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There are a large number of less familiar discounts available to students. For more familiar discounts, you need to click here



16-25 Railcard

16 - 25 Railcard

The primary discount on rail travel for people aged 16-25 or those in full time education over 26.


Translink operate trains in Northern Ireland


First Transpennine

First Transpennine offer discounted train fares for students on its services. You need to have a valid young persons railcard to get these fares.



Students at university in Sussex can gain discount season tickets, by taking advantage of Unizone.


Lothian Buses


Lothian Buses operate in Edinburgh and the Lothians, and teir Student Ridacard is a ‘must have’ for savings-savvy students. It’s the best value travel option if you’re studying in the city. The Ridacard offers unlimited travel across our network on city buses, NightBus services, Airport buses and Edinburgh Trams.

Stagecoach Unirider

Stagecoach Unirider

Stagecoach are a major bus operator across the country. They offer a unirider, which can be used to on all services that Stagecoach operate in your area

Arriva Student Tickets

Arriva Student Tickets

Arriva are a large bus company which operates buses all over the country. They offer student tickets, which can be used on all services which Arriva operate in the area you live in.

Go North East Unisaver

Go North East Unisaver

Go North East operate a large number of buses across the North East. They offer student tickets which can be used on all services Go North East operate in the North East.

National Express Coachcard

National Express Coachcard

Offering up to 30% off National Express tickets.

First Student Tickets

First Student Tickets

First Buses operate services across the UK. They offer students passes that can be used on all First Buses in your local area.

West Yorkshire (Metro)

For students in West Yorkshire, you can get unlimited travel on buses for a cheap rate http://www.wymetro.com/TicketsAndPasses/YoungPeople/SchoolPlusMetroCard.htm

Students can get a pass for unlimited travel for just £55 a month


Travel South Yorkshire

There are no tickets for university students under the South Yorkshire brand, but there are tickets available for those who go to a Further Education College, or those that are under 18


Students at Sheffield are encouraged to investigate the various options available including the Stagecoach Unirider, which allows unlimited travel on the supertram


Oyster card

The discount travelcard for public transport services operating across the capital of the UK

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