Student Travel

Click here for fares from 25 April 2017

As a student you can get great savings on your bus fare with a valid Student ID card when using our mobile phone app (m-ticket) or key smartcard. Makingpaying for travel on Brighton & Hove bus services in Sussex and Kent a whole lot simpler.

Our m-ticket app can be downloaded free from both the Andriod Play Store or iPhone App Store. Once downloaded, simply buy your ticket with our app and show your phone, along with your UK student, UK college or ISIC card, to the driver when you get on. To enable you to access the best value student fares, we would make clear that NUS cards are not an acceptable means of identification.

The key can only be registered at 1 Stop Travel due to the need to show a valid student card. Once you have registered your smartSAVER on the key, you can top up online at

Student online key card and M-ticket prices from 25 April 2017


Valid in area from Shoreham, Patcham, Falmer and Saltdean, not valid on City Sightseeing or Night Buses.(Boundaries are Old Shoreham Red Lion, Dyke Road/Tongdean Lane, Patcham Black Lion, Ditchling Road/Wild Park, Falmer Village, Saltdean Bannings Vale). See in map form here. citySAVERs can be used on some other bus companies services, see full listing here.

1 day


7 days

90 days £123
12 months (on key only) £382


Valid on all Brighton & Hove buses except the City Sightseeing. They are also valid on our Night buses. See in map form here. networkSAVERs can be used on some other bus companies services, see full listing here.

1 day £3.30
7 days £13.75
90 days £128
12 months (on key only) £402

Prices for tickets bought from 1 Stop Travel, 26 North Street Brighton or at our reception at 43 Conway Street Hove cost slightly more. Click here for details.

A Student scratchcard networkSAVER ticket is available from some campus shops for 7 days travel costing £15.

Student ticket ID (valid UK university, UK college or ISIC card) must be shown to the driver at the same time as using a student mobile ticket on the app.

For more information on any of our services or fares please call our customer services team on 01273 886200.

Phone lines are open:

Mondays - Fridays ~ 7am - 7pm

Saturdays ~ 8:30am - 5:30pm

Sundays and Bank Holidays ~ 9:30am - 4:30pm.