Bus fare information

First Bus

Students and staff can benefit from discounted fares on First Bus services across Bristol and further afield.

The best First Bus fares are normally available as mobile tickets which can be bought and stored on your mobile phone using the mTicket app (just search ‘First mTickets’ in your app store).

Further information on First Bus website.

Bristol Unibus U1 and U2 services

A range of special passes and fares are available for the Bristol Unibus U1 and U2 services linking the North Residential Village and Langford to the Clifton Campus.

Further fare information is available on the Bristol Unibus website

Commuter Travel Club

The University is a member of the First Bus Commuter Travel Club which offers further staff discounts.

Below are some step-by-step instuctions to purchasing your discounted ticket 

Discounted annual bus passes for University staff

University staff can buy an annual mTicket pass for all First buses in the Bristol Zone at the exclusive price of £550 (normally £650). This is the cheapest option for bus travel in the Bristol Zone, if you are a daily passenger.

Annual mTicket passes for the First Bus Portway and Brislington Park and Ride services are available to University staff at the special price of £469 (normally £550).

For your discount, email woe.studenttickets@firstgroup.com from your University account with your job title and department name for a voucher code to use on the mTicket app. Please specify which ticket you wish to purchase.

Interest-free loan for University staff

Staff can spread the cost of an annual pass for the Bristol Zone by applying to the University for an interest-free loan. Commuter Travel Club prices apply to passes bought in this way.