Unfortunately, we do not offer ticket purchases in advance. All tickets must be purchased from the driver when boarding the bus. During school holidays and special events our Ocean City Sights buses run every 30 minutes, so there will be plenty of room on board!
Yes, all tickets must be bought when boarding the bus from the driver. We accept contactless credit and debit card payments and cash payments (in pound sterling).
Yes, we operate every day of the week including Sundays and Bank Holidays. Please see our timetable page for more information.
Our Ocean City Sights buses are in a distinctive light blue, with scenery from across the Plymouth waterfront area across the sides – and obviously, it’s open top! Look out for the Ocean City Sights logo on the front and side of the bus.
Yes. Ocean City Sights is an all-weather service. We have special weather-proof seats on the upper deck of the bus in case it rains, and heaters too, in case it gets cold. The front of the upper deck is under cover, so you can enjoy the sights from the top without getting wet or cold! You can still see plenty from the lower deck too.
Yes, we welcome wheelchair users on board all our Ocean City Sights buses.
Yes! Ocean City Sights is an all-year-round service. During school holidays and special Plymouth events it runs every 30 minutes, and throughout the rest of the year it runs every hour. Check out the timetable for more information.
Certainly! Ocean City Sights, just like a normal bus, has space for prams on board.
Yes. All Ocean City Sights services accept contactless payments (for transactions of £30 and under).
Simply buy your ticket from the driver when you board and keep hold of that ticket, then you are free to get off the bus and board the bus again all day, just show your ticket to the driver whenever you board throughout the day. Tickets are valid for the day they are purchased (you’ll see the date printed at the top of the ticket).
Yes. You don’t need to board the bus from Royal Parade. Tickets can be purchased from the driver from any stop along the route, so you can start your sightseeing journey from any stop! You can find out more about the route and all the stops here.
Tickets are valid for the day they are purchased (you’ll see the date printed at the top of the ticket). For example, if you purchase a ticket at 10am on 10th June, it will be valid for all Ocean City Sights services on 10th June, until we stop operating that day. Tickets are not 24-hour tickets.
Just hold on to your Ocean City Sights bus ticket and show the retailer before you pay. Most offers are valid for 7 days from the date of your bus ticket. Please be mindful, some offers are only valid on the day of ticket purchase, and these are clearly outlined on our offers page.