All First Manchester buses will accept contactless payments by October 2018.
Thanks to the introduction of new ticket machines on all First Manchester buses, passengers will soon be able to pay for their tickets with contactless payment options; making catching the bus even easier.
Can you pay by card on a bus Manchester?
No problem. Secure contactless payments are now available on all of our buses. Paying with contactless is a simple and secure way to pay for tickets without cash. One tap of your contactless card, Apple Pay or Google Pay and you’re aboard and ready to go, no need to worry about having the right change.
Can you use card on the bus?
A: You can use a credit or debit card to pay for your ticket on buses only where contactless payment is accepted.
Are buses free in Manchester?
The new look free bus is now running, replacing the Manchester Metroshuttle. Still completely free and with later running times, the revamped service provides travel to all your favourite Manchester city centre destinations. free bus offers you: New look bus livery.
Can you use a bus pass on Manchester trams?
A Concession Plus pass mean you can travel for free on buses, trams and trains at all times in Greater Manchester. You can also use local buses for free anywhere in England between 9.30am and 11pm Monday to Friday, and all day at weekends and on public holidays.