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Always buy tickets before you board Trams from every 7 minutes

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Answer four quick questions to find out what ticket options are suitable.

Your answers tell us these 3 ticket options would be suitable:

  • Valid for one journey in the city zone
  • Valid on the day of purchase
  • Available to purchase from the tram stop ticket machine, tickets from ticket machines must be used to board within 30 minutes of purchase
  • Children aged between 5-15
  • Valid for a return journey in the city zone
  • Available to purchase from the tram stop ticket machine, tickets from ticket machines must be used to board within 30 minutes of purchase for outward journey
  • Tickets purchased from ticket machines are only valid on the day of purchase
  • Children aged between 5-15
  • Valid for one journey in the city zone
  • Valid on the day of purchase/activation
  • Available to purchase from the tram stop ticket machine, tickets from ticket machines must be used to board within 30 minutes of purchase
  • Available to purchase on the m-ticket app, m-tickets must be used to board within 30 minutes of activation
  • Valid for unlimited travel on Edinburgh Trams and Lothian Buses within the city zone
  • Valid on the day of purchase
  • Available to purchase from the tram stop ticket machine
  • Available to purchase from Lothian Buses driver
  • Must be purchased before 6pm
  • Children aged between 5-15
  • Not valid on Lothian services Airlink 100, Skylink 200, 300, 400; Lothian Country cityWEST & countryWEST zones; East Coast buses zones C-F; Edinburgh Bus Tours and special 97 or 98 services
  • Valid for one journey in all zones
  • Available to purchase from the tram stop ticket machine, tickets from ticket machines must be used to board within 30 minutes of purchase
  • Available to purchase at edinburghticket.com and presented to on-board Ticketing staff on your mobile device or in printed format
  • Tickets purchased from ticket machines are only valid on the day of purchase
  • Children aged between 5-15
  • Buy online

  • Valid for a return journey in the city zone
  • Available to purchase from the tram stop ticket machine, tickets from ticket machines must be used to board within 30 minutes of purchase for outward journey
  • Tickets purchased from ticket machines are only valid on the day of purchase
  • Valid for unlimited travel on Edinburgh Trams and Lothian Buses within the city zone including Lothian services NightBus and NightHawk
  • Valid on the day of purchase/activation
  • Available to purchase from the tram stop ticket machine
  • Available to purchase on the m-ticket app, m-tickets must activated before boarding
  • Available to purchase from Lothian Buses driver
  • Must be purchased after 6pm
  • Not valid on Lothian services Airlink 100, Skylink 200, 300, 400; Lothian Country cityWEST & countryWEST zones; East Coast buses zones C-F; Edinburgh Bus Tours and special 97 or 98 services
  • Valid for unlimited travel on Edinburgh Trams and Lothian Buses within the city zone
  • Valid on the day of purchase/activation
  • Available to purchase from the tram stop ticket machine
  • Available to purchase on the m-ticket app, m-tickets must activated before boarding
  • Available to purchase from Lothian Buses driver
  • Must be purchased before 6pm
  • Not valid on Lothian services Airlink 100, Skylink 200, 300, 400; Lothian Country cityWEST & countryWEST zones; East Coast buses zones C-F; Edinburgh Bus Tours and special 97 or 98 services
  • Valid for an open return journey in all zones, return journey is open ended an can be used at any time on any day
  • Valid on Lothian services Airlink and N22 outside of tram operating hours
  • Available to purchase from the tram stop ticket machine, tickets from ticket machines must be used to board within 30 minutes of purchase for outward journey
  • Tickets purchased from ticket machines are only valid on the day of purchase for outward journey
  • Available to purchase at edinburghticket.com and presented to on-board Ticketing staff on your mobile device or in printed format
  • Children aged between 5-15
  • Buy online

  • Valid for unlimited travel on Edinburgh Trams and Lothian Buses in all zones including Lothian services NightBus and NightHawk
  • Valid on the day of purchase
  • Available to purchase from the tram stop ticket machine
  • Available to purchase from Lothian Buses driver
  • Children ages 5-15
  • Valid for one journey in all zones
  • Available to purchase from the tram stop ticket machine, tickets from ticket machines must be used to board within 30 minutes of purchase
  • Available to purchase on the m-ticket app, m-tickets must be used to board within 30 minutes of activation
  • Tickets purchased from ticket machines and m-tickets are only valid on the day of purchase/activation
  • Available to purchase at edinburghticket.com and presented to on-board Ticketing staff on your mobile device or in printed format
  • Buy online

  • Valid for unlimited travel for 3 consecutive days in all zones
  • Available to purchase at edinburghticket.com and presented to on-board Ticketing staff on your mobile device or in printed format
  • Children aged between 5-15
  • Buy online

  • Valid for unlimited travel on Edinburgh Trams and Lothian Buses within the city zone
  • Valid for up to two adults and three children
  • Valid on the day of purchase/activation
  • Available to purchase from the tram stop ticket machine
  • Available to purchase on the m-ticket app, m-tickets must activated before boarding
  • Available to purchase from Lothian Buses driver
  • Children aged between 5-15
  • Not valid on Lothian services Airlink 100, Skylink 200, 300, 400; Lothian Country cityWEST & countryWEST zones; East Coast buses zones C-F; Edinburgh Bus Tours and special 97 or 98 services
  • Valid for an open return journey in all zones, return journey is open ended an can be used at any time on any day
  • Valid on Lothian services Airlink and N22 outside of tram operating hours
  • Available to purchase from the tram stop ticket machine, tickets from ticket machines must be used to board within 30 minutes of purchase for outward journey
  • Available to purchase on the m-ticket app, m-tickets must be used to board within 30 minutes of activation for outward journey
  • Tickets purchased from ticket machines and m-tickets are only valid on the day of purchase/activation for outward journey
  • Available to purchase at edinburghticket.com and presented to on-board Ticketing staff on your mobile device or in printed format
  • Buy online

  • Valid for unlimited travel for four consecutive days in all zones
  • Available to purchase at edinburghticket.com and presented to on-board Ticketing staff on your mobile device or in printed format
  • Children aged between 5-15
  • Buy online

  • Valid for unlimited travel on Edinburgh Trams and Lothian Buses in all zones including Lothian services NightBus and NightHawk
  • Valid on the day of purchase/activation
  • Available to purchase from the tram stop ticket machine
  • Available to purchase on the m-ticket app, m-tickets must activated before boarding
  • Available to purchase from Lothian Buses driver
  • Valid for unlimited travel for five consecutive days in all zones
  • Available to purchase at edinburghticket.com and presented to on-board Ticketing staff on your mobile device or in printed format
  • Children aged between 5-15
  • Buy online

  • Valid for unlimited travel for three consecutive days in all zones
  • Available to purchase at edinburghticket.com and presented to on-board
  • Ticketing staff on your mobile device or in printed format
  • Buy online

  • Valid for unlimited travel for four consecutive days in all zones
  • Available to purchase at edinburghticket.com and presented to on-board Ticketing staff on your mobile device or in printed format
  • Buy online

  • Valid for unlimited travel for five consecutive days in all zones
  • Available to purchase at edinburghticket.com and presented to on-board ticketing staff on your mobile device or in printed format
  • Buy online

  • Valid for an open return journey in all zones, return journey is open ended an can be used at any time on any day
  • Valid for up to two adults and three children
  • Available to purchase at edinburghticket.com and presented to on-board Ticketing staff on your mobile device or in printed format
  • Buy online

    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.

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