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unirider - Exeter's student bus pass

Ready to Own the Place in Exeter?

unirider is the flexible Exeter University student bus pass ticket that gives you cheaper travel anywhere within your zone - pay once and use it as many times as you like throughout the term or year.

Get on any Stagecoach bus with just one ticket. If you can get there by Stagecoach bus, you can get there with unirider.


Where can I travel with my unirider?

Map of Exeter unirider zone

With your Exeter unirider you can travel anywhere shown in the dark orange Exeter zone on the map.

with your Gold unirider you can travel anywhere across our entire South West network, excluding the South West Falcon between Taunton and Bristol.

Where can I get my unirder?

unirider is available for students at Exeter University.

You can get your unirider from

  • Travelshop, Exeter bus station
  • Exeter University Student's Guild, Streatham Campus
  • Or online

How much it costs

unirider is £220 for an Exeter academic yearly pass or £499.99 for a Gold academic yearly pass. An Exeter academic yearly pass works out at just 81p per day.

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Ticket type Exeter Gold Validity dates
Annual £220 £499.99 19 Sep 16 - 16 Jun 17
Term 1 (Autumn) £130 £225 19 Sep 16 - 9 Dec 16
Term 2 (Spring) £130 £225 9 Jan 17 - 31 Mar 17
 Term 3 (Summer) £85 £153 1 May 17 - 16 Jun 17
 Summer holiday £105 £194 17 Jun - 24 Sep 17

What do I do if I lose my unirider?

If you lose your unirider please contact us by email if you bought it online or from our Travelshop or speak to the Student's Guild if you bought it from the University. You will need a lost property number from the police and a charge of £25 will be made to issue a replacement. Only one replacement will be issued per academic year.

Exeter's best bits

There's so much to see and do here - why not head over to for your complete guide to the city.

  • Fore Street/South Street/North Street/Gandy Street we're proud of how many independent businesses we have in the city and you'll find most of them located in one of these streets where there's everything from vintage clothing to crafts to coffee and cocktails
  • Princesshay located in the heart of the city, Princesshay is home to many high end retailers including All Saints, MAC and Hollister. They also host the famous student lock-in event - an ideal opportunity to pick up some great bargains!
  • Guildhall/Queen St Dining Guildhall has a great selection of shops including Wilkos who will kit you out with all your student basics. Also opening this Autumn is Queen Street Dining which will house both local and national restaurants and bars including Turtle Bay, Gourmet Burget Kitchen and The Terrace - a restaurant, cocktail bar and live music venue all in one
  • Exeter Quayside slightly further afield is the historic Quayside. Here, you'll find great bars and restaurants including Samuel Jones and On the Waterfront. There's also a climbing centre and outdoor activity centre or you can hire bikes and cycle the Exe Trail from the city all the way to the seaside in Exmouth.