WRU has partnered with Big Green Coach, the UK’s largest event travel agency, to provide special coach services for supporters traveling to Cardiff on Saturday 5 November for the Wales v New Zealand game at the Principality Stadium.
Return coach travel is available from 23 destinations across Wales and major cities including Birmingham, Reading and London direct to Cardiff city centre. Return coach tickets start from £28, and all coaches should arrive well before the game and will drive fans home after full time.
Tickets can be purchased online via: https://www.biggreencoach.co.uk/events/wales-v-new-zealand-coach-travel-to-principality-stadium-cardiff
Big Green Coach manager Danny Newby said: “We are delighted to be able to help the WRU bring the fans to the game during the UK railway strike. We are aware that getting to the game can be stressful, especially as the train is not an option, so we have organized a large number of coaches and look forward to welcoming the fantastic fans on board.
Principality Stadium Manager Mark Williams said: “Since we became aware of the industrial action, we have worked closely with our partners at Cardiff Council, Transport for Wales and the Welsh Government to ensure that this device remains accessible and that a certain number of measures have been taken. introduced to help supporters.
“A Wales home game against New Zealand at the Principality Stadium is always a fantastic experience, and we look forward to hosting another magnificent occasion in the Autumn Nations Series opener, but we urge fans should also allow plenty of time to enter the city and plan their travels in advance.
Big Green Coach is fully committed to protecting the environment and will offset any carbon produced for these coach services – making the Big Green Coach network carbon neutral rugby.
Transport for return coaches to Wales
Supporters can also access a return coach service provided by Transport for Wales. TfW will provide services from the Abercynon station car park and Pontypridd station (in front of the station) at 11am and 11.30am on Saturday 5 November, with return buses available at 6pm and 6.30pm after the match.
Coaches will drop off and depart from the Civic Center (Cardiff King Edward VII Avenue) in Cardiff city centre, a short walk from Principality Stadium.
Return coach tickets must be booked in advance. Existing train tickets are not valid for coach travel. Capacity is limited and tickets will be issued on a first come, first served basis.
Coaches can be booked here www.tfw.wales/places/events/wales-v-new-zealand
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