Student tickets and passes

If you're aged 18 and over, and a student at college or uni, there are a range of student tickets and passes for bus and tram that might be right for you:

Student tickets

Single fare tickets

If you're aged 18-21 and have a South Yorkshire address, either permanently or during term time, you can apply for a Zoom Beyond 18-21 Travel Pass.  This pass entitles you to travel for £1.50 per single journey on buses run by First, Stagecoach and TM Travel, or £2 on tram, anywhere in South Yorkshire.

Check if you're eligible and see what you'll need to apply on the Zoom Beyond 18-21 Travel Pass page.

7 day tickets

There are a range of 7 day student tickets which might work out better value for you, depending on your travel needs:

FirstWeek Student Sheffield
FirstWeek Student South Yorkshire 
Stagecoach Sheffield Student Bus Only 7 Day Megarider

On board £11.00
Above tickets are available to purchase with a valid Uos, SHU, TOTUM or ISIC ID card.  You must show your ticket and ID each time you travel. Other student tickets are available online.  Check the website of the operator you require for more information. 

28 day and longer tickets

Operators also offer longer term tickets such as 28 day or even term tickets. It all depends on your own travel needs but operators will have details on their websites. 

TravelMaster 18-22 Discount Card

The TravelMaster 18-22 Discount Card is a smartcard available to all young people regardless of where you live which is valid to the day before your 23rd birthday to travel in South Yorkshire. 

Young people with the 18-22 Discount Card can get 15% off adult TravelMaster tickets when purchased from a Ticket Vending Machine or through the TravelMaster website.

Visit the 18-22 Discount Card page for more information.

To view all public transport tickets available in South Yorkshire visit the ticket finder page.

Helping you travel around

New to Sheffield? Starting college or university or coming back for the new academic year? We’re here to help you find your way around. Visit our Student travel help page to find out how to plan journeys, find your nearest bus stop or which bus service you need to get you there.

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