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Travelling across Dundee is as easy as ABC

What is ABC?

ABC is a new multi-operator scheme for Dundee which allows you to travel on All Bus Companies across Dundee with one smart ticket.

Who's involved?

The scheme is a partnership involving bus operators Xplore Dundee, Stagecoach and Moffat & Williamson as well as local authorities Dundee City Council and Angus Council.

Where can I use ABC?

ABC is valid across Dundee and the surrounding area. It's valid for unlimited travel so you can hop on and off any bus you like within this area.  

ABC zone map

How does it work?

ABC is a smart ticket product which offers you unlimited travel across Dundee. You can buy ABC on board from any bus driver when you start your journey. The ABC ticket product will be loaded onto your current smartcard, whether it's an Xplore Dundee Discovr card, a StagecoachSmart card, or your National Entitlement card. If you don't already have one, the driver will give you a new smartcard.

You can also buy ABC from Dundee bus station or the travel shop on Commercial Street.

After the ABC ticket you've bought has been loaded onto your smartcard, just place the card onto the ticket machine as you board the next bus and tell the driver where you’re going.  

All ticket types will be loaded onto a smartcard to use in this manner, you will not be issued a paper ticket.

How much does it cost?

The following ticket types are available:

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Ticket type                                  
Adult price Child price
 ABC day
 £4.20 £2.90
 ABC week  £14.50 £9.50

Child tickets are valid for customers aged 5-15 years old, you may be asked to show proof of age. children under 5 travel for free on all bus services.

Plan your journey on any Stagecoach bus service using our journey planner on the right, but if you need to use another operator's bus service visit Traveline for a journey plan across any operator or mode of transport.

Points to note:

  • No changes are being made to any tickets currently offered by the bus operators at this time.  
  • Although the ABC products can be loaded to an existing smartcard offered by All Bus Companies, other tickets offered by these operators are not interchangeable.
  • Unfortunately, if you lose your smartcard, you may lose any remaining value that was stored on it.

Frequently Asked Questions