For passengers wanting the additional flexibility of travelling on both Stagecoach and Go-Whippet Guided Busway services using one ticket a multi-operator Smartcard can be purchased.

Guided Busway Smartcard

Buy a Guided Busway Smartcard

  • It can be used on all four Guided Busway routes
  • Prices range from £19 to £32 (depending on what distance you are travelling). To find out more go to the full Smartcard price table
  • The card is issued with 10 single trips (valid for two months). A return journey uses 2 single trips

Smartcard terms and conditions

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Guided Busway services are operated by Stagecoach and Go-Whippet.

Things to know about tickets

  • Stagecoach tickets are only valid on a Stagecoach services (routes A and B) and Go-Whippet tickets are only valid on Go Whippet services (routes C and D)
  • the Smartcard is the only ticket option valid on both operators’ Guided Busway services (all routes)
  • you can buy your tickets from ticket machines available on Guided Busway stops
  • when guided buses are on normal roads you can buy your ticket from the driver

Ticket prices

Please note that these prices do not show fares for children and single journeys. If you want to find out more about these fares contact the relevant operator (Stagecoach on 01480 453159 or Whippet on 01954 230 011).

Routes A and B ticket prices (Stagecoach)

Ticket typeJourneyPrice
Dayrider Day ticket allowing travel in Cambridge and up to the Oakington stop on the Busway £4.30
Dayrider
plus
Day ticket that takes you further and includes all the stops on the Busway route £6.70
Megarider Weekly ticket allowing travel in Cambridge and up to the Oakington stop on the Busway £14.50
Megarider
plus
Weekly ticket that includes all stops on the Busway £25
Family
Dayrider
plus
Family day ticket (1 adult, up to 2 children) that allows travel on all stops of the Busway £7.50

Please note the Post-16 Goldrider bus pass is valid on the Guided Busway.

Routes C and D ticket prices (Go-Whippet)

Ticket typeJourneyPrice
City Plus Day Rover Day ticket that allows you unlimited travel on The Busway between Longstanton P&R and Cambridge. Also includes unlimited travel on any Whippet bus within Cambridge. £4.50
(student £3.50, child £3)
All Zones Day Rover Day ticket that allows unlimited travel on routes C and D. Includes unlimited travel on any Whippet bus throughout Cambridgeshire. £6
(student £4.50, child £4)
City Plus Week Rover Weekly ticket that allows you unlimited travel on the Busway between Longstanton Park & Ride and Cambridge. Includes unlimited travel on any Whippet bus within Cambridge. £17
(student £13, child £12)
All Zones Week Rover Weekly ticket that allows you unlimited travel on routes C and D. Includes unlimited travel on any Whippet bus throughout Cambridgeshire. £22
(student £17, child £15)
Group Rover Ticket Group day ticket for up to 5 people (no more than 4 adults) that allows unlimited travel on routes C and D. Includes unlimited travel on any Whippet bus throughout Cambridgeshire. £11

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