Bus cuts the cost of bus travel in the Burnham-On-Sea area
West of England has given local bus users an early Christmas present
by cutting the price of most bus tickets in a newly created Western
new zone covers everything within a 12-mile radius of Weston-super-Mare,
and includes places such as Burnham-On-Sea, Brean, Cheddar, Clevedon
to the previous fare structure the new zone effectively makes travel
up to 15% cheaper on day, week, month and year tickets.
to the change, which came into effect on Sunday 30th October, a
West of England week ticket would cost £27.
the introduction of the new Outer Zone a bus user will pay £23.80
for a week ticket, which is £3.20 cheaper or £166
cost of a monthly ticket is reduced by £16, a saving of £192
per year. The fares for single journeys up to 3 miles and between
3 and 6 miles has remained the same at £1.70 and £2.70
Sherrington, General Manager for Bath, Wells and Weston, told Burnham-On-Sea.com:
"Weve listened to customer feedback from residents in
Clevedon, Brean and Congresbury; our new zone brings Weston-Super-Mare
in line with Bristol and Bath who also have an outer zone."