Under 19 Bus Only Ticket

Cheaper bus fares for 5-18 year-olds in full-time education.

What is an Under 19 Bus-only ticket?

It's a bus-only travel ticket for anyone under 19 years old with an Under 16 PhotoCard or 16-18 PhotoCard

  • Great savings for regular bus users.
  • Offers virtually unlimited bus travel in West Yorkshire at any time on any day of the week.
  • Available as a weekly or monthly ticket. 

Under 19 Bus-only tickets are valid on most West Yorkshire buses displaying the Metro logo at most times of any day of the week. This 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?

Under 19 Countywide Bus Only
Weekly ticket: £10.00
Monthly ticket: £37.00

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 an Under 19 Bus-only ticket from any Payzone outlet or from Bus Station Travel Centres

Renewing your Under 19 Bus-only ticket

Renew your Under 19 Bus-only ticket at any Payzone outlet or at Bus Station Travel Centres

As the Under 19 Bus-only ticket is loaded onto your PhotoCard, you will need you take your Under 16 PhotoCard or 16-18 PhotoCard with you every time you buy.

Under 19 Bus-only tickets are not valid on late night and special event bus services, such as football, concerts and some school contract services. They are also not valid on trains.

Are there any restrictions?

Under 19 Bus-only tickets are valid on most buses in West Yorkshire displaying the Metro logo. They can be used at most times of the day, seven days a week, and are not restricted to specific bus operators.

Because of the way some school bus services are organised, the tickets are not currently valid on the following school bus services:

BT1 at Blessed Trinity College, Burnley

C96 & C98 at Castle Hill Primary School & Todmorden High School

F63-F65, AA25, HG22-HG27 and X71 at St John Fisher & St Aidan's Schools, Harrogate

CV1 and CV2 at Colne Valley High School

M2, M7 & M23 at North Halifax Grammar School

TG1 & TG2 at Tadcaster Grammar School

K1, K2, K4, K5 from Meltham to Honley High School. K7 - Under 19 Bus-only tickets are valid but from Netherton only

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