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Fares & Tickets

Online top-ups
Our online top-ups are managed by a third party, who are unfortunately experiencing technical issues. We apologise for the inconvenience.
Mobile Tickets
The quickest and easiest way to pay, whether you're a regular traveller or take the occasional trip.
Cash & contactless fares
Contactless payments accepted on all Yellow Buses! Information on our fares that you can pay for with contactless or cash when you board the bus.
Smartcards
Find out more about Smartcards, how to apply for one and how to top-up.

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Fares for Students at BU and AUB
Bournemouth University (BU) and Arts University Bournemouth (AUB) students and staff are eligible to buy an annual pass on Yellow Buses.
Mobility Scooters
The national code we follow for the use and acceptance of Mobility Scooters on low floor buses.
Walleted tickets
A walleted ticket is an advance fare ticket. It allows you to buy several journeys or days of travel in one go.
Concessionary Travel
We accept concessionary passes from all over England with the English Rose in the left corner.
Flex Tickets FAQ
Find out more about the flex ticket