Ways To Pay

We've made it simple and speedy to board our buses!

Tap and Go 

Use your bank card to pay contactless  for your ticket 

No cash on you? No problem! With contactless, you don't need to worry about having cash with you to pay for your ticket.
It's quick - it only takes a second for a contactless payment to register.  
It's also secure - contactless has the same level of protection as chip and PIN payments!
Look for the contactless symbol on your bank card and you can pay for bus tickets on board.


Mobile Pay

Use your phone to pay for your ticket

Even if you've forgotten your wallet or purse, you can still pay for your bus ticket! 
All our buses accept apple and android pay.
Just tap your device onto the reader and wait for the beep. 

*Contactless can be used to pay for any ticket up to the value of £30.

Stagecoach Bus App 

Buy your ticket before you board with the Stagecoach Bus App.  

With the Stagecoach Bus App your mobile phone is your ticket! Dayrider and megarider tickets are available to purchase.
The Stagecoach Bus App has everything you need in one handy place - journey planning, live bust times and of course your tickets!
Want to get started? Download the app from either the App Store (iPhone) or Google Play (Andriod) - it's free! 


​Download the Stagecoach Bus App


Stagecoach Smart Card

Buy your tickets at home with a Stagecoach Smart Card.

A Smart Card is an electronic card that stores your tickets securely and makes it simple for you to buy tickets onlline and on board the bus. 
You can load more than one ticket onto your card, or have multiple cards registered to your account so you can add and manage all your family’s cards.

How to get a Smart Card
On the bus -  When you purchase a ticket for a week on any of our buses, it will be loaded onto a StagecoachSmart card. There is a £1 charge for any new smart cards issued on the bus. The card is yours to keep and reuse, so make sure you have it with you at all times when travelling.

Online -  When you buy a “Smart Online” ticket from and request a new smart card, you will receive your ticket already loaded onto a smart card. Please allow 3-5 days for delivery. 

How to use StagecoachSmart
When boarding the bus, simply place your smart card on the reader and await the beep - all done!

Click to find out more about StagecoachSmart and how to register your card for protection against theft, loss and damage.


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Further Smartcard information​



Money, money money! 

If you want to pay by cash, this is also still accepted on board. Our drivers all give change, so you don't have to worry about breaking your note before your bus arrives.