Transport

Student & Staff Travel Offers & Discounts

 

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Student - Stagecoach

Kent Students save up to 70% on Stagecoach East Kent bus tickets (Canterbury)




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Student - Arriva

Kent Students save up to 86% on Arriva West Kent bus tickets (Medway)




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Student - Oyster Card

Kent Students can apply for a TFL Oyster Card





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Staff - Stagecoach

Kent Staff can receive a discount on Stagecoach East Kent bus tickets (Canterbury)

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Staff - Arriva

Kent Staff save up to 70% on Arriva West Kent bus tickets (Medway)

Student & Staff - The Bike Warehouse

The Bike Warehouse in Medway offer 10% discount to Kent Students & Staff on production of your KentOne card.

Staff - Cycle to Work Scheme

Staff can purchase a brand new bike and accessories from a range of participating local stores at a discounted rate

Staff & Students - Free Bike Checks

University Transport Team works in partnership with ByCycle to ensure all Students & Staff receive free bike health checks

Staff & Students -  Cycles UK

Cycles UK in Canterbury offer 10% discount to Kent Students & Staff on production of your KentOne card.

Students - ByCycle

Recycled Student bike hire scheme is available. The Transport Team works with ByCycle to hire recycled bikes at Canterbury for as little as £40/term

The Cycle Hub

Kent Sport offer cheap short term bicycle hire on all sorts of bikes at Canterbury.


 

National Travel Discounts

 

Trains/Rail 

There are a selection of discounted train tickets available from Southeastern Trains:

Ticket Type Details
PLUSBUS PLUSBUS is a discounted ticket for unlimited local bus travel (like a bus pass) that you purchase along side your train ticket.
16-25 Railcard As the name suggests, you can apply if you are aged between 16 and 25! You can also apply if you are over 26 and in full time study. Purchase this card and you can save a third on all fares throughout the UK.
Network Railcard A Network Railcard gives you a third off most rail fares for journeys in the Network Railcard area and can also save you money on trips to and around London.
Disabled Persons Railcard  If you have a disability that makes travelling by train difficult, you might qualify for the Disabled Persons Railcard. This Railcard permits you one third off most rail fares throughout the UK. If you're travelling with an adult companion, they can also get the same discount - so you can save money for your friends too!
Family and Friends Railcard Purchse, the Family & Friends Railcard gives you a discount of a one third on adult and 60% on kids' fares across the UK for a year. You must travel with a child between 5 and 15 years old to be eligible.
Forces Railcard  Purchase the HM Forces Railcard and it will save you one third on most rail fares throughout the UK for a whole year. You're eligible if you're a member of the Regular Forces or a spouse of a member.
Senior Railcard Purchase a Senior Railcard costs for a year and it gives you a discount of one third on Standard and First Class fares across the UK. The discount also extends to Advance fares, providing that they are booked before you travel.

Visit Trains for more information about train travel. 

Coaches 

If you're aged 16 to 26 or a full time student and would like to make infrequent journeys using the coach, you can take advantage of some fantastic discounts and promotions with a National Express Young Persons Coachcard.

For more information about National Express coach services on campus see here. Don't forget that the University provides a FREE coach service between Canterbury and Medway campuses! For more information and to book a seat on the Campus Shuttle, see here

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Last Updated: 26/09/2019