Following changes to government guidance in England, from 19th July more seats are available on our buses and standing is allowed.
Please continue to wear a face covering throughout your journey, unless you’re exempt.
For the latest travel information for England, Wales and Scotland, see our Coronavirus page.
Things 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.
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.
* 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.