Travelling to College

Everyone enjoys something for FREE.

How would you like a FREE travel pass?   At Blackburn College that’s exactly what’s on offer this September for full time 16 to 18 year old students.

The travel pass provides FREE travel to Blackburn College, it can be used at any time and at the weekend too!

We are also offering a low cost travel pass if you're not eligible for the free travel pass. 

Terms & Conditions

  • The bus pass provides FREE travel to Blackburn College and other places on the bus route. It can be used at any time and at the weekend, too! There’s no need to wait for one specific college bus at the very beginning or very end of the day. Our FREE bus pass is available if you live in a household with an annual income of £34,000 or less and live in any of the following areas: Accrington, Bacup, Blackburn, Bolton, Burnley, Chipping, Chorley, Clayton-le-Moors, Clitheroe, Colne, Darwen, Great Harwood, Haslingden, Helmshore, Longridge, Nelson, Padiham, Preston, Rawtenstall, Rishton, Rising Bridge, Waterfoot or Whalley. If you’re not eligible for the free bus pass we’re also offering a LOW cost bus pass.
  • £65 per term Bus Pass - Don't worry. If you're not able to get the free bus pass, the alternatives are still great value. If you live in a household with an annual income of £34,000 + and live in any of the following areas: Blackburn, Darwen, Accrington, Clayton-le-Moors, Great Harwood, Huncoat, Rishton or Rising Bridge the bus pass is £65 per term.
  • £85 per term Bus Pass - If you live in: Bacup, Barnoldswick, Bolton, Burnley, Chorley, Clitheroe, Colne, Haslingden, Helmshore, Nelson, Padiham, Preston, Rawtenstall, Whalley or Wilpshire the low cost bus pass is £85 per term.

Please contact the Student Finance Team on 01254 292929 or studentfinance@blackburn.ac.uk

The College campus is located within the town centre and a short walk from the bus and train stations.  We also provides secure bike shelters, making it easy for you to cycle here too.

Blackburn College has easy road and rail links to: Accrington, Bacup, Barnoldswick, Blackburn, Bolton, Burnley, Chorley, Clayton-le-moors, Clitheroe, Colne, Darwen, Feniscowles, GTHarwood, Haslingden, Helmshore, Huncoat, Keighley, Leyland, Longridge, Mellor, Nelson, Padiham, Preston,Rawtenstall, Ribchester, Rishton, Rising Bridge, Shuttleworth, Skiptop, Todmorden, Walton le Dale, Whalley, Wilpshire

 

By Train

As we are located in the heart of Blackburn town centre, we are only a 12 minute walk away from the train station. Blackburn has regular rail links to Manchester, Leeds, York as well as around the local area.

By Bike

At Blackburn College we provide bicycle parking bays, making it easy for you to cycle into college.

On Foot

Our town centre location makes us easily accessible, so walking is a great way for students in Blackburn to get to college.

Need help?

If you need any advice about travelling to college, please contact The Hub on 01254 292929 or email at thehub@blackburn.ac.uk

If you have special educational needs, further help is available, please contact us.