We've charged up York with 100% electric, zero-emission buses!

Your buses in York minimise noise and air pollution in your local area, contributing zero emissions to help create healthier and happier local communities. We're keeping York connected and moving, doing our part to help make a difference in this historic corner of the planet.

York is so QUIET

Experience the electrifying silence of your zero-emission bus as you glide smoothly along the streets of York.

York is so GREEN

Your York fleet is fully electric and we've installed 108 solar panels at our depot - we’re cutting carbon emissions to enhance air quality in your communities.

York is so STYLISH

Enjoy plush seats, convenient charging points, and ample space for buggies and shopping. Arrive in York comfortable and in effortless style.

About our buses

  • LED lighting to reduce energy consumption
  • Advanced heating and air ventilation system with zero-emission heating
  • Next stop audio and visual announcements, with an induction hearing loop at every wheelchair space and priority seat
  • USB charging points
  • Contactless payment including tap on, tap off for the best value fares

On the road to a sustainable York

  • We have installed 108 solar panels to our York depot - these panels will generate 33,000 kWh (that's enough to power 11 3-bedroom homes!) and any excess energy will go back into the grid.
  • The York depot has rapid charging technology, with the ability to charge a family car in just 30 minutes, or a bus in just 4 hours!
  • Your York Electric buses are the first fully electric UK bus fleets outside of London!

Get there with York Electric

To discover your new buses, download the First Bus App to plan your electric journey!

  • £2 max fare for adults
  • £1 for 18s & under
  • Free with a senior bus pass

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