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  • Student Plus

    Unlimited bus and rail travel throughout West Yorkshire, for mature students aged 26 and over.

    What is Student Plus MetroCard?

    It's a travel card (consisting of ticket and PhotoCard), which allows unlimited bus and train travel throughout West Yorkshire at any time of day or night (except Nightrider and special event services), including on buses to the Yorkshire Dales

    • Available to mature students 26 years and over in full-time education (16 hours or more per week)
    • You can buy a weekly or monthly ticket.

    How much does it cost?

    Student Plus currently costs £22 per week or £82 per month.

    Where to buy it

    Student Plus is on sale at Travel Centres and bus stations (excluding Pontefract and Castleford Travel Centres) and staffed rail stations in West Yorkshire.

    What to take with you

    The first time you buy a Student Plus you will need:


    • A completed Student Plus application form (pdf, 66k - opens in a new window).
    • Two passport-size photographs of yourself (face-on, not side view). This will be used to make your Student Plus PhotoCard, which you show alongside your MetroCard.
    • You must provide evidence you are a full-time student (16 hours per week or more) for each academic year - ie. registration document, grant form, letter from your college/university.


     There is no residency qualification for a Student Plus.


    Related links

    Lost, stolen or damaged MetroCards


    MetroCard - terms and conditions

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