Travel Zones

Newport Bus network is divided into three travel zones: 

  • Zone 1 includes Newport within the boundary of Rogerstone, Ponthir, Parc Seymour, Underwood, Bishton, Castleton and Rhiwderin.
  • Zone 2 includes Cardiff from St Mellons, Risca, Cwmbran and Llanfrechfa. 
  • Zone 3 includes Magor, Caldicot, Chepstow and Monmouth.

What tickets will I need to ask for in each ZONE?

Tickets for Zone 1 offer unlimited access to services within Zone 1. Bamboo and Passport Weekly and Monthly tickets are also available as a Zone 1 only travel.

Tickets for both Zone 2 offer unlimited access to all buses in both Zones. Bamboo and Passport Plus Weekly and Monthly tickets are available as Zone 2 travel.

Tickets to travel to or from Zone 3 offer unlimited access to the whole Newport Bus network. These are only available as Singles, Day or Weekly tickets on the Newport Bus app or on board. Zone 3 single tickets are available onboard only as they are priced depending on the destination. The full price details for single tickets within Zone 3 are available at the back of the relevant timetables pdf.

Other MultiZones Ticket Schemes

Daily and Weekly Network Rider scheme

If you require to travel on different operators services, in South East Wales, Newport Bus is part of the Daily and Weekly Network Rider scheme. For more information about the scheme including fares and other participants, please visit our Network Rider Page. 

Plusbus logo

PLUSBUS is a bus pass that you buy with your train ticket at any National Rail station ticket office, or online. It can also be bought from self-service machines at selected railway stations.

PLUSBUS extends your train ticket by giving unlimited bus and tram travel (on most or all services) around the whole urban area of the rail-served town or city. There are no peak period restrictions, so you can hop on and hop off buses and trams as much as you like all day. For more information please visit the PLUSBUS Newport page.

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We are also a member of the MyTravelPass Scheme. This is a scheme for 16 to 21-year-olds that gives cardholders at least a 1/3 discount on the equivalent full adult fare you would have been charged for tickets purchased on board the bus. For more information about the scheme and to apply for your card please visit the MyTravelPass Website