• 3B & 35A service changes

    Minor changes to your 3B & 35A school services from 21st June 2021.

    Find out more
  • On Board Smartcard Change

    From Monday 21st June 2021, there will be a minor change to your on board smartcard purchases.

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  • Download your new app!

    Great news! We’ve got a brand new and improved app, which can be downloaded on iOS or Android devices. It comes with a whole host of new features, as well as improved versions of the ones you love from our old app.

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

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

    Click here for more information
  • the airline: service changes

    Following the recent announcement of the easing of travel restrictions, from Monday 17th May 2021, the airline coaches connecting Oxford with Lewknor, High Wycombe and Heathrow Airport operate to an increased frequency timetable.

    View the new timetable
  • Buses to vaccination centres

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

    Click here for more information
  • NHS Test and Trace

    When travelling by bus, it’s recommended that you download and use the official NHS COVID-19 App to protect yourself and those you love.

    Click here for more information
  • Freeflow is here!

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

    Click here for more information
  • How busy is your bus?

    Want to travel on the quiet buses? Check predicted bus capacities before you go!

    Click here for more information
  • Wear face coverings

    Following the government advice, wearing face coverings (e.g. mask, bandana or scarf) is mandatory when using public transport.

    Click here for more information

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!

Top-up now

Buses to vaccination centres

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

Find out more

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.

View AUTOpay details

Hopper tickets

From 3rd January 2021, we will be introducing a new CityZone Hopper ticket and changing the name of the existing 2 hour Hopper ticket.

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