Murrayfield Stadium (Edinburgh)

Murrayfield Stadium

Predominantly used for Rugby Union, Murrayfield Stadium has been hosting home Scotland international’s since its opening in 1925. With a capacity of over 67,000 it is the largest stadium in Scotland and one of the biggest in the United Kingdom.

Murrayfield is also home to Edinburgh Rugby, one of just two professional rugby teams in Scotland who compete in the Pro14 competition.

The stadium has hosted major rugby events, including matches at the 1991, 1999 and 2007 Rugby World Cups, as well as the Final of the 2005 and 2009 European Rugby Champions Cup.

Tenants: Scotland National Rugby Union team & Edinburgh Rugby (Pro14)

Opened: 1925

Capacity: 67,144

Address: Roseburn Street, Edinburgh, EH12 5PJ

Tickets at Murrayfield Stadium

Ticket information for both Scotland and Edinburgh Rugby matches at Murrayfield is available through the official Scottish Rugby website here.

Murrayfield Stadium Tour

90 minute guided tours of Murrayfield Stadium are available from Monday to Saturday at 11am and 2.30pm.

Tickets cost £12 for Adults, £10 for Over 60s and Students, £7 for Under 18s, free for Under 5s and £30 for a Family (2 Adults and 2 Under 18s).

To book the tour and for further information, visit the official Scottish Rugby website here.

Location & Travel to Murrayfield Stadium

Murrayfield is located in the west of Scotland’s capital, Edinburgh, approximately 2.5 miles away from the centre.

Airport – Edinburgh Airport is the busiest in Scotland, with a range of flights across Europe, North America, Doha and Dubai. The airport is approximately 6 miles west of Murrayfield Stadium. You can reach the stadium direct from the airport using the AIRLINK 100 bus or the tram as below.

Thinking of flying to Edinburgh? Search & book your flights through Skyscanner here.

Bus – There are several bus services that stop close to Murrayfield Stadium including:

  • 1,2,22,30 (Lothian Buses) at Westfield Road
  • 3,25,33,38 (Lothian Buses) at Gorgie Road
  • 12,26a,31 (Lothian Buses), 21A,22,38A (First Bus), 900a (Scottish Citylink) & AIRLINK 100 at Corstorphine Road

Coach: Edinburgh Bus Station is the main terminus station of Edinburgh, located 200 metres from Edinburgh Waverley railway station. With National Express having links to many destinations from Edinburgh, you can search and book your tickets here.

Alternatively, Megabus offers cheap travel to Edinburgh and offers over 10 routes from Aberdeen, Birmingham, Glasgow, Leeds, London, Manchester, Newcastle and Preston. You can search and book your tickets here.

Park & Ride – There are several options for Park & Ride to Murrayfield:

  • Ferrytoll Park & Ride (A90, Inverkeithing, KY11 1LN) – no direct link to Murrayfield.
  • Hermiston Park & Ride (Riccarton Mains Road, Currie, Midlothian, EH14 5PX ) – Lothian bus 25 stops at Saughton and Gorgie, a 10 minute walk from the stadium.
  • Ingliston Park & Ride (2 Eastfield Road, Newbridge, EH28 8LS) – direct Tram service to Murrayfield Stadium.
  • Sheriffhall Park & Ride (Old Dalkeith Road, Dalkeith, EH22 1FF) –
    Lothian bus 33 stops at Gorgie Road, a 10 minute walk from the stadium.
  • Straiton Park & Ride (Straiton Road, Straiton, EH20 9NW) –
    no direct link to Murrayfield.
  • Wallyford Park & Ride (A199, Haddington Road, Musselburgh, EH21 8JX) – no direct link to Murrayfield.

Train – The closest train station to Murrayfield is Haymarket rail station, approximately a 20 minute walk from the stadium. The station has services from most of Scotland, including Fife and Glasgow, as well as further afield to London King’s Cross.

Edinburgh’s primary station, Waverley, is approximately a 40 minute walk away or a bus/tram ride away. As well as serving much of Scotland, the station has links to London, York, Leeds, Sheffield, Derby, Birmingham New Street, Bristol Temple Meads, Exeter St Davids and Plymouth.

Thinking of catching a train to Edinburgh? Search and book your journey through the Trainline here.

Tram – Murrayfield Stadium has its own tram stop, with services to Edinburgh Airport, Ingliston Park & Ride, Edinburgh Gateway and Haymarket.

Walk – Murrayfield is approximately a 45 minute walk from the centre of Edinburgh via Princes Street.

Hotels near Murrayfield Stadium

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Further Information & Events

Scottish Rugby Official Website

Edinburgh Rugby Official Website

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