National statistics

Quarterly bus fares statistics: April to June 2023

Local bus fares statistics in Great Britain for April to June 2023.


Local bus fares index by metropolitan area status and country, quarterly: Great Britain


Statistics on local bus fares in Great Britain.

The local bus fares index decreased by 1.8% in England between June 2022 and June 2023. This likely reflects the £2 fare cap that came into effect in England outside London from January 2023.

For other areas, the local bus fares index change was:

  • 6.0% increase in London
  • 3.9% decrease in metropolitan areas
  • 10.8% decrease in non-metropolitan areas
  • 10.3% increase in Scotland
  • 6.3% increase in Wales

The Consumer Price Index (CPI) increased by 7.9% over the same 12-month period.

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Published 21 September 2023