dayrider bus tickets

If you're going to use a number of our buses in the same day, our unlimited day bus tickets are ideal. To ensure you get the best value, our travel tickets are available for three different zones – Southampton, Southampton Plus & Network.

All travel tickets are available from your bus driver using cash or contactless debit/credit card, and most bus tickets are also available on theKey and Clickit2Ride mobile app

Group travel tickets are available too; a group is up to any 5 people travelling together. Accompanied children under 5 always travel free on our buses, with a fare paying adult.

Southampton zone

Unlimited bus travel on any bluestar and unilink bus within the Southampton zone, which is bounded by the M27 and M271 but also includes Southampton Airport.

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  B*16/18 # adult child group


-- £3.70 -- --

the app

£3.00 £3.70 £2.70 £7.40


£3.00 £3.70 £2.70 £7.40

# These bus tickets can also be used between City-Bitterne (Sainsbury's) on Bluestar 3, the City-Shirley (Precinct) on Bluestar 4 & Bluestar 17 and City-Millbrook (Borrowdale Road) on Bluestar 7.

Bundles of dayriders are perfect if you travel occassionally, each day you travel one ticket is deducted from your key or mobile app. These bus tickets don't have to be used consecutively.

You can purchase bundles of 10 dayrider travel tickets on the key or mobile app for just £33.

Southampton Plus Zone

Unlimited travel on any bluestar & unilink bus within the Southampton Plus zone which includes Totton, Hedge End, Eastleigh and Chandlers Ford.

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  adult child group
theKey £5.80 -- £15.00
app £5.80 --  £15.00 
driver £5.80 £4.30 £15.00

Bundles of dayriders are also now available for the Southampton Plus zone. These are perfect if you only travel occasionally as the bus tickets do not have to be used consecutively. These are available on the key.

Bundles of 5  £28.50
Bundles of 10* £57
Bundles of 20 £114

*Bundles of 10 are also available on the Clickit2Ride mobile app.

Bluestar & Unilink Network zone

Unlimited travel on all bluestar and unilink buses, including travel to Winchester, Romsey, Lymington, Hythe, Langley, Fawley & Calshot.

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the app  £7.50
driver £7.50



If you are looking for unlimited bus travel further afield then our Explorer ticket is ideal for you. It is valid for bus travel across all Bluestar and Unilink bus services, plus our sister companies: morebus, Salisbury Reds and Damory buses.



  Adult Child Group
Mobile App £8.80 -- £23.00
Driver £8.80 £5.70 £23.00



Solent Go 

The Solent Go travelcard allows for travel in the South Hampshire area on any of the following operators: bluestar, unilink, Salisbury Reds, First, Stagecoach, Wheelers, Xelabus and Emsworth and District Bus, and for Hover and ferry travel too!

Restrictions on Bluestar/Unilink/Salisbury Reds:
On Bluestar 6: Valid only between Southampton - Ashurst.
Cannot be used on Quayconnect or night buses (U1N).
On Salisbury Reds X7/X7R: Valid only between Southampton - Totton (Testwood Crescent).

If you already have a bluestar key card you can purchase Solent Go tickets via our key portal and these will be added to your key. 

  1 day  7 day  28 day 
 Solent Region tickets   £8  £30  £100
 Southampton City tickets (available on the key/app only)    £5  £20  £65

For more information you can visit the Solent Go website.

the key 

the key is our smartcard that allows you to buy travel in advance online.


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mobile app

buy tickets on the Clickit2Ride mobile app - buy, show and go!

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