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Find College bus timetables, public transport passes, parking information and more here.

Our College bus service offers 15 routes from across the region. See below for current timetables and any up to date information to make getting into college easier. Routes are reviewed on a yearly basis and so if your area isn't currenly serviced please get in touch so we can assess your individual needs.

The College Bus Service operates Monday to Friday and during term times only. All buses drop off and pick up from the bus lanes inside the College grounds and the return journeys follow the same routes as the inward journey. Please see below information for route numbers and departure times.

If you would like to contact us or if you would like to report a problem, please contact our Transport Administrator in the Student Services team on 01904 770130 from 07:30hrs to 14:30hrs Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday and 07:30hrs to 0930hrs on Tuesdays, term time only. Or send an email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Or you can send us a Tweet @yctravelupdates.

You can purchase your Coach pass / tickets to use from September 2019 at enrolment . More information about how to obtain a Coach Pass will be available soon. Please keep checking back here.

Please see below a summary of changes taking place from September 2019 including changes to the ticketing system. 

You must read the Terms and Conditions of travel Click here before using the College Coach Service


For information about parking at the College and directions please click on the Maps and Directions Link of this website


Summary of changes from September 2019

Please click here for a summary of all the changes to the College Coach Service from September 2019 including annual bus pass charges and route changes.

Route number changes for 2019/20- We have altered some of the route numbers so that the coaches going to the furthest destination leave College first on an evening. See below for more information.

Route numbers

 

Departure Times from September 2019 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.

Route 1/2/3/4 departs at 4.40pm

Route 5/6/7/8 departs at 4.45pm

Route 9/10/11/12 departs 4.50pm

Route 13/14/15 departs 4.55pm


Timetable from September 2019 

Click here to view the new timetable from September 2019.

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.

 

Local Services

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

Reliance Services -  for students coming in from Thirsk and Easingwold

 


Buying Tickets / Coach pass

From September 2019 you will be able to purchase single tickets from the bus ticket machine outside the Alan Ayckbourn Theatre in the Atrium OR you can purchase a monthly or annual mobile coach pass for a discounted price. The mobile coach pass will be sent to your mobile device as an email and you can show this to the driver. 

Coach pass prices are based on the student's timetable and the zone they are travelling to.

Monthly coach pass discounted by 5% per month. Prices will vary each month and are worked out on how many days the college is open.

Annual coach pass discounted by 15% per annum (see below for yearly coach pass prices)

 

Zone

Days per week

Discounted price with 15% discount

Inner

3

£386

Inner

4

£514

Mid

3

£588

Mid

4

£783

Outer

3

£771

Outer

4

£1028

Single ticket prices

Inner Zone £2.10 per single ticket

Mid Zone £3.20 per single ticket

Outer Zone £4.20 per single ticket

The refund policy is included in the Terms and Conditions of travel. Please read the Terms and Conditions of travel before buying a ticket / coach pass .


We have produced a handy A-Z of all York College Bus routes  including local service bus routes to make it easier for you to find out if we serve your area and to find out which route is best for you.

Travel and Transport Twitter Account @yctravelupdates

To stay up-to-date with Travel & Transport news for York College, any delays and updates to our services, it is important to follow our Travel Updates Twitter page @yctravelupdates. You can also use our Twitter page to report any problems with your coach journey into college 


Terms and Conditions of Travel

You must read and agree to the terms and conditions in order to travel on any of the College Coaches from September 2019 onwards.

Click here to see the Terms and Conditions of travel

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.


Reporting a problem

If you would like to contact us or if you would like to report a problem, please contact our Transport Administrator in the Student Services team on 01904 770130 from 07:30hrs to 14:30hrs Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday and 07.30hrs - 09.30hrs Tuesday. Or send an email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Or you can send us a Tweet @yctravelupdates. You can also fill in a College Coach Incident Report which are available in the Infozone and Helpzone of York College. There is a box in the InfoZone where these can be posted.

 

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