Bus travel discounts for all


Bus company ticket schemes

Most bus companies offer day return, weekly and day tickets which offer better value than single tickets.

Some operators also accept other operators' day return tickets. Brighton & Hove Bus Company One- Day Adult citySAVER and One-day Adult networkSAVER tickets bought on bus are also available on Compass and Cuckmere Buses services within the area bounded by Seaford, Lewes, Shoreham and Steyning, including Brighton & Hove.

Contact the individual bus operating companies for more details about their ticket schemes.

Combined bus and train tickets

Plusbus – bus and train
Plusbus is an add-on that you can buy with your train ticket. It gives you unlimited bus travel around the origin and/or destination towns of your rail journey. Plusbus is available for 290 rail-served towns and cities across Britain including:

Plusbus is available for 290 rail-served towns and cities across Britain including:

  • Bexhill and Hastings
  • Brighton & Hove
  • Burgess Hill
  • Crawley and Gatwick
  • Eastbourne and Polegate
  • Haywards Heath
  • Lewes
  • Newhaven and Seaford
  • Rye
  • Tunbridge Wells
  • Worthing

There are many websites offering advice or ways to save money on ticket prices. Some of these are:

Discovery Ticket – your ticket to explore

Discovery fares – one day tickets available from the driver:

  • Adult Discovery - £10
  • Child Discovery - £8
  • Family Discovery - £20 (for up to 5 people minimum of 1 adult and a maximum of 2 adults, children must be aged under 16)

Discovery tickets are issued and accepted by operators in West Sussex, East Sussex, Surrey, Brighton & Hove and East Hampshire (subject to exclusions, please see below), including:

  • Abellio Surrey
  • Arriva Kent and Surrey Ltd
  • ASD Transport
  • Autocar Bus & Coach Services Ltd
  • Brighton & Hove Bus and Coach Company Ltd
  • Brighton & Hove Community Transport Ltd
  • BETC. Ltd. t/a Buses Excetera,
  • Chalkwell Garage and Coach Hire Ltd
  • Compass Travel (Sussex) Ltd
  • Community Transport for The Lewes Area
  • Cuckmere Community Bus Ltd
  • Emsworth and District Motor Services Ltd
  • Go-Coach Hire Ltd
  • Farleigh Coaches
  • Metrobus Ltd
  • North Wealden Community Transport Partnership Ltd
  • Nu-Venture Coaches Ltd,
  • Invictabus Ltd & Bzee Bus Ltd
  • Regent Coaches
  • Renown Coaches
  • Rye & District Community Transport
  • Seaford & District
  • Southdown PSV Ltd
  • Southern Transit
  • Stagecoach South East
  • Stagecoach South
  • theSussexBus.com
  • The Big Lemon

Excluded services: City Sightseeing Brighton, Winchester Park & Ride, Guildford Park & Ride. Also occasional and special services including Ardingly showground specials, Goodwood Racecourse & Motor Racing specials, nightclub services and football services. Other exclusions may apply. Check with the operator before travelling.

For more information about using the Discovery Ticket in the South Downs National Park please see the authority website:

KeyGo tickets

KeyGo can be added to the Southern Railway Key Smartcard. As well as use on trains, it can be used on Brighton & Hove and Metro Buses which start and finish in the KeyGo area.

keyGo - Brighton & Hove Buses

If you are an unemployed jobseeker ask your local job centre if they have a discount card. They may offer a JobCentre Plus travelcard for a limited period of time during your job search or when you first start work. 

Alternate transport