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Supporter information: Hearts vs Rangers

03 November 2023

Supporters travelling to Hampden Park on Sunday for Hearts’ Viaplay Cup semi-final against Rangers should read the following information.




There will be no tickets on sale at Hampden Park. Tickets must be purchased in advance from the Hearts Ticket Office or online at Hearts e Tickets.


Supporters without a ticket should not travel to Hampden Park.


Entry to the stadium and stadium rules


Enhanced searching will be in place at the turnstiles and we ask supporters to please cooperate with stewards and police.


Additional measures to detect pyrotechnics and other illegal items will be in place, so please allow extra time for entry to the stadium.

Pyrotechnic detection dogs and handlers will be on duty at the game. Any person caught in possession of any pyrotechnics either entering the ground or within the stadium seating decks will face an indefinite ban from the club and could also face criminal proceedings. 

Please be aware of the recently enacted law regarding pyrotechnics. (fireworks and pyrotechnic articles (Scotland act 2022). 

It is an offence for a person, without reasonable excuse, to possess a pyrotechnic article while the person is in a public area or at a designated venue or event.


Anyone found in possession of prohibited items could be subject to criminal proceedings and a Football Banning Order. They will also face sanctions in accordance with our unacceptable conduct policy.


Any damage caused to the national stadium by supporters will be billed back to the club concerned so please respect the stadium and refrain from causing any damage.


We can't wait to see Hampden in a sea of maroon and thank our supporters for their tremendous backing, however we must reiterate our wishes to focus on the sea of maroon as opposed to negative issues such as pyrotechnics.




Persons attending events at Hampden Park should be aware that the area immediately surrounding the stadium is mainly residential and the availability of on-street parking is extremely limited due to event specific parking restrictions.


On event days we would advise persons attending Hampden Park where possible to use public transport to get to and from the stadium, if not travelling by organised coach/bus.


Parking Wardens will be on duty patrolling the restricted areas.



Detail with regard to getting to and from the stadium can be found on the following websites:


Traveline Scotland:

This is an excellent source of information regarding all forms of public transport to and from the stadium and provides up to date, live time information. The Journey Planner can be found at


Hampden Park:


Parking at Hampden Park

How to get to Hampden Park




Additional carriages and services run both pre and post event;

Supporters are encouraged to utilise Kings Park train station.

There will be no segregation on services.

Park & Ride: A number of railway park and ride options are available.


Alcohol is not permitted.




M8/M73 to M74 Jct 1A (Polmadie) – onto Polmadie Road towards Stadium and follow directions from Police motorcyclists to allocated supporters bus parking areas in the east of stadium area.




Hearts supporters have been allocated the Purple Car Park, located off Aitkenhead Road.