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Lancaster student bus pass - Travel for less with Stagecoach

If you are a student at Lancaster University or the University of Cumbria (Lancaster campus), you can get discounted student bus travel in Lancaster with Stagecoach.

Buy a Stagecoach 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 from just £1.06 per day*! Whatever’s on your timetable, get there with Stagecoach.

Buy your student bus pass at the start of the academic year or semester and use it on any Stagecoach bus, with the exception of 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   Bay megarider zone.   
 
Living in Lancaster, Morecambe or surrounding areas? Download the route map for bus services in North Lancashire

Bus travel in Lancaster with just one pass Buy Now

 

* £1.06p based on Annual 365 day bus pass for £390.00

How much is a student bus pass?

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

 

How does a bus pass work?

If you have your ticket on a Student Smart card you simply tap this card on the ticket machine (next to the driver) every time you get on a Stagecoach bus. You also need to show the driver your valid student photo ID when you get on the bus.

Where can I buy a student bus pass?

The easiest way to get a student bus pass is online. When you buy online* for the first time you will need to create an account and if you haven’t got a Student Smart card, request one during the checkout process and a new card with a ticket loaded onto it will be sent to you. It takes 3 working days for delivery.

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’
 
You can also buy directly from Stagecoach Travel Shop at Lancaster Bus Station and from Lancaster University Students Union.


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.

 

*Only Lancaster uniriders are available to buy from the website. Unirider GOLD tickets  are available  from the Lancaster University Student's Union. 
 
 
 

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.

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Ticket Type Buy Now   Price Validity Dates (to & from)
Annual (academic year) bus pass Buy Now £390.00 28 Sep 19 - 27 Sep 20
Term 1 (autumn) Buy Now 
£108.50 28 Sep 19 - 14 Dec 19
Term 2 (spring)

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£108.50 11 Jan 20 - 21 Mar 20
Term 3 (summer)

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£108.50 18 Apr 20 - 27 Jun 20
Term 1 & 2 (autumn & spring) Buy Now 
£195.00 28 Sep 19 - 21 Mar 20
Term 2 & 3 (spring & summer) Buy Now 
£195.00 11 Jan 20 - 27 Jun 20
Term 1, 2 & 3 Buy Now 
£275.00 28 Sep 19 - 27 Jun 20
Summer Recess Buy Now 
£125.00 27 Jun 20 - 27 Sep 20

Unirider Gold - Valid across the North West* 

Unirider GOLD tickets are only available from the Stagecoach Travel Shop or from the Lancaster University Student's Union. 

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 Price Validity Dates (to & from)
Annual (academic year) bus pass £685.00 28 Sep 19 - 27 Sep 20
Term 1 (autumn) £190.00 28 Sep 19 - 14 Dec 19
Term 2 (spring) £190.00 11 Jan 20 - 21 Mar 20
Term 3 (summer) £190.00 18 Apr 20 - 27 Jun 20
Term 1 & 2 (autumn & spring) £335.00 28 Sep 19 - 21 Mar 20
Term 2 & 3 (spring & summer) £335.00 11 Jan 20 - 27 Jun 20
Term 1, 2 & 3 £505.00 28 Sep 19 - 27 Jun 20
Summer Recess £230.00 27 Jun 20 - 27 Sep 20

 * This ticket covers covers travelling to Preston,Blackpool, Kendal, The Lake District, Keswick, Workington, Whitehaven, Barrow, Carlisle, Penrith