Save money on bus travel when you travel by train
PlusBus is discounted price bus pass you buy as an add-on to your train ticket.. PlusBus give you unlimited bus and tram travel (on most or all operators services) around the whole urban area of your selected town that’s at the start or end of your train journey.
PlusBus tickets explained
- Unlimited travel on participating buses and tram services
- You can buy PlusBus tickets for the start, finish or both ends of your train journey
- No peak restrictions
- PlusBus tickets are usually cheaper than buying a bus pass from the main bus company in town.
- Under 16 years old? You pay half price of adult day ticket prices.
- Most Railcard holders get 1/3 off the price of PlusBus day tickets.
- Buy PlusBus with any of the following train tickets: single, day return, period return or Season ticket
- PlusBus season tickets available for weekly, monthly, three-monthly or annual tickets
Just so you know...
- You cannot buy a PlusBus ticket if you're only making a short train journey between two stations that are located within the same town or PlusBus travel zone, or wholly within the Transport for West Midlands (TfWM) rail zones area (via West Midlands Railway website).
For information on participating operators' services and zone maps, visit the PlusBus website.
Save a third on PlusBus day tickets with railcards. Railcard time restrictions apply, but railcard minimum fares don’t apply to PlusBus. You can’t get railcard discounts on PlusBus Season tickets.
How to buy a PlusBus ticket
There are a few ways you can buy a PlusBus day ticket (with your train ticket):
- Online with our journey planner
- App - download our app from Google Play or Apple App Store
- Visit us at a staffed station, and our friendly team will help you out
- At a 'self-service' ticket machine - available at many stations
- Call us if you prefer on 0333 311 0006 - we can help you find the right price and train