Getting to Atlantic Academy

Bus Services

In order to make Atlantic Academy accessible to as many families as possible, we have put in place affordable transport solutions for students wishing to attend the school.

We are pleased to confirm the following bus services to our school:

Route 1: Bude – Kilkhampton – Higher Clovelly – Hartland – Atlantic Academy

Route 2: Woolsery – Atlantic Academy

Route 3: Monkleigh – Parkham – Buckland Brewer – Atlantic Academy

Route 4: Welcombe – Atlantic Academy

Please note, these routes may vary dependent on passenger demand.

Bus services linking Bideford and Atlantic Academy

We also run a Stagecoach service, which links passengers from the Bideford area with Atlantic Academy.
Please note:
Students on this service will pay for their bus transport on board, rather than in advance to Atlantic Academy.

Route 919 (mornings): Westward Ho! – Appledore – Northam – Bideford – Atlantic Academy

Route 319 (afternoons): Atlantic Academy Fairy Cross Ford Village Abbotsham Church Bideford Hospital Bideford Quay Bideford Petroc College Bideford Bus Station

Information relating to this service can be found below:

Aerial view of the Academy

Free Transport to Atlantic Academy

Devon Local Authority will provide FREE transport to all students living more than 3 miles from the school for whom Atlantic Academy is the nearest school, or if Devon County Council determine there is no safe walking route for pupils living less than 3 miles away. This is also true for students on Free School Meals living between 2 and 6 miles away, regardless of whether the school is their nearest.

Please phone Devon County Council to see whether you are entitled to free transport: 0345 1551019

Aerial view of the Academy

Paid-for transport to Atlantic Academy

For those not eligible for free transport, and travelling on one of the dedicated school services, the cost will be £3.35 per day. This must be paid in advance, either termly or half termly by ParentPay. Transport costs must be paid in order for the bus pass to be valid. If you need information of transport routes or payment terms please contact us: or telephone 01237 431 969.