With a YOzone 11-16 card you can travel on most buses within the York area at a reduced fare. In addition to this, you will be entitled to lots of great discounts from retailers throughout the York area.
Who can have a YOzone 11-16 card?
The YOzone 11-16 card is available free to any young person currently in secondary education (up to the age of 16) who lives or studies in the City of York Council area.
Your YOzone 11-16 card is valid until 31 August after your 16th birthday. A £5 fee is charged for the replacement of lost cards. Stolen cards will be replaced free of charge on production of a valid police crime reference number.
What bus fares are available to YOzone cardholders?
The following bus companies offer reduced fare travel to YOzone 11-16 cardholders on journeys within the City of York boundary:
|Bus company||YOzone fare|
|Arriva||Half adult fare|
|Coastliner (Transdev York)||80p single journey tickets|
|Connexions||Half adult fare|
|East Yorkshire Motor Services||Half adult fare|
|First||80p single journey tickets|
|Reliance Motor Services||Half adult fare|
|Stephenson's||Half adult fare|
Applying for a card
Call in to the Customer Centre at West Offices, Station Rise, between 8:30am and 5pm, Monday to Friday. We will take your photograph and issue your YOzone card while you wait. You will need to bring proof of your age (eg. your birth certificate or passport).
YOzone application forms are available from most York secondary schools, libraries and council reception areas. Alternatively you can download the form and post it back to us.
You will need to send your completed form with a passport-sized photograph and proof of your age to YOzone, City of York Council, Freepost (YO239), York YO1 7ZZ. We will process your application within 7 days of receipt.
In addition to reduced-fare bus travel, there are lots of other great offers available to YOzone card holders:
Bank’s Music (Lendal)
- 10% discount on all sheet music and accessories.
The Bike Outlet (Clifton Moor)
- 10% off all bicycles, accessories or repairs
McDonalds (Blake Street, Monks Cross, Clifton Moor & Colton)
- Any one of the following: Big Mac, 6 Chicken Nuggets, Chicken Sandwich, Filet o’ Fish, Quarter Pounder, PLUS fries for £1.99
Micklegate Brunch Box
- 5% off all purchases
- 5% off all purchases
N12 Hair Design (Feasegate)
- 25% off any ladies’ cut or colour
- 20% off any gents’ cut
- FREE conditioning treatment with a Cut & Finish
Pizza Hut (Clifford Street & Pavement)
- 10% off all meals (excluding Buffet and Meal Deals)
REEL Cinema (Blossom Street)
- Student discount applies for cardholders aged 15 or over. For current cinema listings please see the REEL website.
Subway (Pavement, Feasegate & Clifford Street)
- Buy any 6” or 12” Sub and get a small drink FREE.
Tenpin Bowling (Clifton Moor)
- Buy one game at full price and get one game FREE for cardholder + up to 5 friends.
- Offer applies all day Mondays to Thursdays, before 6pm on Fridays and after 6pm on Sundays.
- Offer not valid on Saturdays.
Viking Loom (High Petergate)
- 10% off all full-price items purchased in store.
- Offer not valid for web purchases or instructional classes.
- See the Viking Loom website for product details.
Vue Cinema (Clifton Moor)
- Student discount applies for cardholders aged 15 or over.
You will also receive discounts at council leisure centres:
All offers are subject to retailers' terms and conditions. Offers may be added or withdrawn without prior notice.