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Newport Bus Information

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Steeped in Roman history, Newport is the third-largest city in Wales and offers a variety of experiences and attractions. Catching a Newport bus grants you easy access to the city's museums, wetlands, Roman baths and other fascinating sights. Stagecoach also offers up-to-date Newport bus times, so you can plan out your city vacation or regular commute with more reliability.

Newport is the perfect half-term destination or stop-off point on further exploration of Wales, thanks to its charming dining scene and family-friendly attractions. The variety of Newport bus routes available also means you're never far from the next experience. We also help you get around for less, whether you're a visitor or a local, with our affordable day, week or multi-week Newport bus fares and passes. You can find all the information you need right here on Stagecoach, including our picks for things to do in Newport and details on the Newport bus station. 

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Newport bus fares and passes

You can enjoy travel around Newport, Islwyn and the surrounding areas with our great-value Newport bus passes and tickets.

For swift travel through Newport, try one of our dayrider passes. You’ll get unlimited journeys for adults, children and young persons (with a valid My Travel Pass ticket). Alternatively, travel all day for one price on a family or group ticket – you can buy all of these on the bus or with the Stagecoach mobile app.  

Got a few days to spare? Get better value from your Newport bus travel with our megarider Newport bus passIt will get you from A to B for up to a week. These tickets are available via smart card or with the mobile app, and cover zones including Newport, Cwmbran Newport, and Islwyn.

If you’re working or staying for longer, you may benefit from one of our four-week Newport bus fares. These cover all of the above zones plus an extended South Wales zone if you need to upgrade. Alternatively, make the most of the discounts with a multi-week pass, which is a simple direct debit that you can cancel at any time. You can upgrade these to further zones, or if you’re a student, make the most of our term time tickets with valid student ID.

Other concessions are available for those of State Pension age or with a disability. Head over to our concessions page for dayrider and South Wales Valley Lines explorer tickets. You may also be able to travel for free if you come under one of these categories – just ask your local council for a bus pass and we’ll do the rest.

Popular Newport routes

Travel around Blackwood, Brynmawr, Tredegar and more with Stagecoach.


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Travel from Newport to Blackwood

Get there in style with our gold buses, including the number 151 from Newport to Blackwood. Enjoy USB charging points as you cruise through Crosskeys. You can catch the 151 every 12 minutes from Newport bus station in the summer holidays.

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Explore the outdoors in Bargoed

Summer vacations come easily with the number 50 bus route from Newport to Bargoed, taking you through Caerphilly where you can stop off at one of Wales most exciting castles! The 50 leaves Newport bus station every 30 minutes. 


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Travel from Newport further afield to Brynmawr and Blaenavon

Other routes covering Crosskeys include the number X15  from Newport to Brynmawr which leaves from Newport bus station, stand 19, once an hour. For a quick route through Pontypool and Cwmbran, take the X24. You can find it leaving Newport bus station, stand 16, every 10 minutes.

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Have a capital day out in Cardiff

Catch our X3 service from  Malpas for a quick easy journey to Cardiff. There's so much to see and do for a fantastic day out. The bus will drop you off in Greyfriars Road which is only a short walk from Cardiff's shopping streets or the historic Cardiff Castle.


Newport bus station

Newport bus station is located on Newport Market Square, next to the Friars Walk Shopping Centre and Newport Market. There are ample connections to other bus services, and you can buy smart cards on the bus to make your journey easier. Local shops such as Debenhams are right next door, as are public toilets.

It’s best to arrive at Newport bus station around 10 to 15 minutes before your bus leaves. You can check the Stagecoach mobile app if you’re not sure when your next bus is due.

Travel in Newport

With a huge number of connections out of Newport, from the Valleys to Cardiff, it’s better to get around by bus. Our selection of day, week and multi-week tickets offers considerably cheaper travel options than the train. You can also get special discounts if you’re studying or hold a concessionary pass.

Buying your bus ticket is easy. Use contactless payment on the bus, the mobile app, or your smart card. To get exactly where you need to go with no fuss, it’s better with Stagecoach.

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Things to do in Newport

The city of Newport has so much to offer and you certainly won't be short of things to do! The city has a thriving restaurant and bar scene and there's  some great attractions in the city and many more within easy reach by bus! 


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Tredegar House

Set in a beautiful 90 acre park, Tredegar House is one of the best examples of a 17th century Charles II mansion in Britain. There is also stunning surrounding gardens and parkland. It is just a short hop from the city centre on our X15 service.

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Blaenavon World Heritage Site

Did you know that Blaenavon is one of UNESCO  protected world heritage sites? The Blaenavon Industrial Landscape is a testament to the human endeavour of miners and ironworkers of the past. The main attractions include Blaenavon Ironworks and the World Heritage Centre that are just a short walk from the bus stops on our X24 route!


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Newport Museum and Art Gallery

If you would like to find out more about the history of Newport then head to the Newport Museum. The displays tell the story of Newport from prehistoric times to the 20th Century and temporary exhibitions always offer something new to explore!

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Cwmcarn Forest

From thrilling adventures to tranquil overnight stays, Cwmcarn Forest is close enough to retreat to yet feels like a million miles away. Theres so much to do and the choice is yours; choose from adrenaline fuelled mountain bike trails and water activities or enjoy a stroll around one of the many walking trails and maybe grab a cuppa at the takeaway service in Raven’s Café. It's only a short walk from Cwmncarn village on out 151 route.