Child fares

Child bus fares apply to children aged 5-15.

Up to 2 children under 5 years old can travel free of charge with any fare paying customer or pass holder (including ENCT). Any additional children travelling will be charged the normal child fare (regardless of age).

Single & return child bus fares 

  single return  
Millbrook to Shirley £1.30 £1.80 valid between Millbrook & Shirley Precinct only
Southampton £1.50 £2.00 valid in the Southampton zone only
Southampton Plus £2.00 £2.80 valid in the Southampton Plus zone & cross boundary into the Southampton zone
Network £2.00 £3.40 valid wholly in the Network zone & cross boundary into the Southampton Plus & Southampton zones

 Child Dayriders

If you’re going to use a number of our buses in the same day our unlimited day tickets are ideal.  These can be bought from the driver or via our app.  To use the app the child will have to pass the verification process which is quick and easy to do.

  1 day
Southampton £2.80
Southampton Plus £4.60
Network Explorer £6.00

Travelling for a number of days?

Child weekly tickets are available from our driver or via our app, and are valid for unlimited travel in the specified zone for 7 days.

  7 day ticket
Southampton £10
Southampton plus £14.00
Network (bluestar & unilink)  £16.50
Explorer £21.50

School & college tickets

We serve a number of schools and colleges in the South Hampshire area. There are many ticket options and discounted tickets available.

Taking the bus to school or college?

View our Schools & Colleges pages to find out which buses suit your travel needs and ticket prices, too!