Ticket types

There are hundreds of ticket combinations to help you personalise your journey. Find out more about each ticket type and how it could be your travel companion.

nbus tickets

Unlimited travel by bus

Mode: Busicon

Extras:

  • Add Metro to your nbus ticket
  • All adult nbus tickets are now on a Swift card. You can renew your season ticket online and collect it at one of 100 on-street Collectors across the region, one of 250 Payzone outlets or using the Swift card app. 

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nbus + Metro tickets

Unlimited travel by bus and tram

Mode: Busicon Tramicon

Extras:

  • Add Metro to your nbus ticket

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ntrain tickets

Unlimited travel by rail

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Valid on all rail services within the specified rail zones of the Network West Midlands area or to and from the specified out of county station. Travel in First Class only permitted with a First Class ticket.

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nnetwork tickets

Unlimited travel by bus, train and tram

Mode: Busicon Trainicon Tramicon

Extras:

  • Pay a little more and upgrade to a First Class ticket 
  • Add-on tickets to and from over 50 out of county areas
  • Friends and family can travel with you for as little as 50p return
  • Access to Delay Repay Scheme on West Midlands Railway services

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Valid on standard class rail services (within the specified rail zone) and bus services in the West Midlands county and the specified areas run by operators in the Centrocard Scheme and the Metro.

Time restrictions may apply to some tickets. Please check the terms and conditions of the ticket for full details.

Zone 1 and Zone 1-2 tickets not valid on the Metro.

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Midland Metro Card

Unlimited travel by tram

Mode: Tramicon

Extras:

  • Add onto an nbus ticket and travel by bus too
  • Available on a Swift card

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Swift Pay As You Go

Cashless travel with a Swift card

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Cheaper than paying cash on virtually all operators.

Benefits:

  • Cheaper than paying with cash
  • Never be stuck for change
  • Register online to cover against loss

Buy from myswiftcard.com 

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Day tickets

Go your own way with a huge range of great value day tickets

Peak day tickets

network One Day busicon trainicon tramicon

Unlimited travel by bus, train and tram within the Network West Midlands area. Buy on board or from your local rail station.

nbus One Day busicon

Valid on virtually all bus operators within the Network West Midlands area. To buy, ask the driver on board the bus.

nbus + Metro One Day busicon tramicon

Valid on virtually all bus operators within the Network West Midlands area and the entire Midland Metro link. To buy, ask the driver or conductor on board the bus or tram.

West Midlands Day Ranger trainicon

Unlimited one-day travel around the whole Network West Midlands area and beyond, out as far as Crewe, Gobowen, Hereford, Northampton and Stratford-upon-Avon. Valid off-peak for as many journeys as you like. Buy at the station or on the train. 

Off-peak day tickets

Daytripper busicon trainicon tramicon

Off-peak travel on bus, rail and tram across the whole of the Network West Midlands area. Buy on board or at the station.

Upgrade to Daytripper Plus for stations outside of the Network West Midlands area: Stratford-upon-Avon, Warwick, Leamington Spa, Kidderminster and Lichfield. (Excludes Coventry to Leamington Spa line).

Or add Daytripper Add-On for Landywood, Cannock, Hednesford, Rugeley Town and Rugeley Trent Valley.

Most day tickets are cheaper with Swift Pay As You Go

Operators' tickets

Some operators offer tickets for travel just on their services

National Express

  • Regional Travel Card
  • Black Country Faresaver
  • Coventry Faresaver
  • Regional Daysaver
  • Coventry Daysaver
  • e-Daysaver

To buy, or for more National Express tickets visit the National Express website

Stagecoach

  • Dayrider
  • Dayrider Plus

For more details on all Stagecoach tickets visit the Stagecoach website

 

Special tickets

Go your own way with these great value tickets

Evening Return trainicon

Valid after 6.30pm between any two Network West Midlands rail stations.

Adult £2.50

Child (5-15 years) £1.25

Up to four people £6.50

Friends and Family Fare trainicon

Valid when travelling with an ntrain or nnetwork season ticket holder for an off-peak return train journey. Full terms and conditions apply.

Adult £1.00

Child (5-15 years) £1.00

PLUSBUS busicon trainicon tramicon

A discount price travel-card you buy with your train ticket at any National Rail station ticket office, or online. It gives you unlimited bus and tram travel in the West Midlands. There are no peak restrictions, so you can hop-on and hop-off buses and trams as much as you like.

PLUSBUS is accepted for travel by over 200 bus companies and by trams in Birmingham, Blackpool, Edinburgh, Nottingham, Sheffield and Wolverhampton. Find out more at www.plusbus.info

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