Gamesley Bus Fare & Ticket Information

Gamesley Bus Fare & Ticket Information

At current there is one bus company that runs the local buses services on Gamesley, aside from just paying for a single journey there are a range of day, weekly and monthly tickets available.

There are also a range of tickets that if you are travelling into Greater Manchester or elsewhere in Derbyshire, or on the train / Metrolink that can save you money as well.


Day tickets / Returns

High Peak Buses offer returns on their services (which are only valid on their services), along with three different day tickets, which can be brought from your driver :

The Peak Plus day ticket cost’s £7.50 for Adults, £5 for children and £15 for a Family Ticket (upto 2 adults and 2 children aged 16). It is valid on almost all their services except :

TransPeak between Matlock and Derby.

TransPeak between Hazel Grove and Manchester.

Skyline between Hazel Grove and the Airport before 09:00.

The PeakPlus Xtra day ticket is there newest day ticket which is offered in conjunction with TM Travel, and is valid on all services operated by High Peak & TM Travel Services within Derbyshire, including: travel to/from Macclesfield, Derby, Buxton and Matlock and travel with TM Travel to Sheffield.

The PeakPlus Extra costs just £12.50 for Adults, £8 for children and £23 for a Family Ticket (upto 2 adults and 3 children aged 16 or 2 adults, 2 children & 1 dog).

High Peak Metro is valid for unlimited travel on High Peak buses within the System One area (across Glossopdale and New Mills as far as New Mills New Town). A 50% discount is available to IGO card holders, but no discount is available for other customers (including b_line).

Adult Day £4.50
IGO Day £2.25
Adult Weekly £15

If you use High Peak Buses on a regular basis – but not often enough to look at a weekly or monthly ticket – you may be interested in their Travel Club, it costs £10 (plus £1 p&p) to join and offers members 15% off the price of standard single and return fares. You can see further details by clicking here

Stagecoach Manchester
Stagecoach run the 236 / 7 from Glossop to Ashton Under Lyne which passes the edge of the Gamesley (either Shaw Lane or the former Plough Inn) and offer the following day tickets :

Manchester – Dayrider £4.00 – 1 person (no age limit)

Manchester – Dayrider Plus One £5.50 – 1 adult and 1 child*

Manchester – Group Dayrider £8.50 – up to 2 adults and up to 3 children*

  • Children must be aged 16 or under and may be asked to provide ID.

Weekly Tickets

High Peak Buses offer both a weekly and monthly ticket that can be bought (in advance) via Payzone or on the bus.

The price is determined by the journey you make, and the bus driver will be able to tell you the exact price for your trip, or you can contact High Peak Buses for further information.

High Peak also offer the Metro ticket (only valid in the system one area) as a weekly ticket £15 or IGO Weekly £7.50.

Stagecoach offer both weekly and monthly tickets they are priced as follows :

Megarider 7 Day £13.50 – Valid on the Stagecoach Manchester, Stagecoach Wigan and Magic Bus network.

Megarider 28 Day / Megarider Xtra £52 – Valid as above and available online at : http://www.stagecoachbus.com/1-manchestermegapage.aspx


System One Travelcards / Get me there Smartcard

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The only range of tickets, that is valid on all the different companies that run our local services, is the System One / Get me there range of tickets, which also have the added advantage of been valid across Greater Manchester, and depending on which version you buy on trams and trains as well.

In terms of the basics, you can get an any bus day ticket for £5.60 if bought before 9.30, and £5.20 if bought after, with an adult and one child ticket costing £7.50 and a group ticket for 2 adults & up to 3 children costing £11.00 – or if you have a get me there card it is £5.00 for the adult any bus ticket (at any time).

There’s also various bus and train or tram combinations details of which are available here : http://www.systemonetravelcards.co.uk/travelcards/one-day

System One have also introduced a weekender ticket which is valid from 6.00pm Friday until midnight Sunday. It cost’s £10 for one person and £15 for two – further details here : http://www.systemonetravelcards.co.uk/travelcards/weekender

For weekly or monthly ticket’s you need to register / have a system one pass or get me there card, which you can do either on line at www.systemonetravelcards.co.uk or www.getmethere.co.uk or by visiting a TfGM Travelshop (nearest are either Ashton or Hyde Bus Station)

Once registered you can then buy weekly and monthly tickets either online, or by visiting a TfGM Travelshop or even more locally from either Morgan’s or Londis – or any other paypoint retailer

Weekly tickets for the bus cost £18.50, (£17 via get me there) and monthly tickets cost £65 / £60 if you have a get me there card and, they are valid across Greater Manchester and on any bus (they are also valid across all of Glossopdale and Hayfield and New Mills), and again as with the day versions they are bus and train / tram varieties available.


Other Day Tickets

If you’re looking at going further afield for a day out or anything else there is also the Wayfare ticket which is available in two versions, a Derbyshire version and a Greater Manchester one.

The Derbyshire Wayfarer allows virtually unlimited bus and train travel throughout Derbyshire for a whole day. Along with travel between Derbyshire and Sheffield*, Burton-on-Trent*, Macclesfield*, Leek* and Uttoxeter*. * Town/city centre (valid on direct journeys to/from Derbyshire only)

Derbyshire Wayfarer Ticket Prices

£12.30 for an Adult (plus one child under 16)

£6.15 for a senior citizen, a child under 16, or a holder of a Gold Card

£22.50 for a group of up to 2 adults and up to 3 children

You can buy Derbyshire Wayfarer tickets in advance, or (subject to opening hours) on the day you wish to travel, from any of these outlets:
Tourist Information Centres, Bus Enquiry Offices in Sheffield, Chesterfield and Macclesfield, Public libraries in Alfreton, Belper, Heanor, Ilkeston, Long Eaton, Melbourne and Swadlincote, Laver Travel in Long Eaton; Grindleford Station Café; and Baslow Road News near Dore Station. The Curley Cornet Cafe in Glossop.
Please note however that the Derbyshire Wayfarer is no longer valid on most journeys on a number of High Peak Buses services including Transpeak, and the 61 Glossop to Buxton service.

Further information on the Derbyshire Wayfare is available here


The Greater Manchester Wayfarer is a day-out ticket that lets you travel wherever you want to places in Greater Manchester and parts of Cheshire, Derbyshire, Lancashire, Staffordshire and the Peak District. It’s perfect for a day out with your family or friends and gives complete freedom to go where you choose using buses, trains and trams.
Wayfarer lets you travel for a whole day by bus at any time and by train and tram after 9.30am weekdays and anytime Saturday, Sunday and public holidays.
Greater Manchester Wayfarer Ticket Prices

Group £23 – Up to 2 adults and 2 children. Children must be aged under 16. Proof of age may be required.

Adult  £12

Concession £6 – For children 5 – 15 years (inclusive) or adults aged 60 and over. No concessionary pass or permit is needed but proof of age may be required.

Buy from these places in the Wayfarer area

Further information on the Greater Manchester Wayfare is available here


 

Please note all prices are as detailed on the System One and respective company website today (2/1/2017).