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Megarider weekly bus pass – The simple cashless option for great value weekly bus travel in the East Midlands


Ways to buyThings are changing. No more hunting for change for the bus when you can travel cashless with the MegaRider unlimited travel bus ticket. 

You can buy your MegaRider onboard, online or using the   Stagecoach Bus App. Our convenient cash-free options offer the easiest and most convenient way to buy.

Parents can purchase the MegaRider online so their children can travel to school cashless and with confidence.

Our weekly and monthly MegaRiders offer great everyday value with savings of up to 40%* compared to buying seven equivalent DayRider tickets.   

As MegaRiders purchased onboard or online come loaded on Smartcards, they can easily be topped up online, with the ticket active on the card within 2 days of purchase. Remember to register your Smartcard so its protected if it gets lost or stolen, and so you can be reassured that it’s money well spent. 



Christmas and New Year 7 Day MegaRider

You won't miss out with MegaRider this festive season!

Buy your 7 day MegaRider between 19th December and 31st December 2020 and it will be valid for 10 days instead of 7!

On Bus

All 7 day MegaRider tickets purchased on the bus will be valid for 10 days of travel, that includes the Hull Card and KAT pass  too!

On the App

The following tickets bought on the app between 19th December and midday on 31st December will be valid for 10 days:

  • Gainsborough MegaRider
  • Grimsby MegaRider and MegaRider Plus
  • Hull MegaRider
  • Lincoln MegaRider and MegaRider Plus 
  • Mansfield MegaRider and MegaRider Plus
  • Newark MegaRider and MegaRider Plus
  • Retford MegaRider
  • Scunthorpe MegaRider
  • Skegness MegaRider
  • Worksop MegaRider and MegaRider Plus
  • MegaRider Connect
  • Humber MegaRider 

All other weekly tickets purchased on the App will be valid for 7 days.


All 7 day tickets purchased online will continue to be valid for 7 days


Buy your MegaRider online


Find out more about tickets in your area


Why megarider

Why you’ll love your MegaRider

  • The more you travel the more you save
  • It’s cheaper than paying as you go
  • Go anywhere in your area and travel any time of day**
  • Save time buying only once a week
  • Buy cash free online, on the   Stagecoach Bus App    or onboard
Buy megarider

Where can I buy a MegaRider?

You can buy your MegaRider cash free on the   Stagecoach Bus App, online or try to use contactless payments if you buy on board the bus. 

Buy your MegaRider online

Download the Stagecoach Bus App


* 40% saving is based on analysis of 7 day and 1 day ticket prices across Stagecoach East Midlands, correct as at January 2020. 40% is the minimum saving, based upon the purchase of a weekly megarider compared to buying the 7 individual dayrider tickets for the equivalent area or zone. See area ticket pages for more details. Please note, ticket prices may vary on the App.

** within service area available for your ticket. Please check your ticket for available area of travel with your MegaRider. This will vary depending on the type of MegaRider.