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Changes to bus fares in North Wales and Chester, Sunday 31 December 2017

20 December 17
From Sunday 31 December 2017, changes will be made to fares in North Wales and Chester.

Some adult single fares will increase by 10p, return fares will be revised as appropriate. Proportionate changes to child/young person fares will also be made.

Changes to our range of multi-journey tickets will also be made, some saver tickets will increase. However, others remain unchanged. See below for full details.

All Area, Wales
  Day Weekly 4-Weekly Annual
Adult £5.50 £18.00 £63.00 £630
Child £3.50 £12.00 £42.00 ..
Family* £12.00 .. .. ..

*up to 5 people with a maximum of 2 adults.

  • Student Weekly Wales Saver - £14.50



Local Zones


  Day Weekly 4-Weekly Annual
Bangor Zone Adult £4.50  £14.50 £51.00 £510
Bangor Zone Child £3.00  £10.00    
  • Bangor Zone will be extended to Llanberis to cover former Express Motors'services 82, 83, 85, 86 and 88.
  • Service 78 - Bangor to Maesgeirchen - Return fares will be withdrawn
  • A new ‘Flat Fare’ of £1.00 for all journeys will be introduced on Penmaenmawr and Llanfairfechan  (Maximum fare of £1.70 between both villages).




  • Blacon services - Fares on services between Chester and Blacon will be FROZEN.

  • Chester Zone - Withdrawn (No changes to the Chester Plus Zone)

Map showing local bus routes and saver ticket boundaries.



  Day Weekly 4-Weekly Annual
Wrexham Zone Adult £4.50 £14.50 £51.00 £510
Wrexham Zone Child £3.00 £10.00 ... ...


  • Cefn Mawr Day Saver - Withdrawn

    Customers can now purchase a £3.50 Adult / £2.40 Child special return ticket on services 2, 2A, 2C, 3, 4 and 5.


Map showing local bus routes and saver ticket boundaries.





Denbigh Day Saver (Formally MAX Day)
  • Adult Day Ticket from £4.50 to £5.00
  • Child Day Ticket from £3.00 to £3.30



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