FARE DEALS ON ROUTES 84 AND 242

Single and day return fares

Adult single fares range from around £1.50 to £4.50 depending upon distance and area. Special £1 single fares are available between some central St Albans stops (including the City Station) on route 84 and between Brookfield Lane (White Horse) and the Brookfield Centre on route 242.

Day return fares are available for all single fare values at approximately one-and-a-half times the single fare, so saving around 25% compared with two single fares. (Please note that day return fares are not available on route 242 before 0900 on Mondays to Fridays).

Concessionary travel

Holders of English National Concessionary Travel elderly and disabled persons’ passes issued by Hertfordshire County Council may travel free at any time on production of the valid pass. Time restrictions apply to other authorities’ ENTC passes and to the London Boroughs’ Freedom passes.

Children’s fares

Children and students are able to travel at reduced fares (normally about half the adult rate), under the following age conditions, for single, day return and period tickets:

  • Under 5 yrs - free (maximum of 2 children, accompanied by a fare paying passenger);
  • Age 5 and under 14 - child fare;
  • Age 14 and under 19 - child fare if showing a valid Hertfordshire Saver Card, obtainable from Hertfordshire County Council subject to conditions, see www.hertsdirect.org/savercard
  • Age 14 and under 16: child fare if showing a valid child rate Zip/Oyster photocard, obtainable from Transport for London subject to conditions, see www.tfl.gov.uk ;  This card can only be used to obtain a child fare on Route 84 only, provided one end of the journey starts or finishes within Greater London (New Barnet Station – Hadley Highstone).

Scholarsseason tickets are available at a discount for periods of half a school term: (1) ‘Rover’ giving unlimited travel throughout routes 84 and 242*; or (2) ‘Colney’ giving unlimited travel on route 84  between Colney Fields Retail Park and St Albans (City Centre/Townsend/Girls’ Schools). Buy from driver. Prices vary with the length of term. Conditions as above. Only valid on Metroline buses. See separate panel on website for current term prices.

Metroline Period Tickets

Rover tickets giving unlimited travel throughout routes 84 and 242* are available as follows, offering great savings for regular users:

Rover

1 Day

Week

Monthly

ADULT

£ 6.40

£28.00

£79.00

CHILD

£ 3.20

£14.00

£40.00

Monthly Rover 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 TrustyBus

Barnet 7 tickets are available for one week’s unlimited travel (including day of issue) on Metroline route 84 between South Mimms, White Hart or Service Area and New Barnet Station. Rates are:

Barnet 7

Week

ADULT

£16.00

CHILD

£8.00

 

Cheshunt Sixer tickets are valid on Metroline route 242 for one week’s unlimited travel (including day of issue) between Burton Lane and Waltham Cross Bus Station. Please note that

these are only valid on Metroline buses and cannot therefore be used or bought on Sundays or Bank Holidays when TrustyBus operate the route.

Cheshunt 6

Week

ADULT

£13.00

CHILD

£6.50

 

Multi-operator Period Tickets

Metroline participates in the Hertfordshire Intalink and St Albans BusNet partnerships which offer a number of tickets also available on other operators’ routes.

BusNet tickets are valid within St Albans Area on all operators' services. Please see www.networkstalbans.co.uk for details. Metroline issues and accepts BusNet tickets between Salisbury Hall and St Albans (City centre/Townsend/Girls’ Schools) (Inner Zone); and between South Mimms (White Hart) and St Albans (City centre/Townsend/Girls’ Schools) (All Zones).

Colney 7 tickets are issued and accepted on Metroline and Uno buses for one week's travel between Colney Fields Retail Park and St Albans City Centre.

Hertfordshire Explorer tickets are valid throughout Hertfordshire on all participating operators' buses. See www.intalink.org.uk/tickets/explorer. (Group: maximum 4 adults/children travelling together).

 

BusNet Inner Zone

BusNet All Zones

Colney 7

Herts Explorer

 

Day

Week

Day

Week

Week

Day

Week

ADULT

£5.00

£18.00

£6.50

£ 23.00

£14.00

£9.00

£ 35.00

CHILD

£3.00

£10.00

£4.00

£13.50

£8.50

£5.00

£ 23.00

GROUP

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

£17.00

n/a

 

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 April 2017 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.

YOUR PHONE IS YOUR TICKET

Now you can also buy selected tickets from our range using m-ticketing via a Smartphone and the INTALINK app see mobile ticketingtab under ‘Country Routeson our website for

more information.

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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