Sometimes trying to find the best ticket option can be tricky, we pulled together this handy page so it's nice and simple.
We have a range of ticket options to suit your needs; make sweet savings paying for travel with your phone with mango, buy 7 day, 28 day or annual travel upfront with saver, get unlimited travel for the day with zigzag or just pay with contactless or cash. We've got you covered!
Pay less for bus travel on your phone. Our super caps mean spending is limited, no matter how often you travel. Once you hit your cap, you can carry on travelling for free. Select your age range below to see your caps.
For further information including FAQ's click below.
If so, you may be able to take advantage of the Nottinghamshire Under 22 scheme until 1 March 2024. Journeys within Nottinghamshire and Nottingham city will automatically cap at our student prices. Apply here.
£6.80 - day cap after 9am Mondays to Fridays and 4am weekends and Bank Holidays.
£10.30 - day cap before 9am Mondays to Fridays
£40 - 7 day cap
£121 - 28 day cap
£6.10 - day cap after 9am Mondays to Fridays and 4am weekends and Bank Holidays.
£36 - 7 day cap
£98 - 28 day cap
You'll need to have a valid academic email address to register and activate student mango.
Apprentice? You can also apply for student mango and make sweet savings. You'll need your unique learning reference provided by your learning provider.
travel for £1.50 with b_line mango
If so, you can take advantage of the b_line mango scheme for travel within Derbyshire and Derby city for £1.50 per single journey. To apply head to your mango account here. Then click 'apply for discount', then 'b_line'. You'll need to enter your 18 digit code from your b_line account, then just click apply and you're all set!
18 and under mango caps
£4.80 - day cap after 9am Mondays to Fridays and 4am weekends and Bank Holidays.
£26 - 7 day cap
£78 - 28 day cap
With saver, pay once and all your travel needs are sorted in one go!
Buy upfront and get unlimited travel with trentbarton across the zones that suit you - or choose the whole of trentbartonland with saver.
That’s right, we’ll reward you with a really good price – look at it as an easier, cheaper way of travelling every day – but we’ll throw in the weekends too, 24/7. Plus, the longer you buy for, the more you’ll save!
You can get a saver to last for as long as a year, or as short a time as just 7 days.
Tap to view our saver terms and conditions.
To buy or top-up a saver, tap the link below to log-in or create an account.
* trentbartonland saver can also be used on all Kinchbus services
zigzag is our really good unlimited travel ticket, that means you can travel anywhere across trentbarton land. Just buy a zigzag on the first bus you travel on and go anywhere you want.
zigzag can only be purchased after 9am Mondays to Fridays and after 4am on weekends and Bank Holiday Mondays. They remain available to purchase for the rest of the day up to 12am midnight. After purchase, zigzag can also be used for the rest of the day on buses scheduled before 12am midnight.
zigzag can't be used on skylink Derby or Arriva X38.
zigzag is our really good unlimited travel ticket, that means you can travel anywhere across trentbarton land all day for £7.60
For two people, the same conditions as a normal zigzag apply.
For groups upto 5 people, the same conditions as a normal zigzag apply.
Going before 9am, or want to travel as late as 4am? You can upgrade any zigzag to a zigzag plus for an extra £3.50. That means you can also use it on skylink Derby and Kinchbus in Loughborough.
zigzag is our really good unlimited travel ticket, that means you can travel anywhere across trentbarton land all day for £5.30
You can still use cash on any of our buses, simply tell your friendly driver where you're travelling to they'll do the rest.
We'll even give you change if you don't have the exact fare.
You can still buy tickets directly from our friendly driving team.
If you're going to be travelling often, mango or saver will give you the best price. If you'll be making multiple trips in the same day, zigzag plus may be the best option.
You can still use cash on any of our buses, simply tell your friendly driver where you're travelling to and from and they will do the rest.
If you're 18 years or younger you'll get our specially discounted young person fares.
If you're going to be travelling often, mango will give you the best price. If you'll be making multiple trips in the same day, zigzag plus may be the best option.
Young people get a discount when paying by cash, but other ticket types may be a better option for you if you're travelling more regularly.
Our youngest explorers, aged 10 and under, will be able to travel on any bus, any where and at any time (not available on nightbuses) for just £1 for each trip.
Great news for the really little ones, if you're under 5 you travel for free across trentbartonland.
Our super commuter programme is organised with your employer to offer the best value fares.
it offers a range of ticketing options inlcuding salary sacrifice and direct debit.