Termly Student passes at discounted prices are available from First Bus and Stagecoach for their public services in Portsmouth and the wider Hampshire/Sussex area. 

First Bus: https://www.firstbus.co.uk/buy-ticket  mTickets (Mobile Tickets) are available to buy in the First Bus App.  Look for COPC Student tickets relevant to your area when you buy your Bus Pass.  The pass is kept securely in your virtual; wallet in the First Bus app on your phone. 

Stagecoach: https://www.stagecoachbus.com/regionaltickets/south/portsmouth-and-havant/unirider buy your bus pass from the Stagecoach website.  Issued passes are delivered to the home address and need to be shown to drivers alongside Student ID cards.

College services PC1 (£170 per term) and PC2 (£190 per term) run from Fareham, Cams Hill, Portchester, Paulsgrove, Cosham, Hilsea and Stamshaw to our Sixth Form Campus.  PC1 stops close to Highbury Campus along its route from Portchester/Paulsgrove. Termly passes for these services will be available to buy from late September 2022 in the First Bus app.  If you wish to use the service from the start of term, please contact: student.finance@copc.ac.uk to arrange a temporary pass. Individual one-way journeys can be paid for on PC1 or PC2 at a cost of £3 per journey.

Additional support for transport is available for some students living further afield (10km+) including the Isle of Wight. 

Students entitled to a City of Portsmouth College bursary receive full support with their cost of travel to college. Bursary applications are means tested and have limited funds available – applications should be made as early as possible once forms are issued for the relevant year of study. 

Students with learning difficulties and disabilities under the age of 19 may get help with transport costs from their Local Education Authority (LEA)*.

*Contact your LEA for further information.

If you live in the Portsmouth area with a postcode of PO1-PO6 you should apply to Portsmouth City Council. You can apply by either calling 02392 841 238 or click here

Students who reside in all other postcodes in Hampshire should apply to Hampshire County Council. You can apply by either calling 01962 846924 or click here

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