Do First Buses Have Contactless?

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.

Do First buses accept card?

The UK’s leading operator, First Bus, today announced a commitment to allow its customers to pay for travel through the use of contactless debit and credit cards. First Bus customers can already pay for bus travel using its successful smartcard and mobile payment (mTickets) mechanisms.

Can you use contactless on buses?

You can pay for bus travel using an Oyster, contactless or a travelcard. You can’t pay cash anymore. Buses do not operate in zones, so you pay the same wherever you travel in London. A single bus journey using Oyster or contactless is £1.50.

How does contactless work on buses?

A pay as you go adult fare is £1.50 with a contactless payment, Oyster, or Visitor Oyster card. If you make another bus or tram journey within an hour of touching in on a bus or tram, your second journey will be free. UK issued contactless payment cards are accepted, just look out for the contactless symbol.

Can you pay on card on first bus?

Bus passengers could soon benefit from faster journey times and cheaper travel after First Bus introduced contactless payment machines on its vehicles. The first phase of the changes went ‘live’ at the weekend, with people now able to pay by debit or credit card when they board a bus.

Can I use card on bus?

A: You can use a credit or debit card to pay for your ticket on buses only where contactless payment is accepted.

Do First buses take cash?

On the Bus

Contactless payments >>, Apple pay, Google pay and cash are accepted on our buses.

Do buses take cash?

Paying fare with cash

Ride On fare boxes accept coins (except pennies) and bills. If you pay your fare with cash, the exact fare is required. Bus operators cannot make change or accept money.

Do all Stagecoach buses take contactless?

Contactless payment launched on Stagecoach buses. We’ve taken the first step on our journey to provide contactless bus travel across the whole of our UK services. The ticket machines also accept payment by Apple Pay and Google Pay, with no additional charge to our customers who choose to use contactless payment.

Do buses take debit cards?

Cash, checks, credit cards, debit cards, and money orders are accepted.