Getting to the Fireworks

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The Virgin Money Fireworks Concert runs for approximately 1 hour, but ticketholders should arrive by 8.30pm as latecomers may not be admitted. The gates opening times will be confirmed closer to the event.

There will be a few available entrances and exits to the Gardens. Please check this page closer to the event for the map and further information.

Road Closures
Several roads will be closed on the day of the event. We will publish a detailed list as we get closer to the Virgin Money Fireworks Concert.

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. 

Trains
Edinburgh’s central train station, Waverley Station, is only a 10-minute walk from the Ross Theatre and Princes Street Gardens 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.

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

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

Taxis
The nearest taxi rank is on Frederick Street, at the closure of the junction with Princes Street.

Parking
We strongly recommend that where possible, you leave your car behind and either walk, cycle, or use public transport to get to the Virgin Money Fireworks Concert.
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.