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A great travel deal for Wigan Council employees

Arriva and Wigan Council have joined together to offer savings on your Arriva bus travel.

What's in it for you…

  • Unlimited Arriva bus travel in the zone of your choice
  • Spread the payments - pay monthly by Direct Debit
  • Take up to 2 children with you FREE on Saturdays, Sundays and Bank Holidays (excludes m-tickets)
  • Just sit back, relax and enjoy some ‘me-time’
  • Free Wifi and charging points on many of our buses. Catch up on social media or your emails
  • You can have your ticket delivered to your mobile with the Arriva m-ticket app
  • No need to find change to pay your bus fare each day
  • Track your bus in real time with the Arriva Bus app

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All you need to do…

  1. Decide which ticket zone you need – check the ticket zone maps if you’re unsure
  2. Sign up to the Arriva Direct Debit monthly payment scheme (you'll receive a confirmation email to confirm your details)
  3. Receive your ticket every month, either direct to your mobile phone or as a standard ticket through the post 

Sign up for Direct Debit now


Unsure which zone you need?

Check ticket zone maps

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Tickets and savings

Ticket zone ETC monthly price Normal 4-Weekly Saver price Look how much you save each month Equivalent price per day*
All Area (North West and Wales) £52.50 £63.00 £18.00 £1.50
Greater Manchester Zone £43.75 £54.00 £9.00 £1.49

 * Equivalent price per day is annual ETC price spread over 362 operating days

Things you need to know

  • You can choose either the 1st or the 15th of the month for your Direct Debit payment
  • Choose which ticket format you prefer – mobile or standard
  • Payments on the 1st – ticket starts 12th expires 11th following month (Standard tickets)
  • Payments on the 15th – ticket starts 27th expires 26th following month (Standard tickets)
  • Mobile tickets start 5 working days after payment has been taken. You MUST activate this ticket to use.
  • If you need to cancel your Direct Debit please do so with your bank.
  • Arriva will not offer any refunds if a Direct Debit has not been cancelled in time

New Flexi-Day ticket options on smartcards

Arriva has introduced new, flexible Day Saver tickets. We have 5, 10 or 20 day bundles available, so if you work part-time or get paid weekly there’s a deal to suit you. Whether you choose a flexi-day option or want a standard Weekly or 4-Weekly Saver ticket as a smartcard, a special Employer Travel Club discount code will save you even more!

Find out more about Flexi-Day tickets and buy yours now