Coolrider - Bus Ticket for Teenagers

Our Stagecoach West Scotland coolrider is an ID card. It allows 16 and 17 years olds to buy a ten journey ticket at a greatly reduced fare.

How much you’ll save with a coolrider ID card

With a coolrider ID card, you can buy a coolrider ten journey ticket from the driver. Our coolrider tickets are worked out by multiplying the single adult fare by ten and then halving the result. Here are some examples:

  • 10 x 90p singles would usually be £9 – with a coolrider it’s only £4.50
  • 10 x £3 singles would usually be £30 – with a coolrider it’s only £15.00

Our coolrider ID cards cost £5. If your single fare is £1 or over, you can save the price of your ID card straight away.

Who can get a coolrider ID card

If you’re 16 or 17, you can get a coolrider ID card and start buying your ten journey coolrider ticket.

You can also get a coolrider ID card if you’re under 16 to prove your age and get half price child fares. You can still use your coolrider ID after you’re 16 for two more years of cheap travel!

How to get a coolrider ID card

Just visit one of our travel shops in Ayr, Kilmarnock or Irvine. 

Remember to bring:

  • a 30mm x 40mm photograph of yourself 
  • your birth certificate or passport (as proof of age)

You can ask for an application form at our travel shop or download a coolrider ID card application form   and bring it with you. 

There is a £5 fee to cover the cost of the card.

Plan your journey

Tell us where you’re travelling from and to so we can give you the exact details of your journey.