Sorry, no. PLUSBUS is an integrated ticket that has to be bought and used with a train ticket. So you must be travelling by both the train and bus in order to buy and use PLUSBUS.
Yes, a valid PLUSBUS ticket gives you unlimited bus travel on all bus and tram services of participating operators' in each rail-served town for the day or period that your ticket covers. So you can make as many bus journeys as you like, anywhere within the PLUSBUS zone.
Yes, the tram networks listed below do accept PLUSBUS tickets for travel on their services:-
If you have a PLUSBUS day ticket, sorry no. You can only travel by bus on the date printed on the ticket, which will also be the day that you travel by train.
Yes, but you must buy (or already have) a season ticket for train travel as well. You can only buy a PlusBus season ticket for the towns that are named on your rail season ticket as the origin or final destination oif your train journey (not any intermediate town).
The PLUSBUS ticket price includes unlimited local bus and tram travel around the whole urban area of a rail-served town, on services of participating operators'. It does not include the cost of your train travel. However, PLUSBUS must be bought in conjunction with a valid train ticket.
Yes, with a valid National Railcard you will get 1/3 off the adult price of a PlusBusday ticket (Railcard discounts are not available with any season ticket, as the price of seasons is already heavily discounted).
Sorry, no. You must buy PLUSBUS before you wish to use the bus, as it has to be bought in conjunction with a valid train ticket. Bus drivers are not able to issue PLUSBUS tickets.
Train companies prefer customers to buy their tickets before getting on a train (where this is possible), from a ticket office, a self-service ticket machine or in advance by 'phone or online. If you are unable to buy your ticket before boarding the train, then you can buy your train ticket and your PLUSBUS ticket from the Conductor or Train Manager on the train (but some Railcard discounts may not be available).
Yes, if you take your valid train ticket to any National Rail station ticket office, ask for PLUSBUS for either the origin and/or destination town of your rail journey. You will be asked to pay the relevant PLUSBUS ticket price. This only applies to the purchase of PlusBus day tickets (not season tickets).