Back to School

2 months ago Wed 3rd Mar 2021

Here's all you need to know about travelling to school by bus, when schools re-open to all pupils from Monday 8th March 2021.

Safer Travel Guidance

Just as before Lockdown, you should still follow the Safer Travel Guidance when travelling on the bus, as summarised in this video:

You can view the full Safer Travel Guidance here.


Most journeys which normally operate on Schooldays only will return, as below: 

South Notts 1, 1A

  • 07:40 from Trent Bridge to East Leake Academy.
  • 15:00 from Wilford Lane (ROKO) to City
  • 15:15 from Wilford Lane (ROKO) to City

Navy 3

  • 15:30 from Wilford Lane (ROKO) to City

Pathfinder 26, 26A

  • 07:57 from Victoria Centre to Southwell. 
  • 15:10 from Carlton-le-Willows Academy to City
  • 15:14 from The Minster School to City

Pink 28

  • 16:17 from Burnside Green to City

Grey 53, 54

  • 07:34 from Valley Road/Mansfield Road to Clifton Bridge North
  • 15:08 from QMC to Arnold
  • 15:46 from QMC to Arnold

Lime 57X

  • 15:15 from Newcombe Drive to City

Lime 59

  • 15:38 from Rolleston Drive (Kiddier Avenue) to City

Purple 87, 87B

  • 15:20 from Redhill Road to City

Purple 88

  • 15:07 from Bewcastle Road to City

Schools A1, A2

  • All journeys will operate

Easyrider Travel Passes

Our Travel Centre shop is currently open between 08:30 and 13:30 on weekdays due to restrictions on retail opening.

You can buy new passes and top up existing passes online - please allow at least 3 working days for us to process your request. You can also buy travel in the NCTX Buses App - please allow 24 hours for your account to be verified.

If you have an existing Academic Year or Easyrider product that could not be used during lockdown, you can apply for a refund for:

  • All unused travel between the last date you used the card and the expiry date of the card
  • A period of travel you did not use the card between two set dates, in the event of you self-isolating or are not able to travel because of government restrictions

The Refund Form to complete and return is available here.