Bus Services

Direct bus routes to Nelson and Colne College

Service 800
Travelling from Accrington – Clayton-le-Moors – Great Harwood – Whalley – Read – Padiham – Higham or Fence

Service 900
Travelling from Whalley – Clitheroe – Waddington – West Bradford – Sawley – Gisburn or Blacko

Service 110
Travelling from Barnoldswick – Salterforth – Earby – Kelbrook – Foulridge or Colne

Service 111
Travelling from Cliviger – Townley – Belverdere Road – Briercliffe Road and Brierfield

Service 112 (morning only service)
Travelling from Burnham Gate – Stoops – Rosegrove – Lakeland Way and Padiham Road

There are numerous bus services which operate in the area. The majority of services in Pendle stop at Nelson Bus Interchange and some stop outside the College on Scotland Road. A regular bus service operates between the Interchange and College, or alternatively the College is approximately 10 minutes walk from the Interchange.

Click to view the Bus Services available in your area.

Travel Support
All 16-18 year old students are eligible for subsidised termly bus passes, available to purchase from Student Services. You may also be eligible for FREE bus travel if your household income is under £30,000.

Bus Travel
Many students choose to buy a subsidised term pass from Student Services. The cost to the student will depend on where they live and in some cases the service(s) being accessed.  Students entitled to the College Bursary Fund are eligible for a free term bus pass.

The prices per term for passes on Transdev services are:

  • Pendle Pass – £50
  • Silver Pass – £60
  • Silver Pass (for students living in the Pendle area) – £95

Transdev passes are valid on all services within the specified zone. All passes are valid seven days a week and include travel during half term and all College holidays.

The prices per term for the College-run services are:

  • Service 800 – Accrington £60
  • Service 900 – Clitheroe £60

These passes are valid on the relevant College service during term-time.

Some students may need to get a pass for Lancashire County Council run local services. Prices vary per term. Please enquire for more details.