Aviva Stadium (Dublin, Republic of Ireland)

Aviva Stadium

The Aviva Stadium opened in 2010 on the site of the former Lansdowne Road Stadium it was built to replace.

The stadium is home to both Ireland’s national rugby union and football team’s, as well as hosting as Leinster Rugby matches when their usual home of the RDS Arena has insufficient capacity.

The Aviva Stadium has hosted major sporting events including the 2011 UEFA Europa League final and the 2013 European Rugby Champions Cup. It was due to host four matches at UEFA Euro 2020 but was replaced as the government could not provide assurances that fans would be able to attend due to the Covid-19 pandemic.

Tenants: Ireland National Rugby Union team, Republic of Ireland National Football team & Leinster Rugby

Opened: 2010

Capacity: 51,700

Address: Lansdowne Road, Ballsbridge, Dublin 4


The Aviva Stadium in Dublin

Tickets at Aviva Stadium

Aviva Stadium

Republic of Ireland Football Tickets

Ticket information is available through the official FAI website here.

Ireland Rugby Tickets

Ticket information is available through the official IRFU website here.

Leinster Rugby Tickets

Ticket information is available through the official Leinster Rugby website here.


Location & Travel to Aviva Stadium

The stadium is located in the Ballsbridge area of Dublin.

Air – Dublin Airport is about 15km north of Dublin or about a 25 minute drive. The airport has flights to a number of international airports.

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Bus – Bus number 4, 7 and 7A travel from Trinity College to Ballsbridge, Northumberland Road which is just under a 10 minute walk to the stadium.

Luas – The closest stations on the Luas tram/light rail system are at Charlemont or Point Village, both about 2km away.

Train – Lansdowne Road station is next to the Aviva Stadium, with train numbers 13 and 16 running through the station.

Walk – The Aviva Stadium is about a 35 minute walk from the city centre.


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Further Information & Events

Aviva Stadium Official Website

FAI Official Website

IRFU Official Website

Leinster Rugby Official Website

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