Taylor Swift travel options to Murrayfield gig - including train, bus and tram

Taylor Swift performing on stage
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Swifties in Scotland are sure to be counting down the days until they get the chance to see Taylor Swift take to the stage in Murrayfield later this month.

As well as excitement, fans will be ensuring they are prepared, including getting their travel arrangements in order. The good news is there is no shortage of trains, buses and trams that are promising to transport concertgoers to Murrayfield Gas Stadium in Edinburgh between June 7 to 9.

Those with early entry tickets can get into Murrayfield from 3pm, with doors opening to regulars at 4pm, according to Scottish Rugby. With the gig expected to last until near midnight, having travel plans in order is essential for an enjoyable experience.

Read below to learn how you can get to Taylor Swift by train, bus and tram.

How Scots can travel to Taylor Swift at Murrayfield this June

ScotRail train pulls into a station in Fife,
ScotRail is to strengthen services for Taylor Swift fans later this month -Credit:Ken Jack/Getty Images

Train

ScotRail has confirmed that it will "strengthen" services through the weekend of Taylor Swift, which includes adding extra train carriages and running later timetables.

Additional late-night services will operate from Edinburgh to Glasgow, Dundee, Dunblane, and Perth, with the last train to depart Edinburgh for Glasgow Queen Street at 00.12. Additional carriages and seats will be available on afternoon trains through Fife and the Borders.

Haymarket train station is expected to be busier than usual and passengers are encouraged to buy return tickets before travelling either online on the ScotRail app or in person at machines.

Once your train gets into Haymarket, which is located in the west-end of the city centre, it is a 20/30 minute walk to Murrayfield. Commuters can also take the tram with the Murrayfield Stadium station just one stop away from the station.

Tram

Edinburgh's tram service is offering a ticket deal for seamless transport within the city.

As well as offering later than usual services running until 1am each day, attendees can also pre-purchase a 'day tripper' tram ticket exclusively from the Edinburgh Trams website here.

This option gives buyers who bulk buy tickets for a group of 10 or more a 10 per cent discount on different fares and unlimited tram travel for the day.

As well as saving tram customers time on the day, it also offers great value at just £4.50 for adults and £2.25 and an £8 family ‘day tripper’ ticket is also available for up to two adults and three under-16s.

Bus

A number of private bus companies are offering transport options to and from Murrayfield between June 7 and June 9.

Depending on where you're travelling from, tickets may be sold either as return or single tickets. Anyone planning to get to Taylor Swift by bus is urged to book tickets in advance, as some listings are already sold out.

Those travelling from Glasgow can travel to Edinburgh with Happy Bus, which is selling tickets of varying prices, with buses leaving the city from Buchanan Street bus station. It offers routes from the following areas and ticket plans:

Tickets, which can be booked through Happy Bus here include:

  • Balloch - £36

  • Bathgate - £23

  • Dumbarton - £34

  • Glasgow - £29

  • Livingston - £21

  • Murrayfield Return to Glasgow - £18

Aberdeen commuters can book a return journey for £40 with First Bus, which is running special routes for Taylor Swift. Tickets can be booked by by calling 01224 219225 (Select option 1) or filling the online form here.

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