Gamesley Bus Fare & Ticket Information
In terms of paying for your bus fare, there are a whole host of options available from paying for just a single journey fares to day, weekly, monthly and even annual tickets.
As our local services are provided by more than one company, there are also tickets that cover more than one company, along with options for travelling into Greater Manchester or elsewhere in Derbyshire, or on the train / Metrolink that can save you money as well.
Please note that in most cases, unless you purchase an all-bus ticket – most individual company day tickets are not valid on any of the other companies.
For Child Fares – within Derbyshire, Children between the age of 11 – 19 should have a b-line card – please click here for details and how to apply – Within Greater Manchester, there is the igo card – please click here for more information
Please note that until October 2023 – all of our local companies are operating the government supported £2 single fare
Day tickets / Returns
Stotts at current does not offer any returns or day tickets on their services, but the System One / Get me their range of tickets are valid for Stotts services.
High Peak Buses offer returns on their services (which are only valid for their services), along with three different day tickets, which can be bought from your driver or via the High Peak Buses app :
The Peak Plus day ticket cost’s £8.30 for Adults, £5.50 for children and £18.70 for a Family Ticket (up to 2 adults and 2 children aged 16). It is valid for almost all their services except :
TransPeak between Matlock and Derby.
Skyline between Hazel Grove and the Airport before 09:00.
The PeakPlus Xtra day ticket 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 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 (up to 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).
Adult Weekly £16.50
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
Please note High Peak Buses only tickets are not valid on Stagecoach, or Stotts services.
Manchester – Dayrider £6.00 – 1 person (no age limit)
Manchester – Dayrider Plus One £8.00 – 1 adult and 1 child*
Manchester – Group Dayrider £12.50 – up to 2 adults and up to 3 children* – Stagecoach quite often run special offers at half term/school holidays when the ticket is available at half price
- Children must be aged 16 or under and may be asked to provide ID. For Manchester wide child tickets you must have an igo card
Please note Stagecoach only tickets are not valid on High Peak Buses or Stotts Services.
Stagecoach and High Peak Buses offer contactless payment.
Weekly / Monthly Tickets
High Peak Buses offer both a weekly and monthly ticket that can be bought (in advance) via Payzone or on the bus or for some via their app.
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 offers the Metro ticket (only valid in the system one area) as a weekly ticket £16.50 adult or £8.30 child.
The Peak Plus ticket is also available for £33 weekly, and £95 monthly (via the app only).
Stagecoach offers both weekly and monthly tickets they are priced as follows :
Megarider 7 Day £20.00 – Valid on the Stagecoach Manchester, Stagecoach Wigan and Magic Bus network.
Megarider 28 Day / Megarider Xtra £74 – Valid as above and available online at http://www.stagecoachbus.com/1-manchestermegapage.aspx
Please note these operator-specific tickets are only valid for the company you buy them for
System One Travelcards / Get me there Smartcard
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 being 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 £5.00 (this is valid on all Glossopdale services, along with journeys into Derbyshire as far as New Mills New Town and across Greater Manchester).
There are also various bus and train or tram combinations details of which are available here: http://www.systemonetravelcards.co.uk/travelcards/one-day
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 online 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 Gamesley Convenience Store or Londis – or any other PayPoint retailer
Weekly tickets for the bus cost £21.00, and monthly tickets cost £80 if you have a get me their card; 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.
Please note for the child version – you must have an igo card.
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 bus ticket prices
- Wayfarer bus 1 day adult £8 (introductory price)
- Wayfarer bus 1 day concession – young person £6 (introductory price)
- Wayfarer bus 1 day group £15.50 (introductory price)
- Wayfarer bus 7 day adult £33 (introductory price)
- Wayfarer bus 7 day concession – young person £24.60 (introductory price)
Derbyshire Wayfarer Bus tickets are available from Travel Master
Derbyshire Wayfarer bus and train ticket prices
- £14 for an adult
- £7 for a senior citizen (aged 60 or over), a child under 16 or a holder of a Gold Card or other English National Concessionary Travel Scheme (ENCTS) pass
- £25.20 for a group of up to 2 adults and up to 3 children
You can also buy them on Stagecoach and High Peak Buses and at Glossop, Dinting or Hadfield train station.
Further information on the Derbyshire Wayfarer is available here
Group £32.40 – Up to 2 adults and 2 children. Children must be aged under 16. Proof of age may be required.
- PayPoint retailers (including TFGM Travelshops). Wayfarer tickets bought at PayPoint outlets must be used on the day of purchase. Click here to find out more about buying tickets through PayPoint retailers.
- Staffed train stations including Glossop, Dinting, Hadfield and Broadbottom.
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 (26/5/2023).