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Things are changing. No more hunting for change for the bus when you can travel cashless with the megarider unlimited travel bus ticket.
You can buy your megarider onboard, online or using the Stagecoach Bus App. Our convenient cash-free options offer the easiest and most convenient way to buy.
Parents looking for a simpler way to pay for tickets for children travelling to school by bus can purchase our online megarider on their behalf, allowing them to travel cashless and with confidence.
Our 7 and 28 day megariders offer great everyday value with savings of up to 40%* compared to buying seven dayrider tickets. With unlimited travel in your area, the more you travel, the more you save!
As megariders purchased onboard or online come loaded on Smartcards, they can easily be topped up online, with the ticket active on the card within 2 days of purchase. Remember to register your Smartcard so its protected if it gets lost or stolen, and so you can be reassured that it’s money well spent.
Where can I buy a megarider?
You can buy your megarider cash free on the Stagecoach Bus App, online or try to use contactless payments if you buy on board the bus.
* 40% saving is based on analysis of 7 day and 1 day ticket prices across Stagecoach operating companies within the UK, correct as at January 2020. 40% is the minimum saving, based upon the purchase of a weekly megarider compared to buying the 7 individual dayrider tickets for the equivalent area or zone. Excludes multi-operator and multi modal tickets. In some areas, the saving is greater than 40%. See area ticket pages for more details. Please note, ticket prices may vary on the App.
** within timetables available for your ticket
***Please check your ticket for available area of travel with your megarider. This will vary depending on the type of megarider.