Bristol Unibus tickets
We have a great range of tickets available for students on our Bristol Unibus services and the wider First Bus network.
Bristol Unibus Services only (services U1, 3, 4, 9 and 72). If you're in halls this is the ticket you get included with your accommodation. It gives you frequent services to the university campus plus access to places such as the City Centre and Temple Meads Station. Giving you unlimited travel on these services:
Service U1 - Travel on entire route, term times only
Service 3 - Travel between Bristol City Centre and Coombe Lane bus stop only throughout the uni year
Service 4 - Travel between Bristol City Centre and The Avenue bus stop only throughout the uni year
Service 9 - Travel on entire route throughout the uni year
Service 72 - Travel between Bristol Temple Meads and Cotham Hill bus stop only throughout the uni year
This ticket is perfect for you to buy if you don't get the ticket included with your accommodation but only need to travel in the city centre and campus area.
|Bristol Unibus Uni Year - 14 Sept 2018 to 14 June 2019||£199||n/a|
|Bristol Unibus upgrade to include all First Bus services in Bristol Inner Zone*||£50||n/a|
|Service U1 single||n/a||£1.40|
*For those students living in halls, you can upgrade to a city-wide First Bus mTicket by selecting University of Bristol - Uni Year (£299) in the mTicket app and using your voucher code at checkout to buy it for just £50. Or you can upgrade until 31st October 2018 at the same price by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org
Unlimited travel on all First buses in Bristol Inner Zone (includes all Unibus services plus around 50 others). With this option you can literally get all over Bristol and hop on and off as many buses as you like for the duration of your ticket - whether it's term time or not - and really make the most of what Bristol has to offer. If you live or work in another part of the city or intend to visit people and places elsewhere then this ticket will give you the best value for money.
|Short Trip Single (up to 3 miles)||£1*||£1.40|
|Long Trip Single (over 3 miles within the Inner Zone)||£1.75*||£2.10|
|Uni Year - 14 Sept 2018 to 14 June 2019||£299||£349|
*bought as pack of 5 singles
Travelling further afield?
Living a bit further our of Bristol? Our Bath & Bristol Outer Zone tickets allow unlimited travel on all First Buses in Bristol, Bath and the surround areas including Clevedon, Thornbury, Cipping Sodbury, Chippenham, Westbury, Frome and so many more.
|Uni Year - 14 Sept 2018 to 14 June 2019||£349||£409|
Students also get up to 30% off all adult tickets in the wider West of England area. Single tickets are also available for the Bath & Bristol Outer Zone area, however if you are making a return journey, a day ticket offers better value for money. For more information on ticket prices click here.
Where to buy?
The cheapest and most convenient way to buy your bus tickets is through the FREE First Bus mTIcket app. With the app you can purchase and use your bus ticket on your smartphone with no need for cash or a paper ticket. For more information on mTickets click here. Tickets available to purchase soon!
All paper tickets are available to buy from the First Bus Travel Shop located within Bristol Bus Station. Tickets available to purchase soon!
Single, Day and Week tickets are available to buy on-bus from your driver.