Latest OLSC Travel info for Toulon
January 27, 2014 12:00 am client
Leinster Rugby will face Toulon at Stade Mayol on Sunday 6 April 2014 (KO 5.30pm Local time)…
The OLSC has compiled the below information for both those who have booked flights, as well as those who are still considering their options.
Toulon (21 kms from city centre)
There are no direct scheduled flights from Dublin, we did ask the relevent airlines if this was possible, unfortunately it is not. Ryanair do however fly from London Stansted.
Joe Walsh Tours is running same day and overnight packages into/out of Toulon, for details see here.
If arriving at Toulon airport and you are not on a charter, you’ll need to take a bus to the city centre, for details see here.
Nice (143kms from Toulon)
Aer Lingus fly direct from Dublin daily, Ryanair has added special flights for this weekend.
Connect to Toulon by direct train (105 minutes) from the city centre from €;26 each way per person.The last train back to Nice leaves Toulon at 9.43pm on Sunday night. Transport between Nice city centre and the airport is by bus/taxi, for details see here.
Important information for those booked on FR1959 departing Nice for Dublin at 9.05pm on Sunday night
If you are already booked on this flight we would strongly recommend transferring to another flight (at an additional cost). Given the game is unlikley to finish until circa 7.30pm it is unlikley you will be able to make it to the airport in time without missing the end of the game.
Possible OLSC Transfer bus for those using Nice airport on the day of the game
The OLSC is seeking expressions of interest for a bus on Sunday morning returning after the game to meet the 2320 Aer Lingus flight home. Pricing is expected to be €;50 return per person or €;30 one way (priority will be given to those booking return). Such services are also subject to minimum numbers. To register please send your name, flight details and party size to email@example.com.
Marseilles (48kms from Toulon)
Ryanair fly from London Stansted and Edinburgh on certain days (British Airways fly daily via LHR). Connect to Toulon by direct train (1 hour) from the city centre from €;13 each way per person.
Aer Lingus has said they will not be adding flights for this weekend as their normal flights are seasonal.
Other Indirect Options
Other indirect options include London Gatwick, Bristol, Frankfurt, Paris Orly and Zurich. For tips see here.
Beware that trains in France can be subject to strikes. Frequency and timelines can also be affected on Sundays. To check times, prices and to book, see here.
Central hotels in Toulon are already very busy, at this point there are some options between 4-8kms from Toulon, see here for details and availbility.
Season Ticket holders and Associate Members will be emailed details of tickets shortly. We encourage supporters to buy from this allocation and to resist temptation to purchase from Toulon so that the blue army is together. The ground has a capacity of 14,700 – we are eligible for up to 25% of this amount under ERC rules.
Information for non Season Ticket holders / Associate Members will also be available shortly.
Away guide and further travel information
The OLSC will again, in association with Bank of Ireland, be producing an away guide for the weekend in Toulon. This will include stadium information as well as details of our Supporters HQ. Our guide will be available for free download from the Tuesday before the fixture.
Regular travel information updates will also provided as we approach the Quarter Final. These can be viewed on this website, the weekly ezine, Facebook, Twitter, the match programme and The Herald.
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