New discounted Flexi tickets are now available for school children. These are now also available to purchase on mobile phone apps.

FLEXI Bus fares and tickets

FLEXI Bus Tickets

These give unlimited travel on any bus service in Leicester run by these bus companies:

You can use your Flexi ticket anywhere in the Flexi zone – check with the operator of your service or refer to our map below to see where the Flexi ticket can be used. 

Main Bus Routes in Greater Leicester Map (PDF, 527 KB)

Greater Leicester Bus map with bus timetables (PDF, 2 MB)

Please note that Flexi tickets can not be used or sold on park and ride routes 103, 203 and 303 operated by Roberts Travel Group on behalf of Leicestershire and Leicester City Councils.


Where to buy

A range of tickets is available for different age groups.

For part-time commuters, we have recently introduced a new ‘3-days in 7’ ticket!

This lets you use the ticket on ANY three days in a given calendar week. This ticket is only available on participating operator mobile phone apps.

On your mobile phone

Buy the full range of Flexi tickets through participating operator’s apps – buy on any app, use on any operator in the scheme. 

Operator Download from Apple App Store Download from Google Play Store
Arriva Leicester Download here Download here
Centrebus Download here Download here
First bus Download here Download here

Flexi tickets are accepted on Kinchbus and Stagecoach, but are not available for purchase on their mobile phone apps. 

On the bus

Buy daily and weekly tickets on board from any participating operator. All operators accept contactless payments for your safety and security. 

Ticket prices – Valid from January 31st 2022


  Adult price Child price Student
Daily £5.00 £4.00 n/a
Weekly £19.50 £14.00 n/a
3 days in 7  £14.00 n/a n/a
4 Weekly £63.50 £55.00


Year £627.00 £462.00 £478.50
Academic Year* n/a £440.00 £450.00
Single term* n/a £195.00



  1. Child tickets are available to customers aged 15 and under.
  2. To purchase student tickets, 16 & 17 year olds will be required to show proof of D.O.B i.e a birth certificate or passport. 18 years old and above will require a valid student ID.

Still have a OneCard? Find out more here. 


Babington Community College Beaumont Leys School
Cedars Academy

English Martyrs Catholic School

Judgemeadow Community College

Nether Hall School

Oaklands School Orchard Mead Academy
Rushey Mead Academy Sacred Heart Catholic Voluntary Academy
Sir Jonathan North College Soar Valley College
St. Paul’s Catholic School The Lancaster Academy


Other multi-journey saver tickets

All commercial bus operators in Leicester & Leicestershire offer a range of multi-journey saver tickets. Please ask the bus driver or search online for the relevant operator’s website for full details.

Saver tickets are also available to buy from the driver on the following Council-subsidised local bus services:

  • Leicester Park & Ride (Birstall, Enderby, Meynell’s Gorse)



  • PLUSBUS is a cheap bus pass that you buy with your train ticket at any National Rail station ticket office or online. It gives you unlimited bus and tram travel (on participating operators services) to and from the rail station and around the whole urban area of the rail served town.
  • Buy one for the start of your journey and/or for the end of it.

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