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Why do you want to sit in rush hour traffic when the bus lanes are moving? Do you really want to spend an eternity looking for a parking space when the bus stops at your desired destination? Are you sick of rummaging around for change for that pesky parking meter?
Getting the bus is so easy with six different payments methods, there's bound to be one that's right for you. Here's how you could get on board...
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Beep and board - pay the driver with contactless!
Contactless payments on board our buses mean you don't have to spend time queuing for tickets, just tap your card and take a seat! We want to make every aspect of your journey as easy as it can be, that's why we've introduced a faster, more secure way to pay. It takes less than a second for contactless payments to register! Our buses accept all Android and Apple Pay devices, including smart phones and Apple watches for payments up to £30. So there's no need to worry about having cash anymore.
Buy before you board - mobile tickets are available on our app!
You can also buy and store your ticket on your phone. Simply download the Stagecoach Bus App to get started with mobile day and weekly tickets. Our app also allows you to plan your journey and track your bus, it really is everything you need in the palm of your hand!
Find out more about the Stagecoach Bus App
No change? No problem!
Good old fashioned cash is still accepted on board too. Our drivers all give change so you don't have to worry about breaking that note before your bus arrives.
Pop to your local travel shop!
You can visit your local travel shop where our team will be happy to advise the best ticket option for your journey.
Aberdeen: Union Square Bus Station, Guild Street, Aberdeen, AB11 6NA
Peterhead: Transport Interchange, Peterhead, Windmill St, Peterhead AB42 1LH
Elgin: Bus Station, Alexandria Road, Elgin IV30 1PW
Fraserburgh: Bus Station, Hanover St, Fraserburgh AB43 9HX
Inverness: Bus Station, 1 Farraline Park, Inverness IV1 1NH
Purchase tickets without even leaving your home!
Plan ahead and purchase your 4 week megarider tickets online, it will be sent straight to your address in the form of a handy durable smart card. Smart cards can be topped up again and again online, so make sure you hold onto yours!
Monthly Megarider Xtra tickets are also available to purchase. Megarider Xtra tickets are set up to recur automatically via direct debit so you don't have to worry about renewing it when it expires, we do all the work for you!
Click here for all ticket information.
Count on your concession card!
If you have a saltire concession card you are eligible for free travel on all Stagecoach bus services in Scotland! It works the same as contactless, just pop your card on the ticket machine reader and voila!
Click here to find out if you are entitled to a card.
There's a way to pay that suits everybody! Whether you board our buses using contacless payments, mobile tickets or cash, you can sit back, relax and enjoy life in the bus lane. Hassle free journey's start with hassle free payments. Travel at your fingertips, what's your way to pay?
If you have any queries please contact us, we are always happy to help!
Start planning your journey now!