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**The 2020/21 Exclusive and Discounted South Devon College Travel Pass*

Introducing our exclusive South Devon College Travel Pass

Working in partnership with Stagecoach, we have secured an amazing South Devon College Travel Pass offer available to all South Devon College students and staff! This includes:

· South Devon High School pupils

· Students aged 14-16

· Students aged 16-18

· Apprentices

· University students

· Students aged 19+

· Staff

Our Stagecoach South Devon College Travel Pass offers 24/7 UNLIMITED travel from 1st September 2020 until 31st July 2021. Depending on your location, you can choose between a Dayrider or Explorer, giving you the independence and freedom to study, work, socialise and explore!

FREE South Devon College Travel Passes:

If you are:

· Studying a full time further education course with us or a pupil at South Devon High School*

· Under 19 and living with an earned household income less than £25,000

· Over 19 and living with an earned household income less than £35,000

Your South Devon College Travel Pass will be FREE!

*High School pupils must live more than 2 miles away to qualify for a free pass.

If eligible, click here to apply for a bursary


If you are entitled to bursary and you live in the Dayrider Zone, you will receive a free Dayrider Travel Pass. You can upgrade this to an EXPLORER Pass for just £50 per term or £150 for the year! Pay to upgrade on the Online Shop.

DISCOUNTED South Devon College Travel Pass for all other students

If you do not qualify for free travel, please see below, your travel pass will be available at a heavily discounted price. Check your Stagecoach Zone here.

South Devon College Stagecoach Dayrider Travel Pass: £300: Covers: Brixham, Kingswear, Dartmouth, Paignton, Torquay, Totnes, Newton Abbot, Teignmouth and Dawlish

South Devon College Stagecoach Explorer Travel Pass: £450: Covers the Dayrider Zone plus: South Brent, Ivybridge, Plymouth, Chudleigh, Ashburton, Bovey Tracey, Buckfastleigh and Exeter, costing £450 for the entire academic year.

+ Ferry Pass: £150 You can add a Dartmouth to Kingswear ferry pass for just an extra £50 per term! This will cover your timetabled college days only.

South Devon College Kingsbridge Coach Pass: £465 *This will cover your timetabled College days only. This coach travels between; Kingsbridge, East Allington (Mounts), Halwell, Harbertonford and South Devon College. Apprentices travelling on this coach 1 day per week: £165 *This will cover your timetabled College day only.

Download your SDC Travel Pass Application Form. You can pay annually by cash, card, cheque (payable to South Devon College), monthly Direct Debit or via our Online Shop.

Which Bus would I Catch?

For specific details, see Traveline. Depending on where you live, there are various services available including:

  • Stagecoach Buses
The Stagecoach Timetable can be found here 

Visit Traveline to plan your route 

  • Country Bus Routes (Around Newton Abbot area)
  • Privately hired Grey Cars Coach for our Kingsbridge students

Kingsbridge Coach Stops

South Devon College Kingsbridge Timetable

Departure Point  Time
Kingsbridge Bus Station 07:47
East Allington: Mounts 07:55
Halwell 08:02
Harbertonford 08:07
Harberton: Langridge Cross 08:10
South Devon College 08:50
Return Journey
South Devon College 17:05
Harberton: Langridge Cross 17:40
Harbertonford Bridge 17:43
Halwell: Old Inn 17:48
East Allington: Mounts 17:58
Kingsbridge Bus Station 18:05

How to get your Bus Pass

No refunds will be issues for passes returned after 1st May.

Please send completed forms to:

South Devon College
Long Road

Taxis for 16-18 year olds

If you are aged 16-18 studying a full time course and require a taxi based on medical grounds, your Local Authority (Devon County Council or Torbay) may be able to support your journey to college.

If you require a Torbay Council Taxi, please complete the Bursary Fund form or the Discounted Travel Pass form and indicate that you require a Torbay Council taxi, we will then send you the relevant form to complete and return to us with supporting medical evidence.

If you require support from Devon County Council and cannot attend college without this support, you will need to contact DCC directly to request support. Please find further information here.

Torbay Council Taxi and Devon County Council Taxi cost £300 for the academic year.

New to 2021 Our Travel Passes are Electronic!

Once you have enrolled onto your course, your MyID Travel Pass is valid from 1st September. Whether you have had your travel pass funded through bursary or brought you can access it through our SDConnect App following these steps below:

MyID is accessible through our SDConnect App

To access the MyID simply follow the below instructions:

– Open the SDConnect app

– If you have not yet logged into the app, login with your student details

– Click on the ‘MyID’ icon on your Homepage (located around halfway down the screen)

After following these steps, you will now have access to your Electronic Travel Pass on the SDConnect app.

The MyID is only available for Dayider, Explorer and Kingsbridge Coach Travel Passes. Ferry Passes will be posted out your home address in card form.

If you aren’t able to access MyID or you have any concerns or queries, please contact us a transport@southdevon.ac.uk

If you have arranged and we have agree to issue you a printed, hard South Devon College Stagecoach bus pass and you have lost it this can be replaced in the Helpzone for a £5.00 fee or via the Online Shop. You must pay the £5.00 fee before the replacement pass can be printed. If you are unable to visit the Helpzone, please call the Funding and Transport team on 08000 380123.

If you have lost your Devon County Council travel pass, you need to order a replacement online. Devon County Council also charge £5.00 for a replacement bus pass. Please visit the Devon County Council website.

No refunds will be issued for passes returned after 1st May. 

If you have any queries or for more information please contact the Helpzone on:

Freephone: 08000 380123
Email: transport@southdevon.ac.uk

Transport Code of Conduct

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