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Arriva in the Midlands

Bus tickets

We've got plenty of ways for you to buy your bus tickets. From dedicated apps to local shops, we've got it covered

We have various money saving options available for frequent travellers within the Midlands!

Ranging from Single & Return tickets, to region wide Day and Weekly Saver tickets, or even route specific Day and Weekly Saver tickets, we have the right ticket for you!

Below are details of each ticket type we offer, however by clicking on the ticket type in the column to the left, you can view ticket options and prices for each of the tickets we offer.

  • Single & Return Tickets
    For one off journeys, we offer single trip tickets. If you're planning to return, you can save money by buying a return ticket!

  • Day, Week & Annual Savers
    Within each region, all of our relevant Day, Week & Annual saver tickets are listed, with prices and detailed validity points. Each of our saver tickets allows for unlimited travel on all Arriva services within the validity of the ticket (some restrictions do apply and these are noted where applicable).

  • Fares for Young People
    We have some great fares for children and students in full time education across our network, available in Day, Week, Term or Annual tickets.

  • Concessionary Fares
    Free or discounted travel is available across the region for holders of English National Concessionary Travel Scheme passes.

  • Other Fares
    Various other fares available, including multi-operator schemes such as the One Card in Leicester or Network West Midlands tickets.

Six easy ways to buy tickets

Order a new Arriva Connect smartcard or top-up your existing one

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Arriva mobile ticketing app

It's a secure, quick, easy and convenient way to buy Day, Weekly, 4-Weekly, Annual and Student Saver bus tickets!

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You can buy a selection of tickets on your Arriva bus:

• Single tickets

• Return tickets - available in many regions

• Day Saver tickets

• Weekly Saver tickets

 - available in many regions

Your driver can advise you on the best ticket for your journey.

Arriva is introducing contactless payment on the bus an area at a time

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Purchasing bus tickets or topping-up your m-ticket account is now easier than ever - do it at your local shops next time you drop in for milk or to pick up a paper. Just look out for shops with any of these signs.

Fast, efficient and convenient

We've teamed up with PayPoint and Payzone to offer you a fast, efficient and convenient bus ticket service almost on your doorstep. Both sell Arriva bus tickets, and PayPoint outlets can also top-up your m-ticket account.

Look at all the advantages

Benefits of buying tickets from your local shop:

  • no need to scramble for change at the bus stop
  • faster boarding times
  • no forms to fill in
  • durable credit card sized ticket
  • cost effective multi-journey Saver tickets
Where's your nearest outlet?

Click on these handy locator links to find your nearest outlet:

Our apps

m-ticket app

Get tickets straight to your mobile wherever and whenever with the Arriva m-ticket app

  • Quick
  • Easy
  • Convenient
  • Totally secure
  • Saves previous searches


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Arriva Bus App

The Arriva Bus app is your mobile travel companion with great features that include:

  • Trip planner
  • Live map with real-time info
  • Timetables
  • m-tickets
  • Service updates


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