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Wales vs England Rugby World Cup Warm Up, Principality Stadium- Saturday 17th August 2019

Kick-off: 14:15

On Saturday 17th August, Cardiff’s streets will once again be bustling with the cheers and celebrations of rugby fans as Wales play long-time foes England at the iconic Principality Stadium. This will be the second time the two teams face off as part of their 2019 World Cup preparations, following a fixture at Twickenham Stadium on 11th August.

Wales will be hoping for a convincing win on the back of their 2019 Guinness Six Nations Grand Slam victory under head coach Warren Gatland. They also achieved their highest World Rugby ranking (2nd) and a record 14-match winning streak this winter.

However, England will have a point of their own to prove after a 21-13 defeat against Wales at the Principality Stadium in February. With both teams wanting to get their Japan preparations successfully under way, this is sure to be a hotly contested competition that rugby fans will not want to miss!


Want to travel to this event?

Please be aware that there will be a fully city centre road closure in place for this event. Details of service alterations, diversions and queuing systems can be found on our disruptions page.

The Principality Stadium is easily accessible by public transport. Cardiff Central Station (just over the road) operates mainline services from West Wales, the Midlands, the South Coast and London.

Cardiff Queen Street Station is a 15 minute walk away and serves local rail services across Cardiff and from the South Wales Valleys.

There is also a number of bus services that stop a short distance from the stadium grounds. Please check the diversion routes in place for these services before you travel as many roads surrounding the stadium will be closed.


Public Transport

To make your journey by public transport, please use our Journey Planner to find the most convenient route, along with times and services that are running.

If you’d like to find a bus timetable, head over to our Timetables page. Here, you can search for a specific bus route or your location to view timetables of services in the area. You will also have the option to print the timetable to take with you on your trip.


Walk & Cycle

You can also use our journey planner to find walking and cycling routes to get to your event. If you live close by, walking can be a great way to explore the scenery and soak up the atmosphere before the event!

You can find out more information on our Cycling and Walking page.


We also offer a Freephone telephone service. One of our friendly advisors will be on hand to answer any of your public transport information queries and to help you plan your journey. Give us a call on 0800 464 00 00 for free!

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