Transport & Parking

Ticketing and railcards

There are a range of tickets and railcards which can be used for your train journey.


Rail tickets are available to buy online, over the phone and at rail stations.

It is advised, where possible, to buy your ticket before boarding the train. To ensure a reduction in fare price, book your train ticket well in advance of rail travel.


PlusBus is a discount price bus pass that you buy with your train ticket. It gives you unlimited bus travel around town, at the start, the finish, or both ends of your train journey.

You can buy a PlusBus bus pass with your train ticket at the station ticket office, by 'phone or online. 

With a PlusBus ticket you can travel anywhere on most buses around the whole urban area of town.


Interest free public transport loan

University of Edinburgh staff can apply for an interest free loan to pay for a public transport season ticket.