OLSC Champions Cup Final Travel Information
April 21, 2018 7:18 pm OLSC
We’ve made it to the European Champions Cup Final, which takes place in Bilbao, Spain, on Saturday, 12th May (KO 5.45pm CET).
Bilbao is difficult to reach from Ireland and overnight charter packages with Joe Walsh Tours have already sold out. There is already an extreme shortage of hotel accommodation in and anywhere near Bilbao so it is unlikely that any further overnight trips will be added (by any operator).
This means any supporters booking at this stage will more than likely need to travel on a same day basis.
Joe Walsh Tours – the official travel partner to Leinster Rugby will be selling a same day charter flight that includes transfers. Pricing at the time of writing is to be confirmed but will be posted here. JWT will also have a limited number of match tickets available at face value.
Aer Lingus – Direct flights are currently on sale allowing both an overnight (if you can find a hotel) and same day scheduled flight option. The airport is located 20 minutes drive from the city centre and the frequent A3247 airport bus can be used.
Ryanair – at the time of writing the airline has not responded to queries from the OLSC, we will continue to monitor their plans with flights for the final.
San Mamés Stadium, the venue for the final, is located near Termibus station where the same airport bus departs from every 20 minutes making easy connections to/from the airport very easy. For those on charters, your transfers should be included.
There are many other non-direct options, details of these will be included in our latest updates.
Public ticket sales have been closed for some time.
As a finalist, we will receive an allocation from the EPRC however this is not expected to be sufficient for the travelling support. All Season Ticket holders have been contacted by the Leinster Rugby Ticket office.
OLSC Away Guide
An away guide for supporters will be produced the week of the game and will be available on this website.
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