changes to our fares

We'll be making some changes to our fares from Sunday 2 February. These latest changes will enable us to continue to invest in our buses, their features and the latest technologies to help us remain as the really good bus company. 

Here's what you need to know:

We have chosen to freeze a number of fares including:

  • Nottingham city fare
  • Derby city fare
  • nighbus fares
  • young explorer fares


zigzag tickets will change as follows:

single fares

Cash single fares will change by around 10p. This will apply to travel contactless and pay contactless too. 


mango caps will change as follows:

Our smart caps limits how much you pay for all your journeys in a day, week or month, anywhere on our network. 

You don't need to do anything, just travel and when you hit your cap you won't spend a penny more until the caps reset.

Remember to register for mango money for up to £5 money back each week. 


saver7 prices will change as follows:

*trentbarton land savers can also be used on all Kinchbus services

travel contactless

Travel contactless with your contactless card or device and always get charged the right price. 

Simply tap on at the beginning of your journey and tap off as you leave. 

Travel contactless is charged as a single adult cash fare with the following caps:

All charges are combined into one daily charge which will appear on your bank statement within a couple of days. 

day tickets

day tickets will change as follows:

other fares

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