Cash fares

Choose from our flexible range of fares to find the ideal ticket or card to fit your travel needs.

Your ticket is proof that you’ve paid your fare. You may need to show it at any time, so keep yours with you for your entire journey. Our ticket vending machines accept most debit and credit cards (£3 minimum spend) as well as  5p, 10p, 20p, 50p, £1 and £2 coins. No change is given.

Single Tickets

Adult:

£1.50 for City Zone travel (all stops excluding Edinburgh Airport)

£5.00 for Airport Zone travel (all stops) 

Child aged 5-15:

£0.70 for City Zone travel (all stops excluding Edinburgh Airport)

£2.50 for Airport Zone travel (all stops) 

Best for infrequent users.

You can purchase Single Tickets only from the ticket vending machines available at all tram stops. PLEASE NOTE - you must board your tram within 30 minutes of buying a single ticket. 

Return Ticket

Adult:

Travel in the Airport Zone (between Edinburgh Airport and all stops to York Place) £8.00.

Child aged 5-15:

Travel in the Airport Zone (between Edinburgh Airport and all stops to York Place) £4.00

You can purchase Return Tickets from the ticket vending machines available at all tram stops. The outward journey should be taken within 30 minutes of purchase, however the return journey is open, and can be taken when needed.

 

 

DAYticket - City Zone

Adult: £3.50

Child aged 5-15: £2.00

Unlimited travel on Edinburgh Trams (all stops excluding Edinburgh Airport) and Lothian Buses day services for one day.

DAYticket - Airport Zone

Adult: £9.00

Child aged 5-15: £4.50

Unlimited travel on Edinburgh Trams (all stops) and Lothian Buses day services for one day.

Perfect if you plan to make more than two journeys by tram and/or bus in a day.

DAYtickets are available from:

  • Tram ticket vending machines
  • Our m-ticket app
  • The driver on any Lothian Buses day service

Family DAYticket

£7.50

All-day travel for up to 2 adults and up to 3 children.

Family DAYticket allows up to 2 adults and up to 3 children unlimited travel together on Edinburgh Trams (City Zone only) and on Lothian Buses day services, all day, for only £7.50.

You can buy a Family DAYticket from:

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Ridacard

Our best option for regular tram and bus users – the more you travel, the more you save!

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