Can you pay cash on Cardiff buses?
You can now pay with Contactless!
You are able to purchase single (including short-hops), all day tickets, return tickets or night bus return tickets from the driver using contactless.
How much is a child bus fare?
|£1.50 off-peak short hop (about a mile)||£1.20|
|£2.40 maximum single fare||£1.20|
|Daysaver (all our buses, all day)||£4.60||£3.10|
|Off-peak daysaver (after 9.30 am weekdays or anytime Sat or Sun)||£4||£1 (with an adult off-peak daysaver) Add kids for £1 each to the off-peak daysaver*|
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How much do busses cost?
The cost of each vehicle depends on a variety of features, including size and manufacturer, but the most important factor is typically what kind of propulsion system the bus uses. Diesel buses are the most common type of bus in the United States, and they cost around $550,000 per vehicle (according to a 2016 study).
Where can I get an IFF card?
Buying tickets & topping up your iff card
- Only weekly tickets can be added to your iff card by the driver on the bus (payable by cash only, not contactless)
- To top-up your card online, please click here.
- You can also top-up your card at our Travel Centre at 47 Westgate Street.