There are only a few months left for WWE’s long-awaited return to the UK. This time, however, it will not be a simple house show, but a Premium Live Event, called WWE Clash at the Castle. It will be the first major UK arena event in over 30 years, since SummerSlam ’92. at Wembley Stadium in London. We have decided to collect everything there is to know about the big event.
Everything you need to know about WWE Clash at the Castle
Info and tickets on sale
WWE Clash at the Castle will take place at the Principality Stadium in Cardiff, Wales on Saturday 3rd September 2022. Tickets will go on sale Friday 20th May at Ticketmaster.co.ukbut it is already possible to register for an exclusive pre-sale that will take place on Wednesday, May 18.
Today Exclusive hotel packages have also been announced. which include tickets to the event and a hotel room in Cardiff. More information is available on the official WWE website (will go on sale Tuesday, May 17).
Fans who want to attend WWE Clash at the Castle they can also explore the beautiful surrounding areas of Wales, which are easily connected to Cardiff city centre, including Newport, Pontypridd, Caerphilly, Brigend, Barry, Swansea and more.
How to get to Cardiff by train and coach
The place chosen for WWE Clash at the Castle it is easily accessible by public transport. Starting by train, Cardiff Central is the closest station to the Principality Stadium and operates mainline services from West Wales, the Midlands, the South Coast and London.
the station cardiff queen street it is a 15-minute walk east of the stadium and offers local rail services to Cardiff and the valleys of South Wales.
For visitors traveling from London, There are hourly train services from London Paddington and the total journey time is just 2 hours.. Other possible train routes are: Newport (15 minutes), Bristol (50 minutes), Swansea (55 minutes), Gloucester (1 hour), Bath (1 hour 20 minutes), Cheltenham (1 hour 20 minutes), London (2 hours), Birmingham (2 hours), Southampton (2 hours 30 minutes), Coventry (2 hours 50 minutes), Manchester (3 hours 20 minutes), Portsmouth (3 hours 35 minutes) and Liverpool (3 hours 35 minutes).
Cardiff can also be reached by bus from most UK cities including London, Birmingham, Manchester, Newcastle, Liverpool and Edinburgh. There are also regular bus services between most cities in Wales if you are staying outside of Cardiff.
Coach parking on event days is usually located in Sophia Gardens, just a five-minute walk from the Principality Stadium, along the river.
Getting to Cardiff by car and plane
Cardiff’s location on the M4 motorway makes it easily accessible by car and it is a two hour drive from London and the East Midlands. From the east: Visitors traveling on the M4 from the east are advised to leave the M4 at junction 32 and follow the A470 (first exit at roundabout) into Cardiff city centre.
From West: Visitors traveling on the M4 from the west are advised to leave the M4 at Junction 33 and join the A4232 (3rd exit at roundabout). You can now choose to exit the A4232 at the next roundabout and follow signs for Cardiff City Center or stay on the A4232 to reach Cardiff Bay.
from the southwest: Visitors coming from the South West of England should head north on the M5 motorway and then follow signs for South Wales and the M4.
From the Midlands and the North: Visitors from the Midlands and the North of England should head onto the M50 (M5 Junction 8) then onto the A40 (signs for South Wales, Monmouth). Follow the A40 to Monmouth when the road becomes the A449. Follow the A449 to the Coldra roundabout, where you should take the 5th exit onto the M4.
There is no spectator parking at or near the Principality Stadium on event days, but there is plenty of parking available in central Cardiff. When planning travel and parking for an event at the Principality Stadium, please consult Cardiff City Council for further details on any road closures that may exist. There is accessible parking near the stadium. Please reserve early to secure a spot.
Cardiff International Airport connects Cardiff with many European cities and has a growing number of direct international flights. Principality Stadium is a 30-minute drive from Cardiff Airport and a 45-minute drive from Bristol Airport. An express bus service (T9) operates directly from the Cardiff airport terminal to Cardiff city centre.
A short bus ride connects the airport to Rhoose Rail Station, which is 30 minutes by train from Cardiff Central Station. Connections from London Heathrow Airport to Cardiff Central Station by train take just 2 hours and 20 minutes.
What is cooking in the pot?
Besides WWE Clash at the Castle Additional events and activities are planned during the event weekend and will be announced in the coming weeks. At the moment there are no travel restrictions related to the Covid emergency to travel to Wales, however it is recommended.
Much of Cardiff city center is pedestrianised, making it easy to get around on foot. In addition, many of Cardiff’s wonderful attractions can be visited on foot, including Cardiff Castle, Cardiff National Museum, Bute Park, Cardiff Bay, Llandaff Cathedral and much more.
WWE Clash at the Castle will be viewable, as is customary with all of the Company’s premium live events, on the WWE Network. Top stars from Raw and SmackDown were announced, including Drew McIntyre, Undisputed Universal Champion Roman Reigns, Raw Women’s Champion Bianca Belair, Cody Rhodes, Becky Lynch and Seth Rollins.