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At Centrebus we recognise that not all customers are the same. We offer a wide range of great value tickets both online and on bus, we've tried to split our tickets up into how often you travel with us. Single fares can be found for each service under the routes section of our site. 

 Travel Occasionally
 Save 15% off every single and return fare with Travel Club. It costs just £11 a year to join, and once a member just present your card to the driver to receive a 15% saving on any single and return fare  Single tickets can be bought on bus from the driver. Simply pay and retain your ticket Return tickets are sold on many services, and offer travel back later the same day at a discount price, usually giving a saving of up to 30p (and even more in some cases).  Returns are generally only valid for travel on the day of issue, and are not sold in some ticket zones, including Luton, Dunstable and Grantham (in these cases it is often better to buy a day ticket - see below).   You can buy a Day Ticket from the driver of the first Centrebus you board, and then get unlimited travel in your area for the rest of the day. For full details of our current day ticket range, please CLICK HERE. Some day tickets are also valid to use on buses run by other companies, so offer even greater value - details are shown for each ticket product.
 You can buy 3 Day Tickets from any Centrebus driver, and then get unlimited travel for three consecutive days in your area, or the whole network (depending on which ticket you bought). For full details of our current 3 day ticket range, please CLICK HERE. 
PLEASE NOTE: Centrebus Day & 3 Day tickets are not valid on the UHL service, CallConnect, 34 Wellingborough to Kettering service and High Peak services.  

 Travel together
If you normally buy a return ticket, take a friend and you will both get 15% off if you are travelling together. If you're travelling wholly within the Luton and Dunstable zone, Leicester ZoneHitchin ZoneGrantham Zone or Melton Zone you can save an extra 10%, and save 25% when travelling together.
TANGO! is available for any journey with Centrebus that standard returns are sold on. Just ask the driver as you board the bus. Plus you can take two kids under 16 for free at weekends and during school holidays!
 Travel Regularly
Carbonara is our smart travel card which gives you the best value fares in the Leicester, Grantham, Melton, Hitchin or the Luton & Dunstable zone. To find out more click here Back to school is our great value school travel smart card, it gives you a week's travel for just £10 in the Leicester, Grantham, Melton or the Luton & Dunstable zone! Find out more here  Pecorino is our network smart travel card which gives you the best value fares across our network. Unlike Carbonara there are no zonal restrictions, and Pecorino can be used on nearly all of our services. It's perfect for those travelling across two or more services and costs just £24 a week. To find out more click here If you travel regularly on our services, it is worth considering purchasing a weekly or monthly ticket, which is available to buy on bus from your driver.  For full details of our current on bus area season ticket range, please CLICK HERE   In many areas you can now buy your Centrebus season ticket at your local payzone accredited newsagent. In some areas, tickets sold at Payzone outlets are cheaper than when you buy them on the bus, but please note all Payzone tickets are valid from the day of issue.

 If you travel to or from destinations outside any of the fixed areas mentioned above, don't despair. We still offer a full range of season tickets, but the price you pay will be determined by the journey you make, and the ticket will then be valid between those points. Tickets valid for a week (and often for a month too) can be bought on the bus and the bus driver will be able to tell you the price, or you can contact us for a quote before you travel. 
Click here to visit our online shop and buy your great value smart cards, lolly saving long term season tickets and delicious discount cards

  Travel around
 It's a discount price ticket for unlimited bus travel that you buy with your train ticket. So you pay for your complete train and bus journey in one easy transaction. PLUSBUS is available to many towns and cities across Britain. You can change between train and bus services with PLUSBUS at over 270 train stations nation-wide.
To check PLUSBUS ticket prices, participating bus operators and to view zone maps showing where you can travel in each town, Plusbus is not accepted on the UHL service in Leicester.

Leicester Flexi tickets are available for use on any The day and weekly tickets are available for unlimited journeys which start and finish within the Leicester Zone during the validity of the ticket, on all *buses operated by the following: Arriva, First, Kinchbus, Stagecoach and of course your favourite bus company Centrebus.

Simply buy your day or weekly ticket from the bus driver as you board the bus. Please note that concessionary discounts do not apply. *The day and weekly tickets are not available on 
 Centrebus Sports event services and Park & Ride services.

 The MK Moove ticket offers unlimited travel on participating operator's services within Milton Keynes Borough (except Stagecoach X5) - just buy your daily or weekly ticket from the driver on the first bus you board.

A day ticket costs £5.20 and a weekly ticket costs £20, four weekly tickets are available for £60. You can use a MK MOOVE on any of the following operators Arriva The Shires and Essex, Redline Buses, Red Rose Travel, Stagecoach (except service X5), Uno Buses, Vale Travel, Z & S Transport and of course Centrebus

The Explorer ticket allows a day’s unlimited travel on the Centrebus network in Hertfordshire, Bedforshire and Essex for ANY group of up to 4 people for only £17.


Child and Adult day and week versions of this ticket are also available. 


 This ticket is also valid for travel on services by most bus operators in Hertfordshire. You can find out more about the explorer ticket at 

 Hip-hop is the multi operator ticket that is issued and accepted on all services operated by Centrebus and Arriva, within the Luton, Dunstable zone. For the busway, Hip –hop tickets are valid on all Centrebus and Arriva services, but only for use on Grant Palmer C service

Hip Hop Ticket Range
Adult Day £5.00Adult Week £17.50
Child Day £3.50, Child Week £12.50 (Available to children under 16 years of age)
Family Day £9.50 (Valid for a maximum of two adults and two children under 16 years of age)