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Collegerider - unlimited local bus travel for college students

Are you a full time student at Carlisle College, Barrow Sixth Form College, Furness College or Lakes College in West Cumbria? 
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 and at weekends (but 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:


Contact us

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

Call  - 01228 597 222 

Email  - 

Tweet  - @StagecoachCNL