Toulon travel info from the OLSC…
January 27, 2014 12:00 am client
Leinster Rugby will face Toulon at Stade Mayol (Capacity: 14,700) on Sunday 6 April 2014 (KO 5.30pm Local time)…
We appreciate that this kick off time is not ideal for supporters, especially given the fact there are no scheduled flights between Dublin and Toulon. The OLSC has, since we found out we would playing the southern side, been in touch with the various airlines and travel operators. Now that the kickoff details have been confirmed we will finalise and summerise the options for supporters as soon as possible.
Please be patient as we see what can be done for supporters, we will be publishing updates throughout Monday afternoon and the evening on this website and on our Facebook and Twitter.
While we collate this information please see the below:
Toulon (21 kms from city centre)
At present there are no direct flights between Dublin and Toulon. Joe Walsh Tours will run charters and the relevant information will be available here shorty.
Ryanair only normally fly direct from London Stansted, we are talking to them to see if they are able to put on special flights for the game from Dublin. We hope to have an update by Monday evening.
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.
Nice (143kms from Toulon)
Aer Lingus fly direct from Dublin daily while 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.
If you are already booked on the Sunday night Aer Lingus flight home, you may not see the end of the game in order to make your flight. We are in discussions with the airline to see if the departure time can be delayed.
The OLSC is now inviting expressions of interest for those interested a possible bus transfer after the game, going directly back to Nice airport from Toulon. If interested please send your name and party size to email@example.com and we will be in touch with further details.
Details of any return buses will be confirmed on this website as soon as possible.
Beziers (221kms from Toulon)
Connect by train from the city centre 10kms away or rental car?Ryanair direct flights only from London Luton, Edinburgh, Bristol or Manchester on certain days.
Other indirect options include London Gatwick, Bristol, Frankfurt, Paris Orly and Zurich. For help see here
French Trains can be booked here
Joe Walsh Tours are operating trips including direct flights, for details see here
Central hotels in Toulon are already very busy, check Accor Hotels or here for the latest availability.
If you can’t fine accommodation in Toulon you should consider Hyeres as it is located just 19kms away. There is a range of hotels and trains take just 20 minutes each way. Please be careful to ensure that these run at the times you require them, especially in the evening.
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 the blue army is together.
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 Evening Herald.
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