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We want you to enjoy The Royal Highland Show experience, so let’s start by finding the easiest way to get you there! 

For information on how to get to venue for the Show -The Royal Highland Centre, Ingliston, Edinburgh, by public transport - from anywhere in Scotland - please see: www.travelinescotland.com or from elsewhere in UK or from abroad: www.goeuro.co.uk/to_edinburgh. During the Show, traffic updates are posted on Twitter and Facebook. Field Farm Tours Ltd, our official Travel Partner, can help you with travel and accommodation - www.fieldfarmtours.co.uk

Bus Service98

From Edinburgh by bus

Dedicated service No 98 to the Show, operated by Lothian Buses, runs frequently from George Street (east end, outside The Dome) to the Show's East Entrance on all four days.  Buses then pick up at Shandwick Place (stop SD), Haymarket Station (stop HH) then (all service 31) stops en-route to the Showground. Click here for No 98 bus timetable, route and fares


From West Lothian, Central Region, Glasgow and the West by bus/coach

FirstGroup services, especially the appropriately badged 38/A/B ROYAL ROUTE as well as route numbers  20,21, 22 and 22A which travel on the A8 beside the South Entrance to the Showground. Contact:  FirstGroup Scotland East online or phone 01324 602200

CityLink 900 buses from Glasgow/Edinburgh also stop outside the showground. For Glasgow 900 and Citylinkair (Edinburgh Airport) service with Scottish Citylink for details of direct services visit Citylink Timetable or call 0871 266 3333


From the North by bus connecting Halbeath Park and Ride, Inverkeithing Train Station and Ferrytoll Park and Ride

Stagecoach's Jet747 route runs from both from Halbeath and Ferrytoll park and rides, and Inverkeithing rail station, direct to Ingliston - with journeys up to every 30 minutes, 7 days a week!

So why not leave the car behind and travel with us to The Royal Highland Show this year. Single fares are only £5.90, or return on the same day for only £8.20 - lower child fares are also available.

For the quickest access to the show, without the hassle of finding a parking space, jump on the bus and get off at the stop at the junction of Glasgow Road and Ingliston Road. You can return from the same stop to save crossing the busy Glasgow Road, as the route circles Edinburgh Airport before returning to Fife, or walk to the stop at the front of the Hilton Hotel on Eastfield Road. Connections are available to Halbeath and Ferrytoll from all over Fife, as well as Perth and Dundee - visit stagecoachbus.com to plan your journey now!

Connections are available to Halbeath and Ferrytoll from all over Fife, as well as Perth and Dundee - visit stagecoachbus.com to plan your journey now! 

Trains from West Lothian, Central Region, Glasgow (Queen St Lower) and the West, then short bus journey  

Train arriving at Edinburgh Park

Edinburgh Park Station has many Scotrail services calling, from Glasgow Central and Queens St Lower, from Helensburgh, Stirling, Falkirk, Airdrie, Coatbridge etc. Exit at the north side of Edinburgh Park station and take the  Lothian Buses (click here for timetables) Nos 63 (bound for Queensferry) or 20 (bound for Ratho), advise the driver you wish to alight at the Showground and walk to the Show's South Entrance. 

Edinburgh Gateway Station by Gogar/The Gyle. This new station on the East Coast Line is due to open shortly and we shall upload information as soon as that becomes available.


Edinburgh Haymarket Station is one of the stops on the dedicated Show bus service (stop HH) immediately outside the station (please see details above).
If however, you arrive at Edinburgh Waverley Station you must make your way to George Street east end by The Dome, to catch the 98 bus to the Show.

By Car (& Parking) - parking e-tickets can be purchased in advance online

Tractor Trailer

Directions to the Show are given on AA signs on all major approaches. Parking costs £8 per day payable by cash only or get a prepaid e-ticket now from the ticket page.

Please be aware that due to the high volume of traffic, there may be some delays.
Disabled Car Parking is strictly for those displaying a regulatory Blue Disabled Badge on approaches to the showground.
A tractor-trailer shuttle service operates in the large West Car Park when it starts to fill, to take show visitors to / from the West Entrance.

By Plane

Over 150 flights connect Edinburgh to the rest of the UK and Europe each day and with the Showground just a ten-minute walk from the airport – flying is indeed a quick and convenient way to visit the show. Log on to Departure Airports for Edinburgh. Flights from europe and many UK airports such as Bristol, Cardiff, London, Southampton. Take the shuttle bus (small charge) from the terminal to the Holiday Inn Express Hotel, which is beside the Show's North Entrance.