U2 at Twickenham Stadium

Travelling to Twickenham Stadium to see U2 in The Joshua Tree Tour 2017 on Saturday 8 or Sunday 9 July?
Here’s everything you need to know.

Our easy to understand guide includes an event checklist, seating plan, venue map and travel advice.

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Times (subject to change)

  • 1630 – Doors open
  • 1830 – Noel Gallagher & the High Flying Birds
  • 2010 – U2
  • 2230 – Show ends

Planning your journey


We recommend that you travel to Twickenham Stadium using public transport.

The nearest train station is Twickenham, which is a short walk from the stadium.
Turn right out of the station, and then continue down Whitton Road.

Regular trains run to Twickenham from London Waterloo, Clapham Junction, Reading, Ascot and Windsor & Eton Riverside. 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.

There are regular free concert shuttle buses before and after the concert running to/from Rugby Road (next to the stadium) and Richmond Station (via the A316) and Hounslow East for the Piccadilly line, which runs 24 hours a day.

The buses 281, 267, 481 and H20 each have regular services which pass close to the stadium. Alternatively take the R68, R70, 33, 110, 290, H22 or 490 to Twickenham town centre – the stadium is a 10-15 minute walk. Please note, no buses serve Whitton Road for 1 hour after the concert.

  • National Rail Enquiries: 08457 48 49 50
  • South West Trains Group Travel Discounts: 023 8072 8162
  • London Overground (West, North & East London Link): 0845 601 4867
  • National Express: 08717 818 178 or www.nationalexpress.com
  • London Travel Information: 0343 222 1234
  • Or use the Transport for London Journey Planner at www.tfl.gov.uk

Event information for U2  (Saturday 8 July ONLY)

ROAD:  We have been advised that the M3 will be closed in both directions between junctions 3 and 4a from 8pm on Saturday 8 July until 7am on Sunday 9 July.  Diversion routes will be clearly marked for the duration of this closure, but if you’re planning on driving to/from Twickenham to see U2 on Saturday 8 July you’re encouraged to plan ahead, find alternative routes avoiding the M3 and allow plenty of time for your journey. 

Please note there are no planned closures overnight on the M3 on Sunday 9 July going into Monday morning.

Twickenham Stadium is on the northern side of the A316 into London.

From the M25, exit J12 onto the M3. This becomes the A316 and Twickenham Stadium is off the Whitton Road roundabout next to the Lexus/Toyota car dealership.
From London, turn right off the A316 at Whitton Road roundabout.

Please arrive EARLY to avoid congestion and temporary road closures prior to the event.

A controlled parking zone operates over an area of approximately one mile around the stadium. Fines and towing are enforced in this area, including Sundays. To pre-book parking at Twickenham please visit www.englandrugby.com/tickets to book online, or download a booking form. Limited parking may be available on the day, but to guarantee a space pre-booking is advised.


For information on taxi and private hire vehicle drop-offs, please visit www.englandrugby.com/twickenham/getting-here/

Cycle parking facilities are available in the stadium’s north car park and next to the Ticket Office in the south east corner of the stadium.


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