Discover the South East with a Discovery Ticket

With your Discovery ticket, you’re free to explore everything the region has to offer by bus. With unlimited travel across the South Downs National Park and beyond, the Discovery ticket is all you need to make the most of the amazing spaces and places the area has to offer. Discovery – your ticket to explore

Standard fares: £10.00 for adults, £8.00 for children*
Family ticket £20.00— up to 2 adults and 3 children*

The Discovery ticket is valid on the services of all the main bus operators in West Sussex, East Sussex, Surrey, Kent, Brighton & Hove and East Hampshire, the Discovery ticket is an excellent way to explore the South Downs National Park.

You can buy your ticket from the driver of any Compass Bus service, there are no time restrictions, buy your ticket as early as you like for a full day of discovery and exploring!

Discovery tickets will be issued and accepted by the following operators in West Sussex, East Sussex, Surrey, Kent, Brighton & Hove and East Hampshire (subject to exclusions at the bottom):

  • Arriva (services in Kent)
  • ASD Transport
  • Autocar Bus & Coach Services Ltd
  • Brighton & Hove Buses (also including services in Kent)
  • Chalkwell Garage and Coach Hire Ltd
  • Compass Travel
  • CTLA
  • Cuckmere Community Bus
  • Diamond Bus South East
  • Falcon Travel
  • Farleigh Coaches
  • Go-Coach
  • Hams Travel
  • Metrobus (also including services in Kent)
  • North Wealden Community Transport Partnership
  • Nu-Venture Coaches Ltd
  • Regent Coaches
  • Rye & District Community Transport
  • Safeguard
  • Seaford & District
  • Southdown PSV
  • Southern Transit
  • Stagecoach South
  • Stagecoach South East
  • Sussex Coaches
  • The Big Lemon
  • White Bus
  • Xelabus

Excluded services: Services operated on behalf of Transport for London, City Sightseeing Brighton, Winchester Park & Ride, Guildford Park & Ride. Also occasional and special services including Ardingly showground specials, Goodwood Racecourse & Motor Racing specials, nightclub services and football services. Other exclusions may apply, check with operator. List of operators correct at  2nd July 2021.

*children aged 5-15

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