child fares

Any fare paying customer or pass holder (including ENCT) can take up to 2 children with them under the age of 5 for free. Any additional children travelling will be charged the normal child fare (regardless of whether they are under 5 or over).

To make it easy for you we've listed our child fares below. 

single & return fares 

  single return  
Milbrook to Shirley £1.00 £1.50 valid between Millbrook & Shirley Precinct only
Southampton £1.40 £2.00 valid in the Southampton zone only
Southampton Plus £1.80 £2.60 valid in the Southampton Plus zone & cross boundary into the Southampton zone
Network £1.90 £3.00 valid wholly in the Network zone & cross boundary into the Southampton Plus & Southampton zones

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 If you’re going to use a number of our buses in the same day our unlimited day tickets are ideal.

Southampton £2.70
Southampton Plus £4.30
Network £5.60
Explorer £5.60

 travelling for a number of days?

Child weekly tickets are available from our driver, and are valid for unlimited travel in the specified zone for 7 days.

  7 day ticket
Southampton £10
Southampton plus £13
Network (bluestar & unilink)  £15

school & college tickets

We serve a number of schools and colleges in the South Hampshire area. There are many ticket options and discounted tickets available.

taking the bus to school or college?

We serve many schools and colleges, we even run dedicated services to some. Click on the area below to see which bus you need to catch.  

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Going to Barton Peveril? 

All the information you need can be found here

Routes, timetables and ticket details  

Barton Peveril College tickets

Academic year pass Price
First Installment £400 
Second Installment £220 (by 1st November)
All in one go £620

This will give unlimited travel on the Bluestar college routes and across the rest of the Bluestar network, including at weekends and during college holidays (except the summer holidays).

Going to Peter Symonds? 

You can get your tickets for travel on the key

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Peter Symonds College tickets

Term Price
Autumn 2017 £265
Spring 2018 £205
Summer 2018 £190

If you wish to buy an annual ticket these can be purchased on the key for £645 and are available from the bluestar travel shop. Please bring with you confirmation of your attendance at Peter Symonds.



under 16 ID card

Are you under 16 & fed up of being asked your age?

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16-19 College Passes


We have the best deals in Southampton for students aged between 16 and 19 attending colleges in Southampton.

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