Scholar Saver tickets in Wales

The Arriva Buses Wales Scholars Saver ticket is valid for anyone in full time education aged between 5 and 18 inclusive and offers unbeatable savings compared with normal fares. It's for scholars in North Wales (Wrexham, Llandudno, Rhyl and Bangor).

Valid Monday to Friday term time only, not valid at weekends.


Scholar Tickets for 2016-2017 are no longer available!



Frequently asked questions 

1. Who can buy an Arriva Scholar Saver ticket?

It is available to all full-time students aged between 5 and 18.

2. Can I share my Arriva Scholar Saver ticket with a friend?

No, Scholar Saver tickets are not transferable and can only be used by the person to whom they were issued.

3. On which Arriva buses can I use my Arriva Scholar Saver ticket?

An Arriva Scholar Saver ticket holder can travel on all Arriva Buses Wales bus services.

Scholar Saver tickets are not valid on non-local or park and ride schemes. Valid Monday to Friday term time only, not valid at weekends.

4. How do I get a Scholar Saver ticket?

You can buy your ticket directly from our website, using your Visa, Mastercard, Solo or Switch card for payment. We will post your ticket to you using Royal Mail 1st class post (Recorded Delivery upgrade available) within 5 working days.

If you prefer, you can apply by post, call 0344 800 44 11 for further information. 

5. Is it worth the hassle?

Once you've bought your ticket, there's no more digging through your pockets for money, paying the bus driver or using up your change. You will be able to ride as many times as you want Monday to Friday, (excludes weekends and school/college holidays) without paying a penny extra on bus fares.

6. What happens if I lose my Scholar Saver ticket?

Please try not to! Losing your ticket is like losing money and we cannot guarantee to replace it unless we are satisfied that the ticket cannot be used for travel by any other person. We may, at our discretion, replace a lost or stolen ticket (with a ticket of the same date and type). A charge (currently £25) will always be made for the replacement of a lost or stolen ticket. We will prosecute anyone attempting to travel on Arriva services with frauddulent or stolen tickets.