Student Saver tickets in the Midlands
Students studying full time at universities, colleges or sixth form schools in the Midlands can buy money-saving tickets lasting for a term or full academic year.
There’s a ticket for your area, so choose from the list below.
unlimited travel in the your chosen area all day and every day, including evenings and weekends
the chance to save cash to spend on other things - like shopping, clubbing or trying out the local pubs, bars and restaurants
an opportunity to be 'green' and do your bit for the environment.
Student tickets for 2012/2013 academic year available to purchase online from 20 August 2012
|| Autumn 30/8/12 to 21/12/12
||Spring 2/1/13 to 28/3/13
||Summer 8/4/13 to 31/7/13
||Full Year 30/8/12 to 31/7/13
|Midlands Student Saver
|Leicester Local Student Saver
|Stafford Student Saver
|Sutton & Birmingham Saver
|Loughborough Student Saver
To purchase your Arriva Midlands Student Saver, please click 'BUY NOW"
* £155 from 21 September 2012. Terms & conditions apply.
Buy your student ticket online now
Please note: the purchase of a ticket does not guarantee a place on a specific bus journey, as all services are operated commercially for all potential customers, either paying as you board or with a pre-paid pass.
Frequently Asked Questions
Here are the answers to some frequently asked questions regarding our range of student tickets:
1. Who can buy an Arriva Student Saver?
It is available to all students, studying at any school, college or university in the area of validity.
2. On which Arriva buses can I use my Student Saver?
A Student Saver holder can travel on all Arriva Midlands bus services in the Saver Area covered by that ticket. Not valid between Burton and Derby on X38 on journeys operated by trentbarton buses.
3. How do I get a Student Saver?
Buy your ticket online! You can buy your ticket right here, using your Visa, Mastercard, Solo or Switch card for payment. We will post your ticket to you via Special Delivery. Please allow a minimum of 5 working days (Monday to Friday, excluding Bank Holidays). Please note we are unable to post your ticket to any halls of residence.
Alternatively, you may purchase your Student Saver from Arriva Midlands Travel Shops. You will need to take with you proof of full-time education in the current academic year and a passport sized photograph.
4. Is it worth the hassle?
Buying your ticket on the internet is quick and easy. And once you have bought it, there's no more digging through your pockets for money, paying the bus driver or using up your change. You will be able to ride as many times as you want without paying a penny extra on bus fares within your chosen area.
The Arriva Student Ticket can be used ANY TIME, ANY DAY, so you can travel to and from college/university in the day AND go out at night. With no time restrictions and with weekend travel included, the student ticket is by far the cheapest and best way to travel.
5. What happens if I lose my Student Saver?
Please try not to! Losing your ticket is like losing money and we cannot guarantee to replace it unless we are satisfied that the ticket cannot be used for travel by any other person.
We may at our discretion replace lost or stolen tickets provided that the occurrence has been reported to the police. A charge of £25 will always be made for the replacement of a lost, stolen or damaged ticket. Please call our Customer Hotline on 0844 800 44 11 to receive advice on procedure.
Please note that we will prosecute anyone attempting to travel on Arriva Midlands services with fraudulent or stolen tickets.
6. What happens if I leave college or university before my ticket expires?
Call our Customer Hotline on 0844 800 44 11, and we'll explain what to do. You can normally get a refund (which is worked out on a pro rata basis), for the time left on your pass.
7. Where can I get more information on the Arriva Student Saver?
Please contact our Customer Hotline on 0844 800 44 11 (Monday to Friday), who will be able to assist you further.
8. Areas where the Arriva Student Savers are valid in the Midlands? Downloadable pdf files attached to links below:
Midlands Student Saver area
Leicester Local Student Saver area
Stafford Student Saver area
Sutton & Birmingham Saver area
Loughborough Student Saver area