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Contactless is the new way to pay in on the Oxford Tube

Stagecoach and the Oxford Tube have introduced contactless payment on our buses and coaches in Oxfordshire to make bus travel easier than ever. No hunting for change – pay quickly and easily using your contactless-enabled credit or debit card.


What is Contactless?

Contactless is the fast, easy and secure way to pay for transactions under £30. All you need is a contactless-enabled card or a mobile phone with Apple Pay or Android Pay ready to use.

Why Contactless?

No cash? No problem! With contactless you don’t need to worry about finding change to pay for your bus ticket.

All you need is your contactless-ready credit or debit card or mobile phone with Apple Pay or Android Pay ready to use.
No need for chip and PIN – simply place your card or phone close to the reader and pay in seconds.

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How do i use it?


Ensure you have the contactless symbol on your credit or debit card to ensure you card is contactless-ready.


Board the Oxford Tube coach, ask the driver for a ticket, the ticket machine display will show you the ticket is ready, place your card close to the reader to pay.


Wait for the beep.

And you're done! Your ticket will print and you can use your ticket as usual.

Contactless payment cards can be used for all single and return tickets up to the value of £30.