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Arriva’s network of services in and around Medway provides many links and opportunities for travel that are ideal for students attending the local universities and colleges.

In conjunction with the Universities at Medway, Arriva provides special reduced-price student and staff tickets that give great savings and that can be purchased online.

There are also discounted ticket prices online for students attending the University for the Creative Arts in Chatham.

The online tickets can be purchased on mobile phones by using the Arriva Bus App and can be delivered to your phone rather than as a paper ticket.

Students travelling to the Medway Campus of MidKent College can also take advantage of reduced-price bus travel, these tickets only being available from the college.

As well as being the smart way to buy tickets, the Arriva Bus App for smartphones and tablets gives information about our services, including timetables, a journey planner and a real-time feature where you can see exactly when your bus will reach the stop.

Download it FREE from your App Store.

Great-value ten-journey, four-week, twelve-week and annual cut-price tickets exclusively for Universities at Medway students and staff
We offer great-value cut-price tickets exclusively for Universities at Medway students and staff. These offer big discounts over the cost of normal fares and can be purchased online or via your mobile phone.

Visit our student tickets page for more details.

Where to catch your bus at the campus
Bus stops are situated at handy locations within the campus and also outside the main entrance in Dock Road, as shown on the campus map.

Cut the cost of travel with Arriva
Our great-value tickets make travelling more affordable for students and staff at the University of Kent, University of Greenwich and Canterbury Christ Church University.

The tickets allow travel on all Arriva buses in Kent, not just within the Medway area.

To obtain your student or staff smart card, please e-mail [email protected] from your university e-mail address, confirming whether you are a student or member of staff and, confirming the postal address the smart card should be sent to.

Town centre tickets

If you only travel to the universities occasionally then we offer special cut-price single fares from the universities to Chatham and Gillingham town centres.

To take advantage of these fares you must show the driver proof that you are a student or staff member from the University of Greenwich, University of Kent or Canterbury Christ Church University.

The Arriva Bus App

The Arriva Bus App gives you all the information you need to plan your travels by Arriva bus.

Download it free from your app store and you can use it to plan journeys, check bus times and there is even a live map that tracks you bus and will show you exactly when it will arrive at your bus stop.

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