Discounts on bus and coach travel

Find out about discounts and concessions available on bus fares.

Get around for £2 or less on most West Sussex bus routes - now extended until 30 June 2023 .

For the first half of this year a single bus journey will cost no more than £2 on most routes under the Department for Transport’s Help for Households funded Bus Fare Cap.

Further information is available on the participating bus operator websites below:

All ages

Season tickets are a great way to save money if you make frequent bus journeys. Contact your local bus operator for information.

For less frequent journeys see:

  • Discovery ticket - one day's unlimited travel on all the main bus services in West Sussex, East Sussex, Surrey, Brighton & Hove and East Hampshire. (Discovery is not valid on National Express and other long distance coach services or community bus services.)
  • Plusbus - add unlimited bus travel to your train ticket from just £2.50. Serving destinations across Britain, Plusbus covers the whole urban area of your rail-served town or city.
  • Stagecoach Back on Board - half price single and return tickets for jobseekers aged 18 and over who hold a Jobcentre Plus travel card (apply for a card at your local Jobcentre Plus office).

Children, young people and students

The standard bus fare for ages 5-15 is half of the adult fare, except on most Stagecoach services where two-thirds of the adult fare applies. Children under 5 travel free on all bus services.

For additional fare discount schemes for young people see:

Older and disabled people

If you are of eligible age or have a qualifying disability, you can apply to the County Council for a pass offering free off-peak bus travel on journeys made anywhere in England.


Last updated:
24 May 2023
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