Six Nations - Wales v Scotland

Six Nations - Wales v Scotland

3 February 2018

Wales and Scotland will get proceedings underway when they meet in the opening match of the 2018 Six Nations Championship at the Principality Stadium, Cardiff on Saturday 3rd February.

The Scots ended a 10-year losing streak against the Welsh with an impressive 29-13 victory during the 2017 Championship.

Wales and Scotland have contested a total of 122 rugby test matches since their first meeting in 1883. Wales have won 70 of those matches, whilst Scotland have won 49. There have been three drawn matches between the two nations.


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Principality Stadium, Westgate Street, Cardiff, CF10 1NS

Stadium Enquiries: 0844 249 1999 | WRU Ticket Hotline: 0844 847 1881

Recommended station

The nearest train station to the Principality Stadium is Cardiff Central Rail Station. This is approximately five minutes walk between the two. You should be able to see the Stadium upon exiting the station, with sign posts also showing visitors the way. Cardiff Central Station operates several main line connection routes to and from London, Birmingham, Manchester, South West England and West Wales.

Train services into Cardiff can be extremely busy. Our advice if you are travelling by train to attend a game is to try and arrive well before the event starts.

Some Cardiff Central station car parks will be closed prior to and during the games and Cardiff Queen Street will typically close just before the end of the event.  

You should head back to Cardiff Central station after the event where a queuing system will be in place to get everyone home safely. You could be expected to queue outside the station before being allowed onto the platform to board a train. 

No reservations on GWR services from Cardiff to any destination from 16:05 until 20:15.

What's happening with the trains?

Due to engineering work:

Two out of four lines closed at various points between London and Reading.

Southampton to Fareham closed all day.

Totes to Plymouth closed all day. 

Due to the popularity of this event there is expected to be busy times pre match 09:00 - 13:00 and post match 16:15 - 19:30. 

Plan Your Journey to this event

You can plan your journey to this event by using the National Rail Enquiries real-time Journey Planner.

Last updated:   31 January 2018