Unlimited off-peak* travel for three consecutive days around the central belt of Scotland.

Central Scotland Rover ticket

The area extends from Partick and Glasgow in the west to Edinburgh and North Berwick in the east and from Dunblane and Markinch in the north to Carstairs and Tweedbank in the south and encompasses Stirling, Falkirk and Motherwell.


The Central Scotland Rover allows travel between Glasgow and Edinburgh on four different direct routes via Falkirk, Airdrie, Carstairs and Shotts but only on Scotrail services.

You can travel between Stirling and the cities of Glasgow and Edinburgh plus the branches to Alloa, North Berwick, Tweedbank, Lanark and Larkhall and from Cumbernauld to Motherwell.

The ticket is also valid on the Glasgow Subway, just present your Central Scotland Rover ticket and you will be issued with a valid ticket for the underground.

*Valid anytime on Scotrail services until 27th September 2024.


Scotrail website
Scotrail route map

Ticket Issuing System details:  name  /  code  /  group

Until 27th September 2024 this ticket has restriction code A1 (no restrictions)

fares & restrictions

Fares as at 1st January 2024

adult: £55.00
child (5-15): £27.50
railcards ⯆
 16 26 SE DI 2T FF: £36.30
 FF child fare: £10.45
Railcards ⯈ Railcards:
16 = 16-25
26 = 26-30
SE = Senior
DI = Disabled
2T = Two Together
FF = Family & Friends

Previous fares ⯈ Previous fares (adult):
2023 - £55.00
2022 - £55.00
2021 - £55.00
2020 - £55.00
2019 - £49,00
2018 - £39.00
2014 - £36.30
2011 - £33.00

time restrictions
Until 27th September 2024 valid anytime but 2T railcard not valid until 09:30

route restrictions
Travel between Glasgow Central and Edinburgh via Shotts or Carstairs is valid on ScotRail services only

train operating companies
Scotrail, Glasgow Subway

Online as an M-pass to your smartphone:
Train conductor: *
Station ticket office:
By telephone: 0344 811 0141
Ticket Vending Machine (TVM): i Northern Ticket Vending Machines now sell most ranger and rover tickets but at the moment only for same-day travel (rather prohibitive for distant areas)

Some Avanti West Coast station TVMs for example Crewe, now sell local rangers and rovers.

A number of PTE areas sell local rangers from TVMs in their area e.g. South Yorkshire, Strathclyde and West Midlands


Central Scotland Rover route map

Central Scotland Rover route map

This ticket is valid at these national network stations:

Aberdour; Addiewell; Airbles; Airdrie; Alexandra Parade; Alloa; Anderston; Argyle Street; Armadale
Ballieston; Bargeddie; Barnhill; Bathgate; Bellgrove; Bellshill; Bishopbriggs; Blackridge; Blairhill; Blantyre; Breich; Bridge of Allan; Bridgeton; Brunstane; Burntisland
Caldercruix; Cambuslang; Camelon; Cardenden; Carfin; Carluke; Carmyle; Carntyne; Carstairs; Charing Cross; Chatelherault; Cleland; Coatbridge Central; Coatbridge Sunnyside; Coatdyke; Cowdenbeath; Croy; Cumbernauld; Curriehill
Dalgety Bay; Dalmarnock; Dalmeny; Drem; Drumgelloch; Duke Street; Dunblane; Dunfermline Queen Margaret; Dunfermline Town
Easterhouse; Edinburgh Park; Edinburgh Waverley; Eskbank; Exhibition Centre
Falkirk Grahamston; Falkirk High; Fauldhouse
Galashiels; Garrowhill; Gartcosh; Glasgow Central; Glasgow Queen Street; Glenrothes with Thornton; Gorebridge; Greenfaulds
Hamilton Central; Hamilton West; Hartwood; Haymarket; High Street; Holytown
Kinghorn; Kingsknowe; Kirkcaldy; Kirknewton; Kirkwood
Lanark; Larbert; Larkhall; Lenzie; Linlithgow; Livingston North; Livingston South; Lochgelly; Longniddry
Markinch; Merryton; Motherwell; Mount Vernon; Musselburgh
Newcraighall; Newton; Newtongrange; North Berwick; North Queensferry
Partick; Polmont; Prestonpans
Robroyston; Rosyth; Rutherglen
Shawfair; Shettleston; Shieldmuir; Shotts; Slateford; South Gyle; Springburn; Stepps; Stirling; Stow
Uddingston; Uphall
Wallyford; West Calder; Wester Hailes; Whifflet; Wishaw