- 1 How do you pay for buses in Scotland?
- 2 How do I use M tickets in Edinburgh?
- 3 How do I apply for a bus pass in Glasgow?
- 4 Can you get around Scotland without a car?
- 5 How do you pay for the bus in Edinburgh?
- 6 Can you pay on card on bus?
- 7 What’s the best way to get around Edinburgh?
- 8 How do you buy bus tickets on your phone?
- 9 Can you use a bus day ticket on Edinburgh trams?
- 10 Can I use my free bus pass on trains in Scotland?
- 11 Can I use my bus pass on Glasgow subway?
- 12 Can I use my English bus pass in Scotland?
How do you pay for buses in Scotland?
We can accept payments of up to £30 from bank cards which have the contactless symbol, as shown below. Visa, Mastercard and Maestro cards can be used to make payments on our buses, however we are unable to accept payments made using American Express cards.
How do I use M tickets in Edinburgh?
To activate an m-ticket simply scan your ticket at the QR code on the tram stop shelter before boarding. Please remember that m-tickets can only be used by one passenger per device (except Family DAYtickets) but you can now share your m-tickets with family and friends using our new ticket sharing feature.
How do I apply for a bus pass in Glasgow?
Apply to your local council You can contact your local council to apply for a bus pass. If you need to travel with a companion you’ll need supporting evidence. This may be an award notice letter from the Department of Work and Pensions or a copy of your blind registration certificate.
Can you get around Scotland without a car?
Travel in Scotland without a car is easy thanks to passes like the Scotrail Spirit of Scotland ticket and the frequent buses operated by First Bus and Megabus. Alternatively, you can use Scotland’s Sustrans national cycle network or hike one of the cross-country trails on the John Muir Way and the West Highland Way.
How do you pay for the bus in Edinburgh?
Contactless is the best way to pay for travel on our buses – adult passengers can benefit from discounted daily capping when using TapTapCap. Contactless can also be used to pay for every other type of ticket, so you don’t need to worry about having the correct change.
Can you pay on card on bus?
Look for the contactless symbol on your credit or debit card to see if your card is contactless enabled. Then, board a bus with the contactless symbol and instead of paying with cash, simply tap your card or contactless-enabled device onto the reader and wait for the beep.
What’s the best way to get around Edinburgh?
- Walking. One of the best and most enjoyable ways to discover Edinburgh and get around the city is on foot.
- By bike. Edinburgh has a good number of cyclists making use of some great routes as part of the National Cycle Network, both on road and traffic free.
- By bus.
- By tram.
- By taxi.
- By car.
- Other options.
How do you buy bus tickets on your phone?
Simply download the First Bus App and you’ll be able to buy tickets on your phone any time of day. With a wide range available, including weekly and monthly tickets, you can make your purchase in advance. Simply scan your mobile ticket when you hop on board, and you’re ready to go.
Can you use a bus day ticket on Edinburgh trams?
Can I use my DAYticket on trams? DAYtickets, DAY&NIGHTtickets and Family DAYtickets can be used on Edinburgh Trams, between York Place and Ingliston Park & Ride only, as well as Lothian Buses day services. A Network DAYticket is valid for travel to or from Edinburgh Airport.
Can I use my free bus pass on trains in Scotland?
The card gives holders free bus travel in Scotland and, through the Strathclyde Concessionary Travel Scheme, reduced fares on trains and Subway in the Strathclyde area. For more information on the National Entitlement Card visit the NEC website and the Transport Scotland website.
Can I use my bus pass on Glasgow subway?
If you have a National Entitlement Card (NEC), 60+ or Disabled, you can use your NEC for Subway travel.
Can I use my English bus pass in Scotland?
No. English bus passes are not accepted in Scotland and vice versa. Only passes issued by City of Edinburgh Council work on the trams as they’re funded by the council. Other Scottish passes aren’t accepted on the trams.