Easyrider smart cards offer the best value way to travel around the NCT bus network.

Apprentices aged under 19 should purchase an Easyrider Under 19 card.

If you are an apprentice aged 19+, you can pay student prices which offers a 15% discount, subject to meeting these conditions:

  • In the first 12 months of your apprenticeship
  • Providing proof of enrolment on an approved apprenticeship with a further education college or training organisation, which is funded or approved by the Education and Skills Fund Agency*
  • Providing your Unique Learner Number (ULN) and reference number of your further education college or training organisation (UKPRN). You can get your ULN and UKPRN from your Apprenticeship training provider.
  • Providing photo ID

We do not accept NUS Extra Apprentice Cards.

If your apprenticeship commenced whilst in paid employment and is part of your work place professional development, then you do not qualify for this discount.

* As listed on on the day of your application