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British and Irish Lions v Japan (2021 Lions Tour)
June 26, 2021 @ 3:00 pm BST
The British and Irish Lions play their first match on ‘home’ soil since 2005, as they warm up for the tour to South Africa with a first ever match against Japan. This will also be a first match for the Lions at Murrayfield, with their last ‘home’ fixture in 2005 being a 25-25 draw with Argentina at the Millennium Stadium.
Where is British and Irish Lions v Japan being played?
The match venue has confirmed as Murrayfield Stadium in Edinburgh, a full guide including history and travel information is available here.
British and Irish Lions Tour 2021
A guide to the British and Irish Lions Tour of South Africa in 2021 is available here.
How do I get tickets for British and Irish Lions v Japan?
Ticket information for Lions fans is available on their official website here.
Travel to British and Irish Lions v Japan
Train – The closest train station to Murrayfield is Haymarket rail station, approximately a 20 minute walk from the stadium. The station has services from most of Scotland, including Fife and Glasgow, as well as further afield to London King’s Cross.
Edinburgh’s primary station, Waverley, is approximately a 40 minute walk away or a bus/tram ride away. As well as serving much of Scotland, the station has links to London, York, Leeds, Sheffield, Derby, Birmingham New Street, Bristol Temple Meads, Exeter St Davids and Plymouth.
Thinking of catching a train to Edinburgh? Search and book your journey through the Trainline here.
Further travel information is available on the Murrayfield Stadium guide.
Hotels for British and Irish Lions v Japan
Use TripAdvisor to find some great places to stay in Edinburgh by clicking here.
Last Updated on June 24, 2021 by Sports Tourist