Buy PLUSBUS with most train tickets, including 'walk-up' and 'advance purchase' fares.
What is PlusBus?
It's a discount price ticket for unlimited local bus travel around town that you buy with your train ticket. Bus travel can be at the start, the finish, or both ends of your train journey. So you pay for your complete train and bus travel in one easy transaction at the station (or by phone). With PLUSBUS you can make as many bus journeys as you like on all participating operators services. PLUSBUS is now available to 290 towns and cities across Britain.
Buy PLUSBUS with most train tickets, including "walk-up" and "advance purchase" fares:
- day returns
- period returns
You will buy two PLUSBUS tickets, one for the outward journey and a second for the return trip. You must specify the date of your return journey.
- Season Tickets
Available to selected towns across Britain, for set periods to match your train season ticket: seven-days, one-month, three-months and a year.
How does it work?
Add PLUSBUS when buying your train ticket online, at the station and state where you want bus travel - at the start, the finish, or both ends of your train journey. You will be issued with tickets for your train and bus travel. The PLUSBUS ticket will have 'PLUSBUS' printed after the name of your origin or destination station for example BEDFORD+BUS. Simply show this ticket to the driver as you get on the bus.
For bus travel at the start of your journey, buy your PLUSBUS ticket in advance online, from a staffed station, or by phone and have it posted to you.
With PLUSBUS it's easy to know where you can go. There's just one zone covering the whole urban area. You can travel as much as you like on participating buses within this zone. Zone maps for all PLUSBUS served towns are available on the PLUSBUS website.
PLUSBUS is not available if the origin and destination stations of your train journey are wholly within the same bus travel zone. One station of your train journey MUST be outside the town bus travel zone.
With a PLUSBUS Season Ticket you don't have to drive in peak traffic, hunt around for a parking space or pay high parking fees. It's ideal for your journey to work. Simply hop-on the bus, show your PLUSBUS Season Ticket to the driver and away you go!
With your PLUSBUS Season Ticket you can travel as much as you like during the evening and at weekends too! Use PLUSBUS for your journeys to the shops, leisure attractions and to visit your friends!
A PLUSBUS ticket gives you the freedom and flexibility your busy lifestyle demands.
Currently referenced leaflet: http://www.northernrail.org/pdfs/offers/Northern-Rail_PLUSBUS_Fares_2_January_2016.pdf