Student travel

You do you, We do Travel Passes


Students get around cheaper with discounted student tickets. Tickets are for students over 18 in full-time education, or 16-18 year old's in full-time education who are not eligible for the 16-18 Photocard

On sale dates 

  • Winter Term 25 August 2017 - 31 December 2017
  • Spring Term - 20 December 2017 - 7 April 2018
  • Summer Term 29 March 2018 - 20 July 2018

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  • Travel anywhere in the area you choose on any bus operator at any time. 
  • Choose to travel Regionally, just in the Black Country or Coventry, paying the best price for the travel you need. 
  • Term tickets will be delivered on a Swift Card making your travel even smarter. 

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  • Zone 1-5 tickets, allow unlimited bus, train and Metro travel across the Network West Midlands area.
  • Zone 1-2 tickets allow rail travel in the specified zone and unlimited bus travel across the area. Metro travel is not included in Zone-1-2. 
  • You can buy at any staffed rail station in the Network West Midlands area, at any Travel Centre or you can download an application form and post it.

    What you need: 

    • 2 passport sized colour photographs
    • Proof of full-time student status - university/college acceptance letter (NUS cards are not accepted)

Download Application Form

Swift Pay As You Go

If you are living on campus and don't think you will need to travel everyday, make sure you pick up a Swift Pay As You Go card. This handy smart card gives cheaper single and day ticket fares on all busses in the area, so you're always paying less for the odd journey you may need to make. It's easy to keep topped up to, and you wont need to worry about finding the exact change. 

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If you pay cash fares to travel, PAYG is the smarter and cheaper way to travel by bus and tram in the West Midlands.

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