Where to buy
First Bus App
Buying mTickets on the First Bus App >> is the most convenient way to buy tickets 24 hours a day 7 days a week and they are often cheaper, so why not buy before you travel?
With a wide range available, including weekly and monthly tickets, there’s no need to have the right change as you can make your purchase in advance. Simply scan your mobile ticket when you hop on board, and you’re ready to go.
Download the App
Some tickets can be sent to your mobile, your email address or by post. We also offer direct debit subscriptions for some longer-term tickets.
Sending tickets to your mobile using the First Bus App is the quickest option, and could even save you money.
On the Bus
Our travel shop is located in the City Centre bus station in Hanley selling a full range of First tickets plus day trips and National Express tickets.
Tickets also available at Castle House, Barracks Road in Newcastle (the new council building) open Monday to Friday 9.00 am to 4.30 pm - Potteries and Network month, 3month and annual tickets are available for adults and young people plus student month and annual tickets.
If you're buying monthly and longer tickets from our travel shop or Castle House you'll need to provide a passport sized photo (if you don't already have a photocard). If you're buying a young person ticket you may also be asked for proof of age.