If you're a student in Glasgow, 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 Glasgow.
Our services also accomodate students travelling to their campus based beyond Glasgow city centre.
Check out our Campus Services to see which of our services take you to your college or university.
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.
Check out our full range of student tickets!
|Ticket||Adult Price||Student Price||Savings|
|FirstDay - City/Local||£4.90||£4.25||£0.65|
|FirstDay - Network||£6.20||£5.30||£0.90|
|FirstWeek - City/Local||£18.10||£16||£2.00|
|FirstWeek - Network||£23.50||£19.75||£3.75|
|First4Week - City/Local||£56.70||£50.20||£6.50|
|First4Week - Network||£71.00||£60.90||£10.10|
|FirstYear/Student Year - City/Local||£499||£400||£99|
|FirstYear/Student Year - Network||£590||£500||£90|
Unlimited travel: Get unlimited travel across Glasgow by buying one of our great value student tickets from a day, a week, 4 week and 12 week tickets right up to Academic Year passes, we have the ticket for you.
Student & Under-19 weekly tickets
|Type||First Bus App||On-Bus||Off-bus|
|FirstDay City or Local||£4.25||n/a||n/a|
|1-week City or Local||£16.00||£16.50||16.50|
|4-week City or Local||£50.20||n/a||£53.50|
Don’t forget proof of student status: You’ll need a valid official Student ID to use your First student tickets and you cannot travel without it. So, for great value bus travel, think TICKET and STUDENT ID CARD and off you go!
First Glasgow only accepts valid official Student ID from Glasgow and its neighbouring local authority areas.
Are you aged U22?
Don't miss out on free bus travel! 5–21-year-olds living in Scotland are entitled to free bus travel, as part of a scheme led by the Scottish Government. It’s important that you apply for your new NEC Card in order to access the travel scheme, as older Young Scot Cards will not be accepted, and you will be required to pay your fare as normal.
You can apply online for your NEC card to travel free of charge ➡➡ getyournec.scot
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.
Find out which of our services take you to your college or university.
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U22 Free Travel Scheme
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