Following government announcements on the roadmap out of lockdown and plans to gradually restore greater normality to everyday lives, we're making plans to get more services back on the road, including school services from 8th March. Please continue to check our latest timetables page for more information.
Let's keep working together to make travel as safe as possible. We're still doing enhanced cleaning and limiting available seats. You can help by avoiding busy times, using contactless payment where you can, keeping your distance and taking your litter with you.
You must wear a face covering throughout your journey, unless you are exempt.
Stagecoach can make starting the new term a whole lot easier with our great value student bus passes. We've frozen our prices this year to help you save the pennies - every little helps!
Not only do they give you unlimited usage, we're doing everything we can to help make your journey 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.
Why you'll love your student pass
*£1 student ticket based on Cardiff/Newport term 1 student ticket with mytravelpass discount
Any student or staff member that attends the following Colleges/Universities with appropriate ID
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Did you know students can save over 35%* on bus travel?
* Comparing Term 1, 2 and 3 Cardiff & Newport MTP Tickets at a value of £196.97 and travel for 30 weeks using megarider Xtra tickets £307.43. Saving around 35%. See our great value prices below!
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|Ticket Type||Price MTP*||Price Adult||Validity Dates|
Cardiff & Newport Term 2 Student ticket
|£78.99||£119.49||04 Jan 2021 - 26 Mar 2021|
South Wales Term 2 Student ticket
|£184.99||£277.99||04 Jan 2021 - 26 Mar 2021
|Cardiff & Newport Term 3 Student ticket
||£46.99||£69.99|| 19 Apr 2021 - 04 Jun 2021
|South Wales Term 3 Student ticket
||£103.99||£155.99|| 19 Apr 2021 - 04 Jun 2021
* must show a valid mytravelpass
**Price based on the term ticket divided by 82 days of travel
The South Wales unirider is valid on all Stagecoach buses in South Wales*, not just the bus you need to get to Uni/College. That means you can use it for days out too. Whether it's going to class, the shops, cinema or food and drinks. If you can get there by Stagecoach bus in your zone, you can get there with unirider!
Here’s some travel ideas.....
• Service T4 takes you right to the heart of the Brecon Beacons. Hop on the bus from Cardiff, Pontypridd or Merthyr to Pen-Y-Fan, the highest peak in South Wales. On a clear day you can see for miles down to the Bristol Channel & as far north as Snowdonia!
• Need some retail therapy?! Service 172 goes from Aberdare, Tonypandy, Bridgend & Porthcawl. You can shop at McArthur Glen Designer Outlet in Bridgend. Ocean View? pop to Porthcawl for some fish and chips!
• Fancy some culture? We have some iconic Castles in Wales including Cardiff & Caerphilly . You can get there on Service 132 gold or Service 26 gold. The gold buses have USB chargers and comfortable leather seats.
• Travel to Abergavenny or the historic city of Hereford. Abergavenny is a vibrant town with a weekly market on a Tuesday. Hereford has a historic cathedral with a new eating quarter in the old market, there's plenty of shops too! Get there on Service X3
• Enjoy a spot of lunch in Cardiff? there are loads of trendy bars & coffee shops around the capital! We have frequent services into town! Plan your journey now
mytravelpass is a scheme funded by the Welsh Government to provide discounted bus fares to young people. It provides people in Wales aged 16 to 21 with approx 1/3 off their bus fare. It's easy to apply online, by post or phone & you can use your pass at any time
What happens if I lose my student bus pass?
We realise that there is a small chance of you losing your ticket, please look after it as it’s a valuable item.
If your card is registered the card to your Stagecoach account you’re protected against theft, loss and damage. It’s a valuable item, though, so please try to look after it. If you do lose it, get in touch with us on 0345 810 1000 with a crime reference or lost property number from the police.
You can but why would you want to? If you really find that you don’t want great value bus travel anymore, log in to the website and select the Manage My StagecoachSmart section of MyStagecoach or call 0345 810 100. There will be a small charge to process the cancellation/refund.
For more FAQS just click the link below
Yes, you must wear a 3 layer face covering on public transport in Wales and put it on before travelling unless you are exempt. Please be respectful, not everyone can wear a face covering. For guidance, visit trc.cymru/face-coverings. For more travel safe tips, click the link below