Tickets: Day tickets

Our collection of day tickets, detailed below, provide money saving ways for tourists, families, and daytrippers to explore the region.

All day Subway ticket

The All day Subway ticket gives you one day unlimited travel on the Subway. It is available all day, every day of the week, and is a great way to explore Glasgow. Remember, you can get 20% off if you go Smart.

Price: £4.20 for adults and £2.10 for children* from any Subway station.

* Applies to children under 16 years old. Children under five travel for free if accompanied by a fare paying adult.

Roundabout ticket

The Roundabout ticket gives one-day unlimited travel by ScotRail and Subway to over 110 stations within the Greater Glasgow area. Roundabout tickets are valid after 09:00 Monday to Friday and all day at weekends and Glasgow public holidays.

Roundabout tickets are only available to purchase from ScotRail. These are available at any staffed rail station (in the area shown on the map below) and from on-train staff.

Price: £7.20 for adults and £3.60 for children*.

* Applies to children under 16 years old. Children under five travel for free if accompanied by a fare paying adult.

Download a Roundabout map [PDF, 1.2MB]

Daytripper ticket

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The Daytripper ticket gives you unlimited* travel for one day by ScotRail, Subway, most buses**, and some ferries in the Strathclyde region. Tickets are valid after 9.00am on Monday to Friday and all day at the weekends and on Glasgow public holidays.

*Except on night service buses, tours, excursions or premium services including the First Glasgow 500 and the U1 (UWS Link) service.
** See Participating Operators section for further details.

Price: £22.50 for two adults and up to four children (5-15 years inc.) or £12.70 for one adult and up to two children (5-15 years inc.)

You can buy your Daytripper ticket online, at a ticket office (see below) or from any staffed rail station.

Ticket offices are as follows:

Ticket Office Location
This table lists ticket office locations from which you can buy a Daytripper.
Ayr Bus Station Sandgate, Ayr KA7 1DD
Citylink Ticket Office Buchanan Bus Station, Killermont Street, Glasgow, G2 3NW
East Kilbride Ticket Office (Saturdays only) East Kilbride Bus Station, 7 Olympia Way, East Kilbride, G74 IJT
Irvine Travel Shop (Stagecoach) 71 High Street, Irvine, KA12 0AL
Kilmarnock Bus Station 20-30 Green Street, Kilmarnock, KA1 1JU

How to use: Daytripper tickets can be bought in advance or on the day. Simply rub off the year, month, date and day when you start your first journey. Remember to seal down the plastic cover or your ticket will not be valid! Tickets must be redeemed within the valid ticket period – no refunds or replacements will be given once expired.

Download a Daytripper map [PDF, 368kb]

Participating operators

The operators who welcome Daytripper tickets are:

This table lists the contact telephone numbers for participating rail operators in the Daytripper ticket scheme.
Rail operators Telephone enquiries
ScotRail 03457 48 49 50
Subway 0141 333 3159

 

This table lists the contact telephone numbers for participating bus operators in the Daytripper ticket scheme.
Bus operators Telephone enquiries
First Glasgow 0871 200 22 33
First Midland Bluebird 01324 602200
First West Lothian 01324 602200
Garelochhead Coaches 01436 810200
Glasgow Citybus 0141 954 2255
Stagecoach East Scotland 01383 660880
Stagecoach West Scotland 01292 613700
Stuart’s Coaches Ltd. 01555 773533
Whitelaws Coaches Ltd. 01698 792800
Wilson’s of Rhu Ltd 01436 820300

 

This table lists the contact telephone numbers for participating ferry operators in the Daytripper ticket scheme.
Ferry operators Telephone enquiries
Clydelink (Renfrew Ferry) 0141 370 3433
Clyde Marine Services Ltd. (Kilcreggan Ferry) 01475 721 281

The Daytripper ticket is also valid on all SPT supported services (within the Daytripper area), but is not valid for use on night service buses, tours, excursions or premium services including the First Glasgow 500 and the U1/U2 (UWS Link) services.

Please note: calls to 0871 numbers cost 12p per minute plus your phone company’s access charge.

City Sightseeing and Subway Joint Ticket

You can tour Glasgow by hopping on and off the City Sightseeing bus with unlimited Subway travel added on at a great discounted rate. Visit City Sightseeing for more detailed information on different aspects of the tour, ticket prices and to book online.