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Getting Here

School Buses

Transport for Greater Manchester (TfGM) operate a number of school bus services that support pupil transport to St Patrick’s RC High School; these include the Yellow School Bus Service.

Information can be found on TFGM's website https://tfgm.com/tickets-and-passes/bus-school-bus-services

Which school buses will get me here?

The following official school buses cover St Patrick's RC High School:

909 - Cadishead to School

910 - Irlam to School

Y49 - Ordsall / Weaste / Seedley to School

Y81 - Seedley/Langworthy/Irlams o’ th’ Height/Swinton Park/Monton to School 

Which services also run nearby?

Arriva service 10

Salford Shopping Centre > Eccles > Peel Green, Liverpool Road / outside Grapes 

Brookhouse Estate > Peel Green, Liverpool Road / outside Grapes


Diamond service 66 

Prestwich > Agecroft > Pendlebury > Swinton > Wardley > Worsley > Peel Green, New Lane / near Guildford Road

Eccles Interchange > Patricroft > Peel Green, New Lane / near Guildford Road


Go North West service 67

Glaze Estate > Cadishead > Irlam > Brookhouse > Peel Green, Liverpool Road / opposite Grapes

Shudehill > Chapel Street > Salford Shopping Centre > Eccles Interchange > Peel Green, Liverpool Road / opposite Grapes


Northern Rail – Newton-le-Willows, Eccles, Manchester

Please see the school bus timetable for details of where the buses will pick up from. 

How much is the school bus fare?

For children aged 11-16 with igo cards:

Single ticket - £1.40.

Return ticket - £2.40*

TfGM schools weekly ticket - £7.60*

Carnet ticket (10 single trips) £10*

* only valid on schooldays and on dedicated school buses

For children aged 11-16 who don’t have an igo card:

Single ticket - £1.80

Return/Weekly/Carnet ticket - unable to buy return, weekly or carnet tickets.

 

igo Card

All children and young people who live or attend school in Greater Manchester are entitled to travel for a child’s concessionary fare on the area’s buses, trains and trams if they are the holder of an igo pass. Children who travel by bus, including Yellow School Buses, are required to have igo cards from the age of 11 to 16 (the card expires on 31 August after the child’s 16th birthday) to enable them to travel for the current concessionary fare, which is half fare. Bus Operators may charge a higher fare if children do not have an igo pass.

Who qualifies for an igo card?

To qualify for an igo card you must be:

  • aged between 5 and 16
  • be a permanent resident of, or go to school in, Greater Manchester

Costs and benefits:

An igo card costs £10 and lasts until 31 August after your 16th birthday.

How to apply:

Visit the TfGM website: https://tfgm.com/tickets-and-passes/igo-pass

Download an application form: Click here

Please be aware that all applications are managed by Transport for Greater Manchester (TfGM)

 

Further Information

Further information relating to the regions public transport is available from the online journey planner on the Traveline website. Alternatively, you can ring Traveline on 0871 200 22 33 (calls cost 10p a minute from BT landlines. Mobile and other landline networks may charge more. Lines are open from 7am to 8pm, Monday to Friday, and from 8am to 8pm at weekends).

Transport for Greater Manchester is based at 2 Piccadilly Place, Manchester M1 3BG.

Click on the link to the right of this page for further details and an application form for free transport assistance.


Contact Us

St Patrick's RC High School
56 New Lane, Eccles, Manchester M30 7JJ