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Swift and tickets

You can get tickets from bus, train and tram operators when you travel.

You can also use a Swift card. Swift cards are the smart and flexible way to travel around the West Midlands.

We have all your ticket needs covered. Whether you want to catch the bus, train or tram, for just one day, one month or a year.

Swift cards

Swift cards are flexible. You can use them:

*For use on the train, only nnetwork or ntrain tickets can be loaded onto Swift cards.

*Paying for parking using Swift is only available at specific locations.  

Top up your Swift Go at Payzone and Swift kiosks

You can now top up and tap on the go

Swift Go is the ideal flexible ticket option for hybrid working or vocational bus and tram use.

Apply for your 16-18 card today!

Get the 16-18 card and save 50% on travel to school, college and work

Load your ticket onto your card to save money on your travel so you can spend what you save on being social!

About Swift

Everything you need to know about Swift and how to get a Swift card.

Top up your Swift card

Find out how to put credit and tickets on your card.

Ticket finder

Find and buy the best ticket for your journey.

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Swift card types

Swift photocard

A Swift card for adult and student season or Direct Debit tickets for use on bus, train or tram.

Child photocard

A Swift card for child season or Direct Debit tickets.

16-18 photocard

A Swift card for 16 to 18 year olds travelling to school, work or college. You can use it to buy half-price tickets.

Pay as you go

Use Swift pay as you go instead of cash. You can buy bus and tram tickets. You can also pay for parking.

Swift Go

Tap your Swift photocard and make as many journeys as you like in a day or week. We'll cap the cost, so once you hit your cap you can carry on travelling for free!

Multi-day card

Multi-day cards are bundles of discounted nBus tickets. You can share them with other people.

Swift account & payment

Set up, cancel or update a Direct Debit

Direct Debit is an easy way to buy tickets. Find out how to set up, update or cancel a Direct Debit.

Manage your Swift card

Registering your Swift card online will allow you to see your payment history, get credit back if your card is lost or stolen, see your journey history and more. 

Get a refund or compensation

Find out when you can get a refund or compensation and how to ask for it.