Heading to Keele this year?
We're working with the University to provide services suitable for the current situation. You can see our latest COVID updates here >>
Our bus route to the Uni is 25. Route 25 serves:
- Newcastle town centre and Hanley (the city centre) for shopping and more
- Stoke Rail Station for trips home
- Royal Stoke University Hospital - handy for medical students
There's bus stops throughout the university campus, including at the student's union.
Travelling further afield? Newcastle and Hanley bus stations offer convenient connections to services throughout Staffordshire and South Cheshire. You can see everywhere we go to on our maps page.
Exclusive discounted bus tickets for Keele University students are available. From single journeys to a travelcard that lasts for a full 12 months... you couldn't ask for more. Visit our tickets page for full details.
|Student Annual - unlimited travel||£325 (valid on route 25 only)|
|Student Month - unlimited travel||£48.50|
|Student 10trip - any 10 journeys||£17.50|
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The Keele Key bus ticket
First Potteries are working in partnership with Keele University and D&G bus to provide discounted multi-operator tickets for holders of a Keele card.
Available and valid across our network*
We're revising how the Keele Key ticket works this year and will publish details here shortly.
25: Hanley (City Centre) - Keele (University)
Potteries bus routes: Plan your journey more effectively and in advance
Take a look at our route maps to see exactly where your journey can take you
Our service operating between Hanley, Cheadle and Uttoxeter.
We operate a number of frequent services to your local hospitals.
Making school travel safe We're making some changes from 8 March 2021 to assist with school travel as schools reopen With children returning to school we have taken additional measures to ensure that they can return safely via First Bus.
Stoke City FC Buses
First Potteries operate home fans transport from Stoke to the Bet365 Stadium on match days during the 2021/22 season Buses will operate approximately every 5 mins between Stoke (Glebe Street) and Bet365 Stadium from 3 hours before kick-off.