From Salford to Manchester across to Oldham and Rochdale, we have 20 First Bus routes in Greater Manchester. Whether you want to catch the 409 to Oldham or you fancy a trip to Manchester City Centre on the 84, we’re providing you with easier local travel.
Our services are frequent and easy to use - ideal for commuters, shoppers, visiting friends or exploring the area. We operate services to schools and colleges, universities, and hospitals. And with our Park and Ride service, our customers can park for free and connect to Salford and Manchester City Centre.
Our range of maps can help you find your ideal route, and our First Bus App is designed to save you time and effort, so your journeys with us are easier. Our Safe Journey card is particularly helpful for those who may need extra help to travel on our buses.
We operate a modern fleet of buses, many with the latest Euro 5 engines and leather seats. Hybrid vehicles, which produce lower emissions than regular vehicles also operate some of the services, including our premium Vantage service - operating on the North West's first guided busway. Our buses are fully accessible, making travel easier for customers with impaired mobility or parents with buggies. And we have free WiFi on most vehicles in our fleet.
We offer a range of tickets to save you money on your travel, including FirstDay, FirstWeek and FirstMonth, along with discounted travel for children, young people and students. We also offer special tickets for travel on some of our most popular services and zones. What's more, our TenTrip ticket is the perfect way to save money for occasional bus users. Whether you're a regular traveler or you use our buses once in a while, we've got a ticket to suit your needs and your wallet. We've also introduced easier ways to pay - including our First Bus App.
We are part of FirstGroup, the international bus and rail company.
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