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First West of England

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Tel+44 (0)345 6460707

Citylines 73 Temple Meads


First Bus provides bus services for getting around Bristol, Bath and the West, allowing you to explore everything the region has to offer. With almost 100 routes currently operating, it’s easy to hop aboard and leave the car at home or at your hotel.  You’ll also avoid Bristol’s £9 Clean Air Zone charge for driving in the city centre, as well as the parking charges. There are so many things to do in Bristol this summer, including Unicornfest, the Bristol Unicorn trail. Explore Bristol and the wider area to see 60 uniquely designed Unicorns created by local artists. The trail is raising money for Leukaemia Care and we’re proud to sponsor Brizzle Icons (find it on the 2nd floor of Cabot Circus) created by the fabulous Cock Dicks.

What Ticket should I buy?

The ticket you need depends on how much you travel.

Single tickets are just £2 Adult and £1 Child anywhere in the West of England.

The £10 West of England FirstDay Group ticket is perfect for whatever you decide to do. It allows up to 5 people of any age unlimited travel for a whole day in the West of England area. Just download the First Bus app to purchase your ticket and plan your next adventure. 

How do I pay for my bus ticket?

There are two great ways to pay for your bus travel.

If you’re not sure which ticket you’ll need, try using Tap On, Tap Off. All you need to do is tap your contactless card or device on the ticket machine when you board the bus, and again when you leave. No need to ask the driver for a ticket, we’ll work out the fare for you based on how much you travel.

Or download the free First Bus App where you can find everything you’ll need for your journey, all in one place. This includes door-to-door directions to the best attractions, live tracking of your bus on a map, and our range of bus tickets for you to purchase and store all within the app. Just search ‘First Bus’ in your app store and download for free.

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