With the Rugby World Cup taking place from September – October, there will be no Autumn Tests in 2019. Instead, Scotland's final preparation for the tournament in Japan will be home and away fixtures against France and Georgia.
The game against France offers a fantastic opportunity to enjoy international rugby in the summer sunshine, while the Georgia game is the first ever Scotland Test to played on a Friday evening. BT Murrayfield is playing host to two fixtures:
SCOTLAND v FRANCE | Sat 24 Aug, BT Murrayfield
(kick-off 1.10pm, West Fan Village 10.15am, General Turnstiles 11.15am)
SCOTLAND v GEORGIA | Fri 6 Sept, BT Murrayfield
(kick-off 7.30pm, West Fan Village 4.30pm, General Turnstiles 5.30pm)
With the matches expected to be near sell outs, Edinburgh Trams be running additional services from every three minutes to keep up with demand.
With frequent and direct services to the stadium from locations such as Edinburgh Airport, the city centre and Ingliston Park & Ride, the tram offers supporters the best way to get to the stadium.
For fans travelling from further afield, Edinburgh Trams also offers interchanges with trains at the Edinburgh Gateway stop in addition to Edinburgh Park Station, Haymarket and St Andrew Square (for Waverley).
Travelling with Edinburgh Trams
Tickets must be purchased prior to boarding trams using the ticket vending machines at stops or on the Transport for Edinburgh App. Edinburgh Trams recommends purchasing return tickets to make your journey simpler. Return tickets are available within the City Fare Zone and the Airport Fare Zone. Customers are requested to have their tickets ready for inspection for the gateline, which will be in place at Murrayfield Stadium tram stop. We recommend customers plan extra time for their journeys on these days.
Ticket prices (City Fare Zone):
SINGLEticket: £1.70 (adult) or £0.80 (child)
RETURNticket*: £3.20 (adult) or £1.60 (child)
Ticket prices (Airport Fare Zone):
SINGLEticket: £6 (adult) or £3.00 (child)
RETURNticket: £8.50 (adult) or £4.50 (child)
*not available on the mticket app
Please note: Customers who do not purchase a ticket in advance are subject to payment of the £10 On-board fare.
Additional Travel Information
With up to 67,000 fans attending each match, our services are expected to be very busy with queuing likely at Murrayfield Stadium tram stop after the match. Our trams carry up to 250 people and we’ll be running them from every three minutes in both directions to get customers on their way as quickly as possible. For those who would prefer not to queue, the West End is approximately a 15 minute walk from the stadium. Alternatively, bus services operate from Murrayfield Road and Westfield Road. Visit www.lothianbuses.com for more information.
Scottish Rugby operates a ‘small bags only’ policy for major events at BT Murrayfield. Ticket holders will only be allowed to bring in bags up to A5 size measuring 21cmx15cmx8cm. Bags larger than this will not be allowed into the stadium - this will be strictly enforced. All bags will be searched before tickets are scanned. For more information, click here.