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Arriva in the North West

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.

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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!

Buy your Scholar Saver tickets now

Scholar Saver ticket prices

Ticket Start date End date Merseyside Zone price North West Zone price On sale from
Autumn Term 1 September 2019 20 December 2019 £80 £85 15 July 2019
Autumn + Spring Terms 1 September 2019 10 April 2020 £160 £170 17 August 2019
Academic Year 1 September 2019 22 July 2020 £230 £170 15 July 2019
Spring Term 20 December 2019 10 April 2020 £80 £85 21 October 2019
Spring + Summer Terms 20 December 2020 22 July 2020 £160 £170 21 October 2019
Summer Term 10 April 2020 22 July 2020 £80 £85 3 February 2020


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