If you buy this ticket, the driver will load it onto your smart card, instead of giving you a paper ticket. You will then need to validate your journey by touching your card onto the card reader each time you travel.
The price and the validity of this ticket will remain the same.
From the age of 11 until 31 August after your 16th birthday, you can pay child fares on buses in Greater Manchester if you have an igo card. You must have an igo card to travel using a child ticket on buses in Greater Manchester if you are aged 11-16.
If you are aged 5-16 you need an igo card to buy a Stagecoach easyrider, System One Junior AnyBus and get me there Junior AnyBus tickets.
All that changes is the way you travel with your igo card:
To continue to purchase an easyrider ticket you will need to apply to TfGM for an igo card.
Visit tfgm.com/igo to download an application form or get a copy of the form from a TfGM Travelshop.
All that changes is the way you travel with your TfGM ENCTS disabled persons card before 0930 hours Monday to Friday:
For children travelling on services 236, 237, 358 or 360 between Derbyshire or Cheshire and Greater Manchester the £10 cross boundary ticket can be purchased using any smart card.
This ticket is valid throughout Greater Manchester
The School Weekly valid on TfGM School services will continue to be issued as a paper ticket.
If you travel on TfGM funded School services provided by a different operator than Stagecoach please continue to purchase this paper ticket. A Stagecoach easyrider will not will not be accepted on another company’s bus.
My igo card is broken
If your igo card is bent or cracked you will need to apply for a replacement card from TfGM. Visit tfgm.com/igo for furher details
I don’t have an igo card
Please visit tfgm.com/igo to download an application form or get a copy of the form from a TfGM Travelshop.
Any child under 16 who is a resident of Greater Manchester or attends school in Greater Manchester can apply for an igo card.
If you are aged between 11 and 16 and do not hold an igo card you cannot purchase a 7 day ticket and will be asked to pay a £2.00 for each journey you make on a Stagecoach bus or £1.75 on a TfGM School bus service.
I have an TfGM ENCTS disabled persons card. Why should I buy and easyrider?
If you wish to travel before 9:30 Monday to Friday you are entitled to pay the concessionary fare. If you make a number of journeys early in the morning it may be more economic to purchase this ticket. Purchasing an easyrider does not affect your free travel after 9:30 or at weekends.
I buy my child or concessionary tickets on the Stagecoach Bus App. Am I affected?
No. You can continue to buy your ticket on the Stagecoach Bus App. You will still need to show igo card or TfGM ENCTS disabled persons card to the bus driver.
Can I add a Greater Manchester easyrider to a StagecoachSmart or get me there card?
No. You can only purchase an £8.00 easyrider ticket with an igo or TfGM ENCTS disabled persons card.