We know saving money is a priority for all families. The household budget needs to stretch to cover far more than just bus fares to get the kids to school and back. Our range of Scholar Saver tickets will help you to make your money go further!
Scholar Saver tickets are for those aged 5 to 18 in full-time education.
Safe, convenient and secure
Now our Scholar Saver tickets are available on Arriva Connect smartcards
Buy online using debit or credit card or PayPal and have delivered as a smartcard by Royal Mail
Improved security - register your smartcard with us and, should it get lost or stolen, we can cancel the card and transfer your tickets to a replacement
No more rooting around for change to give the kids their bus fares every day
No more paper tickets - just a smart, reusable plastic card
Which zone do you need?
One size fits all... buy your North West Scholar Saver ticket and enjoy unlimited travel, Monday to Friday schooldays, in any of our ticket zones across the North West.
How much will it cost?
The price depends on how long you want your ticket to last. And generally the longer the life of your ticket, the more you save!
PLEASE NOTE: The Scholar Saver ticket is not valid on service 82 between Chester and Northwich. However, Scholars (on production of suitable ID) can purchase a £14 student weekly ticket* direct from the driver. Or those aged between 5 and 15 (inclusive) can purchase a £11.50 All Area child weekly ticket.
* student weekly valid on service 82 only.
Tickets from just 60p a trip
|Ticket||Start date||End date||Price||On sale from|
|Spring Term||1 January 2019||12 April 2019||£80||16 December 2018|
|Spring + Summer Terms||1 January 2019||26 July 2019||£160||16 December 2018|
|Summer Term||15 April 2019||26 July 2019||£80||1 April 2019|
#Tickets can be purchased from 16 December 2018, but are not valid for travel until 1 January 2019.
We're phasing in improvements to our online shopping experience
From Monday 20th August 2018 sales of STUDENT SAVER and SCHOLAR SAVER smartcard tickets at Arriva North West will be moved to our new online outlet.