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Period tickets

Best value for regular bus users, with, our 7, 30, 90 day tickets, or annual bus passes. Period bus tickets are only valid for consecutive days travel.

Available for the SouthamptonSouthampton 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 (ie, they do not cross into the Southampton Plus or Network Zones).

Best way to buy is on our app Clickit2ride - or you can buy on theKey. 7 day tickets can also be bought from the driver.

If you only use the bus now and again multi-trip tickets are great, as these tickets don't have to be used consecutively.

Promotional 'City' Zone tickets

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 They can be withdrawn at any time. 

 Southampton zone dayrider ticket for Bluestar 16 and 18* 7 day ticket for Bluestar 18**

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

thekey -- -- £10
mobile app £3 £6 £10
driver £3 £6 £10

*£3 dayrider bus tickets can also be used between City-Bitterne (Sainsbury's) on B*3, and City-Shirley (Precinct) on B*4 & 17, and City-Millbrook (Borrowdale Road) on B*7.

**£6 weekly bus tickets can also be used between City-Bitterne (Sainsbury's) on B*3 & 16, and City-Shirley (Precinct) on B*4 & 17, and City-Millbrook (Borrowdale Road) on B*7.

***£10 weekly bus tickets can also be used between the City-Bitterne (Sainsbury's) on B*3, and City-Shirley (Precinct) on B*4.

Southampton Zone

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

 Southampton zone  7 days 30 days 90 days annual 
theKey £14  £44 £117 £395
the app  £14 £44 £117  --
driver £15 £44 --  --

Southampton zone multi-trip

A cheaper way of buying single bus trips; each time you travel one journey is deducted.

There is no time period in which you need to use the bus tickets by. Multi-trip tickets are available on the app or thekey in theSouthampton zone only. 

  12 trips 24 trips 36 trips
the key  £17.50  £33 £47 

Southampton Plus zone

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

 Southampton Plus 7 days 30 days 90 days annual
theKey  £17  £60 £143 £480
the app £17   £60  £143 --
driver £18.50  £70 -- --


Unlimited travel on any bluestar, unilink, Salisbury Reds, more & Damory bus right across the South Coast (except night buses). 

 Network zone  7 days 30 days 90 days annual
theKey   £25   £94 £215 £720
the app  £25   £94 £215 --
driver  £25   £97 -- --

child bus tickets

7 days' unlimited travel for under 16s on any bluestar & unilink bus in the zones listed below. 

Southampton £10
Southampton Plus £13
Bluestar Network £15
Explorer £20

Solent Go

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

Please note however, it is only valid on Bluestar 6 between Southampton & Ashurst, between Southampton and Canada Corner (X7) / Romsey (X7R), and cannot be used on night buses (U1N) or the Quayconnect service between Town Quay and Southampton Central Station.

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, or alternatively you can download the bluestar mobile app and buy your solent go tickets on there.  Be sure to choose the right ticket for the zone you are travelling in. You can check out the Solent Go zone map here

  1 day  7 day  28 day 
 Solent Region tickets   £8*  £30*  £100
 Southampton City tickets   £5*  £20*  £65

*These tickets are also available on our mobile app - Clickit2Ride.

For more information you can visit the Solent Go website.

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