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Bus Day Single

The following terms and conditions apply to this type of ticket. Please note that some tickets have restrictions on the days or times you can travel. Please check before you travel.

Terms and Conditions

Description

A Standard Class single ticket which can be purchased in advance or immediately before travel.

Valid for a bus journey, often as part of a through journey from a rail origin to a bus destination.

Single or Return

Single

Operator

  • Greater Anglia
  • Transport for Wales
  • c2c
  • Chiltern Railways
  • CrossCountry
  • East Midlands Railway
  • Great Western Railway
  • TransPennine Express
  • Great Northern
  • Heathrow Express
  • Island Line
  • London Northwestern Railway
  • West Midlands Railway
  • Merseyrail
  • Northern
  • ScotRail
  • South Western Railway
  • Southeastern
  • Southern
  • Thameslink
  • Avanti West Coast
  • LNER
  • Lumo

Standard Class Ticket Code

BDS

Availability

Purchase Location

Ticket offices and travel centres, self-service ticket machines at stations, rail-appointed travel agents, online at most train company websites or through other online retailers or train company telesales offices.

Purchase Availability

Tickets can be bought in advance or immediately before travel.

Pre-booking Requirement

None.

Reservations Compulsory

No

No, but you can reserve a seat on many longer distance services and reservations are recommended on busy services. Please note that some train services are designated as reservation only, regardless of ticket held.

Discounts

Children

Yes

Children (Aged 5 to 15 inclusive):  50% discount.

Up to two children under five can travel free with each fare paying passenger.

Railcards

Yes

A 34% discount is available to holders of the following Railcards: Disabled Persons Railcard, Veterans Railcard, Family & Friends Railcard, HM Forces Railcard, Senior Railcard, Two Together Railcard, 16-25 Railcard, or 26-30 Railcard. 50% discount for 16-17 Saver. See terms & conditions of individual Railcard for time restrictions.

Outward Journey

Day Of Travel

The journey must be on the date shown on the ticket.

Time Of Travel

There are no time restrictions on when you can travel with this ticket.

Return Journey

Day Of Travel

n/a

Time Of Travel

n/a

Refunds

A full refund is available if you return the completely unused ticket to the place of purchase within 28 days of expiry of the ticket. The amount of the refund will normally take into account any use you have made of the ticket and in some circumstances no refund will be paid.

Changes To Travel Plans

You may change your travel plans at any time within the validity of the ticket without having to pay an additional fare. There are no time restrictions on when you can travel with this ticket.