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 Young People's Tickets 5-18

Young People's Tickets 5-18

Young people on bus

On this page you will find information about the various tickets available for young people.

Children under 5 travel free on buses, trains and ferries in Merseyside. 

Young people aged 5 to 18 can buy young peoples' tickets including MyTicket. 

The table below provides a guide to the different tickets and products available.  The links in the first column will provide more details.
 

 

Ticket ​Provider ​Age ​Modes   ​Areas ​Details ​Price
MyTicket ​Merseytravel ​18 and under
  • ​Merseyside
  • Halton
  • ​Can be used on all bus companies.
  • Can be used at all times.
£2​

Weekly
Trio

 

Merseytravel

​18 and under

   
  • ​zones/areas 
    within Merseyside
  • Can be used on all bus companies.
  • Can be used at all times. 
From 
£9.00

Term Time Trio

 

 

 

​Merseytravel

18  and under

 

  • ​zones/areas within
    Merseyside
  • ​Can be used on all bus and rail companies. 
  • Cannot be used after 8pm weekdays, weekends or during school holidays.

 

​From £84.50

Weekly Solo

 

Merseytravel

​18 and under

  • ​areas 
    within Merseyside
  • ​Can be used on all bus and rail companies.
  • Can be used at all times. 

 

​From
£9.10

 

Term Time Solo

 

 

 

​Merseytravel

18 and under

  • ​areas 
    within Merseyside
  • ​Can be used on all bus companies.
  • Can be used until midnight Monday - Friday during term times. 
  • Not valid weekends or during school holidays.

​From £81.90

Weekly Railpass

 

​Merseytravel ​18 and under
  • ​zones/areas 
    within Merseyside
  • Can be used at all times.
From 
£7.80  

 

Monthly Railpass

 

​Merseytravel ​18 and under
    • ​zones/areas within Merseyside
    • ​Can be used at all times.

​From
 £27.05

 

​Term Time Railpass

 

​Merseytravel

​ 18 and under

  • ​zones/areas
    within Merseyside
  • ​Cannot be used after 8pm weekdays, weekends or during school holidays.

 

​From
£72.15

Saveaway

 

 

 

 

 

 

Merseytravel

 18 and under

  • ​Areas within
    Merseyside and
    as far as Chester, 
    Ellesmere Port
    and Ormskirk by rail only.
  • ​One day ticket.
  • Cannot travel before 9.29am.
  • Cannot travel between 6.30am and 9.30am Monday to Friday. Valid all day Saturday, Sunday and Bank Holiday.
  • Can be used on all bus + rail services
​From £2.30

LEA bus pass

 

 

 


​Local Education Authorities

​5-16

    • ​Areas within
      Merseyside.

​Free
(if you meet the criteria)

 
 
 
 

 Arriva

16 and over in full time education.

  • ​North West England 
    and Wrexham
  • ​Available for 1, 2 or 3 terms or annual including school holidays
  • Can only be used on Arriva bus services.

 

​Check Arriva website
 
 
 
 

Arriva

5-18 and in full time education.

  • Merseyside, Greater
    Manchester, Cheshire
    Lancashire and Wrexham.
  • Available for 1 or 2 terms.
  • Can only be used Monday - Friday until 8pm, term time only.
  • Can only be used on Arriva bus services.

 

​Check Arriva website
16plus
card



​Arriva

16-21

  • ​Proof of age card is £1 to buy, this entitles you to a reduced adult fare.
  • Call Arriva to apply
    0844 800 4411
     
​£1
Unirider










​Stagecoach

​University students
and staff.

 

  • ​Across Merseyside, Wirral and Chester

 

  • ​Available for 1, 2 or 3 terms, or annual and summer holidays.
  • For students and staff at Liverpool University, Liverpool Hope University and LJMU.
  • Can only be used on Stagecoach bus services.

 

​From £77
Touch and Go


​Network Warrington 11-19
  • Central Warrington or wider Warrington area.
  • ​Available as weekly, monthly or annual ticket.                               

 

​Check Network Warrington website
16-25
Rail Card















​National Rail

​16-25

 

    • ​National
  • ​A £12 minimum fare applies on all journey made between 04:30 and 10:00 Monday to Friday
  • Journeys that commence at 10:00 will receive the Railcard discount
  • The £12 minimum fare DOES NOT apply at weekends, on Public Holidays and during July and August. For full details of minimum fares, please ask at your local staffed station and some National Rail-licensed Travel Agents.

​£30/year

 

 

 

 

 

 

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