Student Travel

Free Bus Services

We realise that getting to and from College may not be very easy for students which is why we have funded the following return bus routes for you:

South Elmsall > Barnsley College (Old Mill Lane campus) (via Hemsworth, Kinsley, Fitzwilliam, Crofton and Ryhill)

Shelley > Barnsley College (Old Mill Lane campus)

Stocksbridge via Penistone > Barnsley College (Old Mill Lane campus)

Old Mill Lane campus > Wigfield Farm (Animal Care/Horticulture)

Kimberworth – Thorpe Hesley – Ecclesfield – Chapeltown – High Green > Barnsley College (Old Mill Lane campus)

The bus routes are FREE for you if you are a student at Barnsley College or Barnsley Sixth Form College and operate on a first come, first served basis. You will need to show the driver your student card when you board the bus.

Each route will operate in the morning in order to get you into College before lessons start and a return service will operate from Old Mill Lane site at the end of the day.

For details of pick-up points and times download:

Bus Route from September 2019

Free Bus Routes – September 2019

Concessionary Travel Passes

Students living in the South Yorkshire region and aged 16-17 can apply for the 16-18 Travel South Yorkshire pass. They are available to young people in employment including apprentices, can be used over the summer months and are valid for two years so there’s no need to re-apply each year.

Visit for more information.

16 – 18 Travel Pass Enhancements: FAQs

Need help with travel planning?

If you need help with planning your journey to College have a look at the Travel South Yorkshire website. They have a range of online tools to help you find out the times  and routes of public transport.

If you need any other information about getting to and from College, please contact Student Services on tel: 01226 216 267.

Last updated: 12th August 2019