Wales have claimed 69 victories compared to Ireland’s 51 in the two teams’ 127 game history. Most recently, the Welsh Dragons reigned triumphant in the final round of the 2019 Guinness Six Nations championship, beating Ireland 25-7 and ultimately claiming the Grand Slam title.
Having been on the receiving end of this decisive defeat, Ireland are expected to come back fighting this August as both teams prepare for the 2019 Rugby World Cup in Japan. This will be the first of two thrilling warm up matches between Wales and Ireland, with the second taking place at the Aviva Stadium in September.
Want to travel to this event?
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.
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!