Our dedicated transport network provides free transport for
16-18 year olds across the County of Northumberland and Tyne and
Wear, to its campuses at Ashington, Kirkley Hall, Hexham and
We have invested in a network of dedicated bus routes running
the length and breadth of the County and free bus passes with
public service providers.
Getting to Ashington
500 - Cramlington to Ashington - via
Guidepost and Stakeford
501 - East Cramlington to Ashington -
via Blyth and Cambois
502 - Amble to Ashington - via
503 - Alnwick to Ashington - via
Morpeth Station (connecting to Ashington to Kirkley service
504 - Coastal Route to Ashington (A19
Getting to Kirkley Hall
600 - Newbiggin to Kirkley Hall via
Ashington Stakeford and Morpeth Station
601 - Bedlington to Kirkley Hall via
602 - A69 Corridor to Kirkley Hall
including Newcastle Airport (to be finalised)
603 - North Tyneside to Kirkley via
Wallsend, Tynemouth, Whitley Bay (to be finalised) - Please note
this service will connect to Metro Stations along this route to
facilitate links from Tyne and Wear learners.
The X79 will continue to provide a service into Kirkley Hall
from Newcastle and will be free to all 16-18 year olds.
Getting to Berwick
16-18 year olds living in England will get free transport to
Getting to Hexham
10 - Metrocentre to Hexham
685 - Carlisle to Newcastle
74 - Ponteland to Hexham
Trains are available from Newcastle and Carlisle.
If you plan on bringing your car to college, we have free
parking on-site at our Ashington and Kirkley Hall campuses.
All college services are flexible and if you see a route
near you will do our best to create an accessible pickup
Services will also link with local bus, rail and metro
stations for those learners outside of these services
As all services are flexible to demand they may
interchange where numbers dictate this.