Tickets and travelcards

Stagecoach

Stagecoach provides services across North and East Hampshire in Andover, Aldershot, Basingstoke, Fleet, Farnborough, Petersfield, Alton and Winchester.

Megarider tickets

Megarider provides unlimited travel within your chosen zone (or zones). You can also choose how long you need it for.

Dayrider tickets

Dayrider provides unlimited travel on Stagecoach buses within your chosen ticket zone for one day.

Student tickets for Winchester

Students can travel for less with Stagecoach's student bus passes and tickets for your chosen zone (or zones). You will need a current student photo ID card to buy these tickets.


Bluestar

Bluestar provides services across south Hampshire from Winchester to Eastleigh, Southampton, Hedge End, Totton, Romsey and down to Fawley.

Dayrider tickets

A range of Dayrider bus tickets are available for the Bluestar fare zones as well as City Zone offers. See the Bluestar website for Dayrider fares for Southampton Zone, Southampton Zone Plus, Bluestar & Unilink Network Zone and Network Plus.

The Key smartcard

The Key smartcard is a great way of buying tickets and you can top-up your key with tickets safely & securely online.


Unilink

Unilink offer Single and Dayrider bus tickets for travelling from your campus to the University of Southampton and Highfield Interchange. See the Unilink website for more details.


First Bus Southampton

See the full range of tickets offered by First Bus, including FirstDay; FirstWeek; FirstMonth and FirstUnlimited (direct debit) on the First Bus website.

FirstUnlimited (Direct Debit) via the first Bus App gives you unlimited travel on First Bus services in the selected ticket zone. Sign up and receive your First Unlimited ticket via mTickets on the First Bus App every month. Payments are taken by Direct Debit and your ticket will automatically activate on your chosen renewal date.

FirstDay allows unlimited travel within the Southampton Zone, excluding West End, Hedge End, Netley and Hamble. For areas outside of the Southampton fare zone please ask your driver for the Southampton Plus tickets or purchase tickets via mTickets on the First Bus App. FirstDay can also be purchased in packs of 5 or 10 tickets (to be used within 12 months of purchase).

FirstWeek allows unlimited travel within the Southampton Zone, excluding West End, Hedge End, Netley and Hamble. For areas outside of the Southampton fare zone please ask your driver for the Southampton Plus tickets or purchase tickets via mTickets on the First Bus App

FirstMonth allows unlimited travel within the Southampton Zone, excluding West End, Hedge End, Netley and Hamble. For areas outside of the Southampton fare zone please ask your driver for the Southampton Plus tickets or purchase tickets via mTickets on the First Bus App

 


 

Fares and discounted travel

More information on fares is available on the bus operators' own websites. See the full list in Operators and timetables

Senior citizen bus pass

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

Bus pass for the eligible disabled

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