Super Off-Peak tickets

Super savings from a super ticket.

For the cheapest fares on less busy trains. Travel between 11am and 3pm, and after 8pm to and from Aberdeen, Edinburgh and Glasgow on weekdays.

You can even travel between Edinburgh and Glasgow for just £10 return.

Limited time offer

Super Off-Peak Day Return tickets are usually exclusive to Smartcard holders. But for a limited time only, from 10 June – 28 June 2019, these tickets will only be available on paper from ScotRail booking offices and where no buy before you board facilities exist, on-train.

Key benefits

  • Get the cheapest fares when you travel at certain times
  • Buy any time before travel
  • Discounts when you use your railcard
  • You can reserve a seat on longer distance journeys

What you need to know

  • Available Monday to Friday between 11:00 and 15:00, and after 20:00
  • Only valid on ScotRail services on selected routes
  • Standard class only
  • You must return on the same day as your outward journey

Where can I travel?

Super Off-Peak Day Return tickets are available on over 300 journeys to and from Edinburgh, Glasgow and Aberdeen.

Here’s some examples:

  • Glasgow – Edinburgh £10 return
  • Tweedbank - Edinburgh £9.50 return
  • Ayr – Glasgow £8.80 return
  • Stonehaven – Aberdeen £5.40 return

To find out if Super Off-Peak tickets are available on your journey, search for midweek travel between 11:00 – 15:00 and after 20:00 using the Buy Tickets function.

Remember that to take advantage of our limited time offer to purchase Super Off-Peak Day Returns on paper, you will need to buy your ticket from a ticket office or on-train. Only Smartcard holders can buy this ticket type online.

How to buy your ticket

  • At any ScotRail ticket office
  • On-train
  • Online (Smartcard only)

Buy tickets online

Paper tickets and Smart tickets

Smartcard must be used for Super Off-Peak Day Returns, except during limited time offer – from 10 June until 28 June 2019 – where paper tickets can be used.

Travel times

For Super Off-Peak Day Return travel times are 11:00 until 15:00, and after 20:00.

Free child travel

Children under age five travel for free on all ScotRail services. Half price tickets for children aged 5 to 15. Kids for a Quid ticket is not available with Super Off-Peak Day Returns.

Use it on

Selected ScotRail services only. Super Off-Peak Day Returns can be used on certain journeys to and from Edinburgh, Glasgow or Aberdeen.

Return travel

You must return on the same day as your outward journey.

Buying your ticket

Buy in advance or on the day of your journey.

Seat reservations

There’s no reserved seating on most ScotRail service. You can reserve a seat for some longer journeys up to 12 weeks before you travel.

First class upgrade

No upgrades available with Super Off-Peak Day Returns.

Railcard discounts

Yes, with all national railcards for standard class travel. Club 50 members cannot get discounts on Super Off-Peak Day Returns.