Matchday Information 2021/22
We look forward to welcoming you to the ERS. Games are the ERS are a new experience for both you and the club. Please be patient with us.
Travelling to the Edinburgh Rugby Stadium
We recommend supporters travel on foot or by public transport wherever possible. If travelling to the game on public transport, please remember to wear your face covering at all times.
Travelling 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/covid-19-travel-advice
Travelling by Bus
The following services pass close to the stadium:
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 www.lothianbuses.com.
Season Ticket Members: We cannot currently offer parking for Season Ticket Members. As we continue to learn the requirements around the stadium, this could change.
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 will be via Saughtonhall Bridge.
Blue Badge parking MUST be PRE-BOOKED, to book a space please email [email protected].
Matchday Information & FAQs
Arriving at the Stadium
Turnstiles will open at 1.30pm (1.5 hours before kick-off).
There will be NO staggered entries at this game.
Access to the stadium will be via the East/West Link (near the Murrayfield Tram stop) and through Saughtonhall Car Park.
Please avoid bringing a bag to the game if possible. An A5 bag is the maximum size permitted at the ERS and all bags will be searched before entry.
Bags larger than A5 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).
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.
A reminder that face coverings must be worn indoors at all times unless you have a medical or other valid exemption (as set out in Scottish Government guidance). There is also the exception of when you are eating and drinking.
We would also recommend you wear your face mask at all other times while in the stadium.
Autographs and Selfies
Unfortunately, due to COVID-19 restrictions, it will not be possible to get autographs and/or selfies with the players. A 1m distance between players and spectators must be maintained at all times.
A number of flags will be handed out by our friendly volunteers.
The Clubhouse, located in the Thistle Suite*, will be open both pre-and post-match, where you can enjoy a light meal from our bistro menu. In addition, we have a selection of kiosks situated in various locations within the ground will serve a range of hot and cold refreshments.
This can be accessed via the main reception.
A reminder that face covering's must be worn indoors at all times unless you have a medical or other valid exemption (as set out in Scottish Government guidance). There is also the exception of when you are eating and drinking.
Due to COVID-19 restrictions, we cannot currently host Q&As with players within the Clubhouse
*Subject to availability
There are plenty of spots around the brand new ERS Fanzone where you can quench your thirst or satisfy your hunger throughout the day.
Catering options on the day include:
Thai - Vegan & Vegetarian
Gourmet Street Burger
Churros & Bean to Cup Coffee
Gourmet Street Burger
Fish & Chips
Our partners will also be onsite to run some fun activations so keep your eyes peeled for them!
The ERS is a cashless stadium – payments can only be made by card.
Scottish Rugby Store
The Scottish Rugby Store is fully stocked with the brand new 2021/22 replica kits and leisurewear. Pick up yours today!
The shop will be open from 1.30pm until 6pm for supporters.
You can also visit the Scottish Rugby Store online to get your favourite items.
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 [email protected].
We will not be producing physical matchday programmes for supporters this season.
Season Ticket Members, Castle Club Members and Founders Club Members will all be sent a link to a digital matchday programme ahead of our home fixtures.
If you wish to purchase a physical programme, these will be available following fixtures on Curtis Sport: https://www.curtis-sport.com/edinburgh-rugby
Ticket delivery / collections
All match tickets will be emailed to purchasers ahead of the game. Please contact [email protected] if you have not received your match ticket(s) or have a ticket enquiry.
Season tickets should be delivered no later than Thursday 9 September. If you haven’t received your season ticket by Thursday, please contact [email protected]
Can I buy tickets on the day?
Tickets will be available to purchase online right up until the game - e-tickets will automatically be sent to you at the time of purchase and can be scanned on your phone. We strongly encourage people to purchase their tickets through this method. As we will be recording the details of ticket purchasers this process will be slower than normal and you may need to queue so would recommend purchasing online in advance.
If you need to purchase your ticket in person, the ticket office will be open from 12.30-3.30pm on the day of the game.
Can I buy tickets on the day? Tickets will be available to purchase online right up until the game - e-tickets will automatically be sent to you at the time of purchase and can be scanned on your phone. We strongly encourage people to purchase their tickets through this method.
If you need to purchase your ticket in person, the ticket office will be open from 12.30-3.30pm on the day of the game. As we will be recording the details of ticket purchasers this process will be slower than normal and you may need to queue so would recommend purchasing online in advance.
Lateral Flow Testing
It is recommended that you take a LFT 24 hours ahead of arriving at the stadium.
Don't travel to the game if you test positive, have had contact with anyone that has the virus, has been asked to self-isolate, or if you are quarantining after returning from a foreign country.