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 .
A valid PlusBus ticket gives you unlimited travel on all bus and tram services of participating operators' in each rail-served town for the day or period that your ticket covers.
Yes, the tram networks listed below do accept PlusBus tickets for travel on their services:-
PlusBus day tickets can only be used on the same date that you travel by train. You can only travel by bus and tram on the date printed on the ticket.
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.
Yes, with a valid National Railcard you will get 1/3 off the adult price of a PlusBus day 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 the train (where this is possible) - from a ticket office, a self-service ticket machine or in advance by 'phone or online.
Yes, if you take your valid train ticket to any National Rail station ticket office, ask for a PlusBus day ticket for either the town that's at the start or end of your rail journey. You will be asked to pay the PlusBus ticket price.