Key Matchday Information

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This page carries the key information you might need when planning your matchday, from travel details to food and drink. We look forward to welcoming you to the game, whether it is your first time or you are regular visitor - we hope you have a brilliant time.

Edinburgh v Ospreys: key information changes

Please note, for the Ospreys game (Fri 1 March), for those planning to arrive through Gate D, there is no access via Saughtonhall Bridge, entry to Hive Stadium is via the Riversdale Bridge. The access route via the East/West link is unaffected.

Blue badge parking for this fixture will be in the south car park of Scottish Gas Murrayfield, and access will be via the gatehouse.


We have collated a matchday guide with all the most important details you need to know ahead of the game.

You can download the guide below.

TICKETING

  • Ticket Prices

  • How to Buy

    Match tickets can be bought online here.

    For any issues or enquiries, please contact the Scottish Rugby Ticket Centre via email ticket.centre@sru.org.uk or call 0131 378 1600 between 10am and 4pm, Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday.

  • Ticket delivery

    All match tickets will be sent to your Scottish Rugby Ticketing App ahead of the game.

    If you have not received your match ticket(s) or have a ticket enquiry please contact ticket.centre@sru.org.uk.

    For more information on the app, click here.

  • Can I buy tickets on the day?

    Yes.

    Tickets will be available to purchase online right up until the game – they will automatically be sent to your Scottish Rugby Ticketing App at the time of purchase and can be scanned on your phone.

GETTING TO THE STADIUM

  • By Tram

    Edinburgh Trams runs a fast, frequent service to the entrance of the stadium from locations such as Edinburgh Airport, Ingliston Park and Ride, Edinburgh Gateway and Haymarket. Alight from the Murrayfield Stop.

    Tickets must be purchased prior to boarding trams using the ticket vending machines at trams stops or on the Transport for Edinburgh App.

    Advice on travelling by Tram can be found at edinburghtrams.com.

  • By Bus

    The following services pass close to the stadium:

    Lothian Buses
    1, 2, 22, 30 at Westfield Road
    3, 25, 33, 38 at Gorgie Road
    12, 26, 31 at Corstorphine Road

    Airlink: 100 at Corstorphine Road

    First Bus: 21A, 22, 38, 38A at Corstorphine Road

    Scottish Citylink: 900 at Corstorphine Road

    Full details of services can be found at lothianbuses.com.

  • By Car

    Supporters: There is no parking available for general supporters.

    BLUE BADGE PARKING

    There are a number of Blue Badge parking spaces available for wheelchair and accessible ticket holders. Parking for Blue Badge holders will be in Saughtonhall Car Park on matchday and access is via Saughtonhall Bridge

    Blue Badge parking MUST be PRE-BOOKED. To book a space email ticket.centre@sru.org.uk.

  • By Bike

    Bicycle parking is available at Edinburgh Rugby matches. Supporters arriving at the East/West Link will be advised to park their bikes at the tram stop.

    Those arriving via Gate D will be able to park their bikes in Saughtonhall Car Park (subject to access).

    Please note, Edinburgh Rugby takes no responsibility for theft or damage to bikes left at this location.

  • On Foot

    Hive Stadium is approximately a 45-minute walk from Edinburgh city centre. From Princes Street head to Shandwick Place, which leads on to Atholl Place, then onto Haymarket Terrace. Continue and either turn left onto Roseburn Street at the Roseburn Bar (for the south turnstiles) or continue and turn left onto Riversdale Crescent at the Murrayfield Bar (for the north turnstiles).

MATCHDAY INFORMATION

  • Arriving at the Stadium

    General turnstiles will open 1.5 hours before kick-off.

    Access to the stadium is via the East/West Link (near the Murrayfield Tram stop) and through Saughtonhall Car Park – via Riversdale Bridge or Saughtonhall Bridge (unless otherwise stated).

  • Bag Policy

    Please avoid bringing a bag to the game if possible.

    An A4 bag is the maximum size permitted at the Hive Stadium and all bags will be searched before entry.

    Bags larger than A4 size will not be permitted. There will be no bag drop facilities.

    The only exceptions are bags required for health reasons (including parents with young children). We assume no responsibility for bags in venue.

    There is a max 500ml limit for liquids being brought in to the ground, and the products must be sealed.

    Unless you have health or childcare requirements plan ahead and leave your bags at home, in your hotel, in your car, on the coach or at one of 13 bag-drop/left luggage facilities across Edinburgh (web links listed below).

    https://www.citystasher.com/left-luggage/edinburgh/edinburgh-castle-left-luggage-the-paper-rack-69

    https://www.left-baggage.co.uk/en

    http://www.edinburghairport.com/prepare/services-and-facilities/left-luggage

    As all bags will be searched (medical and childcare exemptions apply) so allow plenty of time to get to your seats ahead of kick-off.

  • Payments

    Hive Stadium is a cashless stadium – payments can only be made by card.

  • Scottish Rugby Store

    The Scottish Rugby Store is located in the South West corner of Scottish Gas Murrayfield. The store is open during Edinburgh Rugby fixtures for supporters.

    You can also visit the Scottish Rugby Store online to get your favourite items.

  • Lost Property

    If you lose any property within the ground, please contact the nearest steward. If you discover the loss after the game, please send a description of the item and your seat details to info@edinburghrugby.org.

  • Matchday Programme

    Season Ticket Members and Castle Club Members will all be sent a link to a digital matchday programme ahead of our home fixtures (excluding pre-season)

    The programme will then be made available for all supporters at the game via QR codes located around the stadium.

    We will not be producing physical matchday programmes this season.

FOOD & DRINK

  • Fanzone Options

    There are plenty of spots around the Hive Stadium Fanzone where you can quench your thirst or satisfy your hunger on the match day.

    We cater to wide range of dietary requirements including vegetarian and vegan.

    Both draught and canned beverages are available from the Container Bar pouring Tennent’s Lager, Caledonia Best & GUINNESS in a recyclable pint cup. We also offer Magners Cider, Crabbie’s Alcoholic Ginger Beer (Original and Raspberry), Ossian Golder Ale along with Gin & Tonic, White and Red Wine. A selection of soft drinks are also on offer, including, Coca-cola, IRN-BRU, IRN-BRU Xtra and Strathmore Still Water.

    Potential food and drink units on matchday*:

    • Container Bar
    • Coffee Crepes
    • Philly Cheese Steak
    • Coffee & Churros
    • Dunk-It – Gourmet Burger
    • Salt & Chilli Chicken
    • Donut & Coffee
    • Burger & Fries
    • Freshly Made Pizza
    • Coffee & Waffle
    • Duck Club
    • Uhuru Rum

    *The food units may vary from match to match.

  • Supporters Clubhouse

    If you prefer to be indoors, the Clubhouse – located in the Thistle Suite – is open both pre and post-match. Check out the menu here.

    Food is available pre-match only.

Terms & Conditions of Entry

For the full terms of entry, please read our Ticket Terms and Conditions. Please also take the time to read the full list of safety measures and to find out more about what you can expect on matchdays, visit the ASK Scottish Rugby section.

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