18 and under bus tickets in Oxfordshire

Student and young persons bus passes for Oxfordshire

Travelling to and from college, visiting friends, going to work or making your way home after an evening out in the city, whatever the reason for your journey, Stagecoach offers a wide choice of ticket options for passengers 18 and under.

Don't worry about change for the bus - pay at the start of the week, month, term or year and never have to think about looking for cash again. No more walking home from campus in the rain, no more expensive taxis.

Alternatively, for those one off trips, tap and go with contactless. 

Find the right ticket for you and enjoy the freedom of travel.


Step 1 - Define your travel zone

To help you decide what ticket suits you best, choose the area you want to travel in:


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 Zone Map


 Oxford (Stagecoach buses only) megarider map Oxford megarider
 Oxford (Stagecoach, Oxford Bus Company and Thames Travel buses) SmartZone map Oxford SmartZone
 Oxford and surroundings

megarider Plus map

megarider Gold map

Oxford megarider Plus or megarider West Gold
 Banbury only Banbury megarider map Banbury megarider
 Travel wholly outside of Oxford/Banbury Oxfordshire Country map Oxfordshire megarider Country


Step 2 - Choose your ticket duration

 Your second step is to decide how long you need your ticket to last. Our 18 & under range is available in day, 7 day and 4 week durations.


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Ticket type

 1 day 

 1 week
(valid for 7 days) 

4 week
(valid for 4 weeks from chosen start date)

Flexi 5
(bundle of 5 dayRiders for the price of 4)

Oxford megarider  £2.80
(App only)

(On bus)


£41.00 (Online or App only)

  £11.20 (App only)
Oxford SmartZone  £4.30 (on bus) £12.75 (Online)

£47.25 (Online)

Oxford megarider Plus £4.50 (On bus) 

(On bus)

£56.00 (Online or App only)

  £16.80 (App only)
Banbury megarider  £2.70 (On bus) 

(On bus)

 £37.00 (Online or App only)

  £10.00 (App only)
West megarider Gold  

£7.50 (On bus)

£7.30 (App) 

(On bus)

 £83.50 (Online or App only)

 £22.80 (App only)
Oxfordshire megarider Country £4.50 (On bus) 

(On bus)


£56.00 (Online or App only)

£16.80 (App only)

Buy 1 week tickets

Buy 4 week tickets



 Prices correct as at March 2022

Travelling to London?

Student fares are available across a range of Oxford Tube tickets for 16 to 26 year olds. Students of any age must show a valid NUS, ISIC or officially university photo ID.

Find out more about Oxford Tube service.


How can I buy my student ticket/pass?

7 day tickets can be purchased online, on the app or from the driver. Tickets purchased online or from the driver will be delivered as a smartcard.

4 week tickets can be purchased online or on the app. 


How much does a student ticket/pass cost?

Ticket prices vary depending on ticket type and duration. Prices for each ticket variation are shown above.


Can I cancel my student bus pass?

Student bus passes can be cancelled. Refunds are calculated, not be how much time is left, but by subtracting the cost of travel undertaken from the original cost of the pass. The cost of travel itself is calculated by adding together the cost of the shorter duration passes that would have been purchased had the original pass not been purchased.  Refunds are arranged by our customers services team.




Not only do our 18 & under tickets give you unlimited usage, we're doing everything we can to help make your journey is a safe one. With cleanliness as standard, and our refund guarantee*, you can be confident you’ve made the safe choice, as well as making the best savings. Plus, our app lets you plan your journey and now shows you how busy your bus is likely to be, so you can choose the best journey for you.

Whatever’s on your timetable this term, buy a student bus pass from Stagecoach. Wherever you’re going, we can get you there.

*Ts & Cs apply


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