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University of Warwick bus travel

New January 2020: Coventry to University of Warwick

We are pleased to announce our new U12 service connecting Coventry & the University of Warwick.

Buses will run up to every 15 minutes and provide students a great reliable service.

We are offering students and staff a 'Coventry Unirider' for £99 a term which can be used exclusively on route U12.

Arrives 4th January 2020


We also continue to offer our excellent U1 & U2 service running between Leamington & University of Warwick up to every 7-8 minutes. There are also late night service till gone 3 am providing students links to Leamington's nightlife.

For travel from Leamington and on the complete Unirider network students and staff can by a Warwickshire Unirider for £140 a term



6 great reasons to love unibus:

  • DIRECT: buses run from Leamington & Coventry straight to Warwick University.
  • FREQUENT: From Leamington buses run up to every 7-8 minutes; from Coventry up to every 15 minutes.
  • PARTY: Stay out late with our Leamington night buses. Buses run till around 3am.
  • RECHARGE: Our new buses give you free USB charging.
  • ONLINE: Connect to our free Wi-Fi and save your own data.
  • VALUE: You get all this for just £99 a term between Coventry & Uni or £140 from Leamington.

Download the NEW Unibus timetable HERE (starts 4th January 2020)



Students and staff travel for less with a unirider ticket

If you study or work at the University of Warwick or Coventry University can buy a unirider ticket. Buy a unirider ticket and start travelling for less! 

  • A Warwickshire Unirider costs £140 a term and allows you to travel anytime, anywhere on our buses in Leamington, Warwick, Coventry and Bedworth. Click HERE for the zone map.
  • A Coventry Unirider costs £99 a term and allows you to travel anytime on route U12 between Coventry & University of Warwick.


Both Warwickshire Unirider & Coventry Unirider come with a choice of duration:

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



Unirider on smart card

Your unirider ticket will be loaded to a student, Stagecoach smart card which means that:


  • passes are replaced if lost or stolen (cost £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 (passes are not transferable). 



How much a unirider ticket costs

Prices are at the top of this page


If you lose your unirider ticket

Please call 0345 810 1000.

A replacement pass will be sorted and a small £5 admin charge will apply