Bus lane penalty fines
Last updated: 16 July 2018

Pay a bus lane penalty

Bus lane Enforcement Charge Notices or Penalty Charge Notices (PCN)

A Bus lane Enforcement Charge Notice or PCN is up to £60.

You have 28 days to pay or challenge the penalty. If you pay it within 14 days it'll be reduced by 50%.

You can pay your penalty online with these councils:

For other councils, the PCN will tell you how to pay it

If you don't pay

If you don't pay or challenge your Bus lane Enforcement Charge Notice or PCN within 28 days, the fine will be increased by 50% up to £90.

If you don't pay after this increase, the local council may register your debt with a court and recover the money using sheriff officers.

Fixed Penalty Notice

You have 28 days to pay your £50 penalty to the court or challenge the penalty.

You can pay:

If you can't afford to pay a penalty

You can get advice on money, debt and the law from Citizens Advice Scotland. You can also discuss this with the council or police.