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Arriva in Wales

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 Wales Scholar Saver ticket and enjoy unlimited travel, Monday to Friday schooldays, in any of our ticket zones across Wales.

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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!

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Tickets from just 69p a trip*
No longer Available!

Ticket Start date End date Price On sale from
Autumn Term 1 September 2017 22 December 2017 £96 No longer available!
Autumn + Spring Terms 1 September 2017 30 March 2018 £192 No longer available!
Academic Year 1 September 2017 27 July 2018 £265 No longer available!
Spring Term 1 January 2018 30 March 2018 £96 No longer available!
Spring + Summer Terms 1 January 2018 27 July 2018 £192 No longer available!
Summer Term 1 April 2018 27 July 2018 £96 No longer available!


* Based on the price of an Academic Year ticket for someone making 2 trips per day for 190 schooldays.

Tickets can be purchased from 19 March 2018, but are not valid for travel until 1 April 2018.