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How many people can travel and how much is it?

The Explorer ticket offers a day's unlimited travel on the Hertfordshire bus network* for groups of up to 4 people for £17.00. A £9.00 ticket is available for one person along with a concessionary Explorer ticket, priced at £5.00. A weekly Explorer ticket is also available. (Prices effective from 8th January 2017).

Weekly Explorer Ticket

A weekly version of the Explorer ticket is now available. The cost is £35.00 a week or £23 for a student with a Hertfordshire SaverCard. Tickets will be available for on-bus purchase only. The same terms and conditions as a daily Explorer apply. (Prices effective from 8th January 2017).

Where & When Can I Purchase My Explorer Ticket?

You can buy your Explorer ticket on the first bus you travel on at any time of day. Most buses will have a sticker in the window to show that Explorer is issued and accepted on the bus, however, if you are unsure please ask the driver.

*Subject to operator acceptance (please check on service timetable).

Explorer tickets are available on:

  • bus services provided by Intalink Partnership operators within Hertfordshire and to certain points beyond
  • bus services provided under contract to Hertfordshire County Council within Hertfordshire and to certain points beyond
  • certain bus services provided under contract to Essex County Council
  • Please check the operator contact details page to see which operators accept the ticket.

Explorer is not valid for travel on:

  • Green Line 724 between Maple Cross and Heathrow Airport
  • night bus services
  • London local services operated under contract to Transport for London
  • Services provided primarily for school children or students

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