As the school summer holidays approach, ScotRail is reminding families that a day out by train is a thrilling and convenient option, offering endless opportunities for fun and exploration.
With the highly popular 'Kids for a Quid' tickets, children can travel for just £1 return off-peak across Scotland when accompanied by a fare-paying adult.
'Kids for a Quid' tickets can be used with almost all adult ticket types, ensuring that families can embark on adventures together.
When traveling off-peak, including on an Advance ticket, Season ticket, Club 50 membership, or National Entitlement Card, customers can enjoy the fantastic discount for their little ones.
To help families make the most of their summer journeys, ScotRail has created informative and inspiring articles, which can be viewed on the train operator’s website , highlighting a wide range of activities and attractions, including beautiful beaches, captivating free attractions, and much more.
By signposting families to these articles, ScotRail hopes to provide inspiration for memorable day trips and outings that children will cherish.
Claire Dickie, ScotRail Head of Retail, said:
"We understand the challenges that parents, grandparents, and guardians face during the school summer holidays when thinking of things to do to keep children entertained throughout the long break.
"Our 'Kids for a Quid' tickets not only ensure affordable travel for families but also encourages them to consider train journeys as an exciting part of their summer plans.
“Travelling by train is such a great way to experience Scotland. Families can explore stunning destinations, discover new experiences, and create lasting memories together.
“Don't miss out on the incredible adventures that await this summer. Take advantage of 'Kids for a Quid' and embark on an unforgettable journey, because Scotland’s Railway is ‘Yours to Use.’"