Today is your last day to buy the Stagecoach UniRider ticket at the discounted rate of £175. After today it will go up to £250 so make sure you buy today to get the best price!
The Unirider academic year bus ticket allows students to travel all across Kent and East Sussex, day and night. You can buy it online through the Stagecoach website.
We are pleased to announce that the 29 seater shuttle will be replaced by a 49 seater shuttle for the following times for this term.
- Medway to Canterbury 07.45
- Canterbury to Medway 09.00
- Medway to Canterbury 10.00
- Canterbury to Medway 11.00
The booking system has been updated to reflect the additional seats available.
Book a seat www.kent.ac.uk/campus-shuttle
We will review the additional seats on the service at the end of term.
The University of Kent unirider is valid on all Stagecoach buses in Kent and East Sussex, not just the bus you need to get to Uni. That means you can use it for days out too. Whether you fancy a bit of shopping, a day at the coast or a bit of local history – if there’s a Stagecoach bus there then you can use your unirider!
Here’s just a few ideas of some journeys you could make with your unirider…
- Heading to Dreamland amusement park or Westwood Cross for a bit of retail therapy? Route 8 buses run between Canterbury to Margate throughout the day. The buses have free WIFI and USB charging points too!
- For a day at the beach why not try the Triangle! Triangle buses run from Canterbury to Whitstable or Herne Bay. Triangle buses towards Herne Bay stop right outside Wildwood Animal Park too! Triangle buses also have free WIFI and USB charging points.
- If it’s history you’re after take a visit to the famous Dover Castle on a route 15 bus – relive the courtly days of King Henry II, and venture deep underground in the Secret Wartime Tunnels. Jump off at Pencester Road and walk up the hill or catch a route 80/81 bus to take you up there.
- Travel in style on a Stagecoach Gold route 16 bus to Folkestone. Visit Folkestone’s Harbour Arm, the food, drink and entertainment destination for the town. The gold buses have free WIFI and luxury leather seats too.
To buy or use a University of Kent unirider ticket, you’ll need a valid university student ID card. The student number on your university ID card must match the student number on your ticket. You are required to present your student ID card to the driver each time you use your unirider.
The majority of bus services in and around Canterbury are operated by Stagecoach Ltd bus company.
The Unirider academic year bus ticket allows students to travel all across Kent and East Sussex, day and night. The ticket costs £175 and is available to purchase now from the green Unibus parked on campus outside the Gulbenkian theatre, or online through the Stagecoach website.
Why we recommend the Unirider academic year bus ticket:
- The highly discounted tickets saves you money
- Explore what East Kent has to offer – historic towns, cities, the countryside and even the beach!
- Explore the shops, visit cinemas, theatres, restaurants as well as nightlife in various towns and cities
- We have a good regular bus service to and from our campus, especially between Canterbury and Whitstable
- No need to find change, just use your bus ticket to get home after a night out in Canterbury on the Unibus 24 hour service
Make sure you purchase from the bus or online before the 2 October to get the discounted price. After 2 October the price increases to £250.
Visit www.kent.ac.uk/transport/discounts for more information.
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We work with Arriva bus company to provide highly discounted bus tickets for students and staff.
The annual student and staff tickets allow travel on any Arriva bus all over Medway, Kent and East Sussex. The student annual ticket is £140 which works out as only 39p per day!
You can purchase the tickets online using the promotional code found on our website or from the Arriva bus on campus today (20 September 2017) outside the Student Hub.
Pick up timetables, ask any questions and purchase your ticket from the Arriva bus on campus next to the fresher’s fair.
See Arriva buses for more information.
Canterbury students can hire a recycled bike on the following dates:
- Wednesday 20 September, 9.00-15.00 (Cycle Hub by the Pavilion)
- Sunday 24 September, 11.00-15.00 (outside the Gulbenkian)
- Wednesday 27 September, 9.00-15.00 (Cycle Hub by the Pavilion)
- Wednesday 4 October, 9.00-15.00 (Cycle Hub by the Pavilion)
Hire a bike for £30/ term, which includes a good quality bike lock, lights and a bell.
You will need to pay a deposit of £50, £75 or £100 depending on the bike you choose.
Medway students can hire a bike from Liberty Quays accommodation.
For more information visit www.kent.ac.uk/transport/cycling
We would like to remind any returning students and staff that the Transport Team relocated to the new Security and Transport Centre (map) with Campus Security in May 2017. The building is an extension of the current Campus Security building, located near to Santander on central campus.
The new building delivers an improved working environment for the teams and includes a reception area that has been specifically designed to improve customer experience. The new location also provides us with the space to expand of our team so we can process enquiries more efficiently.
The opening times for the Security and Transport Centre are as follows:
- Transport Team: Monday- Friday 8.30- 17.00
- Campus Security: always open
For all travel enquiries please come to the Security and Transport Centre.
The Campus Shuttle booking system is now open. Book a seat online at www.kent.ac.uk/campus-shuttle .
The Campus Shuttle is a free coach service between Canterbury and Medway campuses, exclusively available to University of Kent students and staff.
The shuttle will start running from Saturday 16 September.
Booking guarantees you a seat on the service. If you do not book, you can still travel with your Kent One or Kent Union card if seats are available.
More information can be found at www.kent.ac.uk/campus-shuttle