Spectrum is the all day multi operator bus travel ticket for Derby, which allows unlimited bus travel from 5am - midnight on day of purchase on most Arriva, Trent Barton, Your Bus, Kinch Buses and Notts and Derby services within the Derby city area.
Adult tickets are priced at £5.80 and child tickets £3.80. 7 day and 28 day saver tickets are also available to purchase.
Cards are available from the bus station information office which is open from 8.30am-5.30pm Monday to Saturday and from 10am to 4pm on Sundays and bank holidays
1 day £3.80
7 day £16 (40% saving)
28 day £55 (48% saving)
1 day £4.35
7 day £18 (41% saving)
28 day £64 (47 saving)
1 day £5.80
7 day £24 (41% saving)
28 day £85 (48% saving)
(Savings compared to buying 7 or 28 single day tickets)
Customers can now buy single day tickets as well as better value 7 day or 28 day advance tickets from the bus station information office. You can make as many journeys as you want on any participating services within the city during the 1 day/7 day/28 day period. Customers can then continue to top up additional saver tickets at the bus station or on participating Arriva, trentbarton, Notts and Derby, Kinch Bus or Your Bus.
At the start of each new day of travel, customers will simply need to place their Spectrum card on the bus ticket machine to activate that days travel. There is no need to touch off when you get off the bus. Every time you board a new bus service during the day, you will need to do the same thing.
What bus services can I use it on?
Any bus operated by Arriva, trentbarton, Notts and Derby, Kinch Bus and Yourbus in the Derby City area and the built up area of South Derbyshire immediately adjacent to the boundary of Shardlow Road and Stenson Fields, with the following exceptions:
Go to the bus station information office, where a member of staff will be able to issue you with a new card. Unfortunately any credit on your lost card can not be transferred.
Yes, family and friends can share the card too, so when you’re not using it they can.
The paper version of the single day ticket will only be available to purchase up until Saturday 25th February 2017. You will then need to purchase day tickets on your smart card.
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