Tickets for children
Up to four children under the age of five can travel for free when accompanied by a fare-paying passenger. These children must not:
- use a seat that a paying passenger might need
- be seated in a buggy in an appropriate space on the bus
Find out about carrying small children in small prams and buggies in our conditions of carriage.
Five–15 year olds
Single and return tickets
Children aged five to 15 years can travel for two-thirds or less than the cost of most adult fares. If you’re 12 or over, you may be asked to provide proof of your age when buying a ticket. Apply for a free Stagecoach VIP ID card .
Blue Peter discount for school season ticket holders
Children under 16 can get discounted return bus tickets with a current Stagecoach South Wales school season ticket, which includes your photo. These can be used at weekends and during school holidays.
Child dayrider tickets
Children under 16 can get a child dayrider ticket. It’ll give you one day’s unlimited travel in your chosen travel zone or zones.
Child megarider tickets
Children under 16 can get a child megarider ticket . It provides unlimited travel in your chosen travel zones and you can choose how long you want your ticket to last.
Child explorer tickets
Our child explorer ticket gives you one day’s unlimited travel on most of our buses in South Wales. This ticket isn’t available on Traws Cymru from Newtown to Felinfach or on megabus services.
Children can also get our Day Valleys explorer ticket. This bus-rail ticket is valid for one day’s unlimited travel on all our buses in South Wales. You can also use it on Arriva Trains Wale’s Valley Lines rail service.
Child networkrider ticket
Our child networkrider ticket gives you either one day or one week’s unlimited travel on most of our buses in South Wales. It isn’t available on Traws Cymru from Newtown to Felinfach or on megabus services.
You’ll also be able to use your day and weekly tickets on the following operator’s buses:
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In addition, you’ll also be able to use your day tickets on:
- Edwards Coaches
- Newport Bus
- Watts Coaches.