Free Bus Pass

Wigan & Leigh College are offering you a FREE bus pass for the 2018/19 academic year!


The FREE bus pass will be available to all full-time students aged 16-18 as at 31st August 2018.

Get this, you can even use the bus pass any time throughout the day, including evenings and weekends!Passes are available for any 'Stagecoach', 'Arriva North West' and 'First Manchester (Bolton & Leigh) bus.

Students will initially be issued a free bus pass for Term 1. Travel Passes for Terms 2 and 3 will be distributed to you should your College attendance be 90% or above.

  • Save up to £327 per year
  • Your free bus pass can be used throughout the day, evenings and weekends

Terms & Conditions

1. This offer is for the 2018/19 academic year only.

2.The free bus pass is only available to learners who:

- are aged 16-18 as at 31 August 2017 - are enrolled at Wigan & Leigh College on a full-time attendance pattern up to Level 3 -If you live out of area and are not able to access the College travel scheme, please contact the funding team.

3.The free bus pass is attendance related. Passes are issued on a termly basis and for learners to receive the spring and summer term passes, they must have maintained a 90% attendance in the autumn and spring terms.

4.The subsidised bus pass will be for a 'Stagecoach', 'Arriva North West' or 'First Manchester (Bolton & Leigh bus).

5.If you lose your pass, you will be responsible for the purchase of a replacement. This currently is £25 for Stagecoach or Arriva and £10 for First Manchester, Bolton & Leigh.

Important information about Wigan Bus Station closure for redevelopment (from 30th July 2017)

Wigan Bus Station Map and Service Information