How do you pay for buses in York?

How do I pay on a bus York?

We now accept Contactless Payments including Apple Pay and Google Pay. You can buy single, FirstDay and FirstWeek tickets from the driver. If you’re a regular traveller you could save time and money with one of our multi-journey York tickets, which offer great value for money.

Do buses in York take cash?

Contactless payments, Apple pay, Google pay and cash are accepted on our buses.

How do you use the bus in York?

Re: How to use York bus system? You buy the ticket as you board the bus. Tell the driver where you’re going to and whether you want a single or a return ticket, and he’ll key the destination into his machine and tell you the fare. A return will be slightly cheaper than 2 singles.

How much does a bus cost?

The cost of such a bus averages between $250,000 and $280,000. A 35-foot coach will hold about 35 ambulatory passengers and cost about $250,000. A 30- foot coach will hold about 30 passengers and cost about $205,000. The average life expectancy of transit coach chassis is about 12 years.

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How much is first bus weekly ticket?


Adult FirstWeek ticket type First Bus App Off-bus (incl. PayPoint)
1-week City or Local £17.00 £18.00
4-week City or Local £53.00 £56.00
10-week City or Local £115.00 £119.00
1-week Network £22.00 £23.50

Is park and ride free in York?

York has 6 Park & Ride services, allowing you to travel to York by car, park for free in secure car parks and complete your journey into the city centre by bus. All Park & Ride information can be found on the iTravel York website.

Can you pay by card on York park and ride?

How can I pay for my Park & Ride journey? Find a parking space and park your car free of charge. Then, simply board the next bus into town and pay the driver with cash or contactless debit/credit card. Full details of all our tickets for Park & Ride can be found here.

Can you leave your car overnight at York Park and Ride?

Can I park overnight? No, overnight parking is not currently permitted at any Park & Ride site. Several council car parks, including Moor Lane (close to Askham Bar Park & Ride), allow 24-hour pay and display parking.

How many buses are there in York?

First York is a bus operator, running local bus services to destinations in and around the city of York.

First York.

A Wright Eclipse bodied Volvo B7L, seen at York Railway Station in February 2011, branded in the former corporate livery.
Service area York
Service type Bus and coach
Depots 1
Fleet 105 (as of May 2019)
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Are First buses contactless?

Secure contactless payments are now available on all of our buses. Paying with contactless is a simple and secure way to pay for tickets without cash. One tap of your contactless card, Apple Pay or Google Pay and you’re aboard and ready to go, no need to worry about having the right change.

How much is the bus from Selby to York?

Alternatively, Arriva Yorkshire operates a bus from Selby, Bus Stn Stand 1 to York, Piccadilly every 30 minutes. Tickets cost £3 – £5 and the journey takes 47 min.

Can you pay with cash on buses?

Yes, we are and there is no government advice currently to stop accepting cash, but please try to use the exact fare. However, we encourage all of our customers to buy tickets using the First Bus App or to pay by contactless card when boarding.

Can you pay by card on bus?

Look for the contactless symbol on your credit or debit card to see if your card is contactless enabled. Then, board a bus with the contactless symbol and instead of paying with cash, simply tap your card or contactless-enabled device onto the reader and wait for the beep.