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CollegeRider - unlimited local bus travel for college students

Are you a full time student at Carlisle College, Furness College, Kendal College or Lakes College and Lancaster & Morecambe College? 
Then start travelling for less with our Stagecoach CollegeRider ticket. Buy one today and start saving!

 

Why you'll love your CollegeRider ticket

You’ll love your CollegeRider ticket because it’s:

  • Cheaper – when compared to weekly tickets
  • Convenient – buy it a term at a time 
  • Flexible – use it during term time on any weekday (not in the holidays)
  • Unlimited – travel anytime, anywhere on our buses in the equivalent MegaRider zone

 

How to buy your CollegeRider

Buying your CollegeRider is easy,  buy them direct from your college!

 

What you'll need

To buy and use a CollegeRider ticket, you’ll need a valid college photo ID.  When travelling, the name on your ID card must match the name on your ticket.

 

 

For more information about the individual tickets, select your area below:

Barrow

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Furness College ticket type Term validity Valid from Valid to
Barrow MegaRider
Autumn 13/09/21 17/12/21
Spring 04/01/22 01/04/22
Summer 20/04/22 20/06/22
Barrow MegaRider Plus Autumn 13/09/21 17/09/21
Spring 04/01/22 01/04/22
Summer 20/04/22 20/06/22

The Barrow MegaRider pass is valid for unlimited travel on all Stagecoach services in Barrow:

  • Use on the full route on service 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 21, 22, 23, 24 and as far as Park Road on the 6/X6.

 

 The Barrow MegaRider Plus pass is valid for unlimited travel on all Stagecoach services in Barrow:

  • Use on the full route on service 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6/X6, 21, 22, 23, 24.

 

Carlisle

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Carlisle College ticket type Term validity Valid from  Valid to 
Carlisle MegaRider Plus
Autumn 02/09/21  17/12/21
Spring 05/01/22 01/04/22 
Summer 20/04/22 06/07/22
North West MegaRider Gold Autumn 02/09/21  17/12/21
Spring  05/01/22 01/04/22  
Summer 20/04/22  06/07/22 

 The Carlisle MegaRider Plus pass is valid for unlimited travel on all Stagecoach services in Carlisle.

  • Use on the full route on services 60/60A, 61/61A/61B, 62/62A, 67, 69, 76 & 93/93A.
  • Includes travel to Dalston Bridge end (73/73A), Gretna (79/179), Crosby (300/301), Brampton & Hexham (685), Wigton (400/554/600), Penrith (104)

 

The North West MegaRider Gold pass is valid for unlimited travel on all Stagecoach services in the North West.

  • Valid on all services in Cumbria as far as Dumfries (79/179), Newcastle (685 - excluding Arriva 685 journeys)
  • Valid on all services in Lancashire as far as Blackpool (42/61/68), Blackburn (59), Bolton (125), Chester (1/2), Wigan (113).* 

 

For more info, download the Carlisle Zone Map

 

Kendal

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Kendal College ticket type Term validity Valid from Valid to
North West MegaRider Gold Autumn 06/09/21 17/12/21
Spring 04/01/22 01/04/22
Summer 19/04/22 24/06/22

The North West MegaRider Gold pass is valid for unlimited travel on all Stagecoach services in the North West.

  • Valid on all services in Cumbria as far as Dumfries (79/179), Newcastle (685 - excluding Arriva 685 journeys)
  • Valid on all services in Lancashire as far as Blackpool (42/61/68), Blackburn (59), Bolton (125), Chester (1/2), Wigan (113).*

 

West Cumbria

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Lakes College ticket type Term validity Valid from Valid to
West Cumbria MegaRider Plus
Autumn 06/09/21 17/12/21
Spring 04/01/22 01/04/22
Summer 19/04/22 30/06/22
North West MegaRider Gold Autumn 06/09/21 17/12/21
Spring 04/01/22 01/04/22
Summer 19/04/22
30/06/22

 The West Cumbria MegaRider Plus pass is valid for unlimited travel on all Stagecoach services in West Cumbria.

  • Use on all services in Whitehaven, Workington & Maryport.
  • Includes travel to Maryport (30/31, 300/301/302), Thornhill (30/31), Frizington (30/31), Cockermouth (X4/X5), Whitehaven (300/301/302)

 

The North West MegaRider Gold pass is valid for unlimited travel on all Stagecoach services in the North West.

  • Valid on all services in Cumbria as far as Dumfries (79/179), Newcastle (685 - excluding Arriva 685 journeys)
  • Valid on all services in Lancashire as far as Blackpool (42/61/68), Blackburn (59), Bolton (125), Chester (1/2), Wigan (113).* 

 

For more info, download the   West Cumbria Zone Map

 

Lancaster & Morecambe

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Lancaster & Morecambe College ticket type Term validity Valid from Valid to
Bay MegaRider
Autumn 06/09/21 17/12/21
Spring 05/01/22 01/04/22
Summer 19/04/22 01/07/22
Bay MegaRider Plus Autumn 06/09/21 17/12/21
Spring 05/01/22 01/04/22
Summer 19/04/22
01/07/22
North West MegaRider Gold
Autumn  06/09/21 17/12/21 
Spring  05/01/22 01/04/22
Summer  19/04/22 01/07/22

 The Bay MegaRider pass is valid for unlimited travel on all Stagecoach services in Lancaster & Morecambe.

  • Use on the full route on service 1/1A, 100/2X, 4/4X, 5, 6/6A, 7/10/11/18, N1, 49 & 55.
  • Includes travel to A6/Hampson Lane (40/41/42) and A6/Pine Lake (555/755).

 

 The Bay MegaRider Plus pass is valid for unlimited travel on all Stagecoach services in Lancaster & Morecambe.

  • Use on the full route on service 1/1A, 100/2X, 4/4X, 5, 6/6A, 7/10/11/18, N1, 49 & 55.
  • Includes travel to Forton (40/41/42), Burton Square (555), A6/Lakeland Wildlife Oasis (755).

 

The North West MegaRider Gold pass is valid for unlimited travel on all Stagecoach services in the North West.

  • Valid on all services in Cumbria as far as Dumfries (79/179), Newcastle (685 - excluding Arriva 685 journeys)
  • Valid on all services in Lancashire as far as Blackpool (42/61/68), Blackburn (59), Bolton (125), Chester (1/2), Wigan (113).* 

 

    For more info, download the North Lancashire Zone Map
     

    *Not valid on Chester City Sightseeing, Chester Park & Ride, school services S1/940/941/942 or Stagecoach in Manchester services.

     

    Contact us

    For further information or advice on which collegerider to buy, please contact our customer services team:

    Call  - 01228 597 222 

    Email  - [email protected] 

    Tweet  - @StagecoachCNL