Transport and Travel

Travelling to College

Students outside BGLZ

The Coleg Gwent Bus Pass Scheme

Getting to college could cost less than you think! With the Coleg Gwent Bus Pass Scheme, you may be able to get discounted bus travel to and from college, with children’s travel rates during the evenings, weekends and holidays (excluding summer holidays). Your pass is only valid alongside a My Travel Pass (see below).

Joining the scheme is simple, depending on where you live:

Aged 16 to 18 and live in Newport, Torfaen, Caerphilly or Blaenau Gwent?

Apply to your local authority (LA) for bus pass support (contact details below). If you’re approved, you’ll need to pay your first termly fee at enrolment.

Collect your termly bus pass from Learner Services and pay your discounted fee on the bus.

Blaenau Gwent County Borough Council

www.blaenau-gwent.gov.uk | 01495 311556

Caerphilly County Borough Council

http://www.caerphilly.gov.uk | 01443 866530

Newport City Council

http://www.newport.gov.uk | 01633 656656

Torfaen County Borough Council

http://www.torfaen.gov.uk | 01495 766920

If you’re aged 16 to 18 and live in Monmouthshire, aged over 19 or refused transport by your local authority

Complete a Coleg Gwent bus pass form when you enrol.

Hand in your form and pay your termly fee:

  • £10 if you’re aged 16-18
  • £40 if you’re 19 or over

Collect your termly bus pass from Learner Services and pay your discounted fee on the bus.

My Travel Pass 16-21

This is a discounted travel scheme for 16-21 year olds funded by Welsh Government. Your Coleg Gwent bus pass will only be valid once you have your My Travel Pass. To apply, visit mytravelpass.gov.wales or call 03002002233.

Please Note: all financial support depends on college funding and is 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.

Bus Timetables

For the latest information on bus routes and timetables, go to www.traveline.info or call 0871 200 2233.