Tickets and discounts Southampton

Scroll or click for information on current bus travel discounts, including:

- £2 fare cap

- £1 evening bus fare

Discounted travel

Concessionary bus pass: Senior bus pass

If you were born before April 1951, you will become eligible for a concessionary bus pass at the age of 60. If you were born after April 1951 eligible age will vary. To check your concessionary travel eligibility age, see the calculator on the Government website. 

See information on how to apply for a senior bus pass on the Southampton City Council website.

Concessionary bus pass: Eligible disabled

More information on travel for disabled people can be found on the Southampton City Council website.

Try the Breeze app

Breeze logoBreeze allows you to explore your local journey options (across south Hampshire and the Isle of Wight) in one, easy to use app. The Breeze app provides route planning and operator timetables, and some tickets for local bus and train journeys, with more to be added over time. You can also hire Beryl Bikes by Breeze or Voi e-scooters. Explore what’s available in the Breeze app here.

You will find more information about discounted travel, regular tickets, travelcards and offers for each of the bus operators on their own website.


Bluestar often offers discounts on bus travel to celebrate awareness days such as Clean Air Day and throughout the festive period. Visit their News webpage to find out more about their latest deals.

Other Operators

You may also find discounted travel deals and tickets on other bus service websites: Unilink, Xelabus, National Express and Megabus.

Solent Go

The Solent Go travelcard allows travel in the South Hampshire area on any of the following travel operators: Bluestar, Unilink, Salisbury Reds, Stagecoach, Wheelers and Xelabus.


A door-to-door transport service using fully accessible vehicles that can carry both wheelchair and seated passengers. Dial-a-Ride is available to anyone who lives in Southampton who cannot use mainstream public transport due to a disability. The service is provided by SCA Transport on behalf of Southampton City Council. Find out more about the service, including fare prices here