Fares & Tickets

Our Fares & Tickets

Select your route below for current fares and ticket information.

Pay less to travel by bus: Metroline is participating in the Government’s “Help for Households” scheme which sees single bus fare journeys capped at £2 per journey.  Find out more.

INTALINK TICKET CHANGES: From 14 July 2024, there will be major changes to the Intalink range of tickets (including Explorer and BusNet tickets) under the new Intalink Connect Scheme. Please visit www.intalink.org.uk for full details.

Route 242

Fares valid from 3rd January 2023 onwards.

Please see below for information about the various different ways in which you can pay for your journey on our Country Route 242, either on the bus or in advance. (Click here for fares information for route PB1 and 305 which are operated on behalf of Hertfordshire County Council).

All fares and pricing may be subject to change at short notice, updates will normally be announced on this website and by notices on Country Routes buses. 

The following ticket types can all be bought from the driver using cash. It is helpful if you can have the correct fare available when possible. Our drivers do give change, subject to availability, otherwise a change voucher can be issued. Contactless payment can also be made. Oyster cards are not valid on our Country routes.

Single and day return fares +
Concessionary travel +

Monthly  tickets are available for a full calendar month from (and including) the day of issue.

*Please note: Metroline tickets are not available on route 242 on Sundays or Bank Holidays, when this route is operated by another company.

Children’s fares +
Scholars’ season tickets +
242 Day & Period Tickets from 3rd January 2023 +
Tickets 1 DayWeekMonthly
ADULT £ 8.00£35.00£85.00
CHILD£ 4.00 £18.00£50.00

Prices apply from 1st January 2023. Monthly tickets are available for a full calendar month from (and including) the day of issue.

*Please note: Metroline tickets are not available on route 242 on Sundays or Bank Holidays, when this route is operated by another company.

Cheshunt Sixer +
Cheshunt 6Week
ADULT£17.50
CHILD£10.00

Prices apply from 1st January 2023.

All period ticket types are valid at all times of day, starting from day of issue Child/Saver fare eligibility is as described above.

Refunds are not available on any period tickets for unused days nor for lost/defaced tickets. Fares and ticket prices correct at July 2024 but may be subject to change without notice.

All tickets mentioned above are available to purchase on-bus from the driver. Tendering the correct fare is always appreciated as it saves time and drivers may have limited change.

Contactless debit/credit cards may be used to purchase any ticket.

For the faretable for Route 242, click here

For further details or assistance please call Metroline Potters Bar on 01707 347700 between 0900 and 1600 Mondays to Fridays or email us at [email protected] .

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