IMPORTANT: From Sunday 12th April 2020, the usual BROOKESbus services will be temporarily suspended and replaced by a limited frequency U1 service. For more details, please click here.
BROOKESkey Travel Offers
The BROOKESkey offers travel discounts on Oxford Bus Company services and those are exclusively available to Oxford Brookes University staff and students.
To take advantage of these offers, you will need to create a BROOKESkey account.
Once your BROOKESkey application has been processed, the Oxford Bus Company will forward your BROOKESkey to the University, for collection.
You can purchase BROOKESkey products by visiting an Oxford Bus Company travel shop or online via your BROOKESkey account. Top-up your BROOKESkey here.
12 Single Journeys - cityzone
Includes journeys on any Oxford Bus Company and Thames Travel local buses (coaches excluded) within cityzone. Includes BROOKESbus and NU night services. 12 journeys for £12. Must be used within 12 months of purchase.
12 Single Journeys - cityzone & South Oxfordshire zone
Includes journeys on any Oxford Bus Company and Thames Travel local buses (coaches excluded) within cityzone & South Oxfordshire zone. Includes BROOKESbus and NU night services. 12 journeys for £19. Must be used within 12 months of purchase.
the airline coaches
Oxford to Gatwick Airport
A Period Return on the airline coach service from Oxford to Gatwick Airport. £29 Period Return, valid for up to 3 months.Top-up your BROOKESkey here
Oxford to Heathrow Airport
Period Return on the airline coach service from Oxford to Heathrow Airport. £21 Period Return, valid for up to 3 months.Top-up your BROOKESkey here
In addition to the above offers, some Oxford Brookes University students are eligible for free travel on BROOKESbus. If so, their BROOKESkey will be updated with an “Inclusive Travel Pass”.
Click here to check the eligibility criteria. If you are not eligible for the free travel on BROOKESbuses, time-based passes for the BROOKESbuses can be purchased.
Please note: Depending on individual circumstances, students may not be eligible for the Inclusive Travel Pass for the full duration of their course.
An Academic Annual pass for the BROOKESbus. Valid from 01/09/2019 - 31/08/2020 for £245.
A Calendar Annual pass for the BROOKESbus. Valid from 01/01/2020 - 31/12/2020 for £245.
A Semester One pass for the BROOKESbus. Valid from 01/09/2019 - 31/12/2019 for £110.
A Semester Two pass for the BROOKESbus. Valid from 01/01/2020 - 30/06/2020 for £165.
A Summer Pass for the BROOKESbus. Valid from 01/07/2020 - 31/08/2020 for £40.
Time-based options include unlimited travel on the BROOKESbusU1 and BROOKESbusU5 services.
It also includes travel on the NU night services (NU1 and NU5) for just £1 a journey.
Buy on the Bus
In addition to the BROOKESkey offers, Oxford Brookes staff and students can show their valid University ID card for discounted travel.
Oxford Brookes University ID discounted travel
Single journey (one way) for £1.20 - Exclusive to Oxford Brookes students and staff
A single (one way) ticket on any Oxford Bus Company or Thames Travel local bus (coaches excluded) within cityzone. Simply show your valid Oxford Brookes photo ID card to the driver to pay the discounted fare price.