Changes to tram fares

Mon, 06/03/2023 - 09:56

For the first time in around three years, Edinburgh Trams has announced a modest increase in ticket prices, effective from Sunday, April 2.

In line with similar changes to be introduced by the operator’s sister company Lothian Buses, the fare changes will see the cost of an adult single ticket increase by 20p to £2, and an adult return set to cost £3.80.

A new pricing structure will apply to all types of tickets, including those that allow travel on trams and Lothian Buses such as DAYtickets and Ridacard. Tram tickets purchased using the ET App and online through the website will also see changes. 

While every effort has been made to keep fare increases to an absolute minimum, the move reflects rising operational costs as the network continues to recover from the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic.

Thanks to a wide range of flexible ticket options – including value-for-money season passes – and free spaces at the Ingliston park and ride facility, Edinburgh’s growing tram system continues to deliver cost-effective and environmentally friendly travel for residents and visitors to the city.

See below for tram ticket changes. More information about changes to Ridacard can be found here.

Fare increase