Tickets and Passes


For all bus fare enquiries, please send us an e-mail and supply a contact number.


When paying a fare, we welcome cash or contactless payments.



Single, Day Return and Period Tickets


Use contactless, Connected Kent+Medway Smart Card, or cash to purchase a Single ticket, Return ticket or (on some of our services) a Weekly ticket from the driver when you board the bus.


To speed up boarding, please try to use contactless payments or have the correct change ready.

KCC Travel Saver is a travel scheme organised by Kent County Council for school years 7-11.


KCC Travel Saver is accepted for travel on all Nu-Venture buses for journeys starting and/or finishing in Kent. You must scan your pass on the ticket machine as you board the bus.


The driver may need to check your bus pass. This pass is not valid at weekends

English National Concessionary Travel Scheme


Valid after 0900 for journeys starting in Medway, and after 0930 in Kent on Mondays to Fridays. Valid all day on Saturdays and Sundays.


You must scan your pass on the ticket machine as you board.


The driver may need to check your bus pass.

Venturer Pass


Unlimited travel on all Nu-Venture buses.


The Venturer pass is for passengers aged 24 and under.


This pass is valid for travel all day, any day on any Nu-Venture local bus service in Kent and Medway for the validity of the ticket.


Available yearly - ticket or app, 

(and NEW termly option only available on the app).

The only Day ticket that you can use on all operators in Kent and Medway.


£9 Adult; £7.20 Child, and £17.50 Family (up to 5 people with a maximum of 2 adults and a minimum of 1 adult)

Discovery Tickets are accepted on, and issued by most local bus companies in Kent, Medway, Sussex, Surrey, Brighton & Hove and East Hampshire


KCC 16+ Travel Saver is a travel scheme organised by Kent County Council for 16 and 17 year olds.


KCC 16+ Travel Saver is accepted for travel on all Nu-Venture buses for journeys starting and/or finishing in Kent. You must scan your pass on the ticket machine as you board the bus.


The driver may need to check your bus pass.

Connected Kent+Medway Smartcard


A Connected Kent and Medway Smart Card enables you to travel locally by bus.


Pre-load your Smartcard with credit (either on-line or on board the bus) and then use it to pay for your travel by holding it against the card reader as you board the bus.


This will speed up boarding and save you having to find the right change for the bus fare.