Explore Scotland to its fullest, without missing a beat of passionate culture and breathtaking landscapes, and be sure to include must-see destinations – Edinburgh, Glasgow, Inverness, Aberdeen, Perth, and Stirling. Hop on and off the trains as you wish!
Valid for travel in Scotland with Flexible or Consecutive durations. You can hop on and off the trains as you please!
You can choose between First and Standard Class. First Class offers more space and comfort and is mostly less busy.
Please note: First Class is not offered on all services. Local and regional services often only have Standard Class accommodation.
Seat Reservations are never mandatory in Britain but we do recommend them at peak times.
Scotland, including travel on the following services and routes:
You can buy a BritRail pass if you are not a UK resident.
Customers can select a first date of travel that is up to 11 months from the purchase date.
Passholders cannot travel before 9:15 am Monday to Friday. This restriction does not apply to the following routes: Glasgow Queen Street – Oban /Fort William/ Mallaig, Glasgow Central – Stranraer, Inverness – Kyle/Wick/Thurso and direct services from Lockerbie to Carlisle, Carstairs, Motherwell or Glasgow Central.
If a paper pass is selected, this pass is printed on official railway ticket paper that will be shipped to you. You can select from the available shipping options during checkout. Please allow sufficient time to receive your pass before your departure.
If an M-Pass is selected, an email with an activation link will be sent. When you are ready to use the M-Pass, click the link to select your first day of use or travel dates. After you have completed the check-in, you will be able to download your M-Pass.
Note: Passengers who wish to upgrade a Standard Class BritRail Pass to First Class will need to pay the difference in excess between the Standard and First Class Ordinary Fare for the leg of the journey that has not been taken. This may be paid at the ticket office before boarding the train or to the ticket inspector on the train.
Although not essential, it is strongly recommended to avoid the inconvenience of not being able to board a Citylink coach in the case of full capacity. Book your Scottish Citylink journey in advance on 0871 266 3333 (24 hours). There’s a £1.50 reservation fee. Calls cost 12p/minute from BT landlines plus network extras. Charges from other providers or mobiles may vary.