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Paying for bus travel in Cardiff is really simple.

There are 2 fare zones, Cardiff (including Penarth) & Barry. There is a price for travelling within each fare zone and a price for travelling across the entire network. Just click below on the ticket type you want and you'll see the prices for each zone on the map.

Young person fares are for ages 5-18 inclusive click here for more information

Short hop fares are also available for £1 for any single journey anywhere in the area shown on the following maps - city centre, CantonRoath/Cathays, Llanrumney/St Mellons - ideal for local shopping.  

You must have the right money, as our drivers don't carry change. Don't forget you can keep money on your iff card to make sure you always have the right fare, or purchase tickets using your mobile device by downloading our mobile ticketing app - iff app

Please note week to go tickets can only be purchased on an iff card or through m-ticketing. To apply for an iff card click here, or for more details on mobile ticketing click here.

fares to Cardiff Airport and Llantwit Major


If you are going from Cardiff to Cardiff Int. Airport, Rhoose, St. Athan or Llantwit Major (or vice versa),
get a day to go plus.

    adult   child#  
    one way return one way return
route X91 Cardiff to Cardiff Int. Airport, Rhoose or Aberthaw £3.90 £4.60 £2.60 £3.20
  Cardiff to St. Athan or Llantwit Major £4.30 £4.60 £2.90 £3.20
  travel between Rhoose & Aberthaw, St. Athan or Llantwit Major £2.10 £4.20 £1.30 £2.60
  travel between St. Athan & Llantwit Major £1.50 £3.00 £1.00 £2.00


between Cardiff Int. Airport and Cardiff we accept payments in euros (sorry only notes) - adult €5 child €4

where the fare is shown in red, it means you will be sold a day to go plus

fares to Newport


If you are going to and from Newport on the sameday, get a day to go.

    adult   child  
    one way return one way return
route 30 travel to Castleton or Newport £2.10 £3.40 £1.40 £2.20
  travel within Newport £1.20 £2.30 90p £1.70

where the fare is shown in red, it means you will be sold a day to go

Cardiff zone

If you're just making one journey, buy a single ticket. If you're making more than one journey, a day to go is almost always your cheapest option.

The exception to this rule is journeys towards Cardiff International Airport and Newport - see the links below.

click here for fares towards newport click here for fares towards the airport

If you have to make several journeys during the day, or need to change buses to make your trip, then the day to go could save you money.

You get unlimited travel within your chosen area, so the more you use it, the more you save. Buy on the bus.

click here for fares towards newport

If you take the bus to work, or if you're staying in Cardiff a few days, this ticket will save you money. You get unlimited travel within the area selected, so you can use it at evenings and weekends to save even more.

Buy on the bus or in the Customer Service Centre, Wood St.

This is a real money-saving ticket for commuters and regular travellers. You get unlimited travel within the area selected, so you can use it at evenings and weekends to save even more.

Buy in the Customer Service Centre, Wood St.

When you pay by direct debit, a month's travel actually costs less than a 4 week ticket.

Pick up a form in the Customer Service Centre, Wood St, or download here.

This is the best value ticket. If you travel frequently you will make a big saving over the weekly or 4 weekly options.

Buy in the Customer Service Centre, Wood St.

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