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Please continue to keep your distance, where possible and wear a face covering throughout your journey, unless you’re exempt.
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.
*£1.06 based on Annual 365 day bus pass for £390.00.
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)
|£390.00||25 Sept 20 -
25 Sept 21
|Term 3 (summer)||£108.50||16 Apr 21 -
25 Jun 21
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
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.