- 1 How much does a bus cost UK?
- 2 What age do you pay on buses?
- 3 Are London buses free?
- 4 How much is a bus ticket in Netherlands?
- 5 How do I apply for a bus pass UK?
- 6 Why are buses so expensive UK?
- 7 Can a 12 year old travel alone on a bus?
- 8 Does a 10 year old need an Oyster card?
- 9 At what age can I get a Freedom Pass?
- 10 Why are London buses so cheap?
- 11 What is the cheapest way to travel around London?
- 12 Can I get a free Oyster card at 60?
- 13 How do you travel by bus in Netherlands?
- 14 How do I buy bus tickets in Netherlands?
- 15 How do I buy a bus ticket in Amsterdam?
How much does a bus cost UK?
London buses are card only, so no need for cash. Choose a Visitor Oyster card, an Oyster card, a Travelcard or a contactless payment card to pay your fare. A single London bus journey costs £1.55 no matter how far you go (unlike the Tube zone fare system).
What age do you pay on buses?
Up to 4 children under the age of 5 can travel for free, while children aged 5-15 will pay a discounted rate. Children aged 16 and over will be charged an adult fare unless they’re eligible for a Scholar pass, unirider, VIP card or similar.
Are London buses free?
All buses in London are cash- free. This means you will need to have an Oyster card, contactless payment, a bus and tram pass, a paper Travelcard or Freedom Pass to travel on a London Bus.
How much is a bus ticket in Netherlands?
Day tickets / Hourly tickets
|GVB 1 hour||€ 3.20|
|Bus Tram Metro (BTM) 1.5 hours (valid for GVB, Connexxion, and EBS)||€ 6.50|
|GVB 1 day / 24 hours||€ 8.00|
|GVB child ticket 1 day / 24 hours||€ 4.00|
How do I apply for a bus pass UK?
You can apply for a pass by contacting your local council, or you can apply online: Apply online for an older person’s bus pass. Apply online for a disabled person’s bus pass.
Why are buses so expensive UK?
Bus fares are now expensive in the Uk due to the massive decrease in the fuel levy the government give bus companies they have also reduced substansialy the Rural bus subsidy the Evening subsidy and the sunday subsidy the current government are shovelling money into new roads, into railways but the bus miles are
Can a 12 year old travel alone on a bus?
Children aged five to 10 They can travel unaccompanied and without a photocard on trams and buses. Find out more about 5-10 Zip Oyster photocard on the Transport for London website.
Does a 10 year old need an Oyster card?
Children aged 11-15 can get free and discounted travel on all our transport services with a Zip Oyster photocard.
At what age can I get a Freedom Pass?
What age do you get a Freedom Pass? If you were aged 60 or over on the 6th of April 2010 then you automatically qualify for a Freedom Pass. However, as the pension age moves from 60 to 65, the eligibility age for a Freedom Pass will gradually increase to age 65 until the 5th of April 2020.
Why are London buses so cheap?
The public rationale was that competition would drive up quality and drive down fares. The private rationale was that they saw too much of public subsidy to buses being taken by real increases in bus workers’ wages, promoted by the then powerful Transport and General Workers’ Union.
What is the cheapest way to travel around London?
The cheapest way to travel is with an Oyster card. An Oyster card allows you to travel between all parts of London on the Underground, Trams (DLR), Overground, some river boats, Emirates Air Line, and the iconic red London buses.
Can I get a free Oyster card at 60?
If you’re 60 or over and live in a London borough, you can get a 60 + London Oyster photocard until you’re eligible for a Freedom Pass. You can ‘t get a 60 + London Oyster photocard if you already have a Veterans Oyster photocard.
How do you travel by bus in Netherlands?
All means of public transport in Holland require a so-called OV-chipkaart, a smart card that is valid on the bus, tram, metro and train. Since there is no specific OV-chipkaart for tourists, we recommend using an ‘anonymous’ OV-chipkaart.
How do I buy bus tickets in Netherlands?
A number of tickets can also be purchased via an app on your mobile phone. Download the Tranzer app, order an online ticket and get on the bus. We work with the Tranzer app. With Tranzer it is possible to buy tickets for bus and train online throughout the Netherlands with your mobile phone.
How do I buy a bus ticket in Amsterdam?
The most convenient option for visitors is a disposable one-hour card or day card (valid for one to seven days). One-hour tickets can be bought from the conductor or driver on the tram or bus. Day tickets can be bought on the tram or purchased in advance. Day cards can not be bought from the driver on the bus.