BDS Bus Day Single

A Standard Class single ticket which can be purchased in advance or immediately before travel.

Valid for a bus journey, often as part of a through journey from a rail origin to a bus destination.


Ticket offices and travel centres, self-service ticket machines at stations, rail-appointed travel agents, online at most train company websites or through other online retailers or train company telesales offices.

Tickets can be bought in advance or immediately before travel.


Children (Aged 5 to 15 inclusive):  50% discount.

Up to two children under five can travel free with each fare paying passenger.

A 34% discount is available to holders of the following Railcards: Disabled Persons Railcard, Veterans Railcard, Family & Friends Railcard, HM Forces Railcard, Senior Railcard, Two Together Railcard, 16-25 Railcard, or 26-30 Railcard. 50% discount for 16-17 Saver. See terms & conditions of individual Railcard for time restrictions.

Break of Journey

Change of Journey

You may change your travel plans at any time within the validity of the ticket without having to pay an additional fare. There are no time restrictions on when you can travel with this ticket.


A full refund is available if you return the completely unused ticket to the place of purchase within 28 days of expiry of the ticket. The amount of the refund will normally take into account any use you have made of the ticket and in some circumstances no refund will be paid.

Validity and reservation requirements

Reservations are not required by this ticket type, but may still be forced by a selected timetabled mandatory-reservations train service.

Outward validity summary
Return validity summary