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Bus advertising that takes your budget further. Outside, it’s a billboard on wheels. Inside, you have an audience with the time to absorb your messaging.

With an average of over 10,000 passengers a day and a fleet that covers 6 million kilometres a year, Red Bus offers effective interior advertising and exterior advertising solutions for all budgets.

Whether you're behind a bus back or at the back of the bus, Red Bus advertising drives the message home, and to work, and to the shops… and delivers your bus advertising message to thousands of motorists, pedestrians and passengers every day.

From bold exterior signs right through to interior advertising posters, Red Bus offers advertising space on a variety of bus routes across the city.

Exterior bus advertising.

Big, bold & cost effective.

Red Bus exterior advertising panels promise maximum exposure for your message on the routes that will reach your core demographics.

As an advertiser, you have the choice of 2 options:
full back
or superside roadside panels.

Full bus backs
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This option allows your advertisment to cover the rear of the bus. A great position particularly for large photographic images.
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Superside road side panel
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A popular option for increasing exposure of your brand.

Interior bus advertising.

You can advertise on board our modern fleet.

Poster panels are available in a high profile position, behind the driver.

Interior advertising with Red Bus means you can effectively target and influence many of the city's consumer groups while they travel home, to work or to shopping destinations.


Take people on a narrative journey, as they enjoy the bus journey. Why not reiterate your exterior messaging on the inside of the bus? Capture the hearts and minds of the tens of thousands of daily commuters in Canterbury with strategically placed posters.

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Advertising on bus routes.
These are the current bus routes available for advertising on Metro services as of June 2019.
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Bryndwr – Hunstbury
Casebrook – Lyttelton
Airport – City
Westmorland – City
Wigram – The Palms via Riccarton
Styx Mill – Northlands
Burnside – Spreydon
Lyttleton – Eastgate

Ready to place an ad with us?