The 2023/24 Exclusive and Discounted 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!
Our Stagecoach South Devon College Travel Pass offers 24/7 UNLIMITED travel from 1st September 2023 until 7th July 2024. Depending on your location, you can choose between a Torbay Zone or South West Zone Pass, giving you the independence and freedom to study, work, socialise and explore!
FREE South Devon College Travel Passes:
If you are:
- A pupil at South Devon High School, living more than 2 miles away and with an earned household income of less than £25,000
- Aged 16 – 19 and living with an earned household income of less than £25,000
- Aged 19+ and living with an earned income of less than £35,000
Students undertaking Apprenticeships or ‘Full-Cost’ courses are not eligible for any bursary funding.
Bursary funding is limited and is awarded on a first come, first served basis. We highly recommended that you apply as early as possible, funds open in May 2023.
If eligible, click here to apply for a bursary
If you have been awarded bursary fund support and you live in the Torbay Zone, you will receive a free Torbay Zone Travel Pass. You can upgrade this to an South West Zone Pass for just £80 per term or £240 for the year! Pay to upgrade on the Online Store.
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 below.
SDC Stagecoach Torbay Zone Travel Pass: £450: Covers: Brixham, Kingswear, Dartmouth, Paignton, Torquay, Totnes, Newton Abbot, Teignmouth and Dawlish
SDC Stagecoach South West Zone Travel Pass: £690: Covers the Torbay Zone plus: South Brent, Ivybridge, Kingsbridge, Plymouth, Chudleigh, Ashburton, Bovey Tracey, Buckfastleigh and Exeter.
+ Ferry Pass: £210 You can add a Dartmouth to Kingswear ferry pass for just an extra £70 per term! This will cover your timetabled college days 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 Store.
Which Bus would I Catch?
No refunds will be issues for passes returned or cancelled after 1st May 2024.
Please send completed forms to:
Funding and Transport Team
South Devon College
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 support and cannot attend college without this support, please complete the Bursary Fund form or the Discounted Travel Pass form and indicate that you require a taxi. Then contact the Local Authority direct to apply for the taxi:
Torbay Council Taxi and Devon County Council Taxi cost £450 for the academic year.
If you have lost your Stagecoach travel pass, this would be either a Torbay or South West Pass you need to order a replacement online through our Online Store. There is a charge of £5.00 for a replacement bus pass. Please visit our Online Store.
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.
If you have any queries or for more information please contact the Helpzone on:
Freephone: 08000 380123
Email: [email protected]