Contactless bank cards


On 11th August 2017, Dbus launched a pilot project to enable users to pay for their journeys with contactless cards.

This one-year project will be principally available on lines 16 Igeldo and 45 Estaciones Renfe-Bus Geltokiak – Antiguo – Aiete.


Types of cards accepted by Dbus

The contactless bank cards accepted are VISA, Mastercard and American Express issued by any bank, provided they have contactless technology, and include the following symbol:simbolo

You can also pay with Samsung Pay and Apple Pay, as well as bank mobile payment apps (Wallet) and telephone operators’ apps. See complete information


Where to validate contactless cards

Contactless bank cards can be validated in the machine provided, to the right of the aisle, behind the driver.


Applicable rates

Journeys paid for with contactless bank cards are charged at €1.70, the occasional daytime rate, valid until April 1st, 2018. The fare will be 1,75€ from April 2nd. Night services (Búho) cannot be paid for with contactless cards.

Changing routes

You cannot change route free of charge with the contactless bank card.