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WestonRider is a multi-operator ticket that gives you virtually unlimited travel on buses in the Weston-super-Mare urban area. It covers that part of North Somerset south of the River Yeo and west of the M5 Motorway plus the bus stops on the A370 to the east of the M5 at Puxton Park.

You can buy a WestonRider ticket on any bus in the area operated by the following companies:

  • Citistar
  • Crosville
  • First West of England

These are paper tickets and are valid only on the date of issue (printed on the ticket) and until 0259 the following day (or the eighth day for weekly ticket).

WestonRider tickets may be used on all bus services operated by the companies listed above within the WestonRider area except tour buses, express coaches and services for special events.

WestonRider prices are set by the bus operators and are:

Ticket Info

 AdultStudent (with NUS card) and Child (under 16)
WestonRider Day£4.00£3.00
WestonRider Week£18.00£13.50
There is no limit to the number of journeys you can make in the zone with a WestonRider ticket during the day but you must show it to the bus driver each time you use it.

Buying a Rider ticket using smartcards

  • Load onto a Travelwest Smartcard (participating operators only) or a First Touch Card. Once loaded onto the card, the same period of validity as above applies.
  • Buy using sQuid balance on a Travelwest Smartcard (participating operators only).
  • Rider Tickets cannot be bought or renewed online.
  • Student/child Rider Tickets are not available on smartcards.

AvonRider leaflet and map

Please see PDF below for area coverage.

This page was last updated on 13/06/2017

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