Scholars’ Season Tickets

Scholars’ Season Tickets

A Discounted ticket is available to schoolchildren and students for periods of half a school term, subject to the conditions mentioned below. This ticket can be purchased from the driver, paying cash or contactless card and gives unlimited travel* throughout route 242.

Prices vary with the length of term, please see below for the current term’s price.

Summer Term Price 2024

Term (2) – 03/06/24 – 19/07/24

Scholars’ tickets are available for use at all times including weekends between the above start and expiry dates.

– Please note: Only valid on Metroline buses on route 242, NOT on other operators’ buses (so not available for use on route 242 on Sundays and Public Holidays when another operator runs the service). See below for other conditions.


  1. The following age conditions apply to the purchase and use of Scholars’ tickets:
  • Age 5 and under 11 – proof of age not required
  • Age 11 and under 19 – if showing a valid Hertfordshire Saver Card, obtainable from Hertfordshire County Council (subject to conditions), see – please allow 2 weeks to obtain your card
  1. Tickets are not transferable between users, and must be shown to the driver on every journey (with a valid SaverCard photocard if applicable) and at any time during a journey on request by a Metroline Official.
  2. Refunds are not given for unused periods, lost or defaced tickets. Statutory rights are not affected.

Please see ‘Our Fares and Tickets’ for full details of our ticket ranges including Adult and other child rate fare deals.