unirider is the flexible 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.
With your Plymouth unirider you can travel anywhere shown in the orange Plymouth zone on the map. Many of our buses in Plymouth also feature free WiFi so you can connect, share and play on the move.
With your Gold unirider you can travel anywhere across our entire South West network, excluding the South West Falcon between Taunton and Bristol.
What do I need to get my unirider?
You will need valid student ID e.g. your NUS card or University ID. When you board the bus you will need to show this to the driver alongside your unirider ticket.
Where can I get my unirider?
unirider is available for students at Plymouth University, Marjons and Plymouth College of Art and you can buy it online.
Buy your unirider online and it will be loaded onto a StagecoachSmart student card.
Top up easily online and get peace of mind that your ticket is protected if your card is lost or stolen.
Simply tap your card onto the reader when you board the bus, and remember you'll be required to show student ID when you board the bus.
How much it costs
unirider is £275 for a Plymouth academic yearly pass or £529.99 for a Gold academic yearly pass. A yearly Plymouth pass works out at 98p a day.
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|Ticket type||Plymouth||Gold||Validity dates|
|Annual||£275||£529.99||18 Sep 17 - 22 Jun 18|
|Term 1 (Autumn)||£120||£235||18 Sep 17 - 15 Dec 17|
|Term 2 (Spring)||£120||£235||2 Jan 18 - 29 Mar 18|
|Term 3 (Summer)||£77||£160||16 Apr - 22 Jun 18|
|Summer holiday||£101.99||£199.99||23 Jun - 23 Sep 18|
What do I do if I lose my unirider?
If you still have a valid paper unirider and you lose it please contact us by email. 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.
If your unirider is on our new StagecoachSmart student card please refer to our online sales terms and conditions for information on how to replace it.
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