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Welcome to our Bus it! special 

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Every day, thousands of people across West Sussex use buses. Buses are a sustainable way to travel and help you...

  • Save money on fuel and transport running costs
  • Keep in touch with friends and family
  • Travel to school, work or the shops
  • Maintain your independence

We’ve pulled together all you need to know in this special newsletter, including two fantastic opportunities to win £100 supermarket vouchers and an invitation to let us know what you think about bus travel in West Sussex!


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Get onboard for new adventures!

Where will you travel by bus? We have some great tips and ideas of where to visit by bus on our Experience West Sussex website. 

Then check your most convenient bus routes and timetables using our handy route planner below. We also have a page with the latest discounts on bus and coach travel.

Bus routes and timetables

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Pensioners apply for or renew, your free bus pass!

Residents who are of state pension age (currently 66+) can travel off-peak free of charge on local buses anywhere in England as far and as often as they like.

Apply for or renew your pass before 16 December 2022 and you will be automatically entered into a prize draw to win £100 of supermarket vouchers.*

Jaki (73) from Petworth said: “Using my free bus pass has many benefits. I still work twice a week and the free bus pass saves me on car parking costs, petrol and car wear and tear. It’s more relaxing than driving and means I don’t have to travel on my own. It’s also very sociable and you get to meet all sorts of people".

Apply now online at www.westsussex.gov.uk/buspass or call 0330 222 6222.

Disabled residents can also find information online.

*Your need to be 65+ and living in West Sussex to take part. Winner announced week commencing 19 December.

Apply or renew your pass today

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Take part in our ‘Bus It!’ survey and you could win £100 of supermarket vouchers*

We're seeking feedback from all West Sussex residents aged over 65.
Whether you love traveling on the bus and use them all the time, or perhaps you aren't a convert yet, we want to hear from you.

Our survey is open until 4 November 2022 and all participants will have the option to be entered into a free prize draw to win £100 worth of supermarket vouchers.

For more information about free bus passes for older people, the survey or the  competition's Terms & Conditions visit: www.westsussex.gov.uk/BusIt

*You need to be 65+ and living in West Sussex to take part. Winner will be announced week commencing 14 November 2022.

Start the survey

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We are working with local bus companies to help improve services and await confirmation of funds to deliver the ambitions set out in our Bus Services Improvement Plan

If you have an ideas about how to improve bus services in your local area or would like to feedback anything about your service please join the conversation via our WestSussBus Forum.

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