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Buses in the West Midlands

It’s easy to travel by bus in the West Midlands

Buses are frequent, with many routes operating late into the evening and on Sundays.

You can buy bus tickets:

  • on the bus 
  • at a travel centre 
  • on a Swift pay as you go card 
  • with the operator’s mobile app

Use our ticket finder to find the best value ticket for you. You can also find bus timetables online. If you’re not sure of your route, you can:

If you're travelling around Coventry, you can try the new on-demand bus serviceYou can book a journey via an app without needing to use a specific bus number or stop. One of our minibuses will pick you up at the time you choose.

If you're buying a ticket on a bus, you have to use the exact change or a Swift card. Some bus operators also accept contactless bank cards.

There are lots of bus operators in the region. Most of them have brand new buses. Some buses have free wifi and USB charging points.

The bus operators are part of the West Midlands Bus Alliance. They have a joint customer charter. This explains what you can expect when you travel on a bus in the region.

You can request a bus stop or shelter if you think one needs to be added or upgraded.

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