Adult (16+) tickets
Xplore Dundee offers the best possible value to help you travel more and spend less.
Smart Ways to Pay
- Tap on with your contactless bank card or smartphone
- Search ‘Xplore’ in your app store and save with mTickets
- Top-up a smartcard - it’s simple, speedy and secure
- Click here to sign up for our monthly direct debit scheme
- If you are paying with cash on the bus, there is an exact fare policy (which means our drivers cannot give change) for speed, simplicity and security
Single fares on the bus are like a pay-as-you go option if you don’t travel with us very often. Even occasional riders can still save money, though - just check out the SingleTrip Bundles.
|Short Hop (1 fare stage)||£1.90|
|Long Hop (2+ fare stages)||£2.45|
|SingleTrip mTicket (any distance)||£2.35|
The price of a journey is calculated based on the distance you are travelling on one bus: Short Hops are valid for up to one fare stage, and Long Singles are valid for two or more fare stages. Buy on the bus from the driver using cash or contactless (or as an mTicket in the Xplore Dundee app).
Some special-rate single fares are charged on services 57a/59 | 73b | 137/138 | 139, as we operate them under Council contracts.
Buy now, travel later - and save up to 50p per journey.
|5-Trip Bundle (app-exclusive)||£9.60|
|10-Trip Bundle (mTicket or smartcard)||£19.25|
A bundle of SingleTrips which not restricted by distance. These bundles are totally flexible: you'll have 12 months to use them up whenever suits you.
All our buses, all day.
|DaySaver (paper ticket)||£4.00|
|5-DaySaver Bundle (app-exclusive)||£16.00|
Valid for unlimited use until the last service on the date of purchase (or mTicket activation). Buy on the bus from the driver using cash or contactless (or as an mTicket in the Xplore Dundee app).
NEW - save 25% compared to a DaySaver while the wee ones go free with a NEC!
Buy on the bus (using cash or contactless) between 8-9am on school days when accompanying a child using their free NEC U22s pass. You're then free to use this ticket like a normal DaySaver for the rest of the day.
This ticket is on trial from Monday 15 August until Friday 7 October 2022 (after which point it may be extended or withdrawn, depending on uptake).
Let us be your designated driver.
|paper ticket or mTicket||£3.20|
Valid for unlimited use from 6pm until the last service on the date of purchase (or mTicket activation). Buy on the bus from the driver using cash or contactless (or as an mTicket in the Xplore Dundee app).
Travel together all day. Ideal for families or friends.
Valid for unlimited use by up to five people (travelling together) until the last service on the date of purchase (or mTicket activation). Buy on the bus from the driver using cash or contactless (or as an mTicket in the Xplore Dundee app).
Travel together all day. Ideal for family days out over the summer.
Launching Friday 1 July 2022. Valid for unlimited use by two adults (travelling with a young person using their U22s NEC card) until the last service on the date of purchase. Buy on the bus from the driver using cash or contactless.
Everywhere, every day.
|paper ticket, mTicket or smartcard||£14.45|
Valid for unlimited travel for seven consecutive days. Tickets bought on the bus from the driver begin that day (and mTickets begin from first activation). Buy on the bus from the driver using cash or contactless (or as an mTicket in the Xplore Dundee app).
Everywhere, every day.
|mTicket or smartcard||£53.00|
|subscription (buy online)||£51.00|
Valid for unlimited travel for 28 consecutive days. mTickets in the app begin from first activation. Smartcard top-ups from the Travel Centre can be immediate, or you can pick a start-date in advance. The contactless limit on the bus is £100 - which means you'll be able to top-up a 4-WeekSaver smartcard on the bus. Please note that this is limited to contactless payments only; to pay using cash, please continue to visit the Travel Centre.
Monthly & Annual Passes
Best value unlimited travel for as little as £1.55 per day (or less than £11 per week).
Unlimited bus pass loaded onto a smartcard and valid for the life of the card (or as long as your paid subscription remains up to date). Click here to sign up.
An annual pass is also available for £500 from the Travel Centre. You pay for a full year upfront and it gets loaded onto a smartcard.
ABC - All Bus Companies
Easy access to all bus companies in Dundee and the surrounding areas with just one ticket.
ABC is a multi-operator smartcard product which is available and valid on all bus companies in Dundee and the surrounding areas (Xplore Dundee, Stagecoach East Scotland and Moffat & Williamson). There is no limit on usage; you can travel on as many buses as you like within the ABC zones for as long as your pass is valid. Sign up for a smartcard at the Travel Centre and top-up on any bus.
Dundee zone passes can be bought on the bus or at the Travel Centre. Fife zone passes can be bought at the Travel Centre (visit the ABC website to find out more).