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Lancaster unirider bus pass

Lancaster student bus pass - Travel for less with Stagecoach

Student bus travel from just £1.09* per day. Whatever's on your timetable travel with confidence.

If you're a student at Lancaster University or the University of Cumbria (Lancaster campus), buy a student bus pass and save money when you travel. 
A student bus pass is convenient and easy to use - buy your bus pass at the beginning of the year and that’s another thing sorted! No more walking home in wet weather, costly taxis or searching down the sofa for change.

With unlimited all-day travel, you can also use your bus pass to get to a part-time job, go socialising with friends or even explore the area. If you plan to travel 3 days or more, this student ticket is the one for you! Use it on any Stagecoach bus, excluding our late night N1 service which requires you to pay just £1 when you show your unirider bus pass.

Travel as much as you like, as often as you like and whenever you like within the relevant  zone.

*£1.09 based on Annual 365 day bus pass for £400.00.


Lancaster unirider 

With a Lancaster unirider you can travel anywhere in the Bay MegaRider zone. Including travel to: Lancaster City Centre, Morecambe, Overton, Carnforth, Warton, Halton and Galgate.  

If you use the late night N1 service, a single journey is just £1 when you show your UniRider.

Ticket Type Buy Now   Price Validity Dates
(to & from)
Term 2 pass Buy Now £112.00 14 Jan 22 -
25 Mar 22
 Term 2 & 3 pass Buy Now
£200.00 14 Jan 22 -
01 July 22
 Annual pass Buy Now

 £400.00  26 Sept 21 -
 30 Sept 22

Unirider Gold - Valid across the North West* 

The Unirider Gold ticket is valid for unlimited travel across the North West, including travel to Preston, Blackpool, Kendal, The Lake District, Keswick, Workington, Whitehaven, Barrow, Carlisle & Penrith. 

If you use the late night N1 service, a single journey is just £1 when you show your unirider

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Ticket Type  Buy Now Price Validity Dates (to & from)
Gold Term 2 pass Buy Now

£196.00 14 Jan 22 - 
25 Mar 22
Gold Term 2 & 3 pass Buy Now

£345.00 14 Jan 22 -
01 July 22
Gold Annual pass Buy Now

£710.00  26 Sept 21 - 
 30 Sept 22


Q. How much is a student bus pass?

A. A student bus pass (known as a Unirider) is valid for an academic year or per term.   

Q. How does a bus pass work?

A. Your ticket will be on a Student Smart card which you can simply tap on the ticket machine of any Stagecoach bus. 

Q. Where can I buy a student bus pass?

A. You can buy your student bus pass online. Either create a new account or log in to your current one so you can request a Student Smart card during the checkout process. A new card with a ticket loaded onto it will be sent to you, which typically takes 3 working days to be delivered.

If you have already bought a student ticket online, you can add a new ticket to your existing card by clicking ‘select a smart card’.



Need to know more?

Head to our regularly refreshed FAQs. If you can’t find your answer, please contact us at 01524 422 217. 

For queries about your Smart card, contact the Smart Team on 0345 810 1000.