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Launch of discounted bus service for Northern College students

December 16, 2021

Do you want to benefit from a new discounted bus service which brings you directly to the Northern College campus’ front door? 

Northern College is launching a bus service which brings students from Barnsley Interchange directly onto the college campus. This new service will support the college’s courses for people aged 19 and over, starting January 2022. 

And what’s more, if you are attending our English and Maths: What Level are You? event on 14th January at 12pm, you can travel to the event on the bus for free.

Northern College works with adults who want to return to learning to upskill and progress, get a new job or make a career change.  Learn with like-minded adults in the beautiful, tranquil settings of Northern College, South Yorkshire.   

You can view the full course programme here: New courses for 2021-22 – Northern College  

Applications are being taken now and throughout January 2022 for our Level 2 and 3 Access to Higher Education programme, Business and Enterprise and Counselling courses, alongside our wider provision.  

Bus service and student discount 

From Monday 10 January 2021, the service will run Monday to Saturday each week for students and members of the public. The bus starts its journey at Stand 14 at Barnsley Interchange.

Northern College students will receive a discounted rate of just £1 each way. Look out for the Northern College logo.  

The bus will be fully air conditioned with USB sockets and reclining coach-style seating for your comfort. You can pay your fare by cash or contactless.  

Timetable designed to support your studies 

The bus goes to and from Barnsley Interchange. The timetable is designed to align with our course times and is published at the end of this short news article.

Yultan Mellor, Principal and Chief Executive, explains: 

“We are delighted to announce this new partnership with South Pennine Community Transport to launch our new bus service next year.  

“This discounted bus service will bring students right into our campus for the first time. The timetable is designed with students in mind, to sit alongside our course timetable, and will bring you directly to our front door. 

“This will benefit many of our students who use public transport to come to college, making travel much easier for them at times to suit. It will also support students applying for our new courses from January 2022.” 

Book your course today and start a new chapter in your life with Northern College today. 

Timetable to Northern College from Barnsley Interchange
Barnsley Interchange0850093011301330153016201730
Gilroyd, Saville Road End0902094211421342154216321742
Stainborough, Strafford Arms0903094311431343154316331743
Northern College0905094511451345154516351745
Pilley Lane/Tankersley PO095211521352
Stocksbridge, Fox Valley100912091409
Timetable from Northern College to Barnsley Interchange
Stocksbridge, Fox Valley 101012101410
Deepcar 101412141414
Wortley 101912191419
Pilley Lane/Tankersley PO 102712271427
Northern College 0910103412341434155016401755
Stainborough, Strafford Arms 0912103612361436155216421752
Gilroyd, Saville Road End 0913103712371437155316431753
Barnsley Interchange 0925104912491449160517051805
Do you travel another way into college?

The college also offers free parking and is close to motorway networks. You can also view full travel instructions on our ‘find us‘ web page.

You can also visit South Yorkshire’s or West Yorkshire’s to plan your journey.

Alternatively live bus timetables across England are now available via maps.

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