New year, new (cheaper) commute? or weekend travel?

Did you know that there’s a new government scheme to encourage people to travel more by bus and support the cost of living / travel? Millions encouraged to Get Around for £2 by bus – GOV.UK (

  • millions of people across England will be able to travel by bus for £2 from 1 January to 31 March 2023, thanks to £60 million in government funding to cap single tickets
  • people can save almost a third of the average £2.80 bus fare, while in some rural areas tickets can reach over £5 for a single journey
  • over 130 bus operators outside London will be part of the scheme, taking an estimated 2 million cars off the road and reducing emissions

Bus routes are a great way to travel to reduce carbon (and financial) cost per journey, especially with the increasing number of electric vehicles being added to their fleets.

For other Brighton and Hove Busses, Compass Travel (Sussex), Metrobus, Stagecoach South East and other local routes in the South East, check with your local provider or on this page:£2 bus fare cap – GOV.UK (

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