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If you're a student who commutes, this is a must-read!

How to discover East Scotland for less with student fares

 
Our student bus passes give you discounted travel anywhere within your selected zone -  pay once and use it as many times as you like throughout the term with a 4 week or 13 week MegaRider ticket, or buy as you need to travel with our single, DayRider, Flexi 5 or 7 day student MegaRider tickets..
 

Use your student bus pass each time you board the bus, along with your student ID, and you'll get unlimited bus travel on Stagecoach East Scotland services  with just one ticket.

Buy your bus pass now

 

Which student ticket is right for me?

Students can buy a single ticket from our driver - saving 25% on an adult fare, or purchase one of our great value DayRider or MegaRider tickets.
Don't forget,   our Flexi 5 ticket is also available on the Stagecoach Bus app, offering 5 DayRider tickets for the price of 4!

Our multi-journey tickets are split into 3 prices - Town/City, Regional and East Scotland, covering local towns and cities, as well as cross country travel on our Express City Connect network. Ticket costs vary per zone type.

If you can get there by bus with Stagecoach East Scotland, you can get there with one of our student tickets

Still not sure which ticket is right for you?

Contact us and we can help

 

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Ticket zones           

         1 day          

       7 day 

        4 weeks  
      13 weeks
Dundee+
 £2.60  £8.50 (£1.07 per day)
 £30   (£1.07 per day)
£90    (99p per day)
East Scotland  £11.50  £35 £107    (£1.70 per day) £299    (£1.45 per day)
 Fife+
 £8.50  £33  £80    (£2.57 per day) £240    (£2.19 per day)
 Perth+
 £3  £9  £34    (£2.96 per day) £99    (£2.56 per day)
 St Andrews
 £3  £9  £34    (£1.07 per day) £99    (92p per day)
Tayside  £6  £22  £80    (£1.36 per day) £220    (£1.16 per day)
 West Fife  £3.80  £12  £45    (£1.61 per day)  £135    (£1.38 per day)

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Ticket zones                                   

 

      1 day                   

 

        7 day                      

     4 weeks  
    13 weeks
Dundee+
 £2.60  £8.50  £35   (£1.25 per day) £98    (£1.08 per day)
East Scotland  £11.50  £35 £47.50    (£1.70 per day) £132    (£1.45 per day)
 Fife+
 £8.50  £33  £72    (£2.57 per day) £199    (£2.19 per day)
 Perth+
 £3  £9  £83    (£2.96 per day) £233    (£2.56 per day)
 St Andrews
 £3  £9  £30    (£1.07 per day) £84    (92p per day)
Tayside  £6  £22  £38    (£1.36 per day) £106    (£1.16 per day)
 West Fife  £3.80  £12  £45    (£1.61 per day)  £126    (£1.38 per day)

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Ticket zones                                   

 

      1 day                   

4 weeks                    
   
4 weeks  
13 weeks
Dundee+
 £2.60    £35    (£1.25 per day) £98    (£1.08 per day)
East Scotland     £47.50    (£1.70 per day) £132    (£1.45 per day)
 Fife+
     £72    (£2.57 per day) £199    (£2.19 per day)
 Perth+
     £83    (£2.96 per day) £233    (£2.56 per day)
 St Andrews
     £30    (£1.07 per day) £84    (92p per day)
Tayside      £38    (£1.36 per day) £106    (£1.16 per day)
 West Fife      £45    (£1.61 per day)  £126    (£1.38 per day)
Not found a ticket to suit your needs? We've also got 7 day student megarider tickets in Dundee and St Andrews and have a range of other money saving tickets, whether you take the bus occasionally or make many journeys each day.
Not found a ticket to suit your needs? We've also got 7 day student megarider tickets in Dundee and St Andrews and have a range of other money saving tickets, whether you take the bus occasionally or make many journeys each day.
Not found a ticket to suit your needs? We've also got 7 day student megarider tickets in Dundee and St Andrews and have a range of other money saving tickets, whether you take the bus occasionally or make many journeys each day.
Where can I get one?

Ticket prices for Student tickets (prices valid from 7th March 2021)

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Ticket zones
DayRider

 

Flexi 5

 

7 day MegaRider  4 week MegaRider 13 week MegaRider

Town/City zones

Arbroath, Dundee, Dunfermline, Edinburgh, Forfar, Glenrothes, Kirkcaldy, Leven, Perth and St Andrews

£2.70

£10.80

£10

 £29.90

£89.70

Regional zones

Central Fife, North East Fife, West Fife, Angus, North Perthshire & the Carse and South Perthshire & Kinross

£4.90

£19.60

£16.90

£50.70

£152.10

East Scotland zone

£6.70

£26.80

£22.50

 £74.20

£222.60

 

What do I need to get my student ticket?

Our student bus passes are available to any students at either college or university with valid student ID.   You can show this to the driver with your student ID card, a digital ID or the Unidays app.
 

Can I get a student ticket on my Stagecoachsmart card?

Yes, 7 day MegaRider tickets can be loaded onto your Stagecoachsmart card by the driver.

If you don't have a Stagecoachsmart card already, the driver can provide you one which will cost £1 or you can order one if you are buying a ticket online.

4 week MegaRider tickets can only be purchased from our website (and loaded onto a StagecoachSmart card) or from the Stagecoach Bus app.

 13 week MegaRider tickets can only be purchased online and will be loaded onto your StagecoachSmart card , or issued on a new smartcard if you don't have one already.

DayRider   can be purchased on our buses  as a paper ticket,  or from the Stagecoach Bus app as a mobile ticket.

Flexi 5 tickets can only be purchased on the Stagecoach Bus app as mobile tickets.

 

Buy your 7 day, 4 week or 13 week student ticket now

 

What do I do if I lose my student ticket? 

We realise there's a small chance of you losing your ticket, please look after it as it's a valuable item. If you do lose it, contact our customer services team  with a crime reference or lost property number from the police, and a replacement may be considered.

 

Contact customer services

 

Do I need to show my student ID every time?

Yes, you must show valid student ID when you buying and using your student bus pass.

 

How can I buy a student bus pass?

You can buy student tickets online, on our app or on the bus. Please see the table below for more information.

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DayRider On bus, on app
 Flexi 5 On app
7 day  MegaRider On bus, online, on app
 4 week MegaRider Online, on app
13 week MegaRider Only available online

 

Can students get a free bus pass?

Universities and colleges may provide funding or bursaries to cover the cost of travel for some students. Please contact your college or university for more information.

 

Can I cancel my student bus pass?

To cancel, change or get a refund on a paper ticket, send the ticket and an explanation to Stagecoach in your area, where it will be reviewed on an individual basis. 

To cancel your StagecoachSmart ticket, log in to the website and select the Manage My StagecoachSmart section of MyStagecoach. 

Your StagecoachSmart ticket can also be cancelled or refunded by calling the StagecoachSmart customer services team on 0345 810 1000 . 

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