Prepare for your Tattoo visit. Find out more about getting to the Edinburgh Castle Esplanade and what you can expect when you arrive.
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The closest bus stop to the venue is located on George IV Bridge which is approximately 300 metres from the Tattoo Arena. George IV Bridge is serviced by Lothian Buses. Edinburgh Bus Station is located approximately a 15 minute walk from the venue. Further details regarding bus routes and timetables can be found at www.lothianbuses.com.
Edinburgh Waverley Train Station is a short walk of approximately 10 minutes from the venue. Further details regarding train services can be found at www.travelinescotland.com.
Parking is not available at the Edinburgh Castle Esplanade. For a map and street guide to the main car parks in the centre of Edinburgh visit www.edinburgh.gov.uk/parking.
Edinburgh Trams operate between Edinburgh Airport and St Andrew Square, operating a 'Park & Ride' service at Ingliston. The Princes Street Tram stop is approximately 7 minutes walk from the venue. Further details regarding tram services can be found at https://edinburghtrams.com.
The Tattoo Queue
There is only one queue to access The Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo and this starts at Johnston Terrace. Please see map below for reference.
What if I have extra support needs?
Our Box Office can be reached on +44 (0) 131 225 1188, Monday to Friday 10am-4:30pm.