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Travel Dundee and Stagecoach offer special student rates and discount rates available to all passengers. Please check the specific websites for up-to-date price information.

Explore Dundee - Student Pass

The student weekly ticket costs £9.30 and is available to all full time students, simply buy on bus from driver. Longer period passes are available from Travel Shop.

Travel Dundee Travel CentreOPENING TIMES:
92 Commercial Street 0915 - 1655 Mon, Tue, Wed, Fri
Dundee 0945 - 1655 Thu
DD1 1DQ 1000-1555 Sat
  Closed Sun


Daysaver tickets are available at a cost of £3.60 on the bus for unlimited travel for that day. Child daysavers (5-15) are £2.40 and a group daysaver for up to 5 people - Dundee Daysaver 5 is £7.00


These flexible tickets enable you to buy a number of journeys in advance by storing the number of journeys you require or the ticket value on a card. Insert your card into the machine by the driver on the bus and tell him/her your destination. The machine will then deduct your current journey from your card and return the card to you.

Flexi-Journey ADULT (#) 15.50 Gives 10 journeys for an adult on any Travel Dundee bus, any day.
Flexi-Journey CHILD (#) 9.20 Gives 10 journeys for a child on any Travel Dundee bus, any day.
# - Only available from our Travel Centre at 92 Commercial Street in the City Centre.
Fares correct as at 8th January 2012

Dundee Travelcard

These tickets are ideal for regular travellers and offer fantastic savings. They give unlimited travel on any Travel Dundee bus on any day during their period of validity. You will need a photo card with your season ticket. Call into the Travel Centre, 92 Commercial Street, for further details.

SEASON TICKETSAdultChildStudentValidity
1 Week 13.50 9.30 n/a 7 days unlimited travel on all Travel Dundee buses
4 Weeks 47.50 27.50 n/a 28 days unlimited travel on all Travel Dundee buses
52 Weeks 495.00 n/a n/a A full years unlimited travel on all Travel Dundee buses
Monthly Direct Debit 40.50 24.00 n/a Call us on 0845 603 9064 for details of our convenient direct debit scheme.
Fares correct as at 5th Jan 2016
Student Travel Cards are also available for longer periods, ask in Travel Shop.

Check out their web-site for more info

Stagecoach Unirider tickets: Students

Unirider is a bus ticket which is only available to students and is valid on all Stagecoach bus services in Dundee. The ticket is valid all day and night on the network of buses that can get you to lectures shops, pubs, clubs, gyms, libraries..... just remember to take it with you.

Once you buy your ticket you can use it to travel between the two dates printed on the ticket by showing it to the driver with your student ID card.

More details

How much is a Strathtay Unirider?

Ticket Type4 Week12 Week
Zone 1 33.00 88.00
Zone 2 45.00 123.00
Tayside Uni Rider 65.00 181.00

Where can I take my Unirider?

Anywhere, anytime on the Stagecoach network. It couldn't be easier! See below for details of the Unirider travel zones 1 & 2, Zone 3 tickets are valid on services wholly within Perth & Kinross, City of Dundee and Angus boundaries. Not valid for services into Fife or Aberdeenshire.

To travel using your Unirider, you'll need to have a current NUS or University / College Matriculation Photo ID Card, as Unirider is only valid and accepted on board when you show your Student ID.

New Weekly Dundee Student Megarider

A new student megarider ticket, only £7.70 for 7 days unlimited travel within the Dundee Megarider boundaries.

Dayrider Tickets

Unlimited travel in Dundee - as far as Tayport, Ninewells, Tealing, Invergowrie only £3.00. More dayrider tickets are available in Tayside, Angus & Fife.

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More info at:

Fife Unirider also available.

Mega-rider tickets

Type of Ticket1 Week4 Weeks13 WeeksAnnual
Dundee Megarider 11.50 44.00 137.00 520.00
Dundee Megarider+ 19.50 74.00 232.00 882.00
Dundee Student Megarider 8.50 n/a n/a n/a
St. Andrews Student Megarider 6.00 n/a n/a n/a

More Megariders are available, to see full range for East Coast of Scotland.

All megarider tickets are valid within the town boundaries unless otherwise stated.

Please note that all 1 week megarider tickets can be purchased from the driver and only the 4 week, 13 week and annual tickets can be bought online.

Perth Area Megarider.

Young Scot National Entitlement Card

The Young Scot National Entitlement Card (NEC) gives travel discounts to 16-18 year olds, or full time volunteers under the age of 26.

If you don’t have a Young Scot National Entitlement Card yet, visit the Young Scot site for application details.

Further Information

For all public transport information: plan travel by bus, train, coach, ferry or underground. Go to:

For all local journeys and those starting or finishing in Dundee. Go to: or for travel information for visitors, commuters and residents.

To car share go to: with its own dedicated section for Dundee University staff and students now with added features - find a bike or taxi BUDI.