Shuttle Buses

The University runs a free shuttle bus service between the sites of the Pontypridd campus. Some local supermarkets also provide free buses, and bus excursions and one-off buses may be available for specific events.

Treforest – Glyntaff

The 2018/19 service starts on Monday 17 September 2018 and runs during term time.

The 16-seater minibus picks up/drops off at the Sport Centre in Treforest and at Lower Glyntaff outside the Elaine Morgan Building.

Please arrive at the bus stop on time as the buses will need to leave promptly.

Treforest – Glyntaff Glyntaff – Treforest
Monday to Friday Monday to Friday
08:00 08:15
08:30 08:45
09:00 09:15
09:30 09:45
10:00 10:15
10:30 10:45
11:00 11:15
11:30 11:45
12:00 12:15
12:30 12:45
13:00 13:15
13:30 13:45
14:00 14:15
14:30 14:45
15:00 15:15
15:30 15:45
16:00 16:15
16:30 17:00
17:20 17:40
18:00 18:20
18:40 19:00
19:20 19:40
20:00 20.20
20:40 21:00

These times reflect the requirements for current academic timetabling and may be subject to change.

USW Sport Park

The Sport Park bus service starts on Monday 17 September 2018 and runs during term time until Wednesday 1 May 2019.

The Sport Park bus (29 seats) picks up/drops off outside the Students’ Union in the lay-by next to the Randy Dragon nightclub, and at the lay-by outside the main Sports Park building at Tyn Y Wern.

Please arrive at the bus stop on time as the buses will need to leave promptly.

Treforest – Tyn Y Wern Tyn Y Wern – Treforest
Monday to Friday Monday to Friday
06:40 (Mon, Tues & Fri until Easter) 07:10 (Mon, Tues & Fri until Easter)
07:40 08:10
08:40 09:10
09:40 10:10
10:40 11:10
11:40 12:10
12:40 13:10
13:40 (except Wednesdays) 14:10 (except Wednesdays)
14:40 (except Wednesdays) 15:10 (except Wednesdays)
15:40 (except Wednesdays) 16:10 (except Wednesdays)
16:40 (except Wednesdays) 17:10 (except Wednesdays)
17:40 (except Wednesdays) 18:10 (except Wednesdays)
18:40 (except Wednesdays) 19:10 (except Wednesdays)

Additional bus services

Freshers’ Fair Buses
The Students’ Union offers a bus service to Freshers’ Fair and occasional buses for club nights.

Supermarket Shuttle Buses
Several supermarkets offer free bus services which are not affiliated to the University but may be useful to students.

The bus operator N.A.T. Group lists these free services online by region on the N.A.T. Bus Network pages. Search for the ASDA Free Bus, Sainsbury Free Bus or Tesco Free Bus in your area.

Cardiff
Free buses to Asda Cardiff Gate
Free buses to Asda Coryton
Free buses to Tesco
Newport
Free bus to Sainsbury’s from Newport Bus Station
Treforest
Free bus to Asda Coryton on Thursdays (bus stop near the Otley Arms)
Free bus to Tesco on Tuesdays