Tickets

THE TICKETS SOLD BY OSEA ARE DIVIDED INTO 4 CATEGORIES:

CATEGORY 1: REGULAR TICKETS (OSEA)

- Valid on all bus routes operated by OSEA

CATEGORY 2: REGULAR TICKETS (PANCYPRIAN)

- Valid on all bus routes operated by OSEA
- Valid on all bus routes within all the other Districts of non-occupied Cyprus (Companies: CPT - Larnaca, CPT - Nicosia, EMEL - Limassol, OSYPA - Paphos)
- Valid on all bus routes of Intercity Buses Cyprus

CATEGORY 3: STUDENT TICKETS (OSEA)

- Valid on all bus routes operated by OSEA

Prices for Student Tickets (OSEA) are 50% of Regular Tickets (OSEA) - (Category 1)

50% discount on all our bus routes for:

* University students regardless of nationality who carry a personalized smart card which they can obtain from ticket sales points if they present to the Publisher a student ID from an approved University Institution of Cyprus (Public or Private) or from approved public or public colleges linked to the European Youth Card issued by the Cyprus Youth Organization in cooperation with the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports and Youth,

* Students of Private Higher Education Schools who carry a personalized smart card which they can obtain from ticket sales points if they present the Student ID card linked to the European Youth Card issued by the Cyprus Youth Organization in cooperation with the Ministry of Culture , Sports and Youth,

* International students who carry a personalized smart card which they can obtain from ticket offices by presenting to the Publisher a European Youth Card issued by a competent body of another European country, or their student card which is linked to the European Student Card for students and includes the corresponding logo,

A STUDENT ID CARD IS CONSIDERED VALID WHEN:

A Student ID card is considered valid if it includes the following:

  • recent photo of the holder
  • the name of the University or School of Higher Education that has issued it
  • start and end date of the current academic year (eg 2022-2023)

CATEGORY 4: STUDENT TICKETS (PANCYPRIAN)

- Valid on all bus routes operated by OSEA
- Valid on all bus routes within all the other Districts of non-occupied Cyprus (Companies: CPT - Larnaca, CPT - Nicosia, EMEL - Limassol, OSYPA - Paphos)
- Valid on all bus routes of Intercity Buses Cyprus

Prices for Student Tickets (Pancyprian) are 50% of Regular Tickets (Pancyprian) - (Category 2)

50% discount on all our bus routes for:

* University students regardless of nationality who carry a personalized smart card which they can obtain from ticket sales points if they present to the Publisher a student ID from an approved University Institution of Cyprus (Public or Private) or from approved public or public colleges linked to the European Youth Card issued by the Cyprus Youth Organization in cooperation with the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports and Youth,

* Students of Private Higher Education Schools who carry a personalized smart card which they can obtain from ticket sales points if they present the Student ID card linked to the European Youth Card issued by the Cyprus Youth Organization in cooperation with the Ministry of Culture , Sports and Youth,

* International students who carry a personalized smart card which they can obtain from ticket offices by presenting to the Publisher a European Youth Card issued by a competent body of another European country, or their student card which is linked to the European Student Card for students and includes the corresponding logo,

A STUDENT ID CARD IS CONSIDERED VALID WHEN:

A Student ID card is considered valid if it includes the following:

  • recent photo of the holder
  • the name of the University or School of Higher Education that has issued it
  • start and end date of the current academic year (eg 2022-2023)
THE FOLLOWING TICKETS ARE ALSO ACCEPTED IN OSEA BUSES:
* On all OSEA bus routes we also accept Pancyprian Tickets (Regular and Student) which are issued by the other bus companies in non-occupied Cyprus (Companies: CPT - Larnaca, CPT - Nicosia, EMEL - Limassol, OSYPA - Paphos, Cyprus Intercity Buses).
IMPOSITION OF A FINE IN CASE OF NOT HOLDING A VALID TICKET:

Passengers that fail to show a valid ticket in the event of inspection by OSEA inspectors or by inspectors of the Contracting Authority (Department of Road Transport), will have to pay a fine on the spot. The fine will be paid directly to the inspector and a receipt will be issued.

FREE TRAVEL ON ALL OUR BUS ROUTES FOR:

* Children under 6 years old,

* Soldiers and contracted soldiers of the National Guard of Cyprus, who carry a personalized smart card which they can obtain from ticket sales points if they present to the Issuer their military identity card or the certificate from the Institution in which they serve an alternative service, which states the date of termination of their term of office,

* Retirees who are beneficiaries of the Low Income Retirement Aid Plan who carry a personalized smart card which they can obtain from ticket sales points if they present to the Issuer the Card of the Ministry of Labor, Welfare and Social Insurance, provided that they do not receive any aid for road passenger transport services on regular services as part of the Aid Plan,

* The recipient and his / her family members (adults and children over 6 years old) who receives Public Aid from the Welfare Office, who carry a personalized smart card which they can obtain from ticket offices if they present to the Issuer a card or a certificate from the Welfare Office, provided that that they do not receive any aid for road passenger transport on a regular basis as part of the Public Aid,

* Disabled people in wheelchairs,

* Blind people (which may be accompanied by a guide dog),

* Escorts of blind people or disabled people in wheelchairs,

* European Disability Card beneficiaries and their attendants, where the European Disability Card is marked "A" (Assistant) which indicates the need for an assistant,

* Special groups agreed between the Contracting Authority and the Concessionaire who carry a personalized smart card which they can obtain from ticketing points if they present a card or an appropriate certificate to the Issuer,

* Students of Pre-primary and Primary Public Education who are transported to buses that run student routes.

50% DISCOUNT ON ALL OUR BUS ROUTES FOR:

* University students regardless of nationality who carry a personalized smart card which they can obtain from ticket sales points if they present to the Publisher a student ID from an approved University Institution of Cyprus (Public or Private) or from approved public or public colleges linked to the European Youth Card issued by the Cyprus Youth Organization in cooperation with the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports and Youth,

* Students of Private Higher Education Schools who carry a personalized smart card which they can obtain from ticket sales points if they present the Student ID card linked to the European Youth Card issued by the Cyprus Youth Organization in cooperation with the Ministry of Culture , Sports and Youth,

* International students who carry a personalized smart card which they can obtain from ticket offices by presenting to the Publisher a European Youth Card issued by a competent body of another European country, or their student card which is linked to the European Student Card for students and includes the corresponding logo,

* People aged 6 to 18:
- up to the age of 12 (up to a height of 1.2 meters) it is not necessary to present to the bus driver any supporting document,
- from 13 to 18 years old, using a personalized smart card which can be obtained from ticket sales points by presenting to the Issuer a national or student ID. Users, who are students, can buy and upload to their personalized smart card a monthly student ticket of €10.00 which will be valid only in the geographical area where it is issued. All students, including seniors, are eligible to purchase student tickets for the months of July and August. For July 2023 until July 4, 2030 this transitional provision of the student ticket of €10.00 will not apply and the 50% payment of the fare will apply to all available types of tickets,

* Social security beneficiaries who carry a personalized smart card which they can obtain from ticket sales points if they present to the Issuer their Social Card or Social Card Beneficiary Certificate of the Ministry of Labor, Welfare and Social Insurance of Cyprus. Regular users from July 2020 to June 2023 inclusive, can purchase and upload to their personalized smart card a monthly ticket of €20.00 which will be valid only in the geographical area issued. For July 2023 until July 4, 2030 this transitional provision will not apply and the 50% payment of the fare will apply to all available types of tickets.


Other Population Groups that are allowed to pay a reduced fee:

* for families with more than two children attending secondary and technical public education at the same time, the fee specified in the paragraph for persons aged 6 to 18 years is paid for a monthly student ticket for only one child and the other children are excluded from the obligation to pay a fee for a corresponding ticket,

* for large families, with more than one child attending secondary and technical public education at the same time, the fee specified in the paragraph for persons aged 6 to 18 years is paid for a monthly student ticket for only one child and the other children are excluded from the obligation to pay a fare for a corresponding ticket,


Customers can obtain from the Ticket Sales Points of the Concessionaire one ticket corresponding to the monthly fare specified in the paragraph for persons aged 6 to 18 years, which will be uploaded to the personalized smart card upon presentation of the necessary receipts. For the rest of the children, the personalized smart cards will be loaded at the same time with a monthly ticket title that will have zero value and will be valid for the same period of time as the ticket for which the fare is paid.


Personalized smart cards are issued based on the terms and conditions posted on the website www.motionbuscard.org.cy

TICKETS ARE SEALED AND ARE VALID AS FOLLOWS:

* On One day tickets (Regular and Student) there is a stamp of the date for which the tickets are valid (for example: 10/07/2022).

One day tickets are valid for one day (for example: if the ticket is purchased on Wednesday 10/07/2019, it is valid until Thursday 11/07/2019 at 04:00 in the morning)


* On Seven day tickets (Regular and Student) there is a stamp of the date until which the tickets are valid (for example: 13/07/2022).

Seven day tickets are valid for seven consecutive days (for example: if the ticket is purchased Wednesday 06/07/2022, it is valid until Wednesday 13/07/2022 at 04:00 in the morning)


* On Monthly tickets (Regular and Student) there is a stamp of the date until which the tickets are valid (for example: 10/07/2022).

Monthly tickets are valid for one month - from the date of issue until the corresponding date of the following month at 04:00 in the morning (for example: if the ticket is issued on 10-06-2022, it is valid until 10-07-2022 at 04:00 in the morning)


* On Annual tickets (Regular and Student) there is a stamp of the date until which the tickets are valid (for example: 01/01/2023).

Annual tickets are valid for one year - from the date of issue until the corresponding date of the following year at 04:00 in the morning (for example: if the ticket is issued on 01-01-2022, it is valid until 01-01-2023 at 04:00 in the morning

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