Arriva Bus Pass

Travelling on the 699 is a University of Liverpool student rite of passage and with an Arriva bus pass you can travel as much as you like on the 699 and all other Arriva buses in Merseyside and the North West! - Purchasing your exclusive Arriva bus pass from the Guild shop can save you up to £60!

Since its introduction in 2018, your Student Officers have ensured that bus travel onto campus is more affordable for University of Liverpool students, saving students over £180K!

Your Perfect Pass:

After listening to your feedback, we have secured a brand new Guild Full Pass, alongside the Academic and Termly passes, offering bus travel that fits around your timetable from September through to June.

Pick the one that’s right for you:

Ticket Type UoL Student Price Non-UoL Student Price Your Savings
Academic Pass ( September – May) £335 Not available via Arriva. £60*
Full Pass (September – June) £370 £395 £25
Term 1 Pass (September – December) £140 £155 £15
Term 2 Pass (January – May) £195 Not Available via Arriva. -
Jan-June Pass £220 £220 -

*Perfectly aligning with UoL term dates ending in May rather than June, this exclusive pass saves you spending on a month’s travel you may not use. 
Savings based on Arriva’s pricing of their September – June pass. 


Pick up a pass:

You can purchase your exclusive pass from the Guild shop from the 2nd September. Please note that this offer is not available online. You can find the Guild shop opening times here.

You will need to bring some form of Student ID with you - whether it's your Student ID card, an email confirming your place at University, or some other correspondence which clearly identifies that you're a student at the University of Liverpool.

Need a replacement?

If you’ve lost or damaged your card (we’ve all been there!), you can order a replacement bus pass from the Guild shop directly. Please note that there is a £5.00 admin fee for all replacement bus passes.

An extra gift from Arriva:

As an extra bonus when purchasing your pass, you will be also have access to a 15% discount code for the Arriva click (think the 699 meets a UberLux) so you can always travel around the city in style.