Combined train and bus tickets

PlusBus

PlusBus is a discounted bus pass that you can buy with your train ticket. It gives you unlimited bus travel, on participating operators’ services, around the whole urban area of the town or city for as little as £2 a day.

If you’ve got a Railcard you’ll get a third off your PlusBus ticket, and children aged between 5 and 15 get half price off.

You can buy PlusBus from ticket offices or GWR.com.

Where can I use PlusBus?

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


Freedom Travelpass

Get unlimited travel on all trains and most buses in Bath & North East Somerset, Bristol, North Somerset and South Gloucestershire.

Available within four zones, you can buy a daily, weekly or monthly ticket for use any time, any day.

Freedom Travelpass 2018 zonal map

Travel zone
Peak daily
Peak weekly
Peak monthly

Bristol

Zone A 
£6 £27 £100

Bristol Plus

Zones A+B
£11.50 £50 £192

Bristol and Bath

Zone A+C 
£11.50 £50 £192

Bristol, Bath, Nailsea and Yatton

Zones A+B+C
£13.50 £59 £227

Bristol and Weston-super-Mare

Zones A+B+D
£13.50 £59 £227

Bristol, Bath and Weston-super-Mare

Zones A+B+C+D
£18 £76 £290

Where to buy a Freedom Travelpass?

  • train ticket offices – all tickets
  • bus ticket offices – all tickets
  • train conductors – day and week tickets
  • bus drivers – day tickets

You’ll need a photocard for the monthly pass.

Trains and buses that accept the Freedom Travelpass 

Trains

  • Great Western Railway
  • CrossCountry Trains
  • South Western Railway

Buses

First West of England** Stagecoach West** Stagecoach Southwest**
South Gloucestershire Council (and supported services) ABUS Faresaver Buses
Somerbus  Mike's Travel
** The Freedom Travelpass can only be issued by these bus operators – and can’t be used on Bristol Airport Flyer coaches.


Cotswolds Discoverer

Unlimited travel on a 1-day pass.

Buy from:
1-day pass costs:
  • £10 for adults
  • £8.30 for Railcard users*
  • £5 for children
*Only with a valid 16-25, Senior, Two Together, HM Forces or Disabled Persons Railcard. Find out about Railcards.


Ride Cornwall

Unlimited travel after 09:00* throughout the week on most of Cornwall’s trains and buses.

Buy from:
  • train station ticket offices
  • train managers/conductors
  • bus drivers
The Ride Cornwall pass costs:
  • £13.00 for adults
  • £10.75 for children
  • £26 for a family of up to 2 adults and 3 children
*You can travel before 09:00 on the following services:
  • 08:14 Plymouth - Penzance
  • 08:40 Plymouth - Gunnislake
  • 08:50 Liskeard - Looe