BritRail Spirit of Scotland Pass

Pass Description

Travelling around Scotland couldn't be easier with the BritRail Spirit of Scotland Pass!

Demonstrating great integrated transport, the BritRail Spirit of Scotland Pass is valid on the National Rail Network of Scotland and certain coach routes too to make your Scottish holiday seamless.

Scotland has so much to see from the tallest mountain in Britain, Ben Nevis, to many long sandy beaches and remote islands. Travel the length and breadth of Scotland using the BritRail Spirit of Scotland Pass.

Important Notice

Please note that from 25th April 2023 ferry travel was discontinued from the Spirit of Scotland Pass. Any ferry travel should be purchased separately from

Pass Details

Classes of travel:
  • Standard (2nd) Class
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  • Child (5 - 15 Years old)
  • Children under 5 Years old travel for free if not occupying a seat
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Durations: Flexible Passes
  • 4 Days (within 8 Days)
  • 8 Days (within 15 Days)
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  • Explore Scotland throughout with a Spirit of Scotland Pass
  • Unlimited travel across the National Rail network of Scotland, plus...
    • 20% discount on Northlink Ferries services using standard seated fares purchased on the day, as follows:
      • Scrabster – Stromness
      • Aberdeen – Lerwick
      • Aberdeen - Kirkwall – Lerwick
      • Valid on seated standard fares only, purchase on the day
    • 20% discount on ferry travel to Northern Ireland on Stena journeys to Belfast
  • Boundaries: Valid for travel north of Carlisle and Berwick-upon-Tweed (see Map for details)
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  • BritRail Spirit of Scotland Passes are valid for travel on National Rail services of Scotland only
  • Not to be used to travel before 09:15 Mondays to Fridays, except between:
    • Glasgow-Oban/Fort William/Mallaig
    • Inverness-Kyle/Wick/Thurso
  • Not valid in England or Wales
  • Not valid on Caledonian Sleeper or Night Riviera sleeper services
  • Not valid on the Glasgow Underground or Edinburgh Tramway
  • Not valid on road/bus connections to airport
  • A full list of exclusions can be found in the Conditions of Use
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