College Bus Routes

The college runs two bus services:

Route 4: Runs from Hengoed via Caerphilly / Thornhill / Llanishen

To view the Route 4 timetable, click here.

Route 5: Runs from Mountain Ash via Pontypridd / Llantwit Fardre / Church Village / Tonteg and Taffs Well.

To view the Route 5 timetable, click here.


Bus Passes

Students living in Rhondda Cynon Taff and Caerphilly may be eligible for a free bus pass. To apply, please contact the local authority in your area.

Student wishing to take the Route 4 or Route 5 College buses must apply through the college.

College Bus Pass – Costs and Information

To apply for a College bus pass (Route 4 or 5), you can complete the following form.

College Bus Pass Form.

If you wish to pay in advance for the whole year, you can make a single discounted payment of £295 payable by Monday 6 September 2021.

The undiscounted cost for the year is £330 a year, split into 3 termly instalments as follows:

  • Autumn term £130 required by Friday 10th September 21
  • Spring term £130 required by Friday 14th January 22
  • Summer term £70 required by Friday 8th April 22.


College travel passes (post 16 years):

Caerphilly – College Travel Passes


Rhondda Cynon Taff

College Transport:

RCT – Schools and College Transport


Vale of Glamorgan

Buses for students coming from the Vale of Glamorgan are provided by the council free of charge, provided students live within those areas.

Bus Timetables:

S46: Llandough, Dinas, Lidl, Sully, Penarth

S47: Barry

S48: Wick, Llantwit, Rhoose, Barry, Wenvoe

Travel Discounts for 16-21 year olds

Additionally there is a pass which students can apply for online which will give them a discount on bus travel.

Please go online and look at:

On showing a myTravel pass this will allow them to purchase tickets on NAT and Cardiff buses with up to 33% discount.