Discounted Arriva bus tickets

If you study or work at the university you can benefit from reduced cost bus travel throughout Kent with the South East Unimed ticket. For students this a saving of up to 80%!

To get the discount you will need an Arriva Smartcard. Cards are available from the Hub reception Medway Campus. Promo codes are no longer in use. For more information and to purchase tickets visit the Arriva universities webpage.

University ticket prices for 2021-22

Ticket Type



Normal PriceComments
Single: Chatham station - Universities£1.20£1.20£5.60Buy on bus with Uni ID.
Single: Gillingham - Universities£1.40£1.40£5.60Buy on bus with Uni ID.
Single: Pier Quays - Chatham Historic Dockyard £1.40£1.40£5.60Buy on bus with Uni ID.
Single: Anywhere in Kent and Medway after 7pmN/AN/A£1.70Buy on bus.
1 Week£13£19£31South East Unimed ticket.
Buy online with smartcard.

4 Weeks



£100South East Unimed ticket.
Buy online with smartcard.
Academic Year
(1 Sept to 31 Aug; and 1 Jan to 31 Dec)
£170N/A£815South East Unimed ticket.
Buy online with smartcard.

Annual (52 weeks)



£1,050South East Unimed ticket.
Email Arriva see note below.

The South East Unimed ticket is valid throughout Medway and Kent illustrated on the South East Zone Map. For greater detail on routes in Medway see the Medway Towns Zone Map. Timetables are linked off our Getting to Medway page.

For information about what measures have been adopted by Arriva for Covid-19 please follow this link.

*Please e-mail from your university e-mail with your contact number and delivery address. Arriva will take payment over the phone and post your smartcard.