Public Transport in East Dunbartonshire

East Dunbartonshire is well-served by public transport, with excellent bus and rail links across the central belt.

Traveline Scotland provide a useful journey planning tool. It can be accessed via their website, by downloading their free app or by phoning 0871 200 22 33. Please note there is a charge of 12p per minute plus your phone company’s access charge. Try it for yourself and plan a journey today!

Bus information and timetables

The following websites provide latest timetables and updates for local operators. They can also provide information detailing which buses go to hospitals, visitor attractions and sports facilities.

My Bus

MyBus is a bookable bus service from SPT offering door-to-door transport in your area. MyBus can be used for shopping, GP appointments, visiting friends, attending local clubs, and much more. For further information visit MyBus or call 0345 128 4025.

Rail information and timetables

Information on rail services within East Dunbartonshire can be found from the following links: 

Park and Ride services are available at the following East Dunbartonshire stations:

BearsdenHillfootLenzieMilngavieWesterton

Cycle parking is also available at all train stations within East Dunbartonshire.

Ticketing Options

There are a range of ticketing options available to you. Please visit the service operator’s website to find out about their ticketing options.

If your journey will be multi-modal or you will be using more than one operator, it might be worthwhile looking into other ticketing options.

SPT Zonecard is a flexible season ticket for unlimited travel by most operators in the Strathclyde region. Prices vary depending on the number of the zones you want to travel in.

Glasgow Tripper is brought to you by the city’s main bus operators and allows customers to hop on and off the services of the five bus companies involved.

Concessionary travel

The National Entitlement Card is your pass to free bus travel in Scotland. East If you are over 60 or have a disability, you could be eligible for free bus travel to get around Scotland and your local area.  East Dunbartonshire residents should contact 0141 333 3211 (SPT) or visit the SPT website to obtain theirs. Appointments can be made for the Travel Card Kiosk at Buchanan Bus Station by following this link, or contacting SPT on the number above. 

Railcards

There are a number of Railcards available which can give you one-third off rail fares throughout Great Britain. To check if you qualify for one, visit  the Railcard Website.

Young Scot Card

If you are 16, 17 or 18 (or aged 19 to 25 and a full time volunteer) you can get cheaper transport on buses, trains and ferries with your Young Scot NEC Card.

Bus Stop Maintenance

Bus Stops and Shelters within East Dunbartonshire are maintained by SPT. You can report any hazardous defects to shelters via the 24 hour Shelter Defects Hotline on 0800 37 36 35. Non-hazardous damage or missing/incorrect timetable information can be reported here.

East Dunbartonshire Council are working with SPT to upgrade bus shelters across the authority, including the installation of Real Time Passenger Information. RTPI provides live information about the arrival of services which reduces uncertainty and makes bus travel more attractive.

Airports

The three closest airports to East Dunbartonshire are: 

Each website provides information on flight timetables, arrivals, bookings and parking.