Around 50 coaches are travelling to Twickenham on Saturday © www.atsportphoto.com
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Northampton Saints has issued the following travel advice to supporters heading to Saturday’s Aviva Premiership final at Twickenham.
Around 50 coaches will be departing from Franklin’s Gardens from 8 o’clock on Saturday morning. It is anticipated that it will take no more than 90 minutes for the coaches to be loaded and to leave Northampton, so supporters are advised not to leave it too late to get to the stadium.
Car parking is in Car Park D (Edgar Mobbs Way), which opens at 7am. Car parks will remain open until midnight, although they will be opened between 11am and 1pm on Sunday for supporters who leave their cars overnight.
Coaches will begin to leave Twickenham approximately 30 minutes after the trophy presentation ceremony has finished.
Supporters who still have to collect their coach tickets from the Saints Ticket Office are reminded that they MUST do so by close of business on Friday. The Saints Ticket Office is open between 12 and 7 on Thursday and between 9 and 5 on Friday.
PRIVATE CAR TRAVEL
Supporters who are travelling by car are advised to allow plenty of time to get to Twickenham.
The closest car park to Twickenham is the Rosebine Car Park on the A316 adjacent to Harlequins’ home ground. Entry prices are £15 per car, £30 per minibus and £40 per coach.
Parking restrictions are in operation in the residential streets surrounding Twickenham.
Supporters can alternatively park at nearby train stations – eg Staines, Ashford or Feltham – and make the last part of the journey on South West Trains (www.southwesttrains.co.uk
Twickenham is on a direct line from London Waterloo, with frequent services on South West Trains (www.southwesttrains.co.uk
). Advance train tickets from Northampton can be booked via www.londonmidland.com
Other stations in the vicinity of the stadium are Whitton, St Margarets and Hounslow. The London Overground service also runs from Richmond to North London and Stratford. The nearest Underground stations are Hounslow East for the Piccadilly Line, and Richmond for the District Line.
The RFU runs a shuttle bus service between Richmond station and Twickenham before and after events such as the Aviva Premiership final. For more information about this service, and a comprehensive guide to getting to Twickenham, visit www.rfu.com/twickenhamstadium/gettinghere