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PLUSBUS is a discount price bus pass that you buy with your train ticket. It gives you unlimited bus travel (on participating operators’ services) to and from the rail station and around the whole urban area of the rail served town or city.

For each town there is one travel zone that covers the whole urban area. With a PLUSBUS ticket you can travel as much as you like by bus within this zone.
How do I buy PLUSBUS?

You can buy a PLUSBUS ticket with most types of rail ticket (single, day return, period return and season ticket) at any booking office or online from our website. You can get PLUSBUS for the start and/or the end of your journey.

PLUSBUS ticket prices start from £2 a day. Railcard holders get 1/3 off the price of PLUSBUS day tickets. Children (aged 5-15) pay half the adult PLUSBUS day ticket price.

Where can I use PLUSBUS?

PLUSBUS is available for 290 rail-served towns and cities across Britain. On the First Great Western network PLUSBUS is available for over 60 locations, including:

Bath, Bristol, Cardiff, Cheltenham, Didcot, Exeter, Falmouth, Gloucester, Hereford, Maidenhead, Newport, Oxford, Plymouth, Reading, Slough, Truro, Weston, Yeovil.

For details of all PLUSBUS ticket prices on First Great Western, click on the the desired destination below:

Newton Abbot
Oxford Yeovil
Bath Paignton

Bodmin Penzance
Bridgend Plymouth
Bridgwater  Portsmouth
Brighton Port Talbot
Bristol  Reading
Camborne  Redhill
Cardiff Redruth
Carmarthen Reigate
Cheltenham St Austell
Chichester Salisbury
Chippenham  Slough
Didcot  Southampton
Dorking Stonehouse
Exeter Stroud
Falmouth Swansea
Faremouth  Swindon
Gatwick  Taunton
 Gloucester  Torquay
Neath Weymouth

Where can I get more information?


For information on bus routes and times, visit: or call ‘traveline’ 0871 200 22 33 (calls from UK landlines cost 10p a minute).