Did you know?

Buses only need to carry 5 people to break even with cars on emissions

We all know the bad things about buses...

  • Sometimes you have to wait

  • When it's busy you have to queue

But there are lots of good things too!

  • WiFi

    Catch up with friends online or get ahead with emails.

  • People watch

    Watch the world go by.

  • Relax, read or nap

    Use your time productively or catch some Zzzzs.

  • Value for money

    Save money with a season ticket.

  • Hassle free

    No worries about fighting for the last car parking space.

  • Environmentaly friendly

    More buses are electric or run on biodiesel.

  • Avoid the traffic

    Bypass the traffic in bus lanes.

  • Meet new people

    And make new friends.

Dover to Canterbury

Return Trip (40 miles / 62km)

Comparison between...

Car

Bus

Money

Fuel = £5.50

Park & Ride = £3

+ running costs tax, insurance etc

Return Ticket = £6.10

or £2.20 per day with a season ticket

Time

50 min

+ Park & Ride

60 min

+ walking either end

Pollution

11.42 kg CO2

5.98 kg CO2

Bus is the smartest option

It's cheaper and, in most cases, it could work out faster.

Plan your journey

Quick Question

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