6. How to get to Orange Vélodrome, Marseille

Orange Vélodrome is located in the south of Marseille, about 2 miles from the city centre and less than 1 mile from Marseille Saint-Charles station.

To reach the stadium, take the train to Marseille and get off at Marseille Saint-Charles station, then jump on metro line 2. Finally, get off at either Rond-Point du Prado or Sainte Marguerite Dromel (both located on different sides of Orange Vélodrome).

7. How to get to Decathlon Arena, Lille

Located 15 minutes from Lille city centre, as well as 10 minutes from Lille-Lesquin airport, the Decathlon Arena in Lille can be easily reached by public transport.

Simply take the train to Lille and get off at Lille Europe or Lille Flandres station. From there, you can continue your journey to the stadium by metro: take line 1 and get off at 'Cité Scientifique' or '4 Cantons' - you'll be only a short walk away from the stadium.

8. How to get to Groupama Stadium, Lyon

Groupama Stadium is located around 7 miles from Lyon city centre. To get there, you'll need to take a train to Lyon and get off at Lyon Part-Dieu station. From there, take tram line 3 and get off at Decines Grand Large station, which is only a 10-minute walk from the stadium.

France's Six Nations 2024 home matches

  • France v Ireland: Friday 2nd February 2024
  • France v Italy: Sunday 25th February 2024
  • France v England: Saturday 16th March 2024.

Travel tips

Now you know how to get to the stadiums, we thought we’d share some extra tips on how to cut the cost of your train travel.

Book in advance

Most train companies release their cheapest tickets in advance. In the UK it’s usually 12 weeks before the date of travel, whereas in France and Italy it can be between 3 to 6 months ahead of time. If you've got your rugby tickets sorted, it’s worth booking your train tickets as soon as possible to get the best savings.

Group train tickets

In the UK, many of the train companies offer GroupSave train tickets during Off-Peak and Super Off-Peak times – saving you up to 34% if you’re travelling in a group of 3 to 9 people.

If you’re heading to a match in Italy, Trenitalia – the main train company in Italy – have an Offerta Insieme offer for groups of 2 to 5 people, meaning you can receive a 50% discount on Base tickets in First and Second Class on most trains. Find out more about Italy train offers.

Heading to a match in Paris? Groups of 4 to 7 people can receive a 25% discount on TGV and Intercités trains.

Get a Railcard (UK only)

If you’re heading to Twickenham, Murrayfield or the Principality Stadium, why not see if you can qualify for one of nine national Railcards. Whether you’re travelling with a friend, live in a certain part of the UK or fall into a certain age category, you can save up to 1/3 on train travel for a whole year for just £30.

So, what are you waiting for? Book your Six Nations 2024 train travel today!