Our fares are changing from 15 April 2024

1 month ago Thu 4th Apr 2024

price changes

The whole transport sector, like in many other walks of life, continues to experience cost inflation that we need to manage, which is why we’re making some changes to McGill’s bus tickets from Monday 15th April 2024.

Following a review of our prices, we will be increasing our single and return fares as well as zone weekly, monthly and bundle tickets.  We’ll still offer great value, especially for those travelling regularly. We’d encourage you to look at our unlimited day, weekly and season tickets to make sure you save by taking the bus – there are also some new tickets in and around Glasgow.

What’s happening and why?

Costs to run our buses continue to rise. We have worked hard to minimise the impact this will have on you whilst continuing to invest in our business and our colleagues - giving you better buses, zero emission fleets, improved punctuality and new services, as well as a fair wage for our teams who work hard to deliver services for you.

Single and return fares will increase by as little as 10p. Please see below an overview of our new prices for weekly, monthly and bundle tickets.

Adult Tickets

Greater Glasgow Zone   Greater Glasgow Plus Zone
  Current Price New Price from 15th April     Current Price New Price from 15th April
Day Saver £5.20 £5.50   Day Saver £5.70 £6.00
Evening Saver £4.20 £4.45   Evening Saver £4.60 £4.85
Duo Saver £9.00 £9.50   Duo Saver £10.00 £10.60
Group Saver £13.00 £14.00   Group Saver £14.25 £15.25
5-Day FlexiSaver £20.80 £20.80   5-Day FlexiSaver £22.80 £22.80
1-Week Saver £20.00 £21.00   1-Week Saver £22.00 £23.20
4-Week Saver £70.00 £74.00   4-Week Saver £77.00 £81.20
             
             
Inverclyde   Inverclyde Plus
  Current Price New Price from 15th April     Current Price New Price from 15th April
Day Saver £5.20 £5.50   Day Saver £5.70 £6.00
Evening Saver £4.20 £4.45   Evening Saver £4.60 £4.85
Duo Saver £9.00 £9.50   Duo Saver £10.00 £10.60
Group Saver £13.00 £14.00   Group Saver £14.25 £15.25
5-Day FlexiSaver £20.80 £20.80   5-Day FlexiSaver £22.80 £22.80
1-Week Saver £20.00 £21.00   1-Week Saver £22.00 £23.20
4-Week Saver £70.00 £74.00   4-Week Saver £77.00 £81.20
             
             
Clydeside        
  Current Price New Price from 15th April        
Day Saver £8.30 £8.75        
Evening Saver £6.70 £7.10        
Duo Saver £14.50 £15.30        
Group Saver £21.00 £22.30        
5-Day FlexiSaver £33.20 £33.20        
1-Week Saver £32.00 £33.80        
4-Week Saver £110.00 £116.20        

Student Tickets

Greater Glasgow Zone   Greater Glasgow Plus Zone
  Current Price New Price from 15th April     Current Price New Price from 15th April
Day Saver £4.45 £4.70   Day Saver £4.85 £5.10
Student Saver (Basic) £17.00 £18.00   Student Saver (Basic) £18.70 £19.80
Student Saver (Standard) £59.50 £63.00   Student Saver (Standard) £65.50 £69.40
Student Saver (Premium) £185.00 £196.00   Student Saver (Premium) £205.00 £217.00
             
             
Inverclyde   Inverclyde Plus
  Current Price New Price from 15th April     Current Price New Price from 15th April
Day Saver £4.45 £4.70   Day Saver £4.85 £5.10
Student Saver (Basic) £17.00 £18.00   Student Saver (Basic) £18.70 £19.80
Student Saver (Standard) £59.50 £63.00   Student Saver (Standard) £65.50 £69.40
Student Saver (Premium) £185.00 £196.00   Student Saver (Premium) £205.00 £217.00
             
             
Clydeside        
  Current Price New Price from 15th April        
Day Saver £7.00 £7.40        
Student Saver (Basic) £26.75 £28.30        
Student Saver (Standard) £94.00 £99.60        
Student Saver (Premium) £290.00 £307.00        

Child Tickets

Greater Glasgow Zone   Greater Glasgow Plus Zone
  Current Price New Price from 15th April     Current Price New Price from 15th April
Single Trip £1.50 £1.60   Single Trip £1.75 £1.85
Return Trip £2.25 £2.40   Return Trip £2.60 £2.80
Day Saver £2.60 £2.80   Day Saver £2.85 £3.05
1-Week Saver £10.00 £10.60   1-Week Saver £11.00 £11.70
             
             
Inverclyde   Inverclyde Plus
  Current Price New Price from 15th April     Current Price New Price from 15th April
Single Trip £1.50 £1.60   Single Trip £1.75 £1.85
Return Trip £2.25 £2.40   Return Trip £2.60 £2.80
Day Saver £2.60 £2.80   Day Saver £2.85 £3.05
1-Week Saver £10.00 £10.60   1-Week Saver £11.00 £11.70
             
             
Clydeside        
  Current Price New Price from 15th April        
Single Trip £2.50 £2.65        
Return Trip £4.00 £4.25        
Day Saver £4.15 £4.40        
1-Week Saver £16.00 £17.00        

City Saver          

Our brand-new CitySaver tickets will replace some return tickets, giving you great value to ride all day and save you even some money, with prices at just £3.50 for a day ticket and £16 for a weekly ticket! These can be used on our buses between:

  • Braehead/QEUH on the 23/23p and 26
  • Paisley town centre, Paisley Road West and Glasgow city centre on the 38/38A
  • Braehead and Glasgow CIty Centre on Clydeflyer 901 and 906, X7 and X23

Our tickets can be bought on-bus using cash or contactless, or download the McGill's app from the App Store or Google Play.

Finally, don’t forget that young people aged 5-21 living in Scotland are eligible for free bus travel with a valid Young Scot card. If you haven’t already, make sure to apply (either for yourself or on behalf of your child) through your local council.