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Travel and Transport to Burnley College Sixth Form Centre

Our vibrant town centre Campus is within easy reach of public transport links.

However you travel to College, we can support you in finding the best route, advise on parking or bicycle hire/storage, check if you are eligible for free or subsidised transport (conditions apply).

A bus or train timetable may not exactly match your academic timetable. This is a great opportunity for you to take advantage of our free breakfast offer at College or use one of our Active Learning Zones for independent study.

BUS TRAVEL

If your postcode lies within the Burnley Area…

 

 

Burnley Area

You’re entitled to the Burnley Advantage Travel Card. This pass can be used in the evenings and at weekends too!

For those living in the Burnley area, our Campus is on the bus route between Accrington and Worsthorne,

Plan your Journey:
https://www.transdevbus.co.uk/

See our bus travel incentive further down for how you could get your bus pass for free.

If your postcode lies within the Lancashire Area…

Outside Burnley

You’re entitled to the Lancashire Advantage Travel Card. This pass can be used in the evenings and at weekends too!

If you live in one of the towns listed opposite, including Barnoldswick, Colne and Nelson, you’re also entitled to the Lancashire Advantage Travel Card.

Plan your Journey:
https://www.transdevbus.co.uk/

 

Clitheroe Area

You’re entitled to the Lancashire Advantage Travel Card. This pass can be used in the evenings and at weekends too!

From Clitheroe, the bus journey takes just over an hour and passes through Whalley, Langho and Clayton-le-Moors.

Plan your Journey:
https://www.transdevbus.co.uk/

 

Blackburn Area

You’re entitled to the Lancashire Advantage Travel Card. This pass can be used in the evenings and at weekends too!

From Blackburn, the bus journey takes just over an hour, plenty of time to charge your batteries ready for a productive day ahead.

Plan your Journey:
https://www.transdevbus.co.uk/

See our bus travel incentive further down for how you could get your bus pass for free.

FREE BUS LAUNCHED

NEW FREE Blackburn and Darwen Bus

Starting this September, Travel from Blackburn/Darwen to Burnley College in as little as 25mins via the M65 on our new College Bus Service using your College ID.

This service runs on weekdays, arriving into College at 8.40am and departing at 4.45pm.

If your postcode lies within the West Yorkshire Area…

Yorkshire Area

You’re entitled to the  First Term Student Travel Card. This pass can be used in the evenings and at weekends too!

From Halifax to Hebden Bridge, Mytholmroyd to Todmorden, this pass will make sure your journey to College is a smooth one.

Plan your Journey:
https://www.firstbus.co.uk/

See our bus travel incentive below for how you could get your bus pass for free.

BUS TRAVEL INCENTIVE

Your bus pass could be free…

If you achieve 100% attendance in a term, we will reimburse you the full cost of your bus pass. You may also be eligible for free travel, depending on your household income (subject to conditions).

Contact student services for more info: [email protected]

Bus passes for your preferred route (valid seven days a week, including evenings and weekends)  can be purchased in advance via College each term. 

We can also signpost Themis Apprentices to access discounted bus travel via Lancashire County Council.

Find your ideal route to Burnley:

— Transdev (Burnley and Lancashire routes)

— First Bus (Yorkshire area)

TRAIN TRAVEL

By Rail

The Burnley trainline covers much of the surrounding towns and villages around Burnley including Blackburn which is a 30 minute rail journey. The trip is long enough to watch an episode of your favourite TV show, chat to friends, or catch up on some studying.

Rail passes/tickets can be bought directly from the train operator and are not subject to any College incentives. However, you may be eligible for a travel grant for free or subsidised rail travel depending on your income (subject to conditions).

Contact student services for more info: [email protected]

BIKE TRAVEL

Cycle to College Scheme

We’re committed to sustainability and ‘green’ transport. That’s why we’ve launched a successful cycle hire scheme for students

  • Hire an affordable, top quality, safety-checked cycle for your own use each term
  • Approved safety helmets provided for your personal use
  • Free regular cycle servicing by experts to keep your bike in top condition
  • Secure bicycle storage on Campus

Safe pedestrian routes into the town centre are easily accessible from College and we offer bike lockers (for a small, refundable deposit).

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