Buses: Easter travel information 2016

Trams and National Express buses in the West Midlands will be running every day over Easter.

Easter bus services will be operating as follows:

  • Good Friday (25th March) – Saturday service
  • Easter Sunday (27th March) – Sunday service
  • Easter Monday (28th March) – Sunday service

National Express buses are offering various ways for bus passengers to save money over the Easter holiday period.

An off-peak Daysaver ticket gives unlimited bus travel and is ideal for days out with kids. It is valid weekdays after 0930 or any time Saturday or Sunday.

National Express is also running its popular “grandkids for a quid” offer this Easter. From Friday 25 March until Sunday 10 April, concessionary pass holders can buy a £1 child daysaver for each under-16 travelling with them.

The Midland Metro tram service is running as follows:

  • Good Friday (25th March) – Normal Monday-to-Friday service
  • Saturday 26th March – Normal Saturday service
  • Easter Sunday (27th March) – Sunday service starting at 0800 finishing at 2300 with an enhanced 8-minute frequency operating between 0800 and 1900
  • Easter Monday (28th March) – Sunday Service commencing at 0800 finishing at 2300 with an enhanced 8-minute frequency operating between 0800 and 1900

There are great value ticket options available. For example, a Family Daytripper for up to six people costs £10, or £9.80 if bought using Swift Pay As You Go.

For more details, see http://nxbus.co.uk/west-midlands/information/service-alerts/easter-bus-services