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Glasgow Transport tickets to travel by bus and metro. Prices, types

Glasgow Transport tickets

When using public transport, in Glasgow, choosing the right ticket could be a real undertaking!

Moreover, after London, the Scottish city can boast the largest network in the whole of Great Britain. And, different, it is the transport companies that operate in the city.

Through this page, you will find some valuable information on Glasgow tickets.


Under the acronym STP (Strathclyde Partnership for Transport), until the different companies operating in and around Glasgow are united. STP tickets, available in different types, allow the combined use of two or more vehicles.

The Roundabout ticket offers, for an entire day, unlimited travel by metro, and with the suburban railway within the area Greater Glasgow. It can be used starting from 09:00 from Monday to Friday, and for the entire weekend. It costs £7.40 per adult, and £3.70 for children from 5 to 15 years.


Glasgow Transport tickets

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For those wishing to travel by metro only, we recommend specific tickets. Getting around by metro is recommended for those who want to stay in the central area. Buying other types of Glasgow transport tickets could be useless and expensive.

For sporadic use, you can buy simple paper tickets at the cost of £1.75 per single adult ride (£ 0.80 reduced), £3.30 round trip (£ 1.55 reduced), and £4.20 for unlimited day trips (£2.10 reduced).
For regular metro use, we recommend registering online to get your Smartcard FREE. Thanks to it, you can travel by metro at a reduced rate.
A single journey costs £1.55 per adult, and £0.80 reduced. The one-day ticket costs £3.00 per adult, and £1.50 reduced. Weekly subscription, £14 and £7.00.
The savings are obvious.


In Glasgow there are several road transport companies, each with its own ticket. Only with the Daytripper ticket is it possible to use combined; otherwise, you will have to buy the specific ticket for the bus you will need to use.
In general, to get around the city, the tickets of the Glasgow vehicles that you will buy will be those of First Glasgow.
Available in version ALL DAY, or for one or more settimane, in two different types.
The ticket for throughout the day, for unlimited travel on the central FIRST buses, it costs £4.60. To travel all day on all buses in the FIRST network, it costs £6.10.
The version weekly for the center, it costs £17.50 for adults and £8.50 for children. To travel a week on the entire FIRST network, you pay £21.50 per adult and £8.50 per child.
These prices are valid by purchasing the ticket on the bus.
Mticket instead, it is a convenient service that allows you to pay through a special app, taking advantage of discounted rates on Glasgow tickets.

On night buses, instead, you need to buy a specific ticket at the cost of £3.00 per person, in the City area, and £4.00 to travel all over the network.

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