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Ticket machines at every stop
Trams every 7 mins
Trams every 7 mins
Every 10 mins before 07:00 & after 19:00
First trams
First trams
05:30 from York Place
06:18 from Airport
Last Trams
Last trams
22:48 from Airport
23:30 from York Place

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Frequently Asked Questions

General

Yes, we have six spacious luggage racks on each tram, including racks for large/bulky suitcases. Please do not block aisles, exits or priority seating areas and do not place luggage on seats.

Yes, dogs can travel free of charge. Please make sure however that your dog is kept on a leash at all times and is kept off the seats.

Yes, we have two dedicated spaces for wheelchairs and mobility scooters on every tram, located in the middle carriage of the tram.

Due to space limitations, we can only accommodate up to Class II mobility scooters. There is a permit scheme for mobility scooter users. You can read more on our Tram Accessibility page.

Yes, up to two bicycles may be carried on trams free of charge at the discretion of the Ticketing Services Assistant. Restrictions may apply on all peak services (Monday to Friday 07:30-09:30 & 16:00-18:30,) throughout the Edinburgh International Festival in August or any pre-publicised event. Please board at the centre doors indicated with the bike symbol and follow the instructions from the Ticketing Services Assistant.

Contact our Customer Relations straight away. We will do our best to locate your item and return it to you within the same day. After one day, all lost property is sent to the Lost Property Office. You can contact them directly to arrange pick up.

Yes. We recommend that customers use a smaller, easily foldable buggy where possible. Passengers who board with an unfolded buggy should position it in the buggy space whenever that space is available. If the wheelchair space is needed by a wheelchair user, customers with unfolded buggies are asked to make it available.

Buying tickets

Adult fares from

City fare

£1.70

Child fares from

City fare

£0.80

Adult fares from

Airport & city zone

£6.00

Child fares from

Airport & city zone

£3.00

Every tram stop has ticket vending machines where you can buy Single, Return and DAYtickets. Our ticket vending machines accept most debit and credit cards including American Express as well as 5p, 10p, 20p, 50p, £1 and £2 coins. No change is given.

With the official Transport for Edinburgh app, you can buy and load your phone with m-tickets for Edinburgh Trams and Lothian Buses. Your m-tickets can then be activated by scanning the QR code at the tram stop and used as you need them.

With our season ticket Ridacard, the more you travel, the more you save. It’s our best value travel option and you can enjoy unlimited travel 24/7 across the city with Edinburgh Trams and Lothian Buses.

citysmart is the convenient, top-up ticket for tram and bus single journeys.

Available to buy online or from any of our TravelHubs, the citysmart card gives you the freedom to top-up as you go. You can top-up by visiting one of our TravelHubs or on any Lothian Bus.

Do you hold a Scottish National Entitlement Card? Did the City of Edinburgh Council issue it? If the answer to both questions is yes, you can travel for free on Edinburgh Trams in any zone.

Pre-book your tram ticket for easy and quick transfers from Edinburgh Airport to Edinburgh city centre. A range of Airport Single, Open Return and Multi-Day tram tickets available.

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