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PLUSBUS is a discount price bus pass that offers unlimited bus travel around the town or city where you start and/or end your rail journey. You can buy PLUSBUS with your train ticket and pay for your complete door-to-door journey by train and bus in one easy purchase. PLUSBUS is available in many towns and cities across Britain. Find out where PLUSBUS is available.

How does PLUSBUS work?

When you buy your rail tickets on our website , PLUSBUS will show up when it's available. If you require this add-on, just select the option and we'll do the rest.

PLUSBUS offers you unlimited bus travel around the whole town or city on all participating bus operator services. Your bus travel can be at the start or end of your rail journey, or even at both parts of your trip. Each town is covered by one zone, which includes bus travel across the whole urban area.

PLUSBUS can be added to most types of walk-up and advance train tickets, including:

  • single train tickets
  • day return train tickets
  • period return tickets (you will need to specify your return date)
  • rail season ticket (for set periods of 7 days, 1 month, 3 months or 1 year: the period must be the same as your rail season)

How much does PLUSBUS cost?

Most PLUSBUS tickets cost around £2 to £3 a day, and railcard holders can get one-third off the cost of PLUSBUS day tickets. The prices can vary around the network, so just select your destination and we'll calculate the price for you.

Where can I buy PLUSBUS?

You can buy PLUSBUS tickets on our website.

Where can I find out more?

View PLUSBUS ticket prices and zone maps , showing where you can travel in each town.

For more information about PLUSBUS, including checking participating bus operators in each town, visit


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