Gallery bus

The Gallery bus shuttles visitors between the three gallery sites, for a voluntary donation of £1, starting and returning to the Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art (Modern One).

The Gallery Bus is not in service while the galleries are temporarily closed.

Arrival/departure times

Please note these times are approximate.

Modern Two depart Modern One depart Portrait (drop off only) National arrive National depart Modern One arrive Modern Two arrive
11am 11:01am 11:10am 11:15am 11:30am 11:45am 11:46am
12noon 12:01pm 12:10pm 12:15pm 12:30pm 12:45pm 12:46pm
2pm 2:01pm 2:10pm 2:15pm 2:30pm 2:45pm 2:46pm
3pm 3:01pm 3:10pm 3:15pm 3:30pm 3:45pm 3:46pm
4pm 4:01pm 4:10pm 4:15pm 4:30pm 4:45pm 4:46pm


Pick-up and drop-off points:


  • Modern Two - at the rear of building near the accessible entrance
  • Modern One - front of building
  • Portrait - drop-off only at west St Andrew Square. Three minutes walk from the Gallery
  • National - The Mound 

Modern One

Bus stops at the front entrance.

Scottish National Gallery

Bus stops at the side of The Mound

Scottish National Portrait Gallery

Bus stops at St. Andrew Square (drop-off only). The stop is about 3 minutes walk from the gallery entrance.

Modern Two

Bus stops starts its journey from the rear of Modern Two, near the accessible entrance.