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UEFA Champions League Final

UEFA Champions League Final & Festival. 1st – 4th June 2017

The UEFA Champions League Final will be taking place on Saturday 3rd June 2017 at the National Stadium of Wales (Principality Stadium).

From the 1st – 4th June 2017, Cardiff will play host to a range of exciting games and entertainment across the city, as follows:

1st – 4th June – UEFA Champions Festival @ Cardiff Bay

1st June – UEFA Women’s Champions League Final @ Cardiff City Stadium

3rd June – UEFA Champions League Final @ National Stadium of Wales

Up to 170,000 additional people will be travelling into Cardiff during this time, which is anticipated to be the biggest and busiest sporting event ever hosted by the city.

JOURNEY PLANNER DISCLAIMER: There are likely to be disruptions and last minute transport changes on the day. We will update our journey planning information as best as we can in advance of the event, however for any last minute changes during the week of the event, please check the official Cardiff 2017 website here.

BUS TRAVEL: Please be aware that NO BUSES WILL BE GOING INTO CARDIFF CITY CENTRE. Service arrangements are subject to change. Please check any specific stops & service disruptions with your operator, or speak to one of the stewards available in town.

Follow us on Twitter @TravelineCymru where we will be retweeting all the important travel information from operators. You can also follow the official travel information and advice channel for the UEFA Champions League Final on Twitter @Cardiff17Travel.

If you’re unsure of any information, you can also call us on our Freephone number 0800 464 0000 and our bilingual team will be on hand to help. We’re open daily from 7am – 8pm.

 

TRANSPORT TO BE AT ITS BUSIEST SATURDAY 3RD JUNE 2017

Due to the scale of the event, transport services around the city will exceptionally busy, particularly on Saturday 3rd June. There will also be extensive road closures across the city for safety reasons and to manage the high volume of visitors in the city.


Please see below for more transport information for the event:

PUBLIC TRANSPORT
ROAD CLOSURES
SECURITY
PLANNING AHEAD & TOP TIPS
GOING TO THE EVENT


PUBLIC TRANSPORT

TRAVELLING BY TRAIN

ARRIVA TRAINS WALES

For full details and journey information, please visit the Arriva Trains Wales website here.

In particular, on Saturday 3rd June, the day of the UEFA Champions League Final, train services are expected to be exceptionally busy through to the early hours of Sunday morning.  

Please check your journey plans before you travel at www.arrivatrains.wales or www.gwr.com

TRAIN STATIONS

There will be a number of changes to the way in which Cardiff stations operate during the event. For information on these changes to the train stations, please click here.

BUS TRAVEL

Some local bus and coach services TBC. We will update this information as soon as it becomes available, or please contact your local operator.

Please be aware that NO BUSES WILL BE GOING INTO CARDIFF CITY CENTRE. Service arrangements are subject to change. Please check any specific stops & service disruptions with your operator, or speak to one of the stewards available in town.

Please see the links below to operators who will be affected and their disruptions:

Cardiff Bus

Please click here to see where to catch your bus from in Cardiff city centre.


Edwards Coaches

During the Champions League closures, Edwards Coaches services will start and terminate at Park Place.

First Cymru

Thursday 1st, Friday 2nd, Sunday 4th June 2016:  Lloyd George Avenue will be closed and services X10 and T1C will be unable to access the Wales Millennium Centre stop during the closure. Services will be diverted via Dumballs Road & James Street and the alternative stop for customers is Mermaid Quay.

3rd June 2017: X10 & T1C Will be unable to serve Cardiff Bay due to Road closures and will also be unable to terminate or commence journeys from Custom House Street. Both services will operate to Cardiff via Leckwith and will terminate and start from Tudor Street.

Service X2 to Bridgend and Porthcawl will depart from Taff’s Mead Embankment during this period. Services will enter Cardiff via Neville Street and Clare Street as normal, then across the junction to the Embankment and return.

It is expected that there will be considerable traffic congestion in the area during the event and this may have an adverse effect on services, particularly on 3rd June.

New Adventure Travel

1st, 2nd and 4th June

From West and East

X1 will operate via Neville Street, Clare Street, Tudor Street, Wood Street, Havelock Street, Park Street, Westgate Street, Wood Street and vice versa.

From the South

T9 will operate via Schooner Way rather than Lloyd George Avenue

89A/B will operate via Bute Street rather than Lloyd George Avenue

X8 and X11 will terminate at Mermaid Quay Bus Stop


Friday 2nd June

From the North

X8 will operate via Boulevard De Nantes, Stuttgarter Strasse, Dumfries Place, Station Terrace; Guildford Street, Churchill Way, Bute Terrace, Customhouse Street, Penarth Road, Tresillian Way, Callaghan Square, and will terminate at Mermaid Quay bus stop.

320 will operate via Lower Cathedral Road, Clare Street, Tudor Street, Wood Street, Havelock Street, Park Street, Westgate Street, Wood Street, Tudor Street, Clare Street, Lower Cathedral Road

From West and East

X1 will operate via Neville Street, Clare Street, Tudor Street, Wood Street, Havelock Street, Park Street, Westgate Street, Wood Street and vice versa.

X11 will operate via St Mary’s Street, Wood Street, Havelock Street, Westgate Street, Wood Street, Tudor Street, Clare Road

From the South

T9 will operate via Schooner Way rather than Lloyd George Avenue

89A/B will operate via Bute Street rather than Lloyd George Avenue


Saturday 3rd June


From the North
X8 and G1 will terminate at Park Place
320 will terminate at Taffs Mead Embankment  

From the East
X1 and X11 will terminate at Dumfries Place

From the West
X1 will terminate at Taffs Mead Embankment

From the South
304, 89A/B and T9 will terminate at Dumfries Place.

X8 and X11 will be suspended due to the volume of road closures

No services will be serving Cardiff Bay 

Newport Bus

On Saturday 3rd June, Newport Bus 30 service will be terminating and departing Dumfries Place but on an alternative timetable.

The X30 services will operate normal timetable but will only operate to/from UHW in Cardiff.

Stagecoach Bus

Please ciick here to see the arrangements for Stagecoach in South Wales bus services.

Click here to also see a map of the temporary bus stops Stagecoach services will be using on Saturday 3rd June.

 

ROAD CLOSURES

There will be road closures and diversions in the city centre on Saturday 3rd June, and around Cardiff Bay and Castle Street from the 1st – 4th June. Please see the map below for the extent of the road closures within the city and the dates they are applicable. You can also see the Cardiff 2017 website here for more details on the planned road closures.

Please click here to see a larger version of the map.

The maps below also show the busy periods coming in and out of Cardiff on Saturday 3rd June 2017:

Busy periods coming into Cardiff Saturday 3rd June. Click here to see a larger version of the map.

Busy periods from Cardiff, Saturday 3rd June. Click here to see a larger version of the map.


SECURITY

This will be the biggest security operation undertaken in Cardiff, with extra officers and staff from all over the country arriving in the area to help police the event.

South Wales Police and partners are planning ahead to ensure the event is safe and that potential disruption to local services and impact on local communities and businesses will be minimised.

For full information on the security for the event, please click here.

 

PLANNING AHEAD & TOP TIPS

It is advised that you should avoid travel on Saturday 3rd June, unless your journey is essential. If you will be travelling on the day, please make sure to allow extra time for your journey.

With the festival taking place in Cardiff Bay from the 1st – 4th June, it can be a great chance to soak up the atmosphere and make the most of the activities and entertainment surrounding the Champions League. Plan your journey in advance using our services below!

  • Journey Planner – find your routes, timetables and maps of your journey.
  • Timetables – search for your bus service to view and download the full timetable information.
  • Bus Stop Finder – search for a location to see the nearest bus stops in the area, and see which services are due to arrive at these stops.
  • Download our free mobile app for Android and iPhone to find your journey information.
  • Call us free on 0800 464 0000 where our bilingual team will be on hand to help daily between 7am – 8pm.

Please be aware we will update our journey planner as best as we can in advance of the event. However, for last minute changes and updates during the week of the Champions League, please follow us on Twitter @TravelineCymru or visit the official Champions League website here.

For more tips and advice, please click here.


GOING TO THE EVENT

Got tickets to the game? If you're visiting Cardiff for the match, there are lots of things for you to do whilst you're here, and ways for you to get around.

For all the information you'll need on getting to the game and around Cardiff, please click here.

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