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Passport Plus (Adult) Zones 1 & 2
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Newport Bus Passport Plus Smartcard is ideal for the regular over 21-years old passengers. The Passport Plus smartcards offer discounted travel in the form of weekly, monthly or yearly pass in Zones 1 and 2, covering the City of Newport, Cardiff, Risca, Cwmbran, and Llanfrechfa. The Passport card do not cover zone 3 (East Montmouthsire) at present.
The Smartcard is totally free with no hidden administration charges; you only pay for the amount of travel credit you require. A Weekly Passport Plus (Adult) Smartcard costs £19, a single Month Passport Plus (Adult) Smartcard is £57 and an Annual Passport Plus (Adult) Smartcard is only £625 (only £1.72 per day) . One low price for unlimited travel on the entire Newport Transport network all day, every day! Happy days!
When you order the smartcard online we send it to your delivery address by first-class mail, loaded with the credit selected. Once expired, you will need to top the Smartcard up - either on the bus (by cash weekly top-ups only) or at the Travel Centre.
If you top-up on the bus, please allow up to 24 hours before the credit is applied to your Smartcard.
Please note - the Passport Plus bus pass covers Zones 1 and 2. If you don't need to travel outside the City of Newport (to Cardiff for example), you only need a Passport (Adult) smartcard. The Passport and Passport Plus Smartcards are not accepted for travelling in Zone 3 - please purchase a paper ticket on-board the bus (see our Travel Zones map page for fares). Full details on the Passport cards are available on our page How Smartcards work