School Card Junior

Pupils who attend primary or lower secondary school or primary or lower secondary school for pupils with special needs, years F-9, and have been granted free travel to and from school based on the municipality’s rules on school transport, are eligible for the School Card Junior (Grundskolekort). The card is loaded with a School Junior ticket for the whole academic year and is a document of value. If the pupil stops his/her studies, the card must be returned to the school immediately.


The School Card Junior is valid:


  • only for the pupil the card was issued to
  • for travelling to and from school by bus
  • Monday - Friday (excluding public holidays) 04:30-18:00
  • for a whole academic year: 15 August 2018 – 14 June 2019
  • with properly filled in information on the backside
    • the school that the student attends
    • student's first and last name
    • student's date of birth (YY-MM-DD)

The School Card Junior is not valid:

  • on trains
  • during school holidays and on public holidays


Bilden visar hur Grundskolekortet ser ut. Det är flera glada barn och så står texten Grundskolekort på kortet.  Bilden visar hur Grundskolekortets baksida ser ut

The images shows the front and the back of the School Card Junior.


Who pays for the School Card Junior?

The municipality where the pupil with the School Card Junior is registered pays for the School Card Junior.


Registering your journey on the School Card Junior

For the ticket to be valid for travel, on each journey the card must be held against the ticket reader on the bus. When the smiley face symbol appears in the display and it lights up green, your journey has been registered and you are free to board. On buses without ticket readers, the School Card Junior must be shown to the bus driver. 

School Card Junior - lost or broken

If your child leaves the School Card Junior (Grundskolekort) at home in the morning, he/she must contact their school office or class teacher during the day to borrow a temporary School Card Junior to travel home with. If your child travels home without a School Card Junior or temporary School Card Junior, he/she will have to buy a single ticket for the bus journey. The temporary card must be returned to the school the next school day.


If the School Card Junior is lost or stolen, you the guardian or your child must immediately contact the school office to get a replacement. If your child was given a School Card Junior directly from Länstrafiken, please contact our Customer Service. The old card will be blocked so that it can no longer be used.


If the School Card Junior is broken or damaged in some other way so that it no longer words, it must be replaced immediately. Contact the school office if your child was given the School Card Junior by the school or municipality. If you received the card directly from us at Länstrafiken, please contact our Customer Service. 

School Card Junior for a new academic year

If your child is returning to the same school within Örebro County the next academic year, he/she should keep their School Card Junior (Grundskolekort) over the summer. When school begins in the autumn, your child will get a new card the first day in school, but he/she should to use the old one until he/she gets the new card.


Lost the School Card Senior during the summer?

If you lose your School Card Junior during the summer, you can pick up a new card from the school office. 

Ticket inspections for primary and lower secondary students

We have ticket inspectors who regularly check tickets on our buses. During a ticket inspection, your child must always be able to present the School Card Junior (Grundskolekort) to the inspector. The School Junior ticket on the card must be valid for the journey in question.


The School Card Junior may be confiscated for inspection if the card does not meet the requirements for use, and if it is misused the School Card Junior will not be returned.  We will not reimburse any expenses caused by confiscating the card.


A ticket inspector may by law (1977:67) issue a surcharge of SEK 1000 if the School Card Junior does not meet the requirements on travelling with a School Card Junior. In addition to the surcharge, you will also be charged an administration fee and a single fare for the journey. The guardian will be responsible for payment.


Further information on ticket inspections can be found here.