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Information on public transport including timetables and bus passes.

  • Public transport timetables
    If you need to plan a journey or find a bus timetable, then you can view the timetables below. Alternatively you can get one from the bus operators, customer service centres, libraries and tourist information centres.
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  • Bus passes for older people
    You can travel free on buses across Scotland if you are 60 or over and live in Dumfries and Galloway. Services between this area and Carlisle are also free.
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  • Bus passes for disabled people
    You can travel free on buses across Scotland if you live in this area and have a disability. Dumfries and Galloway services to and from Carlisle are also free.
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  • Taxicards
    Apply for a Taxicard if you have difficulty using public transport because of serious mobility impairment. The card lets you use taxis at a reduced cost.
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  • Community transport
    Community Transport includes schemes such as community bus and car schemes. These services in Dumfries and Galloway are provided by a number of voluntary organisations.
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  • Bus Stops and Shelters
    The local authority offers advice concerning the positioning of bus stop signs and bus shelters. The provision and maintenance of bus shelters is the responsibility of the local transport authority.
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  • Thistle card scheme
    The Thistle Card enables holders to communicate to public transport staff, in particular drivers, any difficulties they may have which may not be immediately visible such as mobility, hearing or sight problems.
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  • Demand Responsive Transport
    In addition to the local bus network covering the main public transport routes, there are also a number of innovative demand responsive services known as "Ring 'n' Ride". These services promote inclusion and operate in rural areas with little or no conventional bus services.
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Contact Details


Sustainable Travel Team

Planning and Environment Services
Militia House
English Street

Tel: 01387 260383
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Contact Dumfries and Galloway Council T: 030 33 33 3000

Council Offices
English Street

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