BORDERS EXPLORER

This is a bus ranger ticket in the Borders area of southern Scotland for one day which also includes a rail connection between Edinburgh Waverley, Galashiels and Tweedbank.

It allows unlimited bus travel for one day in the borders area but you can only leave or board the train at either Galashiels or Tweedbank in order to board the connecting Borders Bus services.

description

With the Borders Explorer you can catch any Borders Bus from Galashiels Transport Interchange to Hawick, Jedburgh, Peebles, Kelso, Selkirk, Melrose Coldstream and other towns and includes the Borders hop-on hop-off sightseeing bus when running.

Note that this is not a rail ranger ticket between Edinburgh and Tweedbank.

information

Scotrail website
Scotrail route map

Ticket Issuing System details:-
origin 9328 EDINBURGH - destination K980 BORDERS EXPLORER

The off-peak ticket has restriction code H1

prices & restrictions

As at 1st January 2022

anytime return:

adult: £24.40
child (5-15): £14.20
railcards: no

off-peak return:

adult: £19.00
child (5-15): £11.50
railcards: no

For list of railcards see below

time restrictions
Mon to Fri: off-peak return valid from 09:15

No restrictions at weekends or bank holidays

train operating companies
Scotrail

purchasing
Online: X
Station ticket office:
Station TVM: X
Train conductor: *
Buy on the day:
Buy in advance:

sponsors

Borders Explorer route map

Borders Explorer route map

map courtesy ScotRail

This ticket is valid at these national network stations:

Edinburgh
Galashiels
Tweedbank