East Sussex County Council are lowering bus fares across the county this summer.

A new £5 East Sussex day ticket will be valid on Compass Travel bus services.

It is vailable for travel on all Compass Travel services within East Sussex and also for travel journeys starting or finishing in East Sussex.

Information on lower fares for bus services in East Sussex for Summer 2022 (updated 22 July 2022):

Brighton & Hove Buses services from Saturday 23 July

  • A new £5 ‘East Sussex day’ ticket available on the mobile app for journeys wholly within East Sussex.
  • A new East Sussex family and group travel ticket offer allowing up to 4 young people to travel free with an adult fare paying passenger or concessionary pass traveller. Young people must show their BusID.

More details will soon be available on the Brighton & Hove Buses website.

Compass Travel bus services in East Sussex from Monday 25 July

Buy these tickets from the bus driver (contactless payments are accepted). They are available for travel on all Compass Travel services within East Sussex and also for travel journeys starting or finishing in East Sussex.

  • A new £5 East Sussex day ticket on Compass Travel bus services.
  • A new East Sussex family and group travel ticket offer allowing up to 4 young people aged under 19 (proof of age may be requested) to travel free with an adult fare paying passenger or concessionary pass traveller.
  • Unaccompanied young people aged under 19 (proof of age may be requested) can make a one way journey for £1. This offer is available anytime during the Summer school holidays.
  • Most Compass Travel single and return fares in East Sussex significantly reduced

More details will soon be available on the Compass Travel website.

Metrobus services from Saturday 23 July

  • A £5 mobile phone app ‘East Sussex day’ ticket available for journeys wholly within East Sussex.
  • A new East Sussex family and group travel ticket offer allowing up to 4 young people to travel free with an adult fare paying passenger or concessionary pass traveller. Young people must show their proof of age.

More details will soon be available on the Compass Travel website.

Stagecoach services

  • A lower short hop £1.30 fare has now been introduced in Eastbourne. Short hop fares will be introduced in other areas too (details to follow).
  • Further lower fares offers on Stagecoach services in East Sussex are expected to be announced shortly..

More details will soon be available on the Stagecoach website.

Other bus operators in East Sussex

News of new low fares offers will be announced shortly. 

Please visit this page regularly for more updates. These initiatives are part of the new East Sussex Bus Service Improvement Plan.