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 over time, even at constant prices when inflation has been accounted for. The highest increases have been in the 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. 


Revenue 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.