Contactless payments are available on all public transport in the Opal network. You will pay an Adult fare when you tap on and tap off with contactless payments. Use the same credit card, debit card or linked device for all your travel all week to receive the same travel benefits of an Adult Opal card.
Can you pay by card on buses now?
UK issued contactless payment cards are accepted, just look out for the contactless symbol. If you’re visiting London from overseas then you will need to check if your card will be accepted first.
Do buses in Sydney take cash?
Please note, all bus services are currently cashless only, you cannot purchase a ticket on board and will need to have an Opal card or contactless payment card or device.
Can you pay by card on a first bus?
The UK’s leading operator, First Bus, today announced a commitment to allow its customers to pay for travel through the use of contactless debit and credit cards. First Bus customers can already pay for bus travel using its successful smartcard and mobile payment (mTickets) mechanisms.
How much is the bus fare?
|Service||Adult (19-64)||Youth (6-18)|
|Commuter (Applies on all 400 & 800 series routes.)||$4.25||$3.00|
|Swift Bus Rapid Transit||$2.50||$1.75|
Can I travel without an Opal card?
If you don’t have an Opal card or contactless payment card or device, you will need to buy an Opal single trip ticket to travel. Designed as a back-up option, Opal single tickets are available for metro, train, bus, ferry and light rail.
Is it cheaper to use Opal card than credit card?
Opal is cheaper. using the Opal card gives you a discount on the full fare. using a credit card means you are charged the full fare.
Can I use my phone as an Opal card?
To be eligible, you must: Own a valid Apple iPhone 6S or newer with iOS 13.0 or newer, Apple Watch, or Samsung smartphone with NFC and Android 9.0 or newer (Android wearables are not supported) Currently travel on public transport.
Can I use contactless on bus?
Look for the contactless symbol on your credit or debit card to see if your card is contactless enabled. Then, board a bus with the contactless symbol and instead of paying with cash, simply tap your card or contactless-enabled device onto the reader and wait for the beep.