Unibus smart

Warwick and Leamington unibus - frequent and comfortable

Our Stagecoach Warwick and Leamington unibus runs between Leamington and the University of Warwick. 

If you work or study at the University of Warwick or Coventry University, you’ll get great value by using our unirider ticket on board.


Why you’ll love unibus

Our unibus isn’t just for students. You’ll love travelling on our unibus because:

  • it runs up to every 7-8 minutes (Monday to Friday daytime), every 15 minutes (Saturdays) and every 20 minutes (Sundays)
  • there are late buses Mondays to Saturdays
  • they’re smart and comfortable with a low level floor
  • most buses have free Wi-Fi*

Download the unibus timetable here


Students and staff travel for less with a unirider ticket

Students and staff at the University of Warwick or Coventry University can buy a unirider ticket to use on our unibus.  Buy a unirider ticket and start travelling for less! 

A unirider ticket will allow you to travel anytime, anywhere on our buses in Leamington, Warwick, Coventry and Bedworth travel zones .

You can buy your Warwick and Leamington unirider ticket either online or from our Travel Shop in Regent Street, Leamington Spa. Choose from our range of tickets for:

  • one term, two terms or three terms
  • the summer holidays – add it to your term ticket or buy it separately


Unirider on smart card

Any Unirider tickets purchased online will now be loaded to a student stagecoach smart card

What this means for you:

  • passes replaced if lost or stolen
  • lower replacement charge (£5)
  • no restriction on replacement
  • online account management
  • top up cards online
  • Your name will be printed onto the card and you must show valid student ID with the card. 


Buy your pass online for these exclusive benefits.


tickets purchased from our travel shop are not on smart card and require a recent photo. Passes must be shown with your student ID card


Please be aware that these passes are: 

  • subject to a stricter replacement policy
  • higher replacement charge (£25)
  • only one replacement in a 12 month period 


 Any pass being used fraudulently will be confiscated and reported to both the police and University.


How much a unirider ticket costs

Prices are at the top of this page


If you lose your unirider ticket

If you’ve lost your Stagecoach Unirider, you can report this to us on 01604 676060 (0800 to 1700 Monday to Friday) or at, this should be supported with details of the pass, evidence that you purchased it and details of how it was lost or stolen along with any Police crime number

Please note an administration charge of £25 will be payable for the replacement if it’s approved.

Appeals process
The large majority of replacement requests are accepted, but if we don’t accept your request you can appeal to a joint panel of representatives from Stagecoach, the Students Union and the University, who will respond within at least 10 working days. The decision of this panel will be final.
Appeals form
To appeal a rejected bus pass replacement application, please click here and complete the form.



Lost a smart card?

Please call 0345 810 1000. A replacement pass will be sorted. Please note a £5 administration charge is payable 



Refunding your unirider ticket

Any refunds will be against the value of the ticket portion used plus a £10 administration fee. This calculation is based on the best value, alternative ticket you would have been able to buy at the time of purchase.  

Please see our conditions of carriage  for more information.


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