‘Massively unfair’ gulf in bus fares between London and rest of England

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Research reveals Londoners pay £1.50 for a single ticket but a five-mile journey in Hampshire can cost £5.65

Bus passengers across England are paying “massively unfair” fares of up to £6 for a single journey, four times the amount Londoners are charged to traverse the capital, Guardian research has found.

Analysis of a snapshot of five-mile bus trips in local authorities across England found that while a single bus ticket in London costs £1.50, passengers elsewhere pay far more despite often experiencing worse services.

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