Bus services will be diverted on game days and queuing stations put in place at train stations. Please see below for relevant information from each transport operator.




Wales v New Zealand  1715 Saturday 30 October
Wales v South Africa 1730 Saturday 6 November
Wales v Fiji 1515 Sunday 14 November
Wales v Australia 1730 Saturday 20 November



Transport for Wales

On Saturday 20th November Cardiff Queen Street station will close at 18:30, please use Cardiff Central station.

If you're travelling from Swansea, Neath, Port Talbot or Bridgend, please use the following services as they offer more space:



Leaving Swansea at 08:22, 09:23, 10:22, 11:19, 12:19, 13:22, 14:21, 15: 23, 16:22, 17:26 
Leaving Neath at 08:34, 09:35, 10:34, 11:32, 12:31, 13:34, 14:33, 14:23, 15:34, 16:34, 17:38
Leaving Port Talbot Parkway at  08:41, 09:42, 10:42, 11:41, 12:09, 12:40, 13:07, 13:42, 14:41, 15:43, 16:41, 17:45
Leaving Bridgend at 08:55, 09:56, 10:56, 11:55, 12:26, 12:54, 13:21, 13:57, 14:55, 15:57, 16:55, 18:00


  • Trains will be extremely busy in the Cardiff area, especially Valleys services - use the TfW Capacity Checker to find trains with space.

  • Please use the earliest train service possible to travel into Cardiff. 

  • You must have a valid ticket for your journey before getting on the train - ticket checks will be in operation. Buy tickets before travel or use the TfW Rail app.

  • A queuing system will be in place at Cardiff Central Station after the game.


Cardiff Bus



Times of diversions

Wales v New Zealand

Saturday 30th October

13:15 until 20:30*

Wales v South Africa

Saturday 6th November

13:15 until 20:30*

Wales v Fiji

Sunday 14th November

11:15 until 18:15

Wales v Australia

Saturday 20th November

13:15 until 20:30*

*St Mary Street will not re-open and buses will follow their Saturday night diversions from 20:30.


For information on Park & Ride, please click herePlease note, Cardiff Bus will not be running event day Park & Ride, and timetables will remain the same.

Due to the ongoing regeneration scheme for Tudor Street, buses to the West will start and end at Fitzhamon Embankment on event days for 2021.


Route Number

City Centre Terminal Point

1 and 2 ▲

Canal Street.  Central Station JM & JN will not be served.


Canal Street

6 (baycar) ●

Customhouse Street (JG). Central Station JM & JN will not be served.


Canal Street

8, 9 to Cardiff Bay or Sports Village

Hayes Bridge Road (JH)

8 and 9 to Heath Hospital

Churchill Way


Churchill Way


Fitzhamon Embankment


Fitzhamon Embankment

17 and 18

Fitzhamon Embankment

21, 23 and 24

Greyfriars Road


Fitzhamon Embankment


Greyfriars Road

28, 28A and 28B

Greyfriars Road


Greyfriars Road


Greyfriars Road

44, 45, 45B

Churchill Way

49 and 50

Churchill Way


Greyfriars Road


Churchill Way


Greyfriars Road

57 and 58

Churchill Way


Fitzhamon Embankment

62, 63 and 63A

Fitzhamon Embankment


Fitzhamon Embankment


Fitzhamon Embankment

92, 92B, 93, 94 and 94B

Customhouse Street.  On Sundays and Bank Holiday Mondays buses arrive and depart from Fitzhamon Embankment all day.  

95 to Barry

Fitzhamon Embankment

95 to Heath Hospital

Greyfriars Road

96 and 96A

Fitzhamon Embankment

X45 towards St Mellons

Churchill Way

X45 towards Cardiff Bay Retail Park

Hayes Bridge Road (JH)


Dumfries Place HD

CCFC Shuttle Bus

Fitzhamon Embankment

▲ On event day services 1 and 2 do not serve the rear of Central Railway Station (Stop JM & JN) from the time roads are closed.

● On event day baycar runs between City Centre (Customhouse Street – JG) and Cardiff Bay only and does not serve the rear of Central Railway Station (stop JM) from the time roads are closed.



Newport Bus

Due to the Autumn International rugby events taking at the Principality Stadium in Cardiff, Service 30 will end and start from Greyfriars Road bus stop on the following days and times:

  • Saturday 30th October from 13:15 until 20:30
  • Saturday 6th Saturday from 13:15 until 20:30
  • Sunday 14th November from 11:15 until 18:15
  • Saturday 20th November from 13:15 until 20:30



Stagecoach in South Wales

Road Closures in Cardiff City Centre due to events in the Principality Stadium means buses will be diverted to Greyfriars Road:

Cardiff Road Closure Map

Additional Diversions to Specific Services as follows: 

Service 122/124: Will be diverted via Gabalfa Interchange & North Road during any road closures and will not serve Cathedral Road. 

Outside of these times, services will start from and finish at their normal stops.



Adventure Travel