Sometimes trying to find the best ticket option can be tricky, we pulled together this handy page so it's nice and simple.
We have a range of ticket options to suit your needs; make sweet savings paying for travel with your phone with mango, buy 10 trips, 28 day or annual travel upfront with Kinchkard, get unlimited travel for the day with zigzag or just pay with contactless or cash. We've got you covered!
Pay less for bus travel on your phone. Our super caps mean spending is limited, no matter how often you travel. Once you hit your cap, you can carry on travelling for free. Select your age range below to see your caps.
For further information including FAQ's click below.
Pick mango for discounts off adult cash singles. Our super caps mean your spending is limited, no matter how often you travel. Once you hit a cap (shown below), you can carry on travelling for free.
Kinchkard is a super easy way to travel across the Kinchbus Universe. Pay for 10 trips, 28 days or annual travel in one go, then re-use and re-charge your Kinchkard on the bus. There's different Kinchkards for different zones so you can choose which best suits you.
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Student academic annual Kinchkards are now available. Click here to login to or register an account.
Student annual Kinchkards valid 1 Sept 2022-31 July 2023.
Our ticket machines allow you to travel using your contactless card or device.
Travel contactless is a quick and easy way to pay for your travel, and you'll always pay the right fare. Just tap on at the start of your journey, and tap off before you leave. Simple.
You'll only be charged an adult single journey for each trip, and with our day caps in place, your spending will automatically be limited no matter how often you travel. All fares for journeys made will be combined into one overall payment for the day, which will appear on your bank statement in a couple of days' time.
travel contactless prices
Our super caps mean your spending is limited, no matter how often you travel. Once you hit your cap, you can carry on travelling for free.
read our handy FAQs
You can still use cash on any of our buses, simply tell your friendly driver where you're travelling to and from and they will do the rest. We'll even give you change if you don't have the exact fare.
You can still buy single tickets directly from our friendly driving team.
If you're going to be travelling often or multiple times during the day, mango or Kinchkard will give you the best price.
Young people get a discount when paying by cash, but other ticket types may be a better option for you if you're travelling more regularly.
Our youngest explorers will be able to travel on any bus at a discounted fare.
The really little ones, aged 4 years & under travel for free.