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Getting to Stafford Campus

Travelling to College couldn't be easier and we've made it as simple as possible for you to plan your journey as you take your next steps with us.

Bus services are the most popular form of transport to and from College as services are frequent, timely and many buses now come with free Wi-Fi and charging points.

Fares on dozens of bus routes in North Staffordshire will be capped at £2 until October 31st as part of a new “Get around for £2” initiative.

This price applies to single fares and these are the First Potteries and D&G routes which will be included in the scheme:

First Potteries Ltd – 3, 3A, 4, 4A, 6, 6B, 6C, 7, 7A, 8, 11, 11B, 18, 21, 22, 23, 25, 37, 98, 99, 101

D&G Bus – 1, 100, 108, 12, 130, 16, 16A, 188, 19, 1A, 2, 23, 24, 316, 317, 318, 319, 32, 32A, 32X, 33, 35, 38, 40, 42, 43, 5, 70, 71, 72, 73, 8, 82, 836, 85, 88, 89, 8A, 9, 93, 94, 94A, 94B

Other bus operators involved in the scheme in Staffordshire include Arriva Midlands, Chaserider, Select, National Express, Taxico and Trent Barton.

Mobile Bus Tickets

To purchase a mobile bus ticket, download either the First bus app, the Arriva UK Bus app or the D&G app myTrip to download MTickets directly to your phone.

Always carry your student ID with you and be prepared to show it to the driver when asked.

The Knot

Covering around 90% of the Staffordshire Bus network, this ticket can be used on all major bus networks and costs £7 for unlimited travel across the county all day. Purchase online at

Arriva Bus Pass

Connecting Stafford with the West Midlands. There are lots of bus pass options available for students. Head to to select the best one for you.

If you are unsure what the best bus journey for you is, try the ‘Transport for West Midlands’ website.

The College is just around the corner from Stafford Train Station which provides excellent links between Stoke-on-Trent, Cannock, Lichfield, Tamworth and other surrounding areas.

16-17 Saver

If you’re aged between 16 and 17, you can benefit from a massive 50% discount on most fares up to your 18th birthday. To apply, you’ll need evidence of your age, a photo of yourself and a credit or debit card to pay. There is an upfront cost of £30. Head to to find out more.

16-25 Railcard

You can get 1/3 off rail travel if you’re aged between 16 and 25. Head to to find out more. You can buy your Railcard online using a valid debit or credit card, a passport, UK driving licence or EEA national identity card, and a digital passport-style photo for uploading. It costs £30 for one year or £70 for three years. Head to to find out more.

There is no on-site car park, however, there are a number of pay and display public parking facilities located in town.

Doxey Car Park is the largest long stay car park closest to the College. It can be found at Doxey Road, Stafford ST16 2TF.

We encourage all of our students and staff to lead a healthy and active lifestyle and where possible, to cycle to college. We have a number of covered places across the campus, where you can store your bikes securely.

Although the College accepts no liability for personal possessions on-site, including cars and cycles, it does take its commitment to try and make the site as secure as possible and such has invested in covered bicycle parking facilities on the campus and invites you to make use of these facilities.

Bike racks can be found outside of the Sixth Form Centre opposite the Crown Court. We also have Bike shelters located inside the College courtyard.

At NSCG, we’re doing all we can to make learning accessible to everyone as we believe our learners should be able to enjoy their time at college without worrying whether they can meet the costs incurred as a result of travelling to study.

You may be eligible for financial support, find out more by visiting Student Finance.