Do First Buses Take Card Payments?

Contactless is a simple and secure way to pay for bus travel without needing cash.

All Visa and MasterCard cards displaying the contactless symbol , along with Apple Pay and Google Pay, can be used.

Unfortunately, we do not accept payments by American Express or Maestro.

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.

Do First Bus have contactless?

First Bus passengers will be able to buy paper tickets with contactless cards from next week. Stagecoach passengers in Manchester can already buy a ticket using contactless payment – and the move follows last year’s launch of the Get Me There card to view, buy and upload tickets on trams and buses.

Do buses take debit cards?

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