TOC RETAIL STAFF ONLY
Issuing a PlusBus ticket is easy
PlusBus can be issued with all “advance”& “walk-up” train fares, as follows:-
Single rail ticket = issue a PlusBus Day (PBD) ticket for each origin &/or destination town the customer requires bus travel for;
Day Return rail ticket = issue a PlusBus Day (PBD) ticket for origin &/or destination town;
Period Return rail ticket = issue two PlusBus Day (PBD) tickets for origin &/or destination town, one for the outward date and a second for the return date. If the return date is not known, you can only issue a PlusBus Day ticket for the customers outward journey date.
Season ticket = issue the relevant period PlusBus season ticket. Most, but not all towns have PlusBus season tickets.
Season are available for set periods only: 7-days, Month; Quarter and Annual. See the ticket codes & descriptions (below).
You will need to use the same Photocard number on the PlusBus season ticket as used on the rail season ticket.
|Period of validity:||Ticket type:||Ticket description:|
|1 day||PBD||PlusBus Day|
|7-day season||PB7||PlusBus 7-day|
|Quarter season||PBQ||PlusBus Quarter|
|Annual season||PBA||PlusBus Annual|
Issue the rail ticket(s) for the train journey as usual, then issue a separate PlusBus ticket (as an "add-on"), using the appropriate ticket type code (see list above).
- enter ‘origin’ station – the place the passenger wants PlusBus or;
- enter ‘destination’ station (use the same name as entered for ‘origin station’) & scroll through ticket options for ‘Station Name+BUS’ (or enter the NLC code for the PlusBus destination - example: 'H109').
Example: a customer going from Derby to Bath, wanting PlusBus in Bath:
- issue the train ticket(s) as normal: From: "DERBY" To: "BATH"
- issue a separate "add-on" PlusBus Day ticket (ticket type code: 'PBD'): From: "BATH" To: "BATH+BUS" (NLC: H109)
To check PlusBus ticket prices, participating bus operators and to view zone maps click here.
Railcard discounts (1/3 off the adult price) are available for PlusBus day tickets with the following types of National Railcard: 16-25 & 26-30 Railcard; Disabled Persons Railcard; Family & Friends Railcard; HM Forces Railcard; Network Railcard; Senior Railcard; Annual Gold Card. Weekday peak period issue and use restrictions apply tp PlusBus (the minimum fare requirement does NOT apply to PlusBus). For restriction details: click here.
Rail industry staff with "PRIV PASS" can buy PlusBus tickets, but have to pay the normal adult fare (there is no staff discount).Ticket print:
The origin or destination station name always prints: "STATION NAME+BUS" (example: “BATH+BUS”).
The ‘Ticket type’ says: "PlusBus Day" (& "PlusBus Day" is also printed in the orange band across the top of the coupon). Only one orange coupon is issued.
updated: 22/10/2018. Return to homepage.