Transport

EMF Transportation Options
There are various options available to you for travel throughout the event weekend.

Saturday 30th May 2015
The EMF Hub is located at Dynamic Earth. This sits on the edge of Holyrood Park and is also near the start and finish location for the 5K, 10K and junior races.

On foot The EMF Hub is a 15 minute walk from the city centre. It is located at the foot of the Royal Mile, near the Scottish Parliament and Holyrood Palace.

Cycling The EMF Hub is close to the National Cycle Network. For more information please visit www.sustrans.co.uk. Please note however that the races on the Saturday use some of the cycle network and therefore please be aware of races that may be ongoing at the time you are travelling.

By bus Dynamic Earth is served by Lothian Buses service 36 and Edinburgh Bus Tours. Lothian Buses service 35 also passes very close on the Canongate which is only a few minutes walk to the EMF Hub at Dynamic Earth. Please visit Lothian Bus website for more information.

By train The nearest train station is Edinburgh Waverley in the city centre. It is a 15 minute walk from the EMF hub.

Sunday 31st May 2015
The start of the Edinburgh Marathon, Half Marathon and Team Relay is on Regent Road and London Road in the city centre. The race will finish at Pinkie St Peter's Primary School, Musselburgh, approximately 8 miles from Edinburgh city centre.

Getting to the start

On foot The races start on Regent Road and London Road. Your race instructions will tell you which one you will start at. Regent Road is a 5 minute walk from Princes Street and London Road is a 10 minute walk from Princes Street.

Cycling The race starts are close to the National Cycle Network. For more information please visit www.sustrans.co.uk

By bus Both First and Lothian Buses operate local bus services to the city centre and close to the start area. Please note that some bus services are altered due to our event and full details are available at www.firstgroup.com.  There will be a replacement bus service operating between Cockenzie/Port Seton and Prestonpans between 05:30 and 18:00, allowing runners and spectators based here and at Seton Sands Caravan Park to be transported from the area.  They can then board public buses to the Start and Finish areas.

By train The nearest train station is Edinburgh Waverley. It is a 5 minute walk from the Regent Road start and a 10 minute walk from the London Road Start.

Getting back to Edinburgh City Centre after the race

By event shuttle bus There will be event shuttle buses operating for the Team Relay, Half Marathon and Full Marathon events. More information will be provided on these in due course.

By public bus First Bus operate bus services in this area.  Please note that these are local service buses and have limited capacity.  For more information please visit www.firstgroup.com.

By train The nearest train stations are Musselburgh Train Station and Wallyford Train Station.  They are both a 20 minute walk from the finish area. These trains will take you to Edinburgh Waveley.  For more information please visit www.firstgroup.com.

By car There is no parking available in Musselburgh.  Please do not attempt to drive to the finish. Either use public transport or event shuttle buses.  Full details above.