the key

A smarter way to travel

the key is a rechargeable travel smartcard that can save you time, money and hassle on all Oxford Bus Company services.

Visit the key website

Advantages to a key smart card:

  • You make big savings on daily or occasional travel.
  • You can top-up online or in person at one of our Travel Shops, located at the Gloucester Green Coach Station and on the High Street. 
  • There’s no need to carry cash - just touch and go!
  • If you lose your key we can block anyone else from using your travel and issue a replacement smartcard.
  • Access to key benefits that are available in Restaurants, Shops, Attractions and Theatres across Oxford.

How much does park&ride cost on the key?

  • 1 week

    Unlimited travel on park&ride services for 1 week. Not valid north of Oxford Parkway £13

  • 4 weeks

    Unlimited travel on park&ride services for 4 weeks. Not valid north of Oxford Parkway £42

  • 13 weeks

    Unlimited travel on park&ride services for 13 weeks. Not valid north of Oxford Parkway £113

  • 1 year

    Unlimited travel on park&ride services for 1 year. Not valid north of Oxford Parkway £370

  • 12 trips

    12 single journeys to or from any park&ride site. Not valid north of Oxford Parkway £14.50 (Valid for 12 months)

Top up online and your key card will be ready to collect on our on-bus ticket machines within 3 hours! Unfortunately products cannot be collected on Stagecoach services at this time.