National lockdown restrictions are in place across England. Until 2 December, you should only travel for work, education or other permitted reasons. From 2 December England will be returning to a 3 Tier System. Find out more about local restrictions.
A tiered system of protection levels is in operation across Scotland. So, if you need to travel, make sure you're up-to-date with what's happening in your area by checking the local government guidance.
We've put in place measures to allow you to travel safely including limiting available seats on buses and enhanced cleaning. Unless you’re exempt, you must wear a face covering throughout your journey. Please avoid busy times, use contactless payment where you can, keep your distance and take your litter with you. Stay up to date on our Coronavirus page.
StagecoachSmart is an electronic card that stores your tickets securely, and makes it simple for you to buy tickets online and on the bus.
You can load more than one ticket onto your card, or have multiple cards registered to your account so you can add and manage all your family’s cards.
How to get a StagecoachSmart card
When boarding the bus, simply place your smart card on the reader.
If you got your StagecoachSmart card on the bus it’s important that you register your smart card using its unique 18-digit code on the back.Registering your card means:
If you received your smart card after buying online, your card will already be registered to your account.
You must login or create an account to register your smart card.