Cardiff Blues – Friday 2nd February, 7:45pm
Details updated on 5th January
Cardiff Blues play at the Arms Park, which is within walking distance of Cardiff Central station and the main bus/coach station.
Great Western Railway operate an regular service from London Paddington & Reading to Cardiff. Direct services have journey times of about 2 hours 5 minutes from London and 1 hour 35 minutes from Reading.
As the last train back from Cardiff is at 9:26pm (or 9:30pm changing at Bristol) a day trip is not possible.
As Wales host Scotland in the Six Nations on the Saturday, overnight accomodation in Cardiff is likely to be limited – however there are later trains to places such as Newport & Bristol, which may give more choice.
National Express operates a direct coach service from London Victoria coach station to Cardiff, with journey times between 3 1/2 & 4 hours. There is a coach back to London at 2:40am on the Saturday and the 11:15pm coach on the Friday evening would get you back as far as Heathrow.
From Reading-Mereoak there are no direct services for the outward journey, but services are available with a change at Bristol or Heathrow. There is a direct coach back to Reading at 11:15pm.
For those driving – see details from the Cardiff Blues website – or put CF10 1JA into your SatNav.
It does not look as if there is much parking available at the stadium, but there are public car parks within walking distance.
Should be available from the Cardiff Blues Ticket website – although not currently listed.