Welcome to the key – a smarter way to travel
The key is our smartcard and a great way of buying and using tickets to travel on our buses. Its cheaper too, you can save up to 20% on paper ticket prices when you have a key.Watch our key video here to find out more
Here is a summary of our period pass prices so you can see how much you can save when you switch to the key!
Other tickets available on the key
Zone A, multi-trip
The cheapest way to make a single journey across Bournemouth and Poole. This is a cheaper way of buying single journeys.
Bournemouth & Poole dayrider
This is a cheaper way of buying dayriders, and the more you travel, the more you save. You can make unlimited trips in any one day! You don't need to use all your dayriders on consecutive days, they are saved for whenever you want to use them. There are two types different zones available, zone A or zones A&B.
Day tickets which are valid for zones ABC are available from the driver or on our mobile app.
Note: key tickets are not valid for use on night buses.
To see what zone you are in, view our zone map.
**If you are under 19 and would like to order a key call us on 01202 678100**
How it works
Follow the steps below to get your key, buy your tickets and start using it!
*Delivery should take no longer than 2 working days. If you key does not arrive, please email firstname.lastname@example.org
** if you top-up or add new products to your key card before 9.30pm your ticket(s) will be ready to use the next day, or top up by 9.30am and your ticket(s) will be ready to use after 12.30pm that day (not valid on route 13).
Need more information?
Take a look at our Frequently Asked Questions