Middlesbrough College has teamed up with the areas biggest bus and train operators to offer students FREE weekday bus travel and REIMBURSED train travel to and from College.

* FREE Train Travel *

Please note to be eligible for rail refunds you must be a full time student and your journey must commence at the following stations and terminate at Middlesbrough Central Station:

Darlington North Road, Darlington Bank Top, Dinsdale, Allens West, Seaham, Hartlepool, Seaton Crew, Thirsk, Northallerton, Yarm and Eaglescliffe.

Please note refunds are not available from other rail stations and showing College ID cards does not get you free train travel in any circumstances.

All eligible rail tickets will be refunded by Student Services.

If you have any queries about your eligibility and the process of refunds please don’t hesitate to contact Student Services on 01642 333360.

* NEW and FREE Bus Services  *


New and FREE direct bus service by Arriva from Easington to Middlesbrough College.

The MC2 will come straight to the college and not Middlesbrough Bus station.

Monday to Friday, term-time only:

Easington, Twizziegill View departs 0733
Loftus Market Place departs 0739
Carlin How Square departs 0747
Brotton Green Tree departs 0751
North Skelton Institute departs 0756
Skelton Civic Centre  departs 0800
then non-stop via A174/A66
Middlesbrough College arrives 0830

Route: Easington Twizziegill View, A174 Whitby Road, Loftus Market Place, A174, A174 Loftus Bank, Mill Bank, Carlin How, Brotton Road, Lorne Terrace, Brotton High Street, Skelton Road, North Skelton Vaughan Street, Holmbeck Road, New Skelton High Street, Skelton High Street, Coniston Road, Marske Lane, Apple Orchard Bank, A174, A1053, A66, Wilson Street, Albert Road, Cleveland Street, Vulcan Street, Commercial Street.

Ingleby Barwick

ew and FREE direct bus service by Arriva from Ingleby Barwick to Middlesbrough College.

Monday to Friday, term-time only:

Beckfields, Stainforth Gdns departs 07:48
Beckfields, Shops departs 07:50
Sober Hall, Pennine Way departs 07:53
Blair Avenue, All Saints School departs 07:59
Lowfields Avenue, Broughfield Cl departs 08:02
Lowfields, Teal Arms departs 08:05
then non-stop via A19/A66
Middlesbrough College arrives 08:30

Route: From Ingleby Barwick, Beckfields Avenue, Barwick Way, Pennine Way, Sober Hall Avenue, Blair Avenue, Myton Way, Broom
Hill Avenue, Lowfields Avenue, Ingleby Way, A1045, A174, A19, A66, Hartington Interchange, North Road, Bridge Street
West, Queens Square, Lower East Street.


Great Ayton via Stokesley & Hutton Rudby

New and FREE direct bus service by Croft Coaches from Great Ayton to Middlesbrough College.

Monday to Friday, term-time only:

Great Ayton, The Buck Inn departs 07:55am
Stokesley High Street (Town Hall) departs 08:00am
Hutton Rudby (Doctors Lane Road End) departs 08.08am
Middlesbrough College arrives 08.30am

*New dedicated bus routes for 2017/18*

MC4 - New Marske

(College days only)

New Marske Shops 07:38
Marske Roundabout 07:44
Wheatlands Farm 07:48
West Dyke Road ALDI 07:54
Lakes Estate Shops 07:59
Dormanstown The Fleet 08:05
direct via A66
Middlesbrough College 08:25

Route: Birkdale Road, Gleneagles Road, Gurney Street, Longbeck Road, Redcar Road, Marske Roundabout, Redcar Road, Greenstones Road, Redcar Lane, Plantation Road, Larkswood Road, West Dyke Road, Troutbeck Road, Mersey Road, Roseberry Road, Kirkleatham Lane, The Broadway, West Coatham Lane, Trunk Road, A66, Shepherdson Way, The Halyard, Windward Way, Dock Street, Lower East Street.

MC5 - Guisborough via Ormesby

(College days only)

Hutton Lane, Thames Avenue 08:04
Hutton Gate, The Voyager 08:07
Non‐stop via A171/Ormesby Bank
Ormesby Crossroads 08:17
Non‐stop via Cargo Fleet Lane
Middlesbrough College 08:30

Route: Hutton Lane, The Avenue, Stokesley Road, A173, A171 Middlesbrough Road, A171 Ormesby Bank, Sunnyfield, Cargo Fleet Lane, Works Road, Dockside Road, The Leeway, Windward Way, Dock Street, Lower East Street.

MC6 - Coulby Newham via Hemlington & Acklam

(College days only)

Parkway Centre 08:00
Coulby Newham, Sunnyside 08:04
Viewley Hill Shops 08:07
Acklam, The Bluebell 08:10
Acklam Coronation 08:16
direct via A19/A66
Middlesbrough College 08:30

Route: Coulby Newham Bonnygrove Way, Rye Hill Way, Coulby Farm Way, Lingfield Way, Newham Way, Parkway Centre, Newham Way, B1365, Stainton Way, Cass House Road, Viewley Hill Shopping Centre, Hemington Hall Road, Stainton Way, A1044, Acklam Road, Newport Roundabout, Riverside Park Road, Metz Bridge Road, Bridge Street West, Cleveland Street, Lower East Street

Please show your College ID card.

Timetables can be picked up from Student Services.

If you have any queries about your eligibility to access FREE public transport, please don’t hesitate to contact Student Services on 01642 333360.


I.D Cards

You will get induction ID pass at Enrolment.

This will act as your travel pass. It will last until November 2017 you will then get a sticker to go on your card with Term 1 and in January you will get another sticker saying Term 2.

Other Information

If you lose your card, the 1st replacement ID Card will cost £1.

If you lose your card a second time, it will cost you £5 pounds for a replacement.

If you lose it a third time it will cost you £10 for a replacement, fourth time £15 and so on.

Please act sensibly on your travels. If you are part of any disruption or cause for concern on the buses, you may have your card confiscated.


Connect Tees Valley Bus Services

Timetables And Connections

Please check out the timetables from Arriva, Stagecoach, Croft Coach Travel and Stagecarriage for your journey to College by clicking on the 'Connect Tees Valley' button.

Town Rider Bus Service

Click to view Time Table

This service operates from Middlesbrough Bus Station to the College. This service is free to ALL MC students. Click on button to view timetable (requires a pdf reader).

Other Transport

If you want to travel and get fit, the College is on a number of the major cycle routes, and we provide secure cycle parking facilities. If you want to travel by car or motor-cycle, you can apply for a parking permit to allow you to use the College car parks. For further information and advice on these options (and on financial assistance that may be available to help you with travel costs), contact Student Services by clicking HERE.

Middlesbrough Post-16 Education Transport Partnership Policy Statement

This policy statement is to provide information to ensure that young people living in Middlesbrough are aware of what transport support is available when they are enrolling at FE or 6th form Colleges and Schools.

Middlesbrough Post-16 Education Transport Partnership Policy Statement

Contact Us

If you have any travel related questions, please contact Student Services by:

1. In person. We're located behind Main Reception.

2. Call us on 01642 333602.

3. Email us: studentservices@mbro.ac.uk

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