If you're a student in Aberdeen, there isn't a better way to get around than with First!
We offer frequent services, quality buses and discounted fares for students to help you make the most of your studies and your time in Aberdeen.
Switch to the First Bus App today and make your travel cheaper, quicker and easier
Travel with First Bus
We've introduced a number of tools to make your journey with First Bus even simpler!
|First Bus App - In addition to planning your journey and buying your tickets on your phone, you can now check live seat availability on your bus before it arrives at your stop! Our app is free to download.|
|Space Checker - Busy week ahead? Our Space Checker tool allows you to plan ahead and check the time of day that your service is likely to be at it's busiest and choose a quieter time to travel. Try Space Checker here.|
Flexible tickets - We understand that your travel habits may have changed and you may not travel to campus as frequently. We have a number of flexible ticket options to suit you and your routine - including ticket bundle options on our app.
In ranges of 5, 10 or 15 days they can be activated when you need them! The remaining tickets will be stored on your phone until next time. Click here to find out more.
A number of our services run close to your University or College, click here to view our network map (note that temporary road closures are not showing on the maps), or for timetable details - click here
Unlimited travel on all First Aberdeen buses for a day.
Unlimited travel on all First Aberdeen buses for a week.
Unlimited travel on all First Aberdeen buses for a month.
First Academic Year
Unlimited travel from 20th September to 19th August 2022.
Student Term 1
Unlimited travel from 20th September to 14th January 2022.
First 15 Day Bundle
The 15 Day Bundle is valid for use over a 6 week period.
First 10 Day Bundle
The 15 Day Bundle is valid for use over a 4 week period.
First 5 Day Bundle
The 5 Day Bundle is valid for use over a 2 week period.
Don't forget who you are: To travel with one of our great value student tickets you will need to show a valid matriculation card for Robert Gordon's University, University of Aberdeen, NESCOL or SRUC with your ticket every time you use the bus - you won't be able to travel without it! So, for great value bus travel think ticket and matriculation card and off you go!
Travelling with First Bus is easy!
- Our simple to use First Bus App means you can purchase your ticket before you travel and no need to carry a paper ticket - you just need your smart phone!
- Track the bus with the First Bus App so you arrive when it does - have an extra 10 minutes in bed instead of waiting at the bus stop!
- Stay connected and use the free wi-fi to update your status on Facebook, check emails and tweet whilst you travel
- Most of our buses come equipped with CCTV and low kerbside entry for those with limited mobility.
Travel by bus to RGU!
Vaccination Centre Travel Guide
Our services are available for those who need to attend appointments at Vaccination Centres.
Plan your bus journey here.
Let's Get There Together
Whether you're visiting Aberdeen, or just looking for a ideas for a family day out, there are lots to do and see by bus.
Next Bus - Aberdeen Finding Aberdeen buses is easy with First Bus.
View timetables and search for a specific route number.
Zero Emission Mission
We're proud to celebrate our zero emission buses asserting Aberdeen's position as Europe's Hydrogen Capital as we embrace alternative fuel to meet our wider net zero ambitions.
Tech the Bus - Smarter Travel
The new First Bus App is the smarter way to catch the bus, you can buy your mTickets and plan your journey all in one place!