Bus Finances

Bus fares have increased markedly in the last ten years, with passengers in the Metropolitan areas seeing the biggest increases.

Key Indicators

Bus fares

Bus fares have increased significantly over recent years. The highest increase was in Metropolitan areas. Fares in London have fallen back over recent years.


Revenue per vehicle mile

The revenue per vehicle mile varies widely by region and has fluctuated over time. it is highest in the English Metropolitan areas. 


Cost per vehicle mile

The average cost per vehicle mile has remained fairly stable over time, with a slight reduction over recent years. The highest costs are in the English Metropolitan areas.