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Welcome to the key – a smarter way to travel

key cards

The key is our smartcard and a great way of buying and using tickets to travel on our buses. Its cheaper too, you can save up to 20% on paper ticket prices when you have a key.Watch our key video here to find out more

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Here is a summary of our period pass prices so you can see how much you can save when you switch to the key! 



Other tickets available on the key

Zone A, multi-trip 

The cheapest way to make a single journey across Bournemouth and Poole. This is a cheaper way of buying single journeys. 

Bournemouth & Poole dayrider

This is a cheaper way of buying dayriders, and the more you travel, the more you save.  You can make unlimited trips in any one day! You don't need to use all your dayriders on consecutive days, they are saved for whenever you want to use them.  There are two types different zones available, zone A or zones A&B.

Day tickets which are valid for zones ABC are available from the driver or on our mobile app. 


Note: key tickets are not valid for use on night buses.

To see what zone you are in,  view our zone  map. 

**If you are under 19 and would like to order a key call us on 01202 678100**


How it works

Follow the steps below to get your key, buy your tickets and start using it!

    1. Register online for free
    2. Allow 2 working days for your key to arrive in the post* 
    3. Log in and purchase your tickets
    4. Wait 24 hours for your product to be loaded**
    5. Enjoy travelling with the key on more from Wilts & Dorset

*Delivery should take no longer than 2 working days. If you key does not arrive, please email thekey@morebus.co.uk

** if you top-up or add new products to your key card before 9.30pm your ticket(s) will be ready to use the next day, or top up by 9.30am and your ticket(s) will be ready to use after 12.30pm that day (not valid on route 13).

Please look after your key and don’t throw it away. You can use the same key card time and time again by topping up online! Your first key is free, but you may be charged up to £5 for every additional card.


Need more information?

Take a look at our Frequently Asked Questions