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Transport & travel

Transport & Travel at Coleg Gwent, South Wales

Travelling to College

Coleg Gwent bus pass scheme

You could be entitled to discounted bus travel to and from college and child travel rates at evenings, weekends and holidays (excluding summer holidays).  You will need to collect your bus pass at the beginning of each term from Learner Services.

If you’re aged 16-18 and live in Newport, Torfean, Caerphilly or Blaenau Gwent

 

1. Apply to your local authority (LA) for bus pass support (see contact details below)


2. If you are approved you will need to pay your first termly fee at enrolment


3. Receive your termly bus pass and pay your discounted fee on the bus

 

 

Local Education Authority (LEA)

Telephone

Blaenau Gwent County Borough Council www.blaenau-gwent.gov.uk

01495 311556

Caerphilly County Borough Council www.caerphilly.gov.uk

01443 864841

Newport City Council www.newport.gov.uk

01633 656656

Torfaen County Borough Council www.torfaen.gov.uk

01495 766920 / 01495 766918

 


If you’re aged 16-18 and live in Monmouthshire or are aged 19 or over living in any area

1. Complete a Coleg Gwent bus pass from when you enrol


2. Hand in your form and pay your termly fee: £10 if aged 16-18 / £40 if you're 19 or over


3. Receive your termly bus pass and pay your discounted fee on the bus

 

Please note: all financial support is dependent on college funding and subject to change. You must meet eligibility criteria. Support is not guaranteed until you receive written notification.

 

For more financial information and advice email admissions@coleggwent.ac.uk or call 01495 333777


My Travel Pass

You can apply to My Travel Pass - a dicounted travel scheme funded by Welsh Government which allows 16, 17 and 18 year olds with a third off bus travel.

 

Apply at www.mytravelpass.gov.wales or call 0300 200 2233

 

Find out bus routes and timetables at www.traveline.info or call 0871 200 2233

 

 

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