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unirider - the flexible student bus ticket

Are you a student? Buy a Stagecoach unirider ticket and start travelling for less!

You can use it at anytime and anywhere within your chosen ticket zone. Some areas even have unirider tickets for specific universities and/or colleges.

Whether you’re visiting friends, going to work or handing in your latest essay, unirider helps you get there.

What you’ll need 

To buy a unirider ticket, you’ll need a current student photo ID card with a recent photograph. This can be:

  • a university or college ID card
  • an NUS extra card is accepted in some regions. Please check the T&Cs. 

The name of your ID card must match the name on your ticket

Why you’ll love your unirider ticket 

With a unirider ticket, you can:

  • travel anytime, anywhere on our buses
  • travel on other Stagecoach services where available*
  • buy in advance and never worry about having cash on you
  • save money as you travel
  • buy your ticket for the whole academic year or split the cost across terms

* Stagecoach Supertram available on Sheffield bus and tram unirider, Sheffield tram only unirider and Sheffield College unirider.


How to buy a unirider ticket

Depending on where you are and what ticket you’re buying, you can buy your ticket:

  • online
  • from a ticket agent

Choose the unirider option on our Tickets page and we'll tell you how much it costs and where you can travel.