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Mobile tickets

No loose change? No worries! 

Now you can pay for your day-to-go, weekly or 4 week bus ticket using your phone or tablet.  Mobile ticketing is easy, secure and convenient. Simply download our app on your mobile device, then buy, show and off you go!

Service 30 - Newport Bus now also accept tickets on the Cardiff Bus app.

Flat battery? You will need to buy a ticket from the driver

If you're lucky enough to have a new phone, simply log in to your account on your new device and your tickets will be ready for you to use straight away.

Exclusive app tickets

Single tickets

You can now also bulk purchase 10 Adult single journeys for £16.00!  Valid for any adult single journey on all services within Cardiff and between Cardiff and Old St. Mellons on route 30 and between Cardiff and Ty Verlon/Barry Docks Link Road. Simply purchase in advance and then activate just before you board.  Once activated the ticket is only valid for 30 minutes - so you will need to show your driver within 30 minutes of activation.  Tickets must be used within 1 year of purchase.

App exclusive ticket 10 single trips for £16.00

Day tickets

We've introduced a new bundle of 3 day tickets for £10.40 on the app – saving you over 10% compared to buying them individually.  This is ideal if you are working a few days per week or only travel every now and again.  Tickets must be used within 1 year of purchase.

This ticket is valid for travel within the Cardiff fare zone (Cardiff, Penarth, Sully, Dinas Powys and Llandough), and each day is activated separately so use your day tickets whenever you wish to travel.

Exclusive app ticket - 3 day to go's for £10.40

How do I buy them?

Download the app to your phone and purchase them through the app. You can buy tickets in advance and activate them when you are ready to travel, or buy them and activate them right away. You have 1 year to activate a purchased ticket.

Plan your journey on the go with the Cardiff Bus App. Available on iOS and Android.

Tickets and Prices

See tickets and prices for:

Adult Tickets

Travel for all on Cardiff Bus

Adult 10 trips

10 adult single journey tickets. Valid for 30 mins from activation and valid for one single trip (i.e. each time you board a bus) in the 10 Trip area

£16.00
Easy Three (3 Day To Go's)

3 adult day tickets. Each ticket valid for 1 day from activation in the To Go area

£10.40
Day To Go

Valid for 1 day from activation in the To Go area (On route 30 NOT valid beyond Cardiff boundary to Newport).

£3.80
Week To Go - Adult

Valid for 7 days from activation in the To Go area

£14.50
4 Weekly To Go - Adult

Valid for 28 days from activation in the To Go area

£53.00
Day To Go Plus - Adult

Valid for 1 day from activation in the To Go Plus area

£5.30
Week To Go Plus - Adult

Valid for 7 days from activation in the To Go Plus area

£21.00
4 Weekly To Go Plus - Adult

Valid for 28 days from activation in the To Go Plus area

£67.00
Barry Day To Go - Adult

Valid for 1 day from activation in the Barry area

£3.50
Barry Week To Go - Adult

Valid for 7 days from activation in the Barry area

£13.60
4 Weekly Barry To Go - Adult

Valid for 28 days from activation in the Barry area

£47.00

16-21 Discount (My Travelpass)

Travel for all 16-21 year olds - Young Persons iff card or My Travel Pass (MTP) ID Required at all times when travelling.

Day To Go 16-21 My Travelpass

Travel for all 16-21s. Valid for 1 day from activation in the To Go area. (On route 30 NOT valid beyond Cardiff boundary to Newport).

£2.50
Week To Go 16-21 My Travelpass

Travel for all 16-21s. Valid for 7 days from activation in the To Go area. My Travelpass card required for use.

£9.40
Young Persons Freedom MTP

12 single tickets for 16-21. Valid for 60 mins from use. Ticket valid for one single journey in the YP Freedom area. My Travelpass card required.

£11.00
4 WeekToGo 16-21 My Travelpass

Travel for all 16-21 year olds. Valid for 28 days from activation in the To Go area. My Travelpass card required.

£35.00
Day To Go Plus 16-21 MTP

Travel for all 16-21. Valid for 1 day from activation in the To Go Plus area. My Travelpass card required.

£3.50
Week To Go Plus 16-21 MTP

Travel for all 16-21. Valid for 7 days from activation in the To Go Plus area. My Travelpass card required.

£13.40
4 Week To Go Plus 16-21 MTP

Travel for all 16-21. Valid for 28 days from activation in the To Go Plus area. My Travelpass card required.

£46.00
Barry Day To Go 16-21 MTP

Travel for all 16-21s. Valid for 1 day from activation in the Barry area. Only valid with a My Traveplass card

£2.30
Barry Weekly Ticket 16-21 MTP

Travel for all 16-21. Valid for 7 days from activation in the Barry area. Valid only with a My Travelpass card.

£9.20
4 Weekly Barry 16-21 MTP

Travel for all 16-21. Valid for 28 days from activation in the Barry area. Valid only with My Travelpass card.

£30.00

Child Tickets

Travel for all 5-15 year olds

Day To Go - Child

Travel for all 5-15s. Valid for 1 day from activation in the To Go area. (On route 30 NOT valid beyond Cardiff boundary to Newport).

£2.50
Week To Go - Child

Travel for all 5-15s. Valid for 7 days from activation in the To Go area

£9.40
Young Persons Freedom - Child

12 single journey tickets for 5-15s. Valid for 60 mins from activation. Each ticket valid for one single journey in the YP Freedom area

£11.00
4 Weekly To Go - Child

Travel for all 5-15s. Valid for 28 days from activation in the To Go area

£35.00
Day To Go Plus - Child

Travel for all 5-15s. Valid for 1 day from activation in the To Go Plus area

£3.50
Week To Go Plus - Child

Travel for all 5-15s. Valid for 7 days from activation in the To Go Plus area

£13.40
4 Weekly To Go Plus - Child

Travel for all 5-15s. Valid for 28 days from activation in the To Go Plus area

£46.00
Barry Day To Go - Child

Travel for all 5-15s. Valid for 1 day from activation in the Barry area

£2.30
Barry Week To Go - Child

Travel for all 5-15s. Valid for 7 days from activation in the Barry area

£9.20
4 Weekly Barry To Go - Child

Travel for all 5-15s. Valid for 28 days from activation in the Barry area

£30.00

Family & Group Tickets

Explore as a family or group with Cardiff Bus - Family Group must be present at time of purchase and for all use thereafter. Restrictions apply.

Day To Go - Group

Travel for up to 5 people travelling together. Valid for 1 day from activation in the To Go area.

£10.00
Day To Go - Family

For 2 adults & up to 3 children or 1 adult and up to 4 children travelling together at all times . Valid for 1 day from activation in the To Go area

£8.60
Day To Go - Family (Off Peak)

For 2 adults & up to 3 children or 1 adult and up to 4 children travelling together. Valid for 1 day on weekends, Bank Holiday Mondays & school hols.

£5.50
Day To Go Plus - Family

For 2 adults & up to 3 children or 1 adult & up to 4 children travelling together at all times. Valid for 1 day from activation in the To Go Plus area

£11.50
Day To Go Plus Family Off Peak

For 2 adults & up to 3 children or 1 adult & up to 4 children traveling together. Valid for 1 day on weekends, Bank Holiday Mondays & school holidays

£8.00
Barry Day To Go - Family

For 2 adults & up to 3 children or 1 adult & up to 4 children travelling together at all times. Valid for 1 day from activation in the Barry area

£8.00
Barry Day ToGo Family Off Peak

2 adults & upto 3 children or 1 adult & upto 4 children travelling together. Valid 1 day on weekends, Bank Holiday Mondays & school holidays in Barry

£4.70

East Park & Ride

Park & Ride with route X59

1 Day - Single Occupancy

Valid for 1 person and for 1 day from activation on the X59 East Park & Ride

£4.40
1 Day - Group

Valid for 2-5 people travelling together and for 1 day from activation on the X59 East Park & Ride

£5.50
Park & Explore the Bay

Valid for 1 day from activation on the X59 East Park & Ride

£6.00
5 Days - Group Early Bird

5 day tickets. Valid for 2-5 people travelling together from one vehicle, BEFORE 0830. Each ticket valid Mondays to Fridays only.

£16.50
5 Days - Single Occupancy

5 day tickets. Valid for 1 person from one vehicle, BEFORE 0830. Each ticket valid Mondays to Fridays only

£10.50
Week - Single Occupancy

Valid for 1 person and for 7 days from activation on the X59 East Park & Ride

£16.00
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