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    In September I am moving to Newcastle Sixth Form College to study A levels. I will need to travel a short (20 minute) distance on either the train or bus to get there every morning. An annual season ticket for an adult (I'm 16 so not a child anymore) is £956 which is far too expensive. Does anyone know of any discount for a student that I can take advantage of as this is far too much to pay to get to school!!!
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    Don't you have student passes on your buses because they might have a discount 😊
    I will have to take an hour-an hour and a half journey on the bus to get to college and that consists of taking 2/3 buses so I'm getting a West Midlands student bus pass that lasts 3 terms and I think it's about £200 ☺️
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    Firstly why would you need an annual ticket, you won't be at college 52 weeks of the year. Secondly, check with the train and bus companies if they do student discounts, there should be something on their websites that will tell you, if not phone them and ask.
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    (Original post by andylowes9)
    In September I am moving to Newcastle Sixth Form College to study A levels. I will need to travel a short (20 minute) distance on either the train or bus to get there every morning. An annual season ticket for an adult (I'm 16 so not a child anymore) is £956 which is far too expensive. Does anyone know of any discount for a student that I can take advantage of as this is far too much to pay to get to school!!!
    As Sparkle2 has said, with the long holidays you get in sixth form an annual pass is unlikely to be the most cost effective option.
    Most bus/travel companies offer discounted fares to those between 16-18/19 e.g. in London the bus is free for Londoners in sixth form, half price for non Londoners, whilst First Norwich does Young Persons fares for anyone up to 19. So check your local bus company website.
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    A quick Googly Woogly came up with this:

    http://www.networkonetickets.co.uk/t...d-young-people

    All zone term price is £220, or £20 a week. Very reasonable if you ask me.
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    Check out student bus passes, they are much cheaper. Some colleges give free bus passes so ask them

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