Using Your Bus Pass

You can use your bus pass to get free travel on local buses outside peak hours

Coronavirus (COVID-19): change to service

On advice from the government regarding the coronavirus (COVID-19), bus services have been changed to reflect essential travel guidance, whilst continuing to provide journeys for key workers.

These changes include the lifting of bus pass time restrictions.

See further information about changes to other services.


When you can use your bus pass

You can get free travel on any local bus service in England between 9.30am to 11.00pm Monday to Friday and anytime at weekends or Bank Holidays.

Visually impaired passes can be used all day.

Local bus services

In Bournemouth the local bus services are the Yellow buses and More buses.

You can't use your bus pass for all bus travel

You can’t use your bus pass on long distance travel coaches, tour buses, rail replacement bus services or shuttles, coaches and trains where refreshments are provided or seats need to be reserved.