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Explore towns and cities by bus when you travel from Great Northern train stations

Explore more by bus

Whether you’re visiting Cambridge, Ely or Welwyn Garden City, why not take the weight off your feet and explore the city by bus?

PlusBus is a bus pass which you can buy with your train ticket for unlimited bus and tram travel in selected town and cities.

It’s a cheap and cheerful way to travel around an area, with tickets from just £2. Just stroll out of the station and hop on and off as many buses as you like.

You can explore 14 towns and cities on the Great Northern network using PlusBus, and hundreds of others across the country.

See our list of Great Northern areas below, or check if PlusBus covers your area.

Buy PlusBus tickets

You can buy a PlusBus ticket for the area around the station at the start or end of your journey.

The ticket will allow you to travel wherever you like by bus within the urban area of the town or city.

You can add PlusBus to most types of train ticket: 

  • single
  • day return
  • period return
  • season ticket

PlusBus tickets start from £2 a day. You can get 1/3 off your day ticket with a railcard, and children go at half price.

See PlusBus fares

Find out more and buy tickets on the

PlusBus website

PlusBus towns and cities to explore

You can get PlusBus buses around our stations below:

  • Arlesey
  • Baldock
  • Cambridge
  • Ely
  • Hatfield
  • Hertford North
  • Hitchin
  • Huntingdon
  • King’s Lynn
  • Knebworth
  • Letchworth Garden City
  • Peterborough
  • Potters Bar
  • Welwyn Garden City
  • Welwyn North

Why not book a trip now, and explore more by bus?


Rail-Bus links

An additional Rail-Bus link is available to St Ives, Cambridgeshire, via Cambridge or Huntingdon but owing to frequently changing bus timetables these are not available through online journey planners or ticket machines and must be bought from rail station ticket offices.

There is also a Rail-Bus ticket available to Hunstanton via King's Lynn, which is available through online journey planners.

Discover more by bus

Book your train plus bus tickets online now