Service update

From Sunday 29th August there will be timetable and route changes across many routes in the West Midlands. Find out more here.

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Single trips & day tickets

Enjoy unlimited trips all day with our £4 Day Saver

Pay for bus travel on the go

Adult single and day tickets are available to buy on our mTicket app or a Swift card before you travel. Buy on the day using contactless or cash on the bus (exact change please). 

Day Saver

If you are aged 16-18, you can buy an under 18 rate ticket however must also hold a valid West Midlands 16-18 card while you are travelling on the bus.

West Midlands single trips and day savers

Adult

Single trip
£2.40


Day saver
£4


18 & under (16-18 year olds must show a valid West Midlands 16-18 card)

Single trip
£1.20* Cash or Swift card PAYG only

Day saver 
£2*Cash or Swift card PAYG only

*Excludes contactless payment & mTicket app, terms and conditions apply

 

Or if you are travelling in your local area, we have low fare zone tickets for the Outer Birmingham, Sandwell & Dudley and Walsall area. 

Low fare zones tickets can be purchased with cash or on the mTicket app, (child tickets are not available on the app). 

Outer Birmingham

Adult tickets are available to buy on the bus with cash or on the mTicket app, click here to see the full area.  Tickets are available after 9.30am weekdays & all day weekends. 

18 & under tickets are only available to buy on the bus with cash.

Adult day saver
£3
18 & under day saver
£1.50

(16-18 year olds must show a valid West Midlands 16-18 card)

Sandwell & Dudley

Adult tickets are available to buy on the bus with cash or on the mTicket app, click here to see the full area. 

18 & under tickets are only available to buy on the bus with cash.

Adult day saver
£3
18 & under day saver
£1.50

(16-18 year olds must show a valid West Midlands 16-18 card)

 

Walsall

Adult tickets are available to buy on the bus with cash or on the mTicket app, click here to see the full area.

18 & under tickets are only available to buy on the bus with cash.

Adult day saver
£3
18 & under day saver
£1.50

(16-18 year olds must show a valid West Midlands 16-18 card)

 

 

Our buses have an exact fare system and the driver cannot give change, so please make sure you have the correct money. The exact fare system ensures that loading times are kept to a minimum. 

Our single journey fares are based upon 'fare stages', your fare is calculated by the number of 'fare stages' your journey takes you through. You can view or download a copy of our full faretables, here.

Short Hop / The Hop

Not going very far? A Short Hop ticket let you travel on the bus for about a mile within selected areas and boundaries. This ticket is only available with cash on the bus. 

Adult
£1.50

The Hop is a single ticket available for all university students and employees, and NHS staff members with a valid ID card, travelling within the Hop area on selected services. This ticket is only available with cash on the bus. 

Adult
£1

Group day savers

Group tickets are for up to 5 people travelling together. Tickets can be purchased on the mTicket app or on the bus with cash. 

All day
£7
After 6pm
£4

 

Evening ticket

The evening ticket is available after 6pm and is valid for travel all evening on all of our buses.   

Adult
£3 on mobile

Pay As You Go top up

There are five options available to top up your Swift card. 

 

Pay As You Go Top Up
£10 Buy  
Pay As You Go Top Up
£15 Buy  
Pay As You Go Top Up
£20 Buy  
Pay As You Go Top Up
£30 Buy  
Pay As You Go Top Up
£40 Buy  

 

nbus tickets

nbus tickets are valid for unlimited travel on most buses, across the Network West Midlands area plus an additional 15 Out of County areas (including National Express West Midlands and National Express Coventry buses). 

Off peak day ticket - valid after 09:30 Monday - Friday, or any time Saturday, Sunday or on Bank Holidays.

Adult
£4.20 Cash or Pay As You Go card

 

All day ticket

Adult
£4.80 Cash or Pay As You Go card  
Under 18*
£2.40 Cash or Pay As You Go card  
Family**
£8.40 Cash or Pay As You Go card  

 

* 16-18 year olds must show a valid West Midlands 16-18 card
** For up to 6 people - min. 1 adult, max. 2 adults (under 18* years). Each group must contain at least 1 adult and 1 child, and travel together at all times

nBus & Metro tram tickets

nBus and Metro tram tickets are valid for unlimited use all day on the Midland Metro tram and most bus operators within the West Midlands County (including National Express West Midlands and National Express Coventry buses).

Adult
£6.80 Cash or Pay As You Go card
Under 18*
£3.40 Cash or Pay As You Go card

* 16-18 year olds must show a valid West Midlands 16-18 card

Bus, Metro tram & train tickets

Travel for one day on all buses, the Metro tram and trains within the Network West Midlands area.

n-network Daytrippers are valid for use after 9.30am Monday - Friday and all day Saturday, Sunday and Bank Holidays

 

Adult
£6.90 Cash or Pay As You Go card
Under 18*
£4.70 Cash or Pay As You Go card
Family**
£12.20 Cash or Pay As You Go card

 

* 16-18 year olds must show a valid West Midlands 16-18 card
** For up to 6 people - min. 1 adult, max. 2 adults (under 18* years). Each group must contain at least 1 adult and 1 child, and travel together at all times

 

n-Network One Day Card is valid for travel all day

Adult
£9 Cash or Pay As You Go card


With 24 hour operation on some bus services, the information below refers to the end of daytime service:

  • nBus & nNetwork day tickets and cards will continue to expire at midnight
  • The nBus & nNetwork pre 9.30am will only be valid from 4am to 9.29am Monday to Friday
  • Buy it from the bus driver, on the Midland Metro tram or from any staffed rail station in the Network West Midlands area.

Add a child for just £1!

If you have a travelcard or buy a West Midlands Day Saver (after 9.30am) on the bus, up to three children can travel with you for just £1 each! This offer is valid at weekends and after 9.30am Monday to Friday. 

This offer is not available with Contactless tickets

Visit our Kids for £1 page.

£2 adult add-on

If you have a travelcard or buy a West Midlands Day Saver on the bus you can add an extra adult to travel with you for just £2. This offer is valid all day Saturday, Sunday and bank holidays. 

This offer is not available with Contactless tickets

Visit our £2 adult add on page

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