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By text message, mobile phone internet and on this website.
Real time (live) predictions are shown in minutes (eg. 3 mins). Timetabled times are shown in 24hr format for when the bus is due (eg. 14:51).Learn more about the information on your text
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Once you've got the hang of it, you can try out some of the service's more advanced features.
Your text to us is charged at your standard outbound rate, and our reply to you is charged at no more than 12p. These costs are charged by the mobile phone operators and Metro does not take any revenue from this.
The majority of mobile phones now have the internet available and yournextbus has its own mobile internet sites:
Enter one of the web addresses above on your phone's browser (probably under 'Internet' or 'Web' in your phone's menu), then enter the bus stop number and click on the Go button.Where do I find the bus stop number?
The information displayed will refresh every 60 seconds so it is constantly giving you live updates of the progress of your bus.
If this is a stop you use regularly it may be worth saving the page as a bookmark so you do not have to enter the stop number again next time.
Mobile phone internet is much cheaper than texting, it will only cost you around 2p per refresh depending on your tariff.
See our FAQs, or troubleshootingpage.You can also email email@example.com for help.