Tram travel deal for rugby match

Rugby fans heading for a pre-tournament match in Edinburgh this weekend are being urged to make the most of a great deal on tram travel to and from the stadium.

Ahead of the Rugby World Cup later this year, Scotland will face France at the Scottish Gas Murrayfield on Saturday, August 5, and those heading for the stadium are being offered ‘City Rugby’ return tickets priced at just £3.80 for adults and £1.90 for under-15s.

Valid for all stops between Newhaven and Ingliston Park & Ride, the tickets can already be bought from, where customers can decide whether to download them onto a smart device or print them off for inspection by members of the operator’s friendly team.

What’s more, groups or families travelling together can also save a few pounds to spend on the day by purchasing a ‘Family Day Tripper’ ticket, which allows unlimited tram rides between Ingliston Park & Ride and Newhaven, for up to two adults and three children for just £8. Further information is available here.

Sarah Singh, Edinburgh Trams Head of Service Delivery, commented:

As thousands of people flock to the city to enjoy the Famous Grouse Nations Series, staged as a warm-up for the World Cup, we want to ensure fans can make it to the stadium with as little fuss as possible by enabling tram tickets to be purchased days or even weeks in advance.

As an added bonus, we will run extra services before and after the fixture, and with trams operating throughout the night every Friday and Saturday in August, we stand ready to help everyone make the most of their time in the city.

This weekend Scotland will be looking to beat France following their last encounter in Paris this year, where they fell to a 32-21 defeat against the 2023 World Cup hosts. Further details can be found here.