Cash Fares

From 26 April 2016

Standard Fare

Paying for bus travel is as easy as possible. There's a standard single journey fare of £2.50 throughout the Brighton and Hove conurbation, stretching from Shoreham in the west to Falmer and Saltdean in the east, but with £2 fares available for short hops or in the central area of the city. For fares outside of the city area see details below. Faretables for each route are shown on the individual route page to download as a PDF.

On Bus Adult Fares

For student prices click here, for young people prices click here and for national concessionary passes click here.

City single £2.50
Short hop £2
CentreFare ~ Map showing all CentreFare stops £2
citySAVER ~ Map of citySAVER area £5
networkSAVER ~ Map of networkSAVER area £6.50
Family networkSAVER £10

Night bus fares are now standard price fares and citySAVER tickets are no longer valid. All networkSAVER tickets are valid on our night buses.

Route 23/25/25X/N25 Ticket

This allows you travel all day on any route 23, 25, 25X or N25 bus.

1 day £4
7 days £15

Special Off-Peak Returns

These are available on selected routes after 9am on Mondays to Fridays and all day at weekends for £4

  • Routes 2, 22 and 22A to the city centre from any stop between Cowley Drive and Downland Road in Woodingdean.
  • Route 48 to the city centre from any stop in Lower Bevendean.

Discovery Ticket

Our Discovery ticket gives you unlimited travel on any Brighton & Hove bus as well as travel on selected operators in West Sussex, East Sussex, Surrey, Brighton & Hove and East Hampshire.

For more information on which operators accept this ticket and prices, click here.

Southern & Thameslink

You can purchase Southern & Thameslink SAVERs direct from our bus drivers. Both tickets offer unlimited travel within the citySAVER zones and are also valid for a return train journey.

For more information and prices click here.

PLUSBUS

PLUSBUS tickets are rail tickets with an add on that allows you to travel on any Brighton & Hove bus for the day but only within the area stated on the ticket. Commuters can add the PLUSBUS facility on to their rail season ticket too and can also be purchased online from most train company websites.

For more information, including restrictions and prices, click here.

Fares on services travelling outside the Brighton & Hove city area

Buses 2, 59, 60 serving Steyning and Bramber

Fares to Upper Beeding, Bramber and Steyning

From between Brighton and Hove Stapley Road is £2.70 Single, £5 Return.

Fares to Upper Beeding, Bramber and Steyning

From between Southwick and Shoreham is £2.50 Single, £4.80 Return.

Buses 12, 12A, 12X, 13X serving Peacehaven, Newhaven, Seaford and Eastbourne

Fares to Peacehaven

From between Brighton and Saltdean is £2.60 Single, £5 Return.

From Newhaven is £2.20 Single, £3.40 Return.

From Seaford is £2.50 Single, £3.90 Return.

From Eastbourne is £4.20 Single, £6.50 Return.

Fares to Newhaven

From between Brighton and Saltdean is £2.60 Single, £5 Return.

From Peacehaven is £2.20 Single, £3.40 Return.

From Seaford is £2.20 Single, £3.40 Return.

From Eastbourne is £3.20 Single, £5.40 Return.

Fares to Seaford

From between Brighton and Saltdean is £3.10 Single, £5 Return.

From Peacehaven is £2.50 Single, £3.90 Return.

From Newhaven is £2.20 Single, £3.40 Return.

From Eastbourne is £3.20 Single, £5.40 Return.

Fares to Eastbourne

From between Brighton and Peacehaven is £4.20 Single, £6.50 Return.

From Newhaven is £3.20 Single, £5.40 Return.

From Seaford is £3.20 Single, £5.40 Return.

Buses 28, 29, 29B, 29X serving Lewes, Uckfield, Crowborough and Tunbridge Wells

Fares to Lewes

From between Brighton and Coldean Lane is £3 Single, £5 Return.

From between Sussex University and Falmer is £2.20 Single, £3.40 Return.

From Ringmer is £2.20 Single, £3.40 Return.

From between Isfield and Uckfield is £3.20 Single or £5.40 Return.

From between Five Ash Down and Crowborough is £4.20 Single, £6.50 Return.

From between Eridge and Tunbridge Wells is £4.70 Single, £6.50 Return.

Fares to Uckfield

From between Brighton and Falmer is £4.60 Single, £6.50 Return.

From between Lewes and Ringmer is £3.20 Single, £5.40 Return.

From Isfield is £2.20 Single, £3.40 Return.

From Crowborough is £3.20 Single, £5.40 Return.

From between Eridge and Tunbridge Wells is £4.60 Single, £6.50 Return.

Fares to Crowborough

From between Brighton and Falmer is £4.60 Single, £6.50 Return.

From Lewes is £4.20 Single, £6.50 Return.

From between Ringmer and Isfield is £3.80 Single, £6.50 Return.

From Uckfield is £3.20 Single, £5.40 Return.

From Eridge is £2.20 Single, £3.40 Return.

From Tunbridge Wells is £2.70 Single, £4.40 Return.

Fares to Tunbridge Wells

From between Brighton and Falmer is £5.20 Single, £6.50 Return.

From Lewes is £4.70 Single, £6.50 Return.

From Ringmer and Uckfield is £4.60 Single, £6.50 Return.

From Crowborough and Eridge is £2.70 Single, £4.40 Return.

Bus 77 serving Devil's Dyke

Fares to Devil's Dyke

From Brighton is £3 Single, £4.50 Return.

Bus 79 serving Ditchling Beacon

Fares to Ditchling Beacon

From Brighton is £3 Single, £4.50 Return.

For more information on the best ticket option for you please call our customer services team on 01273 886200.

Phone lines are open:

Mondays - Fridays ~ 7am - 7pm

Saturdays ~ 8:30am - 5:30pm

Sundays and Bank Holidays ~ 9:30am - 4:30pm

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