Leinster Rugby are in pool 4 of the new seasons European Cup campaign meaning two away trips to France and one to Northampton. While the first set of kick off day and times are not expected to be announced until August, the OLSC has compiled the below information for those thinking of travelling.

Northampton
 
Birmingham Airport is served by both Aer Lingus and Ryanair. Direct trains run from there with a journey time of under an hour.
 
Castres
 
The nearest airports for Castres that accept international flights are Carcassonne (64kms) or Toulouse (84kms).

Carcasonne is served by Ryanair however not every day of the week while Aer Lingus fly to Toulouse on a seasonal basis.
 
Options also exist via the UK using Bristol , Gatwick and London Stansted.
 
Montpellier
 
Aer Lingus operate seasonal direct flights to Montpellier, other options include Carcasonne which is 2 hours away by train.
 
Paris (Aer Lingus, Ryanair, Cityjet) – 3.5 hrs away by train, rail tickets are from €;35 each way or you could take a connecting flight to Montpellier with Air France.
Note that if using Ryanair the airport is 75 mins away on a bus from central Paris.

From the UK, you can fly direct from London Gatwick, Nimes (30 mins by train)
 
Charter Options

Joe Walsh Tours, official travel partner to Leinster Rugby, will be running charter packages for these games. eep en eye on their website.
 
Away guide

An away guide with all the information you need for each European away trip will be published on this website the week of each fixture, this will include the supporters HQ for each game.
 
Match tickets

Once fixture dates are confirmed (beginning in August/September (for the first two rounds), the ticket office will email all season ticket holders with details of our away allocation.
 
Further travel updates will be posted on this website in due course. If you have any further questions please email olsc@leinsterrugby.ie
 
EPCR weekends – 2016/17 season

Round 1: 13/14/15/16 October
Round 2: 20/21/22/23 October
Round 3: 8/9/10/11 December
Round 4: 15/16/17/18 December
Round 5: 12/13/14/15 January 2017
Round 6: 19/20/21/22 January 2017
Quarter-finals: 30/31 March – 1/2 April 2017
Semi-finals: 21/22/23 April 2017

Finals Edinburgh 2017
European Rugby Challenge Cup final: Friday 12 May, BT Murrayfield Stadium
European Rugby Champions Cup final: Saturday 13 May, BT Murrayfield Stadium