Manchester’s travel network is great—but it can be expensive. Here’s some advice on keeping your travel costs down when you start your university journey
With all the penny-pinching in food shopping and pint finding when you start university, it’s often easy to forget that travelling can set you back a serious amount too. Even with Manchester’s Magic Buses trundling up and down Oxford Road at all hours of day and night at an amazing £1 a journey, travel costs can really build up. If you’ve travelled from a long way away to move to Mancheter, a trip back to visit your parents will cost a seriously steep amount. Also, when you and your housemates stumble out of a club at 4am and can’t quite retrace your steps back to the bus stop you got off at, flagging a black cab down off the street can turn a cheap night out into a pretty expensive one.
However, there are some solutions: