Student Transport Routes

To help students reach college a network of subsidised minibuses and coaches is organised, offering transport to students from most parts of Northamptonshire and some parts of neighbouring counties. Routes also operate to and from the vocational skills academies for those students living within the academies’ catchment areas.

Although we cannot guarantee to collect students from all locations, we endeavour to devise routes that are accessible to as many people as possible, with a wide range of pick-up points.

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Provisional Routes for 2016/2017    
  ROUTE 1
COUNTRY LION
 
DESTINATION
PICK UP POINT
TIME
Kilsby Roundabout at George Pub 07:00
Rugby Bus stop near Railway Station, Murray Road 07:15
Hillmorton Bus stop on Rugby Road opposite Red Lion Inn 07:20
Crick Outside the Wheatsheaf Pub 07:30
Yelvertoft High Street, junction on Crick Road 07:35
West Haddon Lay-by past the Sheaf Pub 07:40
Long Buckby Bus stop opposite the library 07:50
East Haddon Bus stop on Church Street 08:00
Harlestone At the bottom of Glebe Lane 08:10
Kingsthorpe Waitrose 08:30
     
  ROUTE 2
SMS TRAVEL
 
DESTINATION
PICK UP POINT
TIME
Winslow Bus stop at the bottom of Vicarage Road junction of High Street 07:00
Padbury Outside Padbury New Inn 07:10
Buckingham Bus station 07:16
Deanshanger Outside the Beehive Pub 07:24
Potterspury Outside the Village Hall 07:35
Yardley Gobion Post Office 07:40
Roade Bus shelter, adjacent to Churchcroft 08:00
Grange Park Saxon ave, Opposite St George's Drive 08:15
      
 ROUTE 3
CARTERS
 
DESTINATION
PICK UP POINT
TIME
Warmington Bus stop at roundabout 07:05
Oundle Bus stop at Market Square 07:10
Thrapston Bus Stop opposite Fire Station 07:20
Ringstead Bus stop outside Dodson & Horrell 07:30
Raunds The Square 07:40
Stanwick Bus Stop on the corner near The Church, Stanwick 07:50
Gt Doddington Bus stop on Church Lane 08:00
Earls Barton The Square 08:10
Great Billing Under the Footbridge 08:20
     
  ROUTE 4                          SMS TRAVEL
 
DESTINATION
PICK UP POINT
TIME
Middleton Cheney Opposite the Dolphin Pub 07:05
Banbury Bus stop on Southam Rd, outside cinema - Town Centre 07:15
Chipping Warden Bus Stop outside Pub 07:20
Byfield Cross Tree Pub 07:25
Woodford Halse Kings Corner 07:38
Bugbrooke Bus stop outside Campion School 08:00
Kislingbury Bus stop opposite Red Lion Pub 08:05
Duston Outside the Squirrels Pub, Main Road 08:12
Duston Main Road/Woodley Chase (Co-op) 08:15
King's Heath Bus stopp opposite Industrial Units, Mill Lane 08:20
     
   ROUTE 5                          CARTERS
 
DESTINATION
PICK UP POINT
TIME
Willoughby Lay by outside cafe‚ on A45 07:20
Daventry New Street Bus station 07:30
Weedon Bus stop outside Tesco express 07:50
Flore Lay-by outside Garage 07:55
Nether Heyford Outside the Sun Pub 08:00
Harpole Bus stop on A45 08:05
Upton  High Street, just past mini-mart shop, Webb Street 08:15
     
  ROUTE 6
CARTERS
 
DESTINATION
PICK UP POINT
TIME
Twywell Bus stop at the Butchers shop 07:15
Woodford The Green 07:20
Finedon Outside Costcutter 07:30
Irthlingborough The Cross 07:35
Higham Ferrers Bus stop at the Green Dragon Pub, near the square 07:40
Rushden Skinners Hill bus stop near Orbit Tyres 07:50
Irchester Bus stop opposite Wollaston Road Post Office 08:00
Wollaston Bus stop on Cobbs Lane 08:05
Wellingborough Bus stop on Church Street 08:20
     
  ROUTE 7
LAWMANS
 
DESTINATION
PICK UP POINT
TIME
Kettering Opposite General Hospital 07:30
Geddington Bus stop just past West Street on the main road 07:40
Weekley Outside tea shop 07:45
Kettering Bus stop on Stamford Road near the Harlequin Pub 07:50
Kettering Bus stop on junction of Windmill Avenue/ Deeble Road, outside school 07:55
Barton Seagrave Lay-by before junction of Woodland Avenue, opposite Linnet Dr 08:00
Burton Latimer Outside old Alumasc Factory, Station Road 08:05
Broughton Bus stop on Northampton Road past shop 08:20
Walgrave Green Hannington Lane/Walgrave Road 08:25
Hannington Bus stop on Walgrave Road & junction of Main Street 08:30
     
  ROUTE 8
SMS TRAVEL
 
DESTINATION
PICK UP POINT
TIME
Brackley Bus lay-by, Market Place 07:15
Syresham Bus stop opposite the Kings Head pub 07:25
Silverstone Bus stop at Stocks Hill near White Horse Pub 07:35
Towcester Outside the Police Station 07:45
Blisworth Bus stop outside the Royal Oak Pub 07:53
Milton Malsor Bus stop outside the Greyhound Pub 07:57
West Hunsbury Bus stop on corner of Tideswell Close on Ladybridge Drive 07:59
Northampton Queen Eleanor's Cross 08:10
Northampton Northampton Railway Station 08:20
     
  ROUTE 9
CARTERS
 
DESTINATION
PICK UP POINT
TIME
Collyweston The Collyweston Slater Pub 07:15
Corby Bus stop on Oakley Road & corner of Burghley Drive 07:30
Cottingham Outside News Agent - Spread Eagle Pub 07:45
Desborough Outside chip shop between the Oak Tree & Kings Arms 08:05
Rothwell Bus lay-by Memorial Square, High Street 08:15
     
 ROUTE 10                           SOULS
 
DESTINATION
PICK UP POINT

TIME
Stantonbury Stantonbury Campus 07:15
Great Linford Wolverton Road 07:25
Newport Pagnell Market Hill 07:35
Emberton Slip road of Country Park 07:45
Olney The Bull 07:55
Yardley Hastings Bus stop on A428 08:05
Denton Bridge Meadow 08:15
Brafield on the Green Red Lion Pub 08:20
Billing Billing Aquadrome Gates 08:30
     
 ROUTE 11                         LAWMANS
 
DESTINATION
PICK UP POINT

TIME
Kibworth Bus lay-by at the Cemetery on Harborough Road 07:20
Market Harborough Bus station 07:30
Lubenham Bus stop 07:33
Husbands Bosworth Opposite Methodist Church on Welford Road 07:40
Welford Welford Garage 07:50
Guilsborough The Green on village High street 08:10
Hollowell Bus stop 08:13
Spratton Brixworth Road First Bus Stop 08:20
Brixworth Bus stop on junction of Froxhill Crescent/ Northampton Road 08:25
     
 ROUTE 12                                SOULS
 
DESTINATION
PICK UP POINT
TIME
Bletchley Bus Station 07:15
Milton Keynes Railway Station Stand Y5 07:30
Stoney Stratford Wolverton Road 07:40
Hanslope The Square 07:55
Hartwell St John The Baptist Church 08:00
Quinton Preston Deanery Road 08:05
Northampton Northampton Rushmere Road/Rushmere Ave/Rugby Club side 08:25
Northampton White Elephant 08:35
 ROUTE 13                             DIAMOND COACHES
 
DESTINATION
PICK UP POINT
TIME
Sharnbrook Church 07:10
Bletsoe Bus Shelter on A6 07:15
Bedford Bus Station Bus Station 07:30
Bromham Swan The Swan 07:40
Turvey The Laws 07:50
Lavendon War Memorial 07:55
Bozeat Opposite Red Lion 08:00
Wellingborough                 Corner of Northampton Road and Kingsway 08:20
     
OUTCENTRE ROUTES
Higham 1
LAWMANS
 
Desborough Outside the Fish & Chip shop 07:10
Rothwell Outside Church 07:15
Kettering Bus stop on Stamford Road near the Harlequin Pub 07:25
Kettering Bus stop on junction of Windmill Avenue/ Deeble Road 07:30
Barton Seagrave Barton Road lay-by before junction of Woodland Avenue 07:35
Burton Latimer Alumasc Factory 07:40
Little Harrowden Bus layby near Harrowden Hall 07:50
Wellingborough Bus stop opposite Wilbye Grange 08:00
Wellingborough Bus stop on Church Street 08:05
Finedon Outside Costcutter 08:10
Irthlingborough Conservative Club Station Road 08:15
     
Higham 2
CARTERS
 
Oundle Bus stop at Market Square 07:30
Thrapston Opposite Fire Station 07:45
Ringstead Bus stop at The New Inn 07:50
Raunds The Square 08:00
Great Doddington The Stag Pub 08:15
Irchester Opposite Post Office 08:20
Rushden Top of Washbrook Road 08:30