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See information on current pick-up points, times and prices - offering routes from across the region.

Updated 17th December 2018

End of term 21st December 2018 college bus departure times - see here for more information
Reliance Bus Service departures end of term 21st December - see here for more information
We have produced a handy A-Z of all York College Bus routes for students who want to know if our buses serve their areas.

Underground Map a - amended without Ricall Nov 2018


Timetable from September 2018 

Follow this link to the new timetable from September 2018.

Please note: departure times are approximate so please arrive at the pick-up point at least 5 to 10 minutes before the advertised time as travel conditions can vary.

To see your travel options in an easy A-Z of places we serve -follow this link.

Please contact Student Services - This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. if you live in an area not currently covered by our coach network to enable us to register your interest.  Routes are reviewed annually.

Local Services

A number of local bus services also stop at or near York College. 

Reliance Services -  for students coming in from Thirsk




 Barlby bus route 2



 New Coach User Card poster NOV 18


Departure Times from September 2018 from the bus lane at the front of the college.

York College provides information on journey times in good faith, however, in the event of a breakdown, traffic congestion or any other incidents beyond the reasonable control of the college or coach companies operating the routes, departure times may be affected and journeys may take longer than predicted; in these circumstances the college will not be liable for any delays.


 Departure Times 2018 to 2019 a

 Buying Tickets

From September 2018 all coach users will be required to register to access the college network.  A coach user card will be issued at the cost of £5.00 per academic year and must be presented to the driver along with a valid open return ticket (there is no expiry date on our return tickets), once issued Coach User Cards are non-refundable.

Open return tickets (tickets with no use by date that can also be used for 2 single journeys) must be purchased in advance of travelling, these are available from either the York College Ticket Kiosk (located outside the Alan Ayckbourn Theatre in the Atrium, during College hours) or the Finance Desk (located in the InfoZone, open 08.30 - 17.00). Advance purchases of 20 return tickets or more can be made using credit or debit card by calling 01904 770495. Your tickets will be ready for collection at the Finance Desk on production of a valid York College Student ID Card. Please note: coach tickets are non-refundable.

Health and Safety

All vehicles are fitted with lap belts, which must be worn at all times. The student code of conduct applies and inappropriate behaviour will be dealt with under college disciplinary procedures; any students with concerns are encouraged to report details to their tutor or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. quoting the route number and date.

If you plan to use our college coach service this year, please provide details (refer to the map below for route details) to enable us to contact you directly if there are any changes or delays: