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Whether you're searching for great gifts or the perfect party outfit, meeting pals for pizza or looking for festive fun at any of the fabulous places across Greater Manchester, the bus is one of the best ways to get around and First tickets will help you get to all your merry moments for less.

You’ll find a full range on the First website but here’s a selection to help you save money on travel this season...

SPECIAL OFFER Christmas Week ticket for young people

If you're aged 16-18, you may already be aware of First’s Young Person's weekly ticket for £10 but this Christmas they are offering a whole load of extra days for FREE ! It’s called the First Christmas Week and is still just £10 but you get unlimited travel from 18 December to 2 January across Greater Manchester.  The ticket will be available to buy from December, exclusively on the First mTickets app.

Perfect for popping out - single tickets in packs of 5 or 10

Also, on the mTickets app are adult single tickets for just £2 a journey. Available in packs of five or 10 tickets, they sit on your phone and you can and use them whenever and wherever you want in Greater Manchester, no cash needed!

Best value for families and groups - £9 for 5 people travelling off-peak

If you’re planning a festive day or evening out in a crowd, up to five people (any age) can travel together on one ticket with the Group FirstDay for just £9. It’s available for use after 9:30 on weekdays and all day at weekends and bank holidays. Buy on the First mTickets app or from your bus driver on the day.

Find out more at and check out their seasonal bus timetable changes.


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Easier festive travel, First Bus provide simple smart journeys; tickets direct to mobile and real-time information on their app.



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