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  • School Plus MCard

    A bus-only travel card for ages 5 to 18 years old in full-time education.

    Children aged 5 to 10 years old pay half fare on most buses and all trains displaying the Metro symbol in West Yorkshire, including Metro school buses. No PhotoCard is required (unless the child looks a lot older!).


    However, if your child is a regular bus-only user, School Plus is a great way to save money.

     What do you get?

    • Available as weekly or monthly options.
    • Virtually unlimited bus travel in West Yorkshire at any time, on any day of the week.
    • Great savings for regular bus users.


    School Plus MCards are valid on most West Yorkshire buses displaying the Metro logo.  They can be used at most times of the day, seven days a week.  That makes them better value than some operator special offer tickets, which can only be used at certain times or on certain journeys.

    How much does it cost?

    School Plus MCard costs £9.50 per week or £35 per month 

    Cardholders travelling further than West Yorkshire will have to pay the additional fare at the start of their journey.

    Where to buy

    You can buy the School Plus MCard at Bus Station Travel Centres, and at over 700 Payzone outlets in West Yorkshire. Locate  your nearest Payzone (external website)

    What to take with you

    When you buy a SchoolPlus MCard you must have your Young Person's PhotoCard or a Scholar's PhotoCard with you. Your PhotoCard is used with your MCard to prove who you are.

    Your travel will be loaded on to your MCard.
    Young Person's PhotoCard
    Scholar's PhotoCard

    Renewing your School Plus MCard

    To renew your SchoolPlus MCard visit any Bus Station Travel Centre or Payzone outlet. Locate  your nearest Payzone (external website)


     Remember you MUST take your PhotoCard with you every time you renew.



    SchoolPlus MetroCards / MCards are not valid on Nightrider and special event bus services, such as football, concerts and some school contract services. They are also not valid on trains.

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