With our season ticket Ridacard, the more you travel, the more you save. It’s our best value travel option and you can enjoy unlimited travel 24/7 across the city with Edinbugh Trams and Lothian Buses.
What's included with Ridacard?
Buying a Ridacard is much cheaper than paying for tickets every day. Ridacard offers you unlimited travel across our network on:
- Edinburgh Trams (all zones)
- Lothian city buses
- NightBus services
- Airport buses
- Lothian Country (city zone & cityWEST zone)
- East Coast Buses (city zones a & b)
How do I use my Ridacard on the Tram?
Follow these simple steps to use your Ridacard on our trams
Validate your Ridacard on the platform validator before boarding.
A green tick signals successful validation. You must board within 30 minutes of validation.
If a red cross appears you must purchase a ticket from the ticket vending machine or you will be liable for the £10 On-board Fare.
How much does a Ridacard cost?
The more you travel, the more you save.
For a travel deal this good, check the table below for full details of prices for adults, students and children, and any travel restrictions that apply.
|Adult||Student||Junior (5-15 years)|
|Direct Debit Monthly||£53||£42||£25|
How do I buy a Ridacard?
You can buy a Ridacard at any of our TravelHubs and there are numerous ways to pay.
Our best value option is available for a one-off fee followed by a monthly Direct Debit. You also have the option of paying weekly, four-weekly or annually and top-ups can be bought from our TravelHubs and at PayPoint retailers across the city. Student and child discounts are available too.