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Your phone is now your ticket

Great news - we now have a mobile app which turns your phone into a bus ticket. Buy your M-ticket with our app, then just show your phone to the driver when you get on.

You can purchase an all routes Adult SAVER M-ticket on your mobile. 

Prices are:
1 day - £4.10
2 consecutive days - £7.80
3 consecutive days - £11.70
7 consecutive days - £18
28 consecutive days - £66
90 consecutive days - £168

Available for students too
For students attending Access to Music (ATM), Brighton University, Brighton Institute of Modern Music (BIMM), City College, Northbrook College, Plumpton College, Sussex Downs College and Sussex University. You will need to show your valid Registration Card with your M-ticket whenever you travel. 

Prices are:
1 day - £3
7 consecutive days - £12.50
90 consecutive days - £115 

For details of other ticket prices click here for details.

Also available is the Adult route 23/25 one day or 7 day M-ticket 
this allows you travel all day on any route 23, 25 or N25 bus, as well as on routes 24, 28, 29, 29B and 29X between the city centre and the Universities (bottom of Coldean Lane on route 24).

1 day M-ticket costs £3.70
7 day M-ticket is £13

Single M-Tickets

A single journey M-ticket . Purchase it in advance and activate just before boarding. Great for the occasional bus user - no cash needed and the Centrefare single M-ticket cost £2 (valid in Centrefare area only) and the single fare M-ticket for around the City area only  (Shoreham - Patcham - Falmer - Saltdean) is £2.25 - the equivalent on bus single ticket will be £2.40

Duo m-ticket

We have a M-ticket on our app, the ‘Duo’, where two adults can travel together on one mobile phone.  Available as a 1 Day Adult SAVER M-ticket at £7.80.

£9 Family Ticket Deal

The Family Saver is available in the M-ticket range on your smartphone for just £9.  

The family M-ticket allows up to 5 people, with a maximum of 2 adults (and up to 3 children under 16) to travel on our buses for 1 day. (Normal SAVER route exceptions apply and these M-tickets are not valid on any other operator's buses).

How does it work

Download our free app from the Android Play Store or iPhone App store.

We recommend a GOOD WiFi connection to load the apps and to buy tickets.

Android appiPhone app

You can buy M-tickets to travel on the same day or in advance. Once you have chosen and paid for your M-ticket with your debit or credit card, the M-ticket is stored on your phone.

When you get on the bus show your phone screen clearly to the driver.

Our revenue protection staff may sometimes get on board and will need to see the M-ticket on your phone, so please make sure your phone is fully charged. Please also be aware that we can only accept one phone with a M-ticket per person, except for the Family SAVER which is valid for up to 2 adults and up to 3 children, and the Duo Saver which allows 2 adults to travel.

For a step by step guide to purchasing your M-tickets please take a look at the following guides:

m-ticket mobile app Terms & Conditions

Please note that m-tickets are only valid on services operated by Brighton & Hove Buses and not on the services of any other bus operator. This document sets out the conditions under which Brighton & Hove Bus and Coach Company Ltd provides tickets for use through our Mobile App for Mtickets. Click here for details.

If you have any problems or questions about your M-tickets please contact us by email on

Many problems can be sorted by turning your smartphone off and re-starting it, otherwise there is a pop up menu in the app which allows you to reset the app without the loss of tickets.