Brontë Bus Children and young people

Children under 5

Children under 5 travel with us for free, as long as they're with a fare-paying customer. 

Children aged 5 to 10

Children under the age of 10 travel half-price. Don't worry, we won't ask for proof of age for children who look under 10. 

Under 19? Save big with BOB

Meet BOB - the smartcard that gives you a saving of around a third off the full adult bus fare. Just place BOB on our ticket machine, tell the driver where you want to go and travel cheaper! As well as using it on your journeys to and from school or college, you can BOB out in the evenings, at the weekend and during the holidays too – saving you even more. And that's not all – look out for BOB bonuses coming very soon which can give you discount at selected places or freebies!

Now for the rules…

BOB replaces our old paper Young Person Supersaver and Student SuperSaver cards.

If you are aged between 11 and 18, you can travel with BOB for the discounted rate until the day before your 19thbirthday. If you are a full time student who is over 19 you can travel with BOB and get a discount, but you will have to carry your college ID.

BOB entitles you to the lower young person's fares on most services except those wholly within West Yorkshire. For these journeys you'll need a METRO pass – see below for more details.

A BOB card costs just £5, and don't worry - cards that have stopped working will be replaced free of charge. 

Apply online to get your new BOB smartcard.

And if you're a young person in West Yorkshire...

Young people who live and travel within West Yorkshire will need to buy a Young Person's photocard from METRO.

Visit the Young People page on the METRO website. 


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