Full details can be found below which hopefully covers the most frequently asked questions:

We have been given the following important information about bus tickets for the school buses (those buses beginning with an 8; 801, 817, 823 &c.): 

  1. Please see the attachment below for the new Arriva timetables which show times and stops from September. 
  2. You will need to buy the Cardinal Newman ticket if you want to travel on the school buses. Any other ticket you buy will not be valid on the school buses (be careful: the Luton and Dunstable ticket is cheaper, but isn't valid on the school buses).
  3. You can still buy a single journey ticket on the school bus as usual. 
  4. The Cardinal Newman ticket is valid after school and at weekends, as usual, on any Arriva Luton and Dunstable bus. 
  5. The weekly ticket for the school bus is £15.00.  Monthly and termly tickets are cheaper, but you still have to get the Cardinal Newman tickets.
Single £2
Return £3.50
Weekly £15.00
4-weekly £50.00
Term 1 £185
Term 2 £160
Term 3 £160
Academic Year £465

For the most accurate information search 'Cardinal Newman' on the Arriva website.

If you have any queries regarding your allocated bus please email

Yours sincerely

Mrs M L Chappell

Deputy Headteacher

Passenger Transport Unit

Central Depot, Kingsway, Luton, Beds, LU4 8AU

Tel: 01582 547219 

Please contact Arriva 0344 800 44 11 with regards to:

  • Bus tickets – weekly and daily
  • Lost property on buses

Bus timings subject to change. For the most accurate information search 'Cardinal Newman' on the Arriva website.

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