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We offer a wide range of money saving bus travel tickets to give you a great choice whether you are a regular traveller or just use the buses once a week.

Prices from 15 September for details click here.

SAVER tickets

SAVER ticket gives you the complete freedom to travel as much as you need on all daytime Brighton & Hove bus routes as well as nightbus routes.  

It is not valid on School Services (92B, 92C or 116).

More information on SAVER click here.

Bus fares

Standard Fare

Paying for bus travel is as easy as possible. There's a standard single journey fare of £2.30 throughout the Brighton and Hove conurbation, stretching from Shoreham in the west to Falmer and Saltdean in the east, but with cheaper fares available for short hops or in the central area of the city. For fares outside of the city area see details below.

Short Hop Fares

Short hop fares are available throughout the city for £1.60.  Popular journeys include Hove Station to Hove Town Hall, Downs Park to Portslade and Fiveways to London Road.

Details of all the bus journeys available for the Short Hop £1.60 fare are available here

There is also a tourist fare between Brighton Station and Churchill Square, Brighton Pier or the Royal Pavilion for just £1.60.

See our range of SAVER tickets to find out ways of saving money when using more than two buses each day.

Special Off-Peak Returns

These are available on selected routes after 9am on Mondays to Fridays and all day at weekends for £3.50
Routes 2, 2A, 22 and 22A to the city centre from any stop between Cowley Drive and Downland Road in Woodingdean.
Routes 38, 81A, 81C to the city centre from any stop between Meadowview and Coombe Road.
Route 48 to the city centre from any stop in Lower Bevendean. 

CentreFare

There is a central zone flat fare of £2. This is available in the area bounded by:

Hove Town Hall - Montefiore Road - BHASVIC - Preston Circus - The Avenue/Lewes Road - Race Hill - Arundel Road  

Map showing all CentreFare stops

Available for any one journey in the area at anytime of day. Not valid on Night Buses N1, N2, N5, N7, N12, N14, N25, N29, N40.

Children and teens aged 5 to 19

Children under 14 and teens of any age up to 19 with a busID can travel for a discount of 50%. There is a 60p flat fare in the evenings and weekends for busID holders. Click here for more details.

Fares on services travelling outside the Brighton & Hove city area

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

Fares to Seaford
From between Brighton and Saltdean is £2.80 Single, £4.50 Return.
From Peacehaven is £2.30 Single, £3.50 Return.
From Newhaven is £2.00 Single, £3.00 Return.
From Eastbourne is £3.00 Single, £5.00 Return.

Fares to Eastbourne
From between Brighton and Peacehaven is £3.80 Single, £7.00 Explorer Return.
From Newhaven is £3.00 Single, £5.00 Return.
From Seaford is £3.00 Single, £5.00 Return.

Other local fares are available please enquire for details.

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

Fares to Uckfield
From between Brighton and Falmer is £4.00 Single, £7.00 Explorer Return.
From between Lewes and Ringmer Village is £3.00 Single, £5.00 Return.
From Ringmer Broyle Estate is £2.50 Single, £4.00 Return.
From Isfield is £2.00 Single, £3.00 Return.
From Crowborough is £3.00 Single, £5.00 Return.
From between Eridge and Tunbridge Wells is £4.20 Single, £7.00 Explorer Return.

Fares to Crowborough
From between Brighton and Falmer is £4.20 Single, £7.00 Explorer Return.
From between Lewes is £3.80 Single, £7.00 Explorer Return.
From between Ringmer and Isfield is £3.50 Single, £6.50 Return.
From Uckfield is £3.00 Single, £5.00 Return.
From Eridge is £2.00 Single, £3.00 Return.
From Tunbridge Wells is £2.50 Single, £4.00 Return.

Fares to Tunbridge Wells
From between Brighton and Lewes is £4.80 Single, £7.00 Explorer Return.
From Ringmer and Uckfield is £4.20 Single, £7.00 Explorer Return.
From Crowborough is £2.50 Single, £4.00 Return.
From Eridge is £2.50 Single, £4.00 Return.

Other local fares area available please enquire for details.

Bus 77 serving Devil's Dyke
Fares to Devil's Dyke

From Brighton is £2.80 Single, £5.00 Return.

Bus 79 serving Ditchling Beacon
Fares to Ditchling Beacon

From Brighton is £2.80 Single, £5.00 Return.

Night bus fares

Fares on Night Buses

  • N1, N2 (as far as Shoreham), N5, N7, N12/N14 (as far as Saltdean), N25 and N40 (as far as Patcham) the fare is £4
  • N12/N14 (as far as Seaford) the fare is £5
  • N2 (beyond Shoreham) the fare is £6
  • N12 (beyond Seaford), N29, N40 (beyond Patcham) the fare is £7
  • For Night Buses details click here.