Travelling to Standard Life Opening Event: Deep Time

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Entrances and ticket check points for the Castle Terrace Arena will open at 8pm on Sunday 7 August. Please arrive by 10pm. Latecomers may not be admitted.

There are three entrances to the arena:
Castle Terrace from Lothian Road
Johnston Terrace from Lawnmarket
Spittal Street from Bread Street

You can find a map of the entrances below. 

Map of the Standard Life Opening Event: Deep Time arena

There will be a designated wheelchair area within the arena, but this will have a limited capacity and will be filled on a first come first served basis. You can find out more about access at the event here 

More information on road closures and diversions will be available here closer to the event date.

Walking and Cycling
Edinburgh is very compact, which makes it ideal to explore on foot or by bicycle. The City of Edinburgh Council is an excellent source of information on cycle paths and routes, bike security and bike parking options. 

Edinburgh’s central train station, Waverley Station, is only a 15-minute walk from the Castle Terrace arena and enjoys frequent direct train services from Glasgow, Dundee, London, Newcastle, Birmingham, Manchester and other towns and cities in Scotland and beyond. You can find out more about travelling to Edinburgh by train here.

The Edinburgh Trams runs a frequent service from Edinburgh Airport to York Place in the city centre. The closest tram stop to the Castle Terrace arena is West End Princes Street.
Find out the latest information about the Edinburgh Trams and how they integrate with the bus services here.

Visit Lothian Buses for up-to-date information on all local buses including Edinburgh Bus Tours, Airlink (Edinburgh Airport shuttle) and Night Buses.

The nearest taxi rank is on Lothian Road.

We strongly recommend that where possible, you leave your car behind and either walk, cycle, or use public transport to get to the Standard Life Opening Event: Deep Time.
Parking in the city centre is limited, but there are some pay and display on-street parking opportunities around the city. You can find out more information about parking on the City of Edinburgh Council website.