What is it?
A fantastic discounted bus ticket offer available for 16-19 year-old students attending a full-time course at a college or sixth form in Southampton, and students on an Apprenticeship with a college or training provider in Southampton.
Southampton City Council has teamed up with, Bluestar, Uni-link and First Bus to provide a special student term bus ticket which gives you unlimited travel, 6.00am - midnight seven days a week including half-terms, with prices up to 45% cheaper than standard prices.
Is it for me?
You are eligible if you are aged 16-19 and on a full-time time course at any of the following colleges or school sixth forms:
• Academy of Music and Sound Southampton
• Bitterne Park School
• City College Southampton
• Itchen College
• King Edward VI School
• Richard Taunton College
• St Anne’s Catholic School
• Above Bar Training
And brand new for this year, if you are 16-19 and on an Apprenticeship with a Southampton college or the training providers listed below you are also included in this offer.
• Training Associates
How much will it cost?
The table below shows you the prices for the coming 2013/14 academic year, including for the wider Hampshire passes if you are travelling from outside the city.
If you’re a full-time student and classed as independent, or your family is on a low income, you may be entitled to a student bursary which will make your bus ticket cheaper. Speak to student services at your college if you think you may be entitled to a bursary.
How do I apply?
Download and complete the application form using the link below. You can obtain a ticket from your college or from the bus operator’s offices in the city centre. The form gives you all the details and confirms the ID you will need.
If you have any questions you can contact the colleges’ student services teams on the following telephone numbers, or contact the bus companies directly using the phone numbers on the application form:
• Itchen College - 023 8043 5636
• Richard Taunton’s College - 023 8051 4720
• City College Southampton - 023 8048 4848
|Southampton 2013/14||Number of weeks ||Bluestar & Uni Link Pass||First Pass|
|Student Price||Standard Price||Student Price|
|Autumn term||16 ||£144||£85||£191||£100|
|Spring term||13 ||£105||£85||£140||£100|
|Summer term||13 ||£105||£85||£140||£100|
New service from Bluestar buses Southampton Plus. Please download the zone map (pdf) or see the Bluestar website for more details
Southampton Plus 2013/14
|Number of weeks ||Bluestar & Uni Link Pass|
|Student Price |
|Autumn term|| 16 ||£180|| £120|
|Spring term||13||£135|| £120|
|Summer term||13 ||£135||£120 |
|Hampshire 2013/14 || Number of weeks||Bluestar & Uni Link Pass||First Pass|
|Autumn term|| 16||£251||£155||£251||£150|
|Spring term|| 13||£185||£155||£185||£150|
|Summer term|| 13||£185||£155||£185||£150|
The term dates for 2013/14 are:
- Autumn term - 3 September - 20 December
- Spring term - 6 January - 4 April
- Summer term - 22 April - 23 July