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Go Megarider

Save day after day around the North West with megarider Gold

Work or play, save night and day. Unlimited weekly bus travel around the North West** with megarider gold

Where can I travel?






Bolton (service 125)

Wigan (service113)

Kirkby Lonsdale (services 81/81A/81B)

Ingleton (service 80)

Dumfries (service 79)

Newcastle (service 685)


Which ticket do I need?

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Ticket name Price Price per day Where you can travel 
 North West megarider gold £29.00  £4.15 Includes most Stagecoach services in Lancashire, Merseyside, Cheshire West & Chester and Cumbria. Also extending to Bolton, Wigan, Kirkby Lonsdale, Ingleton, Dumfries and Newcastle. 


Where can I buy my megarider?

You can get a megarider now on the Stagecoach Bus App, online or on board the bus.

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* 40% saving is based on analysis of 7 day and 1 day ticket prices across Stagecoach operating companies within the UK, 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. Excludes multi-operator and multi modal tickets. In some areas, the saving is greater than 40%. See area ticket pages for more details. Please note, ticket prices may vary on the App.

 ** Areas of travel will vary, please see your ticket to see the full list of  areas and services this can be used on . This is also listed above.