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Explorer Tickets

Explorer tickets are useful for anyone wishing to travel on several different services in one day, or for using other operators’ buses.

Explorer fares:

Adult Explorer - £8.50
Child Explorer - £7
Family Explorer - £12.50 ( up to 2 Adults & 3 Children or 1 Adult & 4 Children)

Prices may vary on other operators’ buses. Please check with the relevant operator before travelling to ensure that they will accept an Explorer ticket on the service(s) that you wish to use.

Buy your Explorer from your Metrobus driver and it will be accepted for travel on most services operated by:

  • Metrobus (except services operated on behalf of London Buses)
  • Abellio Surrey
  • Arriva Southern Counties  
  • Bluestar
  • Brighton & Hove
  • Bus for U
  • Coaches Excetera (from 1st June 2013)
  • Compass Travel
  • Damory
  • Emsworth & District
  • First Berkshire, Thames Valley, Hampshire & Dorset (not Southampton)
  • Southdown PSV
  • Stagecoach East Kent, Eastbourne, Hastings  (not including Stagecoach South)
  • Wilts & Dorset
  • All services operated under contract to West Sussex, East Sussex, Surrey & Kent County Councils (except Guildford Park & Ride). 



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