Diamond East Midlands Zone B Term Passes

Term Passes for Diamond Bus services in the following Counties:


Diamond Network 'Zone B'

  • Network Zone B Term - 5-18 - £ 210.00
  • Network Zone B Term - Student 19+ - £ 235.00
  • Network Zone B Academic Year 5-18 - £ 575.00
  • Network Zone B Academic Year Student 19+ - £ 645.00

Your Term pass will automatically be issued as an M-ticket which you can show to the driver on your smart phone. Now there is no more waiting for your bus pass to arrive in post and your pass will be safely stored on your mobile phone. Simply create an account on our website or download the Diamond App, upload your photo, buy your Term pass and it will be ready to activate at the start of term.

Pass Criteria: Diamond Network 'Zone B'

Available to age 5 - 18 or aged 19+ in full time education (min 12 hrs per week). Student Term pass holders aged 15+ are requested to carry proof of full time student ID when travelling with this pass, you may be asked to produce this by the driver or inspector to prove you are entitled to travel with this pass.

Valid on all* Diamond services within the following county boundaries; Staffordshire, Derbyshire, Leicestershire.

*Some service exceptions apply – Not valid on Diamond East Midlands routes 125, 129, 813, 829, 831 and certain contracted services. Not valid on Diamond Bus Tamworth Services 76, 76A, 76B.

General Terms and Conditions
By applying for this pass, the applicant / parent or guardian confirms that the pass holder meets the eligibility criteria listed above.

This ticket is automatically supplied as an M-ticket to activate in the Diamond Bus App. If you require a photocard bus pass, please email comments@diamondbuses.com with your order confirmation, name and postal address.

You can choose either an M-ticket or a Photocard pass, you may not have both formats. If you request a photocard pass your M-ticket will be cancelled and no longer available to activate on the app.

Once activated a Term pass is not transferable and can only be used by the holder shown on the front of the photocard or on the M-ticket.

Term pass holders must carry proof of Student ID with them when travelling. You may be asked to produce this by the driver or inspector to prove you are entitled to travel with this pass. If you are unable to prove you are entitled to Student or Child rate fares, you may be charged a full adult fare.

A Term pass may be refused / withdrawn by the driver or a company representative should it become defaced or used fraudulently.

A Term pass remains the property of the Diamond Bus (East Midlands) Limited.

In using a Term pass for travel the bearer agrees to the Terms and Conditions of Carriage of Diamond Bus / Diamond Bus East Midlands Limited.

Please check for any zone boundaries or service restrictions to the pass you have chosen prior to making your purchase.

It is the customers responsibility to ensure you have sufficient Internet Data and Phone Battery levels to ensure you can access your M-ticket at all times during your journey. If you are unable to produce a valid M-ticket during your journey you will be liable to pay the full fare for your journey.

Lost Passes: If you lose your photocard pass, please email comments@diamondbuses.com for a replacement. Please note you may be charged an administration fee for a replacement pass.

Please note not all services operate seven days per week.

Buy Your Pass Here


Individual School Passes

  • Route 829 Term Pass - £ 225.00
  • Route 829 Academic Year Pass - £ 650.00

Valid for unlimited travel on route 829 to Friary or Nether Stowe Schools plus all services on the Diamond East Midlands Zone B network (some service exceptions do apply).

Please note: If you catch services 817, 818, 819 to Friary or Nether Stowe Schools, the Standard Network Zone B Term Pass will cover these services. You only need to apply for a special pass if you use service 829.

  • John Taylor Free School Term Pass (Route 831 +Zone B) - £210.00
  • John Taylor Free School Academic Year Pass (Route 831 +Zone B) - £575.00
Valid for unlimited travel on route 831 to John Taylor Free School plus all services on the Diamond East Midlands Zone B network (some service exceptions do apply)

  • School Academic Year £575
Passes valid for one return journey to and from school on schooldays only, using the route(s) stated on the pass. Available for:
  • William Allitt School
  • Pingle Academy
  • Repton Primary School
  • Queen Elizabeth's Grammar School
  • Paulet High School
  • Ivanhoe College
  • Granville Academy
  • De Ferrers High School
  • Blessed Robert Sutton College

Apply for your School Bus Pass here