Using public and community transport

Using public or community transport can be a more economical, greener travel choice for some residents.

Public transport

There are several public bus services available in Buckinghamshire.

We also offer free bus passes for:

  • older people (of state pension age)
  • people with a permanent disability
  • people with a disability that lasts at least 12 months (or likely to last at least 12 months)

For full details on all routes and passes see Bus passes and travel.

Get Around for £2 scheme

Until 31 December 2024 a single bus journey will cost no more than £2 on most routes across Buckinghamshire.

The Department for Transport (DfT) have launched a nationwide £2 fare cap scheme to support families with the cost of living.

The operators taking part in Buckinghamshire are:

  • Arriva
  • Carousel Buses (including the Wycombe Pick Me Up service)
  • First
  • Langston & Tasker
  • Red Eagle Buses
  • Redline Buses
  • Stagecoach
  • Thames Valley Buses

View a full list of available routes (GOV.UK).

Early travel scheme

Until 31 March 2025, holders of the Buckinghamshire Older Person and Disabled Bus Passes will be able to travel before 9am (Monday to Friday) for a reduced single fare of £1 on all journeys starting in Buckinghamshire*.

This is a trial period and may be extended.

Holders of a pass for a visual impairment can continue to travel free of charge at any time.

View our bus pass pages to apply for a pass or renew an expired pass.

*Excluding Carousel Buses' 102 journeys beyond Uxbridge (to Heathrow Airport).

Community transport

Community transport schemes are an affordable option for residents who are unable to use public transport.

You can view a list of local community transport services on the Buckinghamshire Online Directory.

Some popular services include:

Chilterns Dial-a-Ride

Chilterns Dial-a-Ride provides transport for residents who live in or close to the former Chiltern district area but are unable to use public or private transport due to:

  • age
  • disability
  • illness

The door-to-door service is:

  • affordable
  • accessible
  • safe

For more information visit the Chilterns Dial-a-Ride website.

On-demand mini bus service (Pick Me Up)

Pick Me Up is an on-demand mini bus service in High Wycombe (run by Carousel Buses).

This service provides:

  • flexible travel
  • no fixed timetable
  • routes that are determined by passenger bookings

You can book either by telephone or using the app.

For details on how to book visit the Pick Me Up website.

Community Transport Hub

If you do not have access to public or private transport, the Community Transport Hub (funded by the council) can offer further information and guidance.

For more information see their community transport page.