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CARDIFF LAUNCHES £1 BUS TICKETS IN THE RUN UP TO CHRISTMAS

Please fill in this short survey about you and the Council’s £1 bus fare promotion. We would love to have your views to help us think about future bus travel in Cardiff.

It is mandatory to wear face coverings in all indoor public settings, on public transport and in taxis. All the information is available here.

Are you planning a shopping trip, catching up with friends, or visiting a festive attraction? The offer is available with participating bus services across the city, there’s no better time to get on board.

Dates:  The offer will be available from Friday 3rd December to Thursday 16th December

Days/Times: Monday to Fridays only (not on weekends) – anytime after 9.30am

Tickets: All single fares, that leave and arrive within the Cardiff boundary, cost just £1 on participating bus services.

Bus Operators: Adventure Travel, Cardiff Bus, First, Edwards Coaches and Stagecoach

Want to know where the main Christmas events & attractions are located throughout the City Centre and Bay? Download the Christmas Map here.

Do you want to have your say with the new bus strategy?

The Council has recently launched a bus strategy consultation to gather the public’s views on how bus services can be improved across Cardiff. Anyone wanting to take part in the survey can do so here.

Terms & Conditions
  • Face coverings must be worn on board bus services (unless exempt).  Bus Operators and passengers need to follow the COVID19 guidance on the Welsh Government and Traveline Cymru websites:

https://gov.wales/coronavirus

https://www.traveline.cymru/bus-rail-coronavirus-travel-guidance/

  • For all participating Bus Operators, any single fare bought on bus for travel wholly within the Cardiff Council area as part of the Bus Promotion Scheme from 09.30 on the days Monday to Friday when the scheme is operating will cost £1.  The Bus Promotion Scheme is available to passengers of any age.  The offer will be available from Friday 3rd December to Thursday 16th December 2021.
  • The £1 off peak bus fare is for a single fare only.  If a customer needs to interchange between different bus services or providers to get to their destination, then they would need to pay £1 to the bus operators for each stage of their journey.
  • The scheme does not apply to already discounted tickets or to multiple journey tickets and season tickets or any other promotional fares.  Dedicated Park and Ride bus services are excluded from the Bus Promotion Scheme.
  • Tickets bought using the My Travel Pass will not be further discounted, and will be priced at two thirds or less of the usual adult fare as generally charged by individual operators.  Holders of My Travel Pass can choose not to use it and instead pay the £1 single fare as part of the Bus Promotion Scheme on participating bus services.
  • All Wales Concessionary Pass holders will continue to have free travel at all times.
  • The offer is only valid on the bus services for the following Bus Operators participating in the Bus Promotion Scheme: Cardiff Bus, Stagecoach, Adventure Travel, Edwards Coaches, First Cymru
Traveling Safely during Covid-19

Bus operators are working hard to ensure that you are able to travel with confidence in these unusual times, with enhanced cleaning and largely return to regular service timetables to encourage physical distancing.

It is mandatory to wear face coverings in all indoor public settings, on public transport and in taxis. All the information is available here.

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