Whether you want a day in the library or a night on the town, a trip to the shops or a pub lunch, never worry about getting there with unirider from just 86p per day*.
Don’t worry about change for the bus – pay at the start of the year or the term and never have to think about scraping together travel money again. No more walking home from campus in the rain, no more expensive taxis.
Once you buy your unirider, that’s it, you just show it to the driver, along with your student ID, whenever you board a Stagecoach bus.
Unirider tickets bought online are now loaded onto a StagecoachSmart student card.
Top up easily online and simply tap your card onto the reader when you board the bus.
Remember, you'll be required to show student ID when you board the bus.
Where can I use it?
We operate services in Newcastle, Sunderland, South Shields, Hartlepool and Teesside... you can go anywhere from the coast, to the shops, to a lecture or the cinema, all with your one unirider ticket.
If you’re a full time student in the North East, you can buy our great value unirider ticket. Here are the main universities in the North East:
An annual Stagecoach unirider costs just £260 when you buy online and is valid from 1st September 2017 right up until 30th June 2018.
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|Ticket Type||Price||Validity Dates (to & from)|
|Annual||£260||1 Sep 17 - 30 Jun 18|
|Term 1||£112||1 Sep 17 - 31 Dec 17|
|Term 2||£112||1 Jan 18 - 31 Mar 18|
||£112||1 Apr 18 - 30 Jun 18|
|Term 2 & 3
||£178||1 Jan 18 - 30 Jun 18|
|Summer (available mid-June)
||£77||1 Jul 18 - 31 Aug 18|
*based on the purchase of an online annual North East unirider ticket at £260 over 302 days.
If your ticket is lost or stolen you should report this to the police and notify Stagecoach immediately. If you or we cannot recover your ticket, we may consider an application for a duplicate ticket. Even in those cases where it is deemed appropriate to replace a lost or stolen ticket:
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