Staffordshire County Council

Great travel offer for Staffordshire County Council

Save big time with monthly tickets by Direct Debit

Arriva and Staffordshire County Council have joined together to offer savings on local Arriva bus travel.



  • Payment by Direct Debit
  • Monthly tickets
  • No photo required
  • Unlimited bus travel every month in the zone(s) of your choice
  • No minimum contract - join and leave when you want with no penalty
  • Up to two children travel free with the ticket holder at weekends and bank holidays (excludes m-tickets)
  • Never lose your ticket again - you can choose to have it delivered to your mobile phone with the Arriva UK Bus app if you wish

How the scheme works

It's a simple 2-step process to get your ticket.

Step 1: order your ticket online by choosing your local travel zone from the list below

  • Complete the online application form by clicking the 'apply now' button - you will need your bank account details
  • Payments are taken on the 1st or 15th of each month
  • Please allow at least 2 weeks to register before the date of your first Direct Debit payment
  • For payments on the 1st, tickets are dispatched and commence on the 12th of the month
  • Payments made on the 15th are dispatched and commence on the 27th of each month
  • Please note the nearest Direct Debit date will be the default option to choose

Step 2: receive your ticket in the post each month

You can also have m-tickets delivered to your iPhone or Android handset. To receive an m-ticket, you must download the free Arriva UK Bus app and register your details. Download the app now:

Ticket prices

Cost of monthly Direct Debit
Cost of normal 4-Weekly Saver ticket
Your annual saving*
Zone map
Cannock and Stafford
Leicester Zone 1
Leicester Zone 2
Leicester and Derby Zone Plus
Tamworth and Lichfield
West Midlands


*Annual saving calculated based on the cost 13 x 4-Weekly Saver ticket vs 12 x monthly Direct Debit payment.

If you have any queries about the Employer Travel Scheme or Club Member's Travel Scheme or which ticket zone you need, please email us at [email protected]

Apply now

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Closure of Merrylees Road in Thornton will affect service 26 from 25th Nov 2020

On 25th November until 4th December, Merrylees Road will be closed and a diversion will be in place for service 26. Go to Midlands News for more information.

Shrewsbury Town Centre changes from 3rd December 2020

Shrewsbury Town Centre will be closed to traffic between 11am and 4pm from Tuesday 3rd December. As a result, all Arriva services will be unable to serve High Street and Shoplatch during this time. See Midlands News for more info.

Closure of Stockbrook Road in Derby will affect services 5 and 5A from 7th Dec 2020

On 7th Dec until 10th Dec 2020, there will be a road closure along Stockbrook Road in Derby, with diversions in place. All stops will still be served. Go to Midlands News for more information.

Closure of Instow Drive in Derby will affect service 5A from 7th Dec 2020

From 7th Dec until 10th Dec 2020, Instow Drive in Derby will be closed. During this time, service 5a will be diverted. Go to Midlands News for more information.

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