Child season tickets

Buy weekly, monthly or termly passes for regular travel on the bus, train or tram.

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Use on: Bus icon Train icon Tram icon

How do I use it?

On the bus - Hold your card on the reader. Wait for the green light or beep.

On the train - Hand your card to the train conductor when asked. For easy entry/exit at gated stations, hold it on the yellow reader to open the gates.

On the tram - Hand your card to the tram conductor, who will scan your card for you.

Buy online or from your local Travel Centre


You can sign up for monthly Direct Debit, and your Swift card will be dispatched directly to you. 


You can also buy the following 1 week and 4 week Swift passes:



  • nbus

  • nbus+Metro

  • Metro

  • Nnetwork

  • National Express

  • Diamond

  • Central Buses


And the following Term passes:



  • nbus

  • nbus+Metro

  • National Express


All 1 week, 4 week and Term passes are also available from your local Travel Centre.


 


Coming soonBuy or top-up at over 250 Payzone outlets.

Once the date on the front of the card is reached you will need to get a new card. Your card cannot be used to buy any new tickets after this date.


Any tickets loaded on your card can still be used until they expire, even if the date on your card has run out.


You can get a new card next time you need to buy a ticket, you just need a new photograph.

If you’re under 16 but look older, you can apply for a free Under 16 photocard to prove your eligibility for child fares.


Apply for free.

If you’re on Direct Debit, your ticket will automatically renew each month.


If you have one of the following 1 week, 4 week or Term passes, you can renew your pass online using click and collect. Simply log into your Swift account, select the product and card you want to renew, complete your payment and collect your new product using one of 100 on-street Swift Collectors or from the comfort of your own home using the Swift Collector Android app:



  • nbus

  • nbus+Metro

  • Metro

  • nnetwork (1 and 4 week only, not Term) 

  • National Express

  • Diamond

  • Central Buses


You can also renew all 1 week, 4 week and Term passes at your local Travel Centre.


Coming soon Buy or top-up at over 250 Payzone outlets.

If your Child is under 16 years old, you are required to manage their account on their behalf, you will access the linked accounts by using your email address. As a Parent or Guardian, you may already have your own account, in which case you can use your existing account to manage your child account. Just follow the on screen instructions when applying for your Child’s Swift card.

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