• the airline: service changes

    From Sunday 26th September 2021, we will slightly retime the airline 04:00 hrs trip from Gatwick Airport, to allow it to run smoothly.

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  • World Car Free Day - 22nd September 2021

    We’re celebrating World Car Free Day on Wednesday 22nd September, with an aim to reduce the number of cars on the road, taking you from A to B on our clean and green buses.

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  • BROOKESbusU5 - additional trips

    From Monday 20th September and for an initial period of three weeks, we will add trips to your BROOKESbusU5 service to increase capacity at peak times.

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  • Back to the office for a few days a week?

    Save money on your commute with 30% off your 12-trip Oxford Bus Company, Thames Travel or Stagecoach Oxfordshire tickets.

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  • Flexi Tickets

    Our Flexi any 5 days or 12 trips passes can be used to suit your working pattern!

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  • Download your app!

    It comes with a whole host of features, as well as improved versions of the ones you love from our old app. You can download it app on iOS or Android devices.

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  • ‘Brand the Bus!’ competition is now live!

    Your 2021 edition of the competition is here! Get ready to enter and vote for your favourite.

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  • Buses to vaccination centres

    Check out how to get to the various vaccination centres that are emerging in Oxfordshire.

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  • Freeflow tap on tap off

    Freeflow is a convenient way to pay for your bus travel using contactless payment.

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Welcome Back to Bus!

Top-up your key

Topping-up your key smartcard online is easy to do and hassle free! Visit the Oxford Key website now to sign up or top-up your key!

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Buses to vaccination centres

Check out how to get to the various vaccination centres that are emerging in Oxfordshire.

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Latest Offers & News

The key during COVID-19

During the COVID-19 pandemic, you can still top up your key card online as normal. On-bus key top ups are also available for all 1 week, 12 trips and any 5 days products until further notice.

key benefits

key benefits offers smartcard holders great discounts at various locations in Oxford. Benefits are available at a number of cafés, shops, restaurants & theatres.

key benefits


If you already have a BROOKESkey you can top up online or on the app now. We have a number of exclusive offers on local and coach services for all BROOKESkey holders.

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AUTOpay is the hassle free way of keeping your 'key' smartcard topped via monthly payments. Ideal for regular passengers on our city or park&ride services.

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Hopper tickets

From 3rd January 2021, we introduced a new CityZone Hopper ticket and changed the name of the existing 2 hour Hopper ticket.

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