Bus Services within Shetland

There is a range of discounts on offer...

Holders of a National Entitlement Card (Bus Pass) are entitled to free bus travel anywhere in Scotland if they have reached the age of 60 or meet the disability criteria. Shetland residents with a National Entitlement Card receive 4 Northlink Ferry Vouchers valid for travel April to March each year. Expired card holders will not receive the vouchers or be entitled to use them, until they renew the NEC Card.

Young Scot Cards giving 1/3 off adult bus travel anywhere in Scotland are available for 16-18 year olds, and to full time volunteers aged 19 to 25. Young Scot Card holders receive 4 Northlink Ferry Vouchers annually from age 16-18, and need to use any vouchers before their 19th birthday. (Young Scot cards also provide access to discounted rail travel in Scotland).

Check if you are eligible for a National Entitlement Card.

It is important to inform SIC Transport Planning of any change in address to ensure receipt of ferry vouchers.

Top Up Cards - passengers regularly travelling by bus can purchase a top up card to give them a 20% discount on normal adult fares . Purchase a card then load money onto the card (onboard any bus) and pay for each ride easily without the need to carry cash.

Children up to 5 years travel free on local bus services.

Children aged 5 years to 16 years travel for half of the adult fare on local bus services.

For fare queries, please contact ZetTrans