For low-cost travel around Kent, try Stagecoach’s bus services. Stagecoach makes it easy to get to and from main towns and attractions including the iconic Canterbury Cathedral, blue flag beaches in Thanet, several nature reserves and the historical Dover Castle on the White Cliffs of Dover.
Stagecoach operates primarily in the east and south of the county running over 55 bus routes around Ashford, Canterbury, the Dover & Deal area, Faversham, Sittingbourne and Maidstone, the Folkestone & Hythe area, Herne Bay, Whitstable and Thanet.
For timetable information call Traveline on 0871 200 22 33 or visit the website
There are a variety of tickets on offer, including the popular Dayrider day ticket and Megarider season ticket, which allow unlimited travel so you hop on and off the bus all day.For full information on tickets visit the Stagecoach guide to tickets.
If you're an adult travelling with kids you’ll be able to buy a new ‘kid for a quid’ add-on ticket for just £1. If you have a dayrider or megarider ticket you can buy the ‘kid for a quid’ ticket on the bus and travel with one kid (aged 5 to 15) for one day. The ‘kid for a quid’ add-on ticket is available anytime, any day. If you're travelling with more than one kid you can buy up to a maximum of four 'kid for a quid' tickets. Don’t forget, kids under the age of 5 can travel for free! You can buy all tickets on the bus and pay with cash or contactless (if under £30). You can buy Dayrider and 7 day Megarider tickets on the Stagecoach Bus App too
The Stagecoach mobile app has all you need in one place - journey planning, live bus information and now m-tickets! Say goodbye to paper tickets with mobile tickets straight to your phone! Pay safely and securely using your card or PayPal and your tickets will be ready to use instantly on your phone. Simply activate your ticket when you’re ready to board and show it to the driver.
The app is free and available on the App Store (iPhone) and Google Play (Android). Download here, or search Stagecoach Bus on the App Store or Google Play store.
When you're visiting Kent's attractions, walking and cycling are encouraged but if you travel by bus, please follow the guidance set out in Stagecoach's video to make sure you travel safely on their services so you can travel with confidence.