Summary

 
Overview
Reduced fares on ScotRail services which start and finish within the scheme's boundaries and on Glasgow's Subway 
Type of offer
Ordinary Promotion 
Nearest stations
Details

For distances of less than 10 miles approximately, a flat rate of £1.00 is charged per single journey and £1.40 per return journey. Over 10 miles approximately, the Concessionary Single fare is half the standard single or return fare. For journeys in rural areas, see fares tables overleaf.

Companions should be charged half the single or return fare, regardless of journey length.

The scheme is open to people aged 60 years old and over and many disabled people if they live permanently in the area covered by the scheme.

An Entitlement Card is needed to use the bus, train and Subway parts of the scheme. A Strathclyde Concessionary Travel Card with a named ferry route on it is needed to use the ferries.

Area covered

All journeys within the area bounded by Girvan, New Cumnock, Lanark, Shotts, Drumgelloch, Croy, Milngavie, Balloch, Helensburgh, Gourock, Wemyss Bay, Largs and Ardrossan.

"Flat fare zone areas" are between Ayr and Barrhill; and between Oban and Helensburgh Upper. (Note: Crianlarich and both Tyndrum stations are NOT included in the scheme.)

 

 
Participating train companies
ScotRail;  

Prices

Adult

Flat fare of £1.00 single, £1.40 return for distances less than 10 miles.

Over 10 miles Concessionary fare is half the standard single or return fare.

Adults under 60 must hold a valid disability concessionary card with the L logo

Child
N/A
Concession

Flat fare of £1.00 single, £1.40 return for distances less than 10 miles.

Over 10 miles Concessionary fare is half the standard single or return fare.

Family
N/A
Group
N/A
Discounts available with these products
 

Validity

Area of validity
 
Further Information

For further information see

Reversible
No
Details

For journeys of over 10 miles, Concessionary fares are based on SDS and SDR tickets.

Flat fare tickets, including flat fare zone (single and return) are valid as dated. For journeys over 10 miles (except flat fare zone), tickets are valid as appropriate to the full price ticket from which they are derived.

Not valid on trains timed to depart between 06:00 and 09:00 and between 16:30 and 18:00 Monday to Friday. Valid all day at weekends and on Bank holidays.

 There is no peak time restriction if the cardholder is travelling to a hospital appointment (Written proof in the form of an appointment card or other clear written evidence regarding the time and date of an appointment at a Health Board hospital must be produced on request. This will include at time of ticket purchase and on mode of travel where ticket inspections are undertaken).

 Disabled card holders are NOT subject to the time restriction.

Ferry card holders are NOT subject to the time restriction.

Period of availability
Applies
06/09/2009 - Until further notice

Purchasing

Available to purchase
06/09/2009 - Until further notice
Buying your tickets

Tickets may only be purchased within the area covered by the scheme. Only National Entitlement Cards may be used to purchase tickets

If you have not received your Entitlement Card:

Visit the Transport Scotland website for more information (opens a new window)