What is a Travelwest Smartcard?
First West of England are teaming up with Travelwest (West of England local authorities) to offer one smartcard across the First West of England for all your travelling needs. You can buy and store First Bus tickets on the smartcard instead of using a paper ticket. Once you've got your card you can keep topping it up with your favourite products.
Where can I get a Travelwest Smartcard?
Travelwest Smartcards are available to sign up at https://buytickets.travelwest.info/ (all cards available) or from the First Bristol and Bath travel shops (adult cards only).
What products can I load onto my Travelwest Smartcard?
The following First Bus products in Adult, Student, Young Person (16-21) and Child can be loaded onto the Travelwest smartcard:
Bath Zone - 5 trip Single tickets, Day, Week & Month
Bristol Zone - 5 trip Single tickets, Day, Week & Month
West of England Zone - Day, Week & Month
Where can I purchase a ticket?
Day, week, month and single trip tickets can still be purchased on bus from the driver (except metrobus services) and from our Bristol and Bath travel shops. On metrobus routes, you can purchase tickets from the iPoint at each bus stop.
You can purchase tickets from Payzone outlets and products are available to purchase online at https://buytickets.travelwest.info/ to be then be collected from an iPoint.
Alternatively, all our products are available on our mTicket mobile app. The mTicket app allows you to buy and load bus tickets on your phone. You then just scan your mTicket against the ticket machine when you board the bus.