Weekly, monthly, and annual tickets

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For regular bus users, we offer some great value 7, 30 or 90 day tickets, and annual bus passes. Period bus tickets are only valid for consecutive days travel.

Available for the Southampton, Southampton Plus or Network zones

We also have some promotional 'City' Zone week tickets available, for those who are only travelling on routes that are wholly within the Southampton Zone (i.e. they do not cross into the Southampton Plus or Network Zones).

The best way to buy is on our mobile app or you can buy on theKey or from the driver.

Promotional 'City' Zone tickets

These are special offer tickets that are available for a limited period only. They can be withdrawn at any time. 


7 day ticket for
Bluestar 7, 16, 17, 18*

App £10
Paper £10

* Also valid for use on Bluestar 3 between the City and Bitterne (Leisure Centre), and on Bluestar 4 between the City and Lordshill (Andromeda Road).

Southampton Zone

Unlimited travel on any Bluestar or Unilink bus within the Southampton Zone, which is bounded by the M271 in the West and M27 in the north but also includes Southampton Airport.

Adult tickets

 Southampton zone  7 days 30 days 90 days annual 
App £15.00 £47 £125 £425
theKey £16.50 £50 £135 --
Driver £16 £48 --  --

Southampton Plus Zone

Unlimited travel on any Bluestar or Unilink bus within the Southampton Plus zone which includes the Southampton zone, plus Totton, Hedge End, Eastleigh Fair Oak & Chandler's Ford.

Adult tickets

 Southampton Plus 7 days 30 days 90 days annual
App £17.50 £64 £157 £525
theKey £20.00 £71 £163 £530
Driver £19.50  -- -- --


Unlimited travel on any Bluestar, Unilink, Salisbury Reds, morebus, UNIBUS & Damory service right across the South Coast (except night buses).

Adult tickets

 Network zone  7 days 30 days 90 days annual
App £27 £102 £238 £780
theKey  £29 £110 £248 £800
Driver £29 -- -- --

Child Tickets

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 7 day
Southampton Zone £3 £10
Southampton Plus Zone £4.80 £14.50
Bluestar and Unilink Network* £6 £17
Network Explorer** £6.20 £22

* Bluestar/Unilink Network = Any Bluestar or Unilink Bus (and Salisbury Reds X7/X7R between Southampton-Totton).

** Network Explorer = Any Bluestar, Unilink, Salisbury Reds, morebus, UNIBUS or Damory service.

Solent Go

The Solent Go travelcard allows travel in the South Hampshire area on any of the following travel operators: Bluestar, Unilink, Salisbury Reds, First, Stagecoach, Wheelers and Xelabus.

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 city and Canada Corner (X7) or Romsey (X7R).

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. Tickets are also available to buy on our mobile app apart from the 28 day tickets which are only available on the key or as a paper ticket from the driver.

  1 day 7 days 28 days
Solent Region (Paper, App, theKey) £8 £30 £100 (theKey or paper ticket only)
Southampton City (App, theKey) £5 £20 £65 (theKey or paper ticket only)

Solent Go introduce carnet tickets

From 12th April customers will be able to buy carnet Solent Go tickets via our mobile app.

  • The Southampton zone Saver 5 day carnet is £22.50
  • The Solent Region zone Saver 5 day carnet is £39.00

 For more information you can visit the Solent Go website.