College Bus Routes

IMPORTANT: We recommend that all students wear a face covering on buses.


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): 


Rhondda Cynon Taff

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

For more information on the Vale of Glamorgan buses, go to or please email


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.



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