Photo of a woman smiling and holding a credit card, text reading 'contactless limit increased to £100 from 15th October 2021'

You can travel cash-free on all city, park&ride, BROOKESbus, the airline to Heathrow and Gatwick Airports and Thames Travel services by paying with contactless!

Here's how to do it:

  1. Ask the driver for a ticket (£100 limit applies).
  2. Place your contactless card/device over the card reader (as illustrated on the image below).
  3. Wait for your ticket to be printed.
  4. That’s it! Your ticket becomes your receipt.
  5. Enjoy your journey with us!


Take a look at our Frequently Asked Questions page

Where do I scan my contactless card or device?

Illustration showing a card reader

Contactless portal

You can quickly and easily check your travel and payment history by selecting "Contactless Journeys" in the Oxford Bus Company app, or at the top of this page.

Contactless journeys in the Oxford Bus Company app