East Dunbartonshire is well-served by public transport, with excellent bus and rail links across the central belt.
All telephone enquiries for public transport timetable information should be directed to Traveline Scotland on 0871 200 22 33. Please note there is a charge of 12p per minute plus your phone company’s access charge.
Bus information and timetables
The following websites provide latest timetables and updates for local operators. They can also provide information detailing which buses go to hospitals, visitor attractions and sports facilities.
- First Glasgow
- Glasgow Citybus
- Strathclyde Partnership for Transport (SPT)
- First South East and Central (Serves Balfron - Glasgow, via Milngavie)
MyBus is a bookable bus service from SPT offering door-to-door transport in your area. MyBus can be used for shopping, GP appointments, visiting friends, attending local clubs, and much more. For further information visit MyBus or call 0345 128 4025.
Rail information and timetables
Information on rail services within East Dunbartonshire can be found from the following links:
Park and Ride services are available at the following East Dunbartonshire stations:
Cycle parking is also available at all stations within East Dunbartonshire.
National Entitlement Card, your pass to free bus travel in Scotland. If you are over 60 or have a disability, you could be eligible for free bus travel to get around Scotland and your local area. East Dunbartonshire residents should contact 0141 333 3211 (SPT) or visit the SPT website to obtain theirs. Appointments can be made for the Travel Card Kiosk at Buchanan Bus Station by following this link, or contacting SPT on the number above.
Disabled Persons Railcard
Get one-third off rail fares throughout Great Britain for you and a friend with the Disabled Persons Railcard. To check if you qualify visit www.disabledpersons-railcard.co.uk.
Young Scot Card
If you are 16, 17 or 18 (or aged 19 to 25 and a full time volunteer) you can get cheaper transport on buses, trains and ferries with your Young Scot NEC Card.
Bus Stop Maintenance
Bus Stops and Shelters are maintained by SPT. You can report any hazardous defects to shelters via the 24 hour Shelter Defects Hotline on 0800 37 36 35. Non-hazardous damage or missing/incorrect timetable information can be reported to SPT here.
The three closest airports to East Dunbartonshire are:
Each website provides information on flight timetables, arrivals, bookings and parking.
Walking and Cycling
Looking for more information on walking and cycling? Visit our walking and cycling page.