Subway Smartcard: Smart students travel the Subway

Glasgow Subway Map consists of 15 stations in a circle - Buchanan Street, St. Enoch, Bridge Street, West Street, Shields Road,  Kinning Park, Cessnock, Ibrox, Govan,  Partick, Kelvinhall, Hillhead, Kelvinbridge, St. George's Cross, and  Cowcaddens. Works at Bridge Street Works at Bridge Street Works at Bridge Street Works at Bridge Street


  • Glasgow University

Buchanan Street

  • Glasgow Caledonian University
  • Strathclyde University


  • Glasgow School of Art
  • Glasgow Kelvin College (Stow Campus)
  • Royal Conservatoire of Scotland

Bridge Street

  • City of Glasgow College

We’ve been out and about this Freshers season registering all new and existing Glasgow students; hundreds of you are now signed up and saving on your Subway travel!

Check out our round-up, can you spot yourself?

Not registered yet, here’s why you should..

If you’re studying at one of Glasgow’s many Universities and Colleges then the Subway is the perfect way to get to and from campus – we’re within a ten minute walk from Glasgow Caledonian and Strathclyde and less than five minutes to Glasgow University. What’s more, we know how precious your pounds are so why not save on your commute and travel all day from as little as £2.80 with a Subway Smartcard.

Smart students save with Subway!

Always on the go?


We know how hectic student life can be, but we’re here to make it as hassle free and as cheap as possible for you. Travel from campus, to the union, back to campus and onto work for £2.80 with a Subway Smartcard. That’s a saving of £1.20 per day and up to £437 per year compared to paper tickets. What are you waiting for, register today.

Always stuck for cash?


Make your money go further with a Subway season ticket; ideal for students who attend colleges or universities near the Subway. Offering great discounts on weekly, 28 day, six or twelve month travel and available exclusively on Smart enabling you to spend your precious pounds on the more important stuff.

Don’t forget to join The Upper Circle – our exclusive rewards scheme offering discounts on restaurants, clothing, activities and much more.

Always running late?


No more walking into seminars late. From Buchanan street to Hillhead in eight minutes, Partick to Cowaddens in ten, the Glasgow Subway beats the traffic and ensures you’re ready for that ‘early’ morning start.

See how much you could save?

Price details for Subway tickets
Smartcard Paper ticket
Single £1.45 £1.65
Return £2.80 £3.10
All day travel £2.80 £4.00
7 day ticket £13 N/A
28 day ticket £50 N/A
6 Month ticket £250 N/A
12 Month ticket £450 N/A

Smartcards are FREE if you register online and can be topped up at My Bramble,  however Smartcards purchased in the station incur a £3 admin charge with no access to online top-up.

So make the Smart move today and apply for your FREE Subway Smartcard.