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Matchday bus timetable for Christmas double

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Centrebus matchday services will be in operation on routes from Market Bosworth, Market Harborough and Oakham for the Leicester Tigers home matches against Munster on Sunday, December 17 and against Saracens on Christmas Eve.

Kick-off for the Munster match in the Champions Cup is at 5.30pm, while the Christmas Eve fixture is a 3.00pm kick-off.

All three bus services are scheduled to arrive at Welford Road half an hour ahead of kick-off with departure for the return journey to start half an hour after the final whistle.

If you are travelling from the Rugby or Lutterworth area, there is a supporters’ coach from the Seven Stars Pub in Albert Square, Rugby which also picks up at High Street, Lutterworth if requested in advance. Please phone 01788 535478 to organise a place.

If you are planning to use any public transport for the Saracens fixture, please check timings with the service provider as there may be changes to normal services on Christmas Eve.

Match tickets for Tigers home games are on sale now at the Tigers ticket office. Book in person at the Tigers Store in Highcross Shopping Centre, phone the office on 0116 319 8888 (option 2) or book online.

Centrebus Timetable:

Leicester Tigers v Munster

Sunday, December 17, kick-off 5.30pm

T1 Market Harborough to Tigers: Market Harborough, Square 4.00pm, Kibworth, Church Road (opposite Coach & Horses) 4.15, Fleckney, High Street (opposite The Old Crown) 4.25, Great Glen, Greyhound Pub 4.30, Oadby Tennis Club 4.45, Welford Road, Nelson Mandela Park 5.00.

T2 Oakham to Tigers: Oakham, Northgate (opposite The Wheatsheaf) 3.50, Preston, Kingfisher 3.58, Uppingham, North Street East 4.10, Tugby Crossroads 4.20, Houghton on the Hill, Rose & Crown 4.30, Bushby, Bus stop outside 913 Uppingham Road 4.33, Uppingham Road, St Joseph’s Church 4.36, Uppingham Road, Merlyn Vaz Centre 4.45, Welford Road 5.00.

T4 Market Bosworth to Tigers: Market Bosworth, The Square 4.07, Newbold Verdon, opposite The Old White Swan 4.16, Desford, The Bluebell 4.22, Desford Crossroads, opposite The White Horse 4.27, Leicester Forest East, The Red Cow 4.33, Westcotes, King Richards Road 4.45, Welford Road 5.00.

Leicester Tigers v Saracens

Christmas Eve, 3.00pm kick-off

Market Bosworth to Tigers: Market Bosworth (The Square) 1:37, Newbold Verdon (Opposite The Old White Swan) 1:46, Desford (The Bluebell) 1:52, Desford Crossroads (Opposite The White Horse) 1:57, Leicester Forest East (The Red Cow) 2:03, Westcotes (King Richard’s Road) 2:15, Welford Road 2:30.

Market Harborough to Tigers: Market Harborough (The Square) 1:30, Kibworth (Church Road, opposite Coach & Horses) 1:45, Fleckney (High Street, opposite The Old Crown) 1:55, Great Glen (Greyhound Pub) 2:00, Oadby (Tennis Club bus stop) 2:15, Welford Road 2:30.

Oakham to Tigers: Oakham Northgate (opposite The Wheatsheaf) 1:20, Preston (Kingfisher) 1:28, Uppingham (North Street East bus stop) 1:40, Tugby (Crossroads bus stop) 1:50, Houghton on the Hill (Rose & Crown) 2:00, Bushby (Bus stop at 913 Uppingham Road) 2:03, Leicester (St Joseph’s Church, Uppingham Road) 2:06, Leicester (Merlyn Vaz Centre, Uppingham Road) 2:15, Welford Road 2:30.