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Heading to M&D’s Scotland’s Theme Park this summer?

Catch a ride with First Bus!

From the 29th of June till 13th of August, First Bus will be operating two services to and from M&D’s Scotland’s Theme Park.

An express service – Service X7, will operate from Buchanan Bus Station straight Stance 17 to M&D’s, in approximately 20 minutes.

A local service – Service 247, will operate from Hamilton Bus Station Stance 14, via Motherwell and Bellshill to M&D’s.

How to get to M&D’s with First Bus

Service X7 – Express Service

Departing from Buchanan Bus Station Stance 17 straight to M&D’s Scotland’s Theme Park, get there in only 20 minutes!

Operating from 10:30-18:30 daily, please see here for timetable and below for the route map.

Ticket Prices for X7
Adult Ticket – All day travel* : £8
Child Ticket – All day travel* : £6

Present your £4 off voucher / ticket at M&D’s ticket office. (Please insure you collect this ticket from the driver)
Receive £4 off Wristband or Devil’s Island Adventure Golf!

Tickets for the X7 can be bought on any First Glasgow service, and cover your journey to Buchanan Bus Station, and your journey on the X7. This is available On Bus and on the App.

No other First Bus tickets are valid on this service. Concession cards are not accepted on the X7 service.

Download X7 Map

Service 247 – Local service

Departing from Hamilton Bus Station Stance 14, operating via Motherwell and Bellshill to M&D’s Scotland’s Theme Park.

Operating from 09:20-18:50 daily, please see here for the timetable.

Any First Bus tickets are valid on this service, including concession cards. Common ticket options for days out include Two Trip 24hr, FirstDay or simply Tap On, Tap Off on Service 247.

Download 247 Map

Ways to pay

Looking for the easiest way to pay when travelling with First Bus?

Tap On, Tap Off on Service 247 – Simply ‘Tap On’ with your card or mobile phone with the driver as you board, and ‘Tap Off’ as you exit! We’ll calculate your fare based on the distance you travel. The more you travel, the more you save!

First Bus App – Use the First Bus App to buy tickets on your phone anytime, anywhere.

Contactless – One tap of your contactless card, Apple Pay or Google Pay and you are ready to go.

Plan ahead

We advise customers to plan ahead and allow plenty of time to travel. Simplify your travel to M&D’s and plan your journey using the First Bus App, where you can track your bus live, buy tickets and view timetables.

You can also plan your journey via the First Bus website here.

We look forward to seeing you on board!

*This ticket permits all day travel on First Bus services, including X7 travel. Service 500 and Night Bus services are not valid with this ticket.

1. Service X7 on route towards M&D’s will depart from Buchanan Bus Station and head straight to M&D’s, making no additional stops on the way.

2. Only the tickets issued for the X7 will permit you to travel on the service, other First Bus ticket types will not be accepted on this special service i.e FirstDay, FirstWeek, First4Week. Concession cards are not accepted on Service X7.