Ways to Pay and Fares Information

There are various ways to pay for your travel on our buses, from cash to the driver to our electronic smartcard and our mobile app, click on the links below to find out more.

Please visit our Coronavirus Information page for the latest advice for paying for travel.


Period ticket prices

Fares tables showing all of the different period tickets and payment options in simple charts to help you decide which is the best value ticket for your circumstances. Our period tickets, or Metroriders, are split into zones, and our Metrovoyager ticket covers our entire network.

Click here for further information and to view the chart

Download our new app

for easy ticket purchasing, improved real-time information, and interactive maps to plan your journey. Plus, some fab new features, including a step counter and a way to track how many carbon emissions you’ve saved.

More info here

Key smartcard

Period travel up to a year can be bought on the key smartcard at our travel shops or online. The longer the period of travel the bigger the discount.

More info and fares here

Cash/Contactless on the bus

Single, returns, day and weekly tickets can be bought from our driver on boarding the bus. This is generally the most expensive way to pay for travel.

On board cash fares info here

Child/Student tickets

Child and student fares are available on the bus, on the key smartcard and mobile app

Click here for more details

Gatwick Staff Travel

If you work at Gatwick Airport you could be entitled to discounted travel on our buses

More info here

Horsham Park & Ride tickets

Route 23 and 98 serve the Horsham Park & Ride. Tickets are available from the driver, our key card or on our mobile app

Click here for fares

Group / Family travel

More than one person can travel on the one ticket.


4workSAVER scheme

We work with employers across our network to offer new employees free travel to their new job for the first 4 weeks.

More details here

Discovery Tickets

Discovery tickets are valid on many bus operators' services in the South East. They are available as Adult, Child and Family tickets and can be bought from the driver

Full details here

Concessionary Travel

Information about concessionary travel and how to apply

More details here


Add bus travel to your train ticket with PLUSBUS

More details here

Haywards Heath Town Saver ticket

Day and weekly tickets available from the driver valid on all services in Haywards Heath - including other bus operators.

More details here

Burgess Hill Town saver ticket

Day and weekly tickets available from the driver valid on all services in Burgess Hill - including other bus operators.

More details here


Find out about the joint bus and rail ticket available on Southern Railway's key card

More details here

RSCH & PRH Ticketing Info

Royal Sussex County Hospital & Princess Royal Hospital Ticketing Information. Some staff and patients are eligible for free travel between the two hospitals.

Full details here