BritRail Passes

ScotRail Spirit of Scotland M-Pass

Discover all that Scotland has to offer from the fascinating culture to the captivating scenery setting aside plenty of time to explore essential destinations like Glasgow, Edinburgh, Skye, Inverness, Fort William, and many more!

Where can the pass be used?
  • Scotland, including travel on the following services and routes:
    • ScotRail: All scheduled services in Scotland and services to and from Carlisle.
    • Avanti West Coast, Cross Country, London North Eastern Railway, First TransPennine Express: All scheduled services in Scotland and services to and from Carlisle and Berwick-upon-Tweed.

    Please notefrom 25 April 2023, ferry travel is no longer included within the Spirit of Scotland. Any ferry travel should be purchased separately and directly from

    Scottish Citylink, Stagecoach and West Coast Motors Coach travel – Coach services on routes such as Skye, Argyll, the Borders and Northern Highlands.

    Please note: We would recommend pre-booking your coach travel with Scottish Citylink. To book your Scottish Citylink journey and seat reservation in advance you can do so by visiting any VisitScotland iCentre or CityLink Bus Station. Please note a £1.50 booking fee applies.

  • Other Transport:

    • Subway travel – on the Glasgow Subway
    • Tram travel – with Edinburgh Trams
  • ScotRail Passes can be purchased by anyone including residents of the UK.
Booking Period
  • M-Pass must be activated within 3 months of the date of purchase for UK residents and 11 months for International guests to the UK.
  • Child Discount
Bonuses & Inclusions

Discounted Services:

  • Rail:
    • Strathspey Steam Railway: 10% discount on all full standard fares.
    • Keith & Dufftown Railway: 10% discount on all full standard fares.
    • Bo’ness & Kinneil Railway: £1 off all full standard fares (excl. Thomas Days Out).
  • Ferry:
    • Northlink Ferries: 20% discount on seated standard fares purchased on the day of sailing on the following routes:
      Scrabster – Stromness, Aberdeen – Lerwick and Aberdeen – Kirkwall – Lerwick.
    • 20% off ferry travel to Northern Ireland – on Stena Line journeys between Ayr – Cairnryan – Belfast.
  • Coach and Other Transport:
    • City Sightseeing Bus Tours: £1 off adult and concession tickets on the following tours:
      Edinburgh Bus Tour, City Sightseeing Glasgow and City Sightseeing Inverness.
    • 20% off standard car hire with Arnold Clark in Glasgow or Edinburgh.
    • 10% off standard car or taxi hire with KyleTaxis/Skye Car Hire.
  • Cruise:
    • Sweeney Cruises (Loch Lomond): 10% discount on all full standard fares.
    • Cruise Loch Lomond: 15% discount on all full standard fares.
    • Jacobite Cruises (Loch Ness): 10% discount on all full standard fares.
Additional Details

Travel is valid Monday to Friday on trains departing after 0915 and on any service at the weekend.

This restriction does not apply to customers travelling on the following routes:

  • Glasgow Queen Street – Oban /Fort William/ Mallaig.
  • Glasgow Central – Stranraer.
  • Inverness – Kyle/Wick/Thurso.
  • Direct services from Lockerbie to Carlisle, Carstairs, Motherwell or Glasgow Central.
Pass Delivery
  • Download this ScotRail M-Pass directly to your phone. A separate PDF must be downloaded for each day of travel while using the Flexi pass. With your M-Pass, you can enter the train platform and get checked-in by on-board staff.
Seat Reservations
  • A seat reservation is optional but recommended in order to guarantee a seat on a specific train and time. Reservations can be made up to 12 weeks in advance. Reserve a seat.

Note: Upgrades to First Class are not available


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