Twickenham Stadium (London)

Twickenham Stadium

Often referred to as the home of Rugby Union, Twickenham Stadium is the second largest stadium in the UK, fourth largest in Europe and largest in the world dedicated to rugby.

Twickenham has been hosting England rugby international’s since 1910 and has hosted the Rugby World Cup Final on two occasions (1991 and 2015), as well as both Semi Final’s for the 1999 Rugby World Cup.

The stadium also regularly hosts other rugby events including the Premiership Rugby final and season opening London Double Header, World Rugby Sevens, the Varsity Match (between Oxford and Cambridge) and several European Rugby Champions Cup final’s.

Tenants: England National Rugby Union team

Opened: 1909

Capacity: 82,000

Address: 200 Whitton Road, Twickenham, TW2 7BA

Tickets at Twickenham Stadium

England National Rugby Union team tickets

To purchase tickets for events at Twickenham Stadium, use Ticketmaster by clicking here.

Twickenham Stadium Tour & World Rugby Museum

Located in Twickenham Stadium’s South Stand, the World Rugby Museum has the most extensive collection of rugby football memorabilia in the world, including the world’s oldest jersey and the world’s oldest international football trophy, the Calcutta Cup.

The World Rugby Museum is open Tuesday to Saturday (10:00 – 17:00) and Sunday’s (11:00 – 17:00). Opening times vary for match days.

Twickenham Stadium Tours run Tuesday to Friday (10:30, 12:30, 14:30), Saturday’s (10:30, 12:00, 13:00, 14:30) and Sunday’s (11:30, 13:00, 14:30). Tours do not run on match days.

Book both on the official World Rugby Museum here, entry costs are:

  • Adult (16-59) – £25 (Tour + Museum)/£12.50 (Museum only)/£7.50 (Museum – Matchday)
  • Adult & Child – £25 (Tour + Museum )/£12.50 (Museum only)
  • Family (2 Adults & 2 Children) – £50 (Tour + Museum)/£25 (Museum only)
  • Child (5-15) – £7.50 (Tour + Museum)/£12.50 (Museum only) /£4.50 (Museum – Matchday)
  • Concession (Student/60+)/Disabled – £20 (Tour + Museum)/£10 (Museum only)

Location & Travel to Twickenham Stadium

Twickenham Stadium

Situated in the south west London suburb of Twickenham, the stadium is approximately 11 miles away from central London.

Air – Heathrow Airport is just 6 miles away from Twickenham Stadium. Being the second busiest airport in the world, the Heathrow is connected to many world destinations.

Alternatively, London City is 20 miles away, with London Gatwick 30 miles away.

Thinking of flying? Search & book your flights through Skyscanner here.

Bus – There are several bus routes which run to within a few minutes walk of the stadium, including the 281, 481, 681, H20 and 267. Slightly further afield, the R68, R70, 33, 290, 110, H22 and 490 are about a 10 to 15 minute walk away.

Coach – Megabus offers cheap travel to London and offers over 10 routes from Birmingham, Bradford, Bristol, Cardiff, Edinburgh, Leeds, Liverpool, Manchester, Norwich and Sheffield. You can search and book your tickets here.

Parking – Parking at Twickenham Stadium is limited and must be pre-booked. This can be done through the official RFU website here. You should be able to find free on-street parking easy enough about 25 minutes or so walk away from the stadium.

Train – Twickenham Station, Whitton Station and St Margaret’s Rail stationa re all within a 10 minute walk from the stadium.

Thinking of catching a train to London? Search and book your journey through the Trainline here.

Tube – The closest Tube station’s to Twickenham Stadium are at Richmond and Hounslow East, both about 2 miles away. On event days where attendances are over 35,000, the RFU provide a free shuttle bus between the stations and Twickenham.

Hotels near Twickenham Stadium

The London Marriott Hotel Twickenham is located within the South Stand of the stadium, with some suites offering pitch views from the comfort of your room.

Use TripAdvisor to find some great places to stay in London by clicking here.


Further Information & Events

England Rugby Official Website

Twickenham Stadium Official Website

Last Updated on May 15, 2023 by Sports Tourist

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