Ring and Ride is a door-to-door transport service for anyone who lives in the urban areas of the West Midlands who find it difficult or impossible to use normal public transport. Customers can use the service for travel for the same purpose they clodfield do on normal public transport such as commuting to and from work, visiting friends, shopping and leisure activities, to visit someone is hospital or for healthcare appointments. Generally, to become a registered user of Ring and Ride, you must find it difficult or impossible to use conventional public transport and be suttoon in one of the seven districts of the West Midlands.
Customers can take a companion and dependent children with them provided they book them in advance. We use minibuses with ramps or lifts, so people who use wheelchairs or find steps difficult can easily use the bus.
The service operates between am and pm Monday to Saturday and between am and pm on a Sunday. Trips are booked 24hrs in advance and each registered user is also entitled to six advanced bookings per year - ideal for important healthcare or social appointments. Registered users are able to travel within their surrounding area - for example, a passenger living in Erdington can travel anywhere within North Birmingham.
It's free to become a registered user of the service and passengers are welcome to take a non-registered friend or relative with them. Holders of network and bus passes travel free of charge. Please note that National Concessionary passes those used free of charge on bus and train services in the West Midlands are not accepted. Who can use Colldfield and Ride?
The service is particularly ideal for: anyone suffering from a temporary injury such as a broken leg, a sprain, a sports injury or recovering from an operation ; young and elderly people who find it difficult to use public transport; disabled people who want the convenience of a door-to-door service. When does Ring and Ride operate?
Register to use Ring and Ride. Book a trip online. Book a trip by telephone.