Facebook iconInstagram icon LinkedIn icon Twitter icon



We are in Phase One of easing restrictions due to coronavirus and the Scottish Government advice is to stay at home as much as possible.

You should only travel is your journey is essential, for example, for work or shopping. If you are being asked to return to work, there's advice on travel at gov.scot/coronavirus

To keep yourself and other safe and reduce the risk of infection when using public transport you can;

- switch from cash to contactless payment, smartcards or m-tickets

- wash your hand thouroughly before and after you travel

- use anti-bacterial hand sanitiser and avoid unnecessary contact with surfaces when travelling

Visit www.nhsinform.scot/coronavirus for the latest health advice.

Wash Hands      Hand Sanitiser

Technology is changing Scotland’s travel options

Your public transport networks are modernising with new digital ticketing and payment options.

Discover how your smart technology can make it even easier to get on board and travel around Scotland.



Mobile app

Smart payment

How does it work?

Find out more

More choices, more providers

Smart gadgets that can be used for travel in Scotland include smartcards or mobile apps. These pre-load your smart tickets, then you tap or show-and-go.

Alternatively, many operators also accept contactless payment.

Choose your smart media

Load it up with tickets

Off you go

More locations, more smart

Discover where you can travel smart in Scotland.

Your public transport operators are joining forces with multi-mode, multi-operator smartzones also available in locations across the country.

More operators, more convenience

Smart travel is available on many public transport operators across Scotland. Check locations for services in your area or operators to see if your provider is smart enabled.

More journey info, less stress

Traveline is Scotland's national public transport information service - the 'one-stop' shop for all bus, rail, coach, air and ferry times in Scotland.

Traveline helps you plan the best route for your journey across multiple operators and multiple transport modes.

Traveline Scotland

More choices, more benefits

Why go smart?

Discover more benefits