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Spirit of Scotland Travelpass

The following terms and conditions apply to this type of ticket. Please note that some tickets have restrictions on the days or times you can travel. Please check before you travel.

Terms and Conditions

Description

Rail Rover for unlimited travel (subject to time restrictions shown) throughout Scotland and also to/from Carlisle and Berwick-upon-Tweed.

Available for flexible periods, either 3 days within 7 [ST9] or 8 days within 15 [ST8].

Also available for:

  • 10% discount on Strathspey Steam Railway standard fares

  • 10% discount on Keith & Dufftown Railway standard fares

  • Travel between Gourock and Dunoon with Argyll Ferries

  • 20% off these Northlink Ferries journeys when Seated Standard tickets are purchased on the day of travel:

    • Scrabster - Stromness

    • ​Aberdeen - Lerwick

    • Aberdeen - Kirkwall - Lerwick

  • Travel on the following routes with Scottish Citylink Coaches and West Coast Motors:

    • Oban / Fort William - Inverness

    • Oban - Campbeltown

    • ​Kyle of Lochalsh - Uig

    • Inverness - Ullapool

  • Travel with Stagecoach East Scotland and Stagecoach in the Highlands on the following routes:

    • Dundee / Leuchars - St Andrews

    • Services on the Isle of Skye

    • Wick - John O'Groats

    • Thurso - John O'Groats

    • ​Thurso - Scrabster

  • ​Travel with First Scotland East on the following routes:

    • Melrose - Galashiels - Peebles - Edinburgh

    • Carlisle - Langholm - Hawick - Galashiels - Edinburgh

  • 10% discount on Single and Day Return tickets with D & E Coaches between Inverness and Durness

Further information can be found on ScotRail's website.

Single or Return

Return

Operator

  • ScotRail

Standard Class Ticket Code

ST9 & ST8

Availability

Purchase Location

Ticket offices and travel centres, rail-appointed travel agents, online at most train company websites or through other online retailers or train company telesales offices.

Purchase Availability

Available any day.

Pre-booking Requirement

Rover tickets may not be issued more than 3 days in advance of their validity (5 days for telesales and internet bookings).

Reservations Compulsory

No

No

Discounts

Children

Yes

50% discount.

Railcards

Yes

Discounted rate for holders of 16-25 Railcard, Disabled Persons Railcard and Senior Railcard.

Outward Journey

Day Of Travel

Valid for 3 days out of 7 or 8 days out of 15 according to choice.

The ticket-holder must validate the ticket for each day's travel by writing the date in the next box on the card. This must be done in ink before starting.

Time Of Travel

Mondays to Fridays valid from 09:15.

There are no restrictions on the following routes:

  • Glasgow Queen Street - Oban/Fort William/Mallaig

  • ​Inverness - Kyle/Wick/Thurso

  • Glasgow Central - Stranraer

  • Direct services from Lockerbie to Carlisle, Carstairs, Motherwell or Glasgow Central

Valid at any time on Saturdays, Sundays and Bank Holidays.

Return Journey

Day Of Travel

Valid for 3 days out of 7 or 8 days out of 15 according to choice.

The ticket-holder must validate the ticket for each day's travel by writing the date in the next box on the card. This must be done in ink before starting.

Time Of Travel

Mondays to Fridays valid from 09:15.

There are no restrictions on the following routes:

  • Glasgow Queen Street - Oban/Fort William/Mallaig

  • ​Inverness - Kyle/Wick/Thurso

  • Glasgow Central - Stranraer

  • Direct services from Lockerbie to Carlisle, Carstairs, Motherwell or Glasgow Central

Valid at any time on Saturdays, Sundays and Bank Holidays.

Refunds

Refunds are only given on Rail Rover tickets returned before the start date shown on them and are subject to a £10 administration fee.

Changes To Travel Plans

The Rover has unlimited travel but you cannot change the travel validity period of travel passes.