Discounts offered by bus and train operators

Most local operators offer discounted fares for students and they are often cheaper than our post16 travel scheme.

Students who use local public transport services may have more flexibility for when classes start later or finish earlier.

The following operators offer discounted travel for young people aged 16-19.  These may be more cost effective than the Norfolk County Council post-16 travel scheme.

This information was last updated in March 2023.

Tickets and discounts offered by operators

First Eastern Counties Buses

First offer a wide range of discounted young person tickets.

Visit the First website for more information.

Konectbus (including Norwich Park&Ride)

A range of discounted young person tickets available. Visit the Konectbus website, call 01362 851210 or visit Norwich bus station for more information.

Lynx bus

Annual and termly tickets available for students. Visit the Lynx website or call 01553 611955 for more information.

Sanders Coaches

Sanders offer a reduced fare for young people aged 16-19, with a 15% discount off the adult fare.  This is for single, return and weekly tickets.

You can buy tickets on the bus – just ask for an Inbetweeners Ticket. 

They also offer various season tickets on local bus services from within and outside the catchment area which can allow for more flexibility. 

Visit Sanders Coaches website or call 01263 712800 for more information.

Simonds CountryLink

You can get a youth discount (16-19) ticket from the driver.  Simonds also offer student season tickets (termly/annual) on certain routes, available from Simonds' head office.

Visit Simmonds website or call 01379 647300 for more information.

West Norfolk Community Transport – Go To Town services

Go to Town serve West Norfolk and offer discounted fares to 16-20 year olds. Visit Go To Town website or call 01553 776971 for more details.

Other operators

Abellio Greater Anglia train passes

Season tickets for train services into Norwich may be cheaper, depending where you travel from. Visit Greater Anglia website or call 0845 6007245 for details of scholar tickets.


A new 16-17 railcard scheme will start from September 2019 - Visit Rail Card website for more information.