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Unirider – University of Kent’s student bus pass

Are you a student at the University of Kent? University of Kent students can enjoy unlimited travel for less with our Stagecoach unirider ticket. 

Travel on all of our buses in Kent and East Sussex as much as you want, whenever you want. Whether you’re travelling to a lecture, into the city centre or going for a night out, our unirider ticket will get you there.


What you’ll need

To buy or use a University of Kent unirider ticket, you’ll need a current university KentOne student ID card.


Why you’ll love your University of Kent unirider ticket 

With your unirider ticket, you can:

  • get unlimited travel on all Stagecoach buses in Kent and East Sussex
  • travel twenty-four hours a day in term time – no buses run between Canterbury City Centre and Canterbury Campus after 23:00 on Sundays
  • use it on our University of Kent Unibus which runs up to every 7 minutes

What's more, unirider tickets (for the academic year) are now loaded onto uniPLUS smartcards. These also act as ‘MyCanterbury’ cards - giving you discounts at local shops, attractions, events and accommodation. To use your discount, check out the list of offers on the MyCanterbury website and when you’re at your chosen venue, just flash your uniPLUS card.


How to buy your University of Kent unirider ticket 

There are lots of ways to buy a ticket:

  • online — available to buy now
  • at the Stagecoach Travel Shop in Canterbury Bus Station —  available to buy now 


How much does it cost?

Visit our tickets page and choose when and where you want to travel and we'll tell you how much it costs and where you can go.


If you lose your ticket

Your ticket is valuable, so please look after it. If you do lose it, please contact us with a crime reference number from the police.

A charge of £25 will be made for a replacement. We’ll only provide one replacement in each academic year.

Refunds and cancelled tickets

If your ticket hasn’t been used and you want to cancel it, we will refund the full ticket value, minus a £25 administration fee. If the ticket has been used before you cancel it, we will refund the residual value of the ticket after deducting the cost of the best value alternative period ticket/s up to the end of the week  in which the refund is applied, plus the £25 administration fee.