the key

Introducing the key!

The key is a rechargeable travel smartcard that can save you time, money and hassle on Carousel services. Sign up for the key today!

Visit the key website

There are a number of advantages to having a key smart card:

  • You make big savings on daily or occasional travel.
  • You can top-up online at www.carouselkey.co.uk.
  • There’s no need to carry cash - just touch and go!
  • If you lose your key we can block anyone else from using your credit and issue a replacement smartcard (small fee applies).
  • For school and college bus tickets, please click here.

Travel options available on the key:

Zone A prices:

  • 1 week

    1 week pass for Zone A: £15 Adult / £12 Young Person (18 & Under).

  • 1 month

    1 month pass for Zone A: £50 Adult / £39 Young Person (18 & Under).

  • Any 5 Day

    Any 5 Day pass for Zone A: £17.50 Adult / £13 Young Person (18 & Under).

  • 12 trips

    12 Single Trips for Zone A to use within 12 months: £18 Adult / £13.50 Young Person (18 & Under).

Zone A/B prices:

  • 1 week

    1 week pass for Zone A/B: £19 Adult / £14 Young Person (18 & Under).

  • 1 month

    1 month pass for Zone A/B: £65 Adult / £48 Young Person (18 & Under).

  • Any 5 Day

    Any 5 Day pass for Zone A/B: £22 Adult / £15.50 Young Person (18 & Under).

  • 12 trips

    12 Single Trips for Zone A/B to use within 12 months: £28 Adult / £20 Young Person (18 & Under).

Zone B/C prices:

  • 1 week

    1 week pass for Zone B/C: £21 Adult / £15 Young Person (18 & under).

  • 1 month

    1 month pass for Zone B/C: £70 Adult / £52 Young Person (18 & Under).

  • Any 5 Day

    Any 5 days pass for Zone B/C: £24 Adult / £18 Young Person (18 & Under).

  • 12 trips

    12 single trips for Zone B/C to use within 12 months: £30 Adult / £22.50 Young Person (18 & Under).

Zone A/B/C prices:

  • 1 week

    1 week pass for Zone A/B/C: £25 Adult / £18 Young Person (18 & Under).

  • 1 month

    1 month pass for Zone A/B/C: £89 Adult / £60 Young Person (18 & Under).

  • Any 5 Day

    Any 5 Day pass for Zone A/B/C: £33 Adult / £25 Young Person (18 & Under).

  • 12 trips

    12 Single Trips for Zone A/B/C to use within 12 months: £36 Adult / £27 Young Person (18 & Under).

You can also buy tickets instantly with our app or from the driver. Click here for details.