even more reasons to go red arrow

great value ticket options

As well as our existing great value tickets available on red arrow, from the start of the improved timetable on Sunday 25 July, we are offering even more ticket deals to make it even easier to travel on red arrow.

Even if you're not using other trent barton buses, we've now introduced some options for you! These offers are available for travel at any time after 9am Mon-Sat and all day weekends (not after midnight).

  • NCT / Tram All Day Ticket holders - show this ticket to the red arrow driver in Nottingham and travel to Derby for only £2 return
  • Arriva Day Ticket holders - show this ticket to the red arrow driver in Derby and travel to Nottingham for only £2 return
  • TM Travel Orbital 33 in Chesterfield - buy a £4.60 transfer ticket on this bus which allows connections on red arrow to Ripley, Alfreton & Derby from Chesterfield, Beetwell Street.
  • skylink between Alvaston and Derby - buy a £4.60 transfer ticket from Alvaston and any point onwards to Derby and then connect with red arrow at Derby bus station for travel to Nottingham.

If you're a customer travelling before 9am and connecting into red arrow from Nottingham or Derby suburbs off of other trent barton routes you can purchase a £5.70 transfer two trip ticket.

We're also keen to make it easier to use red arrow after midnight at weekends, so we're introducing some cheap upgrades if you have any of these tickets;

  • £23 red arrow weekly ticket - travel for only £2 single after midnight
  • £4.60 zigzag - travel for only £2.40 single after midnight
  • £5.70 return - travel for only £1.30 single after midnight

To make journeys run as fast as possible, as well as making buying a ticket more convenient at Derby, we'll be introducing a red arrow counter at the Bus Station. Here you'll be able to buy your tickets - including zigzag and weekly tickets - from our customer services team before boarding. We'll be found at Bay 5, where the coach to Nottingham leaves from, every weekday from 7.30 am until 11am, we'll also to be there at other busy times too!



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