Bus information and timetables


May 2022

Stagecoach timetable changes from 4 July

You can view and download poor quality PDF files with the proposed timetables via the links below

Dingwall, Black Isle and Easter Ross

Inverness and Nairn

Loch Ness

Stagecoach invite comments or suggestions on these proposals at highland.enquiries@stagecoachbus.com

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Scottish Bus Week 2022

Stagecoach has announced  23 - 29 May as Scottish Bus Week  -  We're not sure how much reason Stagecoach gives us to celebrate it.  This is what it says

Switching to bus is the smarter choice – for you, the wider society in Scotland and our planet.  Buses are essential for connecting with family and friends, accessing education, work and leisure. 

Transform Scotland is an alliance for sustainable transport that supports campaigns for public transport and active travel to make it accessible and affordable to everyone in Scotland.

LoveMyBus was launched in 2019, in partnership with Stagecoach West Scotland designed to increase awareness, facilitate understanding and to celebrate the benefits of bus.

New for 2022  
Stagecoach East Scotland, BlueBird and Highlands have joined West Scotland and the LoveMyBus team to demonstrate that bus is the affordable, green transport solution for Scotland in 2022 and beyond.

“The provision and maintenance of good public transport links is absolutely integral to [our] ambitions.  In particular, Scotland must ensure that our networks provide access to jobs, [and] educational and training opportunities that already exist or are created.  Affordable housing is located so that it can be served by public transport.  Healthcare facilities can be reached by public transport.”
- LoveMyBus, Original Evidence

For more information about LoveMyBus and to get involved visit LoveMyBus 

More about Scottish Bus Week

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May 2022

Stagecoach increase fares from 8 May

Stgecoach has emailed with the information below

On Sunday 8th May 2022 we are going to be revising our bus fares across the network. These changes reflect the rising costs of running services since. Since 2019 costs across the bus industry have risen by about 12%. The new ticket prices will add on average 4.9% onto single and multi-journey tickets which is still below the annual rate of inflation (CPI) of 8.2%. We will also be raising the prices on our DayRider, Flexi-5 and our MegaRider tickets - these are outlined below.

Specific fares for your journey can be found by using the Journey Planner on our website and viewing ticket results. Please make sure that the date of the journey is after the 8th May 2022.

  

Zone

8th May Price

8th May Price

8th May Price

8th May Price

8th May Price

 

DayRider

Flexi 5

7 day Mega

28 day Mega

MegaRider Xtra

Inverness Zone 1

£4.10

£16.40

£12.40

£43.40

£43.40

Inverness Zone 1A

£4.80

£19.20

£14.30

£50.00

£50.00

Inverness Zone 2

£7.70

£30.80

£26.30

£91.90

£91.90

Inverness Zone 3

£13.70

£54.80

£33.10

£115.80

£115.80

Inverness Zone 4

£15.30

£61.20

£36.80

£128.70

£128.70

Caithness Megarider

£7.70

£30.80

£26.30

£91.90

£91.90

Thurso Megarider

£2.10

£8.40

£7.40

£25.80

£25.80

Wick Megarider

£2.10

£8.40

£7.40

£25.80

£25.80

Strathspey Megarider

£7.70

£30.80

£26.30

£91.90

£91.90

Skye Megarider

£7.70

£30.80

£26.30

£91.90

£91.90

Orkney Megarider

£7.70

£30.80

£26.30

£91.90

£91.90

Kirkwall Megarider

£2.10

£8.40

£7.40

£25.80

£25.80

Kirkwall Megarider plus

£4.80

£19.20

£14.30

£50.00

£50.00

Fare Ticket Updates Updated 28 Apr 2022, 16:04

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January 2022

Free bus travel for young Scots  

Stagecoach has emailed with news of a Scottish Government initiative to provide free bus travel for throughout Scotland for young people under 22.
 


More information

How to apply 

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Black Isle and Easter Ross Stagecoach timetables

from 28 June 2021

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June 2021

Stagecoach timetable changes 28 June

Bruce Morrison, Secretary of Ferintosh Community Council, has investigated and reported on these changes  (see below)

You can view and download timetables for all Black Isle and Easter Ross services from 28 June  here .

Here's an update on bus timetables around the region beginning on Monday. Through the Stagecoach website, these new timetables can be viewed under Service Updates but currently through Timetables the new ones don't appear. Ferintosh Community Bus has its separate listing but not referred to in the new 22 timetable and I've asked for that to be rectified.

I've had a look for any major changes put in by Stagecoach for the 21 and 22 services and can't find any but there are some minor timing changes:

21: no changes towards Dingwall but coming back from Dingwall, the 12.05 becomes a 12.15 and the 17.50 becomes a 17.45.22: late evening bus will leave Inverness now at 17.30 (currently it's 1735)22: the current 9.15 bus from Culbokie is now at 9.20.

[This information was originally posted with the information for service 21 given as for 22, and vice versa.  Correct version above.]

The A9 buses (25, X25) are all timetabled into Tore Services so that the FCB can link.

I haven't checked the A835 buses for timings but they are not timetabled through Tore Services.

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Traveline Scotland provides information about all Stagecoach Highland services and all Scottish bus operators.  Unfortunately most people will find the Traveline timetables difficult to read because of the small size of the type.  Stagecoach timetables are better.

 

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