EMF Shuttle Buses

We recommend you purchase shuttle bus tickets for the Full and Half Marathons and the Team Relay.

Shuttle bus tickets are sold on a first come, first served
Citylinkbasis.  Public transport from Musselburgh to Edinburgh is very limited and our shuttle buses are the quickest and easiest method of travel.  Please note that there may be some tickets available on the day of the event however these will be significantly more expensive to purchase on the day if available.
 

 EMF 2014 Shuttle Bus Map

To purchase any of the below shuttle bus tickets please visit the EMF Shop.

HIGHLY RECOMMENDED BUS TICKETS ARE...


Runner tickets

2-Journey P&R Full Marathon & Team Relay Runner
Outward Journey
Pick up 1: Newcraighall Park & Ride (Location 6), departure time 08:00
Pick up 2: Sheriffhall Park & Ride (Location 5), departure time 08:15
Pick up 3: Straiton Park & Ride (Location 4), departure time 08:30
Destination: Market Street, Edinburgh (Start) (Location 1), approx. arrival time 09:00 Regent Road is a 15 minute walk from Market Street, London Road is a 20 minute walk from Market Street.
Return Journey
Pick up location: Wallyford Park & Ride (Finish) (Location 9)
Destination 1: Newcraighall Park & Ride (Location 6)
Destination 2: Sheriffhall Park & Ride (Location 5)
Destination 3: Straiton Park & Ride (Location 4)
Journey time: 30mins to 60mins
Bus Departure Time: There will be a shuttle service available between 13:00 and 17:45. It is a 15 minute walk from the Reunion Area to the bus pick up point at Wallyford Park & Ride.
This journey suits runners of the full marathon and team relay wishing to make their way to the start lines at Regent Road and London Road for the start of the race.

2-Journey P&R Half Marathon Runner
Outward Journey
Pick up 1: Newcraighall Park & Ride (Location 6), departure time 06:00
Pick up 2: Sheriffhall Park & Ride (Location 5), departure time 06:15
Pick up 3: Straiton Park & Ride (Location 4), departure time 06:30
Destination: Market Street, Edinburgh (Start) (Location 1), approx. arrival time 07:00 Regent Road is a 15 minute walk from Market Street.
Return Journey
Pick up location: Wallyford Park & Ride (Finish) (Location 9)
Destination 1: Newcraighall Park & Ride (Location 6)
Destination 2: Sheriffhall Park & Ride (Location 5)
Destination 3: Straiton Park & Ride (Location 4)
Journey time: 30mins to 60mins
Bus Departure Time: There will be a shuttle service available between 10:00 and 12:00. It is a 15 minute walk from the Reunion Area to the bus pick up point at Wallyford Park & Ride.
This journey suits runners of the half marathon wishing to make their way to the start line at Regent Road for the start of the race.

4-Person Team Relay Runner
Leg One Runner: You will start at Regent Road (Location 3). When you arrive at Relay Changeover 1 (Location 7), the Reunion Area is a 5 minute walk away
Leg Two Runner: Pick up location: Johnston Terrace (Location 2)
Destination: Relay Changeover 1 (Location 7). Bus Departure Time: 09:00 sharp
Leg Three Runner: Pick up location: Johnston Terrace (Location 2)
Destination: Relay Changeover 2/3 (Location 8). Bus Departure Time: 09:30 sharp
Leg Four Runner: Pick up location: Johnston Terrace (Location 2)
Destination: Relay Changeover 2/3 (Location 8). Bus Departure Time: Between 10:00 and 11:30
For those of you finishing their legs at Relay Changeover 2/3 (Location 8), there will be a shuttle service transporting you to Wallyford Park & Ride (Location 9). This operates from 11:30 until 16:30. There will be a shuttle service available between 13:00 and 17:45 from Wallyford Park & Ride (Location 9) to Regent Road (Location 3). It is a 15 minute walk from the Reunion Area to the bus pick-up point at Wallyford Park & Ride.

2-Person Team Relay Runner
Leg One Runner: You will start at Regent Road (Location 3). When you arrive at Relay Changeover 2/3 (Location 8), there will be a shuttle service transporting you to Wallyford Park & Ride (Location 9).  This operates from 11:30 until 16:30.
Leg Two Runner: Pick up location: Johnston Terrace (Location 2)
Destination: Relay Changeover 2/3 (Location 8). Bus Departure Time: 09:30 sharp
There will be a shuttle service available between 13:00 and 17:45 from Wallyford Park & Ride (Location 9) to Regent Road (Location 3). It is a 15 minute walk from the Reunion Area to the bus pick-up point at Wallyford Park & Ride.

Full Marathon Runner (Post Race)
Pick up location: Wallyford Park & Ride (Finish) (Location 9)
Destination: Regent Road, Edinburgh (Location 3)
Journey time: 40mins to 50mins
Bus Departure Time: There will be a shuttle service available between 13:00 and 17:45. It is a 15 minute walk from the Reunion Area to the bus pick up point at Wallyford Park & Ride.

Half Marathon Runner (Post Race)
Pick up location: Wallyford Park & Ride (Finish) (Location 9)
Destination: Market Street, Edinburgh (Start) (Location 1)
Journey time: 40mins to 50mins
Bus Departure Time: There will be a shuttle service available between 10:00 and 12:00. It is a 15 minute walk from the Reunion Area to the bus pick up point at Wallyford Park & Ride.


Spectator Tickets

3-Journey Full Marathon & Team Relay Spectator P&R Shuttle
Pick up location: Newcraighall Park & Ride (Location 6) -> Sheriffhall Park & Ride (Location 5) -> Straiton Park & Ride (Location 4)
Destination 1: Market Street, Edinburgh (Start) (Location 1)
Journey time: 30mins to 60mins
Bus Departure Time: Newcraighall Park & Ride (Location 6), departure time 08:00, Sheriffhall Park & Ride (Location 5), departure time 08:15, Straiton Park & Ride (Location 4), departure time 08:30, then regularly throughout the day
Destination 2: Wallyford Park & Ride (Finish) (Location 9)
Journey time: 40mins to 50mins
Bus Departure Time: There will be a shuttle service available between 10:30 and 12:00
Final Destination: Newcraighall Park & Ride (Location 6) -> Sheriffhall Park & Ride (Location 5) -> Straiton Park & Ride (Location 4)
Journey time: 30mins to 60mins
Bus Departure Time: There will be a shuttle service available between 13:00 and 17:45. It is a 15 minute walk from the Reunion Area to the bus pick up point at Wallyford Park & Ride.

3-Journey Half Marathon Spectator P&R Shuttle
Pick up location: Newcraighall Park & Ride (Location 6) -> Sheriffhall Park & Ride (Location 5) -> Straiton Park & Ride (Location 4)
Destination 1: Market Street, Edinburgh (Start) (Location 1)
Journey time: 30mins to 60mins
Bus Departure Time: Newcraighall Park & Ride (Location 6), departure time 06:00, Sheriffhall Park & Ride (Location 5), departure time 06:15, Straiton Park & Ride (Location 4), departure time 06:30, then regularly throughout the day
Destination 2: Wallyford Park & Ride (Finish) (Location 9)
Journey time: 40mins to 50mins
Bus Departure Time: 08:30 sharp
Final Destination: Newcraighall Park & Ride (Location 6) -> Sheriffhall Park & Ride (Location 5) -> Straiton Park & Ride (Location 4)
Journey time: 30mins to 60mins
Bus Departure Time: There will be a shuttle service available between 10:30 and 12:00. It is a 15 minute walk from the Reunion Area to the bus pick up point at Wallyford Park & Ride.

2-Journey Full Marathon Spectator
Outward Journey
Pick up location: Market Street, Edinburgh (Location 1)
Destination: Wallyford Park & Ride (Finish) (Location 9)
Journey time: 40mins to 50mins
Bus Departure Time: There will be a shuttle service available between 10:30 and 12:00
Return Journey
Pick up location: Wallyford Park & Ride (Finish) (Location 9)
Destination: Regent Road, Edinburgh (Location 3)
Journey time: 40mins to 50mins
Bus Departure Time: There will be a shuttle service available between 13:00 and 17:45. It is a 15 minute walk from the Reunion Area to the bus pick up point at Wallyford Park & Ride.

2-Journey Half Marathon Spectator
Outward Journey
Pick up location: Market Street, Edinburgh (Start) (Location 1)
Destination: Wallyford Park & Ride (Finish) (Location 9)
Journey time: 40mins to 50mins
Bus Departure Time: 08:30 sharp
Return Journey
Pick up location: Wallyford Park & Ride (Finish) (Location 9)
Destination: Market Street, Edinburgh (Start) (Location 1)
Journey time: 40mins to 50mins
Bus Departure Time: There will be a shuttle service available between 10:30 and 12:00. It is a 15 minute walk from the Reunion Area to the bus pick up point at Wallyford Park & Ride.

2-Journey Full Marathon & Team Relay Spectator P&R Shuttle
Journey: Wallyford Park & Ride (Finish) (Location 9) -> Newcraighall Park & Ride (Location 6) -> Sheriffhall Park & Ride (Location 5) -> Straiton Park & Ride (Location 4) -> Wallyford Park & Ride (Finish) (Location 9)
Journey time: Approximately 60mins
Bus Departure Time: The service will be available on Race Day from 10:00 until 17:45 and suits spectators of the full marathon and team relay.

2-Journey Half Marathon Spectator P&R Shuttle
Journey: Wallyford Park & Ride (Finish) (Location 9) -> Newcraighall Park & Ride (Location 6) -> Sheriffhall Park & Ride (Location 5) -> Straiton Park & Ride (Location 4) -> Wallyford Park & Ride (Finish) (Location 9)
Journey time: Approximately 60mins
Bus Departure Time: The service will be available on Race Day from 08:00 until 12:30 and suits spectators of the half marathon.


For the best price tickets, please purchase in advance. Tickets will be checked before you get on the bus. Please have them ready to show.


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