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Arriva in Kent and Surrey

Student travel in Kent and Surrey

Money-saving ticket deals for students

We know saving money is a priority for students. You want to spend your money on more pleasurable things than bus rides. Why pay more than you need? Our range of Student Saver tickets will help you to make your money go further!

Flexible and convenient

Choose the method of buying and paying for your tickets that suits you best...


  • Buy using debit or credit card or PayPal on the Arriva m-ticket app, with your tickets delivered straight to your phone
  • Buy online using debit or credit card or PayPal and have delivered to your phone via the m-ticket app
  • Buy online using debit or credit card or PayPal and have delivered by Royal Mail
  • Pay monthly by direct debit for seperate 16-21 tickets

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Which zone do you need?

If you're not sure which ticket zone is best for you, just check out the ticket zone maps

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How much will it cost?

Once you know which zone you want, simply choose your ticket and either buy it on the Arriva m-ticket app, buy online or sign up for direct debit.

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Find out what’s on offer for your college or university

Students attending University College for the Creative Arts (Medway and Maidstone campuses), Hadlow College, West Kent College (Tonbridge and Tunbridge Wells campuses), North West Kent College (Dartford and Gravesend campuses) and MidKent College (Gillingham and Maidstone campuses) can save £££s with Student Saver tickets.

These are unlimited journey bus passes which offer unbeatable savings compared with normal fares.

Available online or through your mobile phone for periods of one week, four weeks, twelve weeks and a full academic year, our tickets allow unlimited travel on most Arriva services in Kent and East Sussex for the appropriate period of time.

University for the Creative Arts

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The prices for University for the Creative Arts students continue to give big savings over normal prices and we offer a ticket which covers just the Medway area. These tickets are only available online.

Arriva’s network of services are shown on maps for the South East zone covering Kent & East Sussex and the Medway zone.

To buy your tickets online the special rates shown below, you will need to use a special promotional code which is available from Student Services at UCA. Add the ticket you want to buy to your basket where you will have the option to enter the promotion code, the ticket price will then change to the discount price. When you travel you will need to show your student ID. Please ensure when buying your ticket that the ID is valid for the period of travel covered by your ticket.

  4-Weekly Academic Year
(1 September 2016
to 31 August 2017
Medway Zone £55 £550 Buy a Medway zone ticket now 
South East Zone £70 £700 Buy a South East zone ticket now 

If you are aged between 16 and 21 and would like to buy monthly tickets via a direct debit our new Young Adult Tickets may be for you. 

Find out more about Young Adult tickets by direct debit