X85/X87 - express to City Centre
It's time to get on board your local First Xpress service!
Your local express bus services X85 & X87 offer a fast, comfortable and convenient way to travel to and from Glasgow city centre from every 6 minutes daytime.
Sit back, relax & enjoy the journey on our new-look fleet of vehicles on our X85/X87 service... providing you with fast motorway links to Glasgow City Centre.
We’ve improved our evening and Sunday frequency to 30 minutes between Kirkintilloch and Glasgow City Centre (previously 60 minutes), and we’ve introduced a new evening express service to Waterside, Harestanes and Hillhead.
We hope you’ll enjoy the frequent bus services at peak times, speedy journey times into town (and back home again!) and convenient pick-up and drop-off points.
We’ve busloads of benefits for everyone!
Get into town fast, in as little as 18 minutes! Our services operate right on your doorstep to take you to the city, with services 7 days a week, which means you can just turn up and go!
Staying local? Services X85/X87 are a great way to get to Kirkintilloch town centre.
Whether you are commuting, shopping, enjoying a day out or visiting friends, we have a wide range of great value tickets to suits your needs.
Avoid parking fuss, leave the car and take the bus! Buses when you need them as frequently as every 6 minutes at peak times and 15 minutes throughout the day.
Find our Golden Ticket!
We've hidden an exclusive Golden Ticket in one of our leaflets - if you find it you'll be the winner of a year's free bus travel!
Making your journey even easier!
We have a great range of tickets to suit your travelling needs; whether you're a daily commuter or an occasional shopper. As well as single and all-day tickets (FirstDay), we have a range of season tickets (FirstWeek) that could save you money by coming on board with us for longer, and if you use our mTickets app you can save even more on the cost of travel.
Many of our tickets can be bought and downloaded onto your phone for less, by using our free mTickets app, meaning you don't have to worry about cash for the journey.