Information for Bristol Community Transport (part of the HCT Group)

Covid-19 advice

To help slow down the spread of Covid-19, please use contactless payments if you can. Most bus operators now accept at least one form of contactless payment.

Operator

HCT Group

bristol community transport logo

All routes by this operator

  • 505,
  • 506,
  • 511,
  • 512,
  • 515,
  • 52,
  • 53,
  • 54,
  • 55,
  • 62,
  • m1

Bristol Community Transport

This operator has a fares system based on distance. Please visit their website for more information on individual services. For metrobus services, please see below.

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Please be aware that costs and terms of use of tickets are set by operators and we cannot accept responsibility for incorrect or outdated information as unplanned changes may occur.


Types of payment for regular bus services

  • Cash on bus*
  • Contactless on bus*
  • Concessionary Pass (after 9am Monday – Friday; all day Saturday, Sunday and Public Holidays)

*Does not apply to metrobus service m1. metrobus is a buy before you board service.


metrobus

Bristol Community Transport operates the m1 metrobus service. The same ticket types and payment methods are accepted across all metrobus services.

Regular First Bus Bristol Zone tickets and Tap & Cap are accepted on all metrobus services. Below is a list of most common tickets.

metrobus is a buy before you board service. You cannot buy tickets on board these services, except when using Tap & Cap. Visit the link below for more information

Filter by passenger type:

Ticket nameAdultStudent/young person (16-21)Child (5-15)Group (up to five people)
Single

One journey.


Available to buy on the First Bus App and iPoints.
£2.20
£1.50
£1.10
Pack of Singles
Pack of single trips to use when you like. Valid for 12 months from the date of issue.

Available to buy from iPoints, Travelwest Travelcard and Payzone.
5 Singles
£11
10 Singles
£22
5 Singles
£7.50
10 Singles
£15
5 Singles
£5.50
10 Singles
£11
2-Trip
Any two trips in one day.

Available to buy on the First Bus App.
£4.30
£2.90
£2.10
Day
Unlimited trips for one day.

Available to buy on First Bus App, Travel Shops, iPoints, Travelwest Travelcards, Payzone and PayPoint.
£5.30
£3.70
£2.70
£10.60


Valid for up to five people of any age from 9.30am Mon-Fri or all day Sat-Sun & Public Holidays. Only from the First Bus App.
Night
Go anywhere, as often as you like, in one night between 7pm and 4.29am.

Available to buy on the First Bus App and iPoints.
£3.50
£2.50
£1.80
Week
Unlimited journeys for 7 days.

Available to buy on First Bus App, First Bus website, Travel Shops, iPoints, Travelwest Travelcard, Payzone and PayPoint.
£21.50
£15.00
£10.80
Month
Unlimited journeys for a calendar month.

Available to buy on First Bus App, First Bus website, Travel Shops, iPoints, Travelwest Travelcard, Payzone and PayPoint.
£72.60
£50.80
£36.30
Year
Unlimited journeys for a calendar year.

Available to buy on First Bus App, First Bus website and Travel Shops.
£787
£551
£394
BristolRider Day
Multi-operator ticket, press on the title to find out more.

Available to buy from Travel Shops, iPoints, Travelwest Travelcards and Payzone. AvonRider also accepted.
£5.30
£3.70
£3.70
BristolRider Week
Multi-operator ticket, press on the title to find out more.

Available to buy from Travel Shops, iPoints, Travelwest Travelcards and Payzone. AvonRider also accepted.
£21.50
£16.50
£16.50
  • English concessionary bus passes (‘older person’s’ and ‘disabled person’s’) are accepted on all metrobus services
  • Children up to the age of 4 travel free with fare paying adults
  • 3-Stop Hop ticket is not accepted on metrobus services

Cost savers

This operator accepts the following cost saving tickets, including the metrobus service m1.