Providing a cheap and convenient way to travel to/from the rail station as part of your train journey.
PlusBus gives you unlimited bus and tram travel (on most or all services) around the whole urban area of the town or city that's at the start or the end of your day out that includes a train journey.
There's no peak period restrictions, mean you can hop-on and hop-off buses and trams as much as you like all day.
PlusBus is accepted for travel on over 200 bus company’s services and on trams in Birmingham, Blackpool, Edinburgh, Nottingham, Sheffield and Wolverhampton.
Less fuss – no cash required for the bus fare
Only one purchase - simply buy your train and PlusBus tickets together for your complete journey
One travel zone - for the whole urban area of town
It’s cheaper than driving to and parking at the station or getting a taxi
Prices start just £2 a day - much cheaper than buying a bus pass
- Under 16 years old - get 50% off normal day ticket prices
- Aged 16-25 years or a student - get 33% off our normal day ticket prices, with a 16-25 Railcard
- Adults - get 33% off our normal day ticket prices, with one of these: -
- Disabled Persons Railcard
- Family & Friends Railcard
- HM Forces Railcard
- Network Railcard (or Gold Card equivalent)
- Senior Railcard
- Two Together Railcard#
Railcard peak-time purchase restrictions apply, but minimum fares do not.
How to buy
Ticket office - ask for PlusBus when you buy your train tickets at any National Rail station ticket office.
Self-service - avoid queuing and buy from all self-service machines at stations run by: Greater Anglia; East Midlands Trains; Southern; Southeastern; South West Trains; Virgin Trains. It's easy to serve yourself - watch the video.
Online - buy your tickets online from most rail websites.
+BUS will be printed after the town name. For example: 'READING+BUS'. Simply, show this ticket to the bus driver or tram conductor.
For information please www.plusbus.info/home