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As we continue to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic, it's important to stay up to date with travel advice. You should also follow the Scottish Government's travel and transport guidance for current information on travel between Scotland and other countries. 

You should also follow the Scottish Government's COVID-19 guidance on staying safe and protecting others.

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?

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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?

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