dayrider tickets

If you're going to use a number of our buses in the same day our unlimited day tickets are ideal. To ensure you get the best value, our tickets are available for three different zones – Southampton, Southampton Plus & Network.

All tickets are available from your driver using cash or contactless debit/credit card. Some tickets are also available on the key and mobile app

Group tickets are available too; a group is up to any 5 people travelling together. Accompanied children under 5 always travel free.

Southampton zone

Unlimited travel on any bluestar and unilink bus within the Southampton zone, bounded by the M27 and M271 but also including Southampton Airport.

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  adult B*18/16 # child group

the key

£3.70 n/a n/a n/a

the app

£3.70 £3.00 £2.70 £7.40


£3.70 £3.00 £2.70 £7.40

 # these tickets can also be used between City Centre & Bitterne on Bluestar 3 & City Centre and Shirley, Precinct on Bluestar 4 & 17.

Southampton zone - 10 dayriders £33

Bundles of dayriders are perfect if you travel occassionally, each day you travel one ticket is deducted from your key. These tickets don't have to be used consecutively.You can purchase bundles of 10 dayrider tickets on the key in the Southampton zone for just £33

Southampton Plus zone

Unlimited travel on any bluestar & unilink bus within the Southampton Plus zone which includes Totton, Hedge End, Eastleigh and Chandlers Ford. 

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  adult child group
the app £5.80 n/a £15.00
driver £5.80 £4.30 £15.00

Bundles of dayriders are also now available for the Southampton Plus zone. These are perfect if you only travel occasionally as the tickets do not have to be used consecutively. These are available on the key only.

Bundles of 5  £28.50
Bundles of 10 £57
Bundles of 20 £114

bluestar, Unilink Network zone

Unlimited travel on all bluestar and unilink buses, including travel to Winchester, Romsey, Lymington, Langley & Calshot.

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the app  £7.50
driver £7.50



If you are looking for unlimited travel further afield then our Explorer ticket is ideal for you. It is valid for travel across our sister companies this includes any bluestar, unilink, more, Salisbury Reds and Damory buses.


  adult child group
the app £8.80 n/a £23.00
driver £8.80 £5.70 £23.00


Solent Go 

The Solent Go travelcard allows for travel in the South Hampshire area on any of the following operators: bluestar, unilink, Salisbury Reds, First, Stagecoach, Emsworth and District Bus, and for Hover and ferry travel too!

Restrictions on bluestar, unilink - it is only valid on bluestar 6 between Southampton & Ashurst and cannot be used on night buses. 

If you already have a bluestar key card you can purchase Solent Go tickets via our key portal and these will be added to your key. 

  1 day  7 day  28 day 
 Solent Region tickets   £8  £30  £100
 Southampton City tickets (available on the key only)    £5  £20  £65

For more information you can visit the Solent Go website.

the key 

the key is our smartcard that allows you to buy travel in advance online.


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mobile app

buy tickets on the bluestar mobile app - buy, show and go!

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