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YG Ystalyfera

The times shown are approximate and may change at short notice. Passengers are advised to be at the stop in advance of the published time. Vehicles will observe all designated bus stops along the route.

Return journeys to be the reverse of the morning journey.

For further information telephone the operating company at the number shown on the timetable, or contact Neath Port Talbot County Borough Council on 01639 686939.

Arrive at school for approximately 8.40am

Route 971 Glynneath

  • Operator: Watkins Coaches
  • Tel: 07814346413
Pickup and/or setting down points Departure times
Pontneathvaughan Junction 07:55
Library 08:00
Co-op Glynneath 08:01

Route 973 Lower Brynamman, Cwmllynfell, Rhiwfawr

  • Operator: First Call
  • Tel: 01685 371012
Pickup and/or setting down points Departure times
Banwen Place 07:55
Station Road, Brynamman 08:00
Cefn Bryn Brain 08:05
Ochr Y Waun 08:06
Paper Shop, Cwmllynfell 08:07
Ystradowen Square 08:10

Route 973A 

  • Operator: Select Local Bus
  • Tel: 01792 812638
Pickup and/or setting down points Departure times
Berrington Villas 08:10
Cemetery Gates, Bryn Road 08:14
Junction Cwm Dog Kennels 08:15
Rhiwfawr, opposite Community Hall 08:20

Route 976 Trebanos, Pontardawe, Cilmaengwyn, Godre'r Graig

  • Operator: Cymru Coaches
  • Tel: 01792 583610
Pickup and/or setting down points Departure times
EastEnd Garage 07:55
Bus stop Swansea Road 07:57
New Road/Swansea Road 07:58
Trebanos Square (Colliers) 07:59
Trebanos Primary School 08:00
Junction Western Road/Swansea Road 08:02
Brecon Road, Pontardawe 08:04
Brecon Road, Police Station 08:05
Brecon Road (opposite Black Knight) 08:06
Junction Coed Cae/Brecon Road 08:07
Cilmaengwyn Road 08:12
Godre'r Graig School/Gnoll Road 08:14
Bus stop opposite Graig Newydd 08:17

Route 978 Seven Sisters/Banwen

  • Operator: DJ Thomas
  • Tel: 01639 635502
Pickup and/or setting down points Departure times
Alderwood (Crynant) 08:02
Llwyn Coed 08:04
Nant-y-Cafn 08:05
Garden City Garage 08:07
Bryndulais Hotel 08:15
Seven Sisters Post Office 08:17
Mary Street (top) 08:21
Golwg-y-Bryn (top) 08:22
Pantyffordd Halt 08:23
Golwg-y-Bryn (bottom) 08:23
Wembley Avenue 08:24
Main Road, Banwen 08:24
Roman Road, Banwen 08:25

Route 984 Skewen, Bryncoch, Rhos, Alltwen

  • Operator: Cymru Coaches
  • Tel: 01792 583610
Pickup and/or setting down points Departure times
Cwrt Clwydi home (opposite) 07:40
Bowens Arms 07:50
New Road 07:52
Christopher Rd 07:55
Wern Road 07:56
Pen Yr Alley Rd 07:59
Burrows Road 08:01
Tesco 08:04
Neath College 08:07
Penywern Hill 08:09
 Blaenhonddan School 08:11
Ysgol Hendrefelin 08:12
Fforest Goch 08:13
Rhos stores 08:14
Gellinedd, Cwrdd 08:17
Alltwen Primary (layby) 08:18

Route 985 Alltwen, Alltywerin, Ynysmeudwy

  • Operator: Cymru Coaches
  • Tel: 01792 583610
Pickup and/or setting down points Departure times
Alltwen Triangle 08:02
Tyn Y Cae 08:05
Lon Tan Yr Allt 08:06
Junc Gellideg/ Cefnllan 08:11
Alltywerin Estate 08:12
New Road Ynysmeudwy (Autoglass) 08:15
New Road Ynysmeudwy (Kiosk) 08:16

Route 987 Cwmafan, Pontrhydyfen, Tonmawr, Cimla, Tonna, Crynant

  • Operator: DJ Thomas
  • Tel: 01639 635502
Pickup and/or setting down points Departure times
 Jun. Smallwood Rd ,Old Rd 07:15
Pentyla Hill 07:17
Civic Centre 07:19
Tabernacle Terrace 07:21
Cwmclais Road 07:23
Brynna Road 07:25
Heol Mabon 07:27
Afan Terrace 07:30
Maes y Bettws 07:34
Opp. Miners Pontrhydyfen 07:35
Tonmawr Turning Circle 07:40
Cefn Saeson School 07:47
Cimla Court 07:52
Heol Cimla Rd (Bottom) 07:55
Neath Road, Tonna 07:59
Henfaes Road, Tonna 08:00
St Annes Terrace, Tonna 08:02
Ynys y Gerwyn Cricket Club 08:07
Tir Isaf 08:12
Crynant Crescent 08:17
Crynant Square 08:18
Crynant Rugby Club 08:19
Treforgan 08:20

Route 988 Margam, Aberafan, Sandfields, Baglan, Briton Ferry

  • Operator: DJ Thomas
  • Tel: 01639 635502
Pickup and/or setting down points Departure times
Tollgate Rd, Margam 07:14
Landore Avenue 07:15
Opposite Groeswen 07:16
Junction Constant Road 07:18
Tanygroes St/ Danybryn Road 07:20
 Forge Rd/Princess Royal Theatre 07:22
Water St Health Centre 07:24
Ysguthan Rd 07:26
Victoria Rd-Antolins 07:28
Victoria Rd junction with Lake Rd 07:30
Princess Margaret Way 07:33
Dalton Rd 07:34
Sandy Ridge 07:35
Western Ave 07:38
Baglan Moors 07:40
Old Rd, Baglan junction with Crawford Road 07:45
Lodge Drive Shop 07:47
Top of Maes Ty Canol 07:50
Tyn Y Twr Pub 07:53
Spar 07:55
Briton Ferry Post Office 07:59
Lodge Briton Ferry 08:02
Grandison 08:04
Shillingfords 08:08
Windsor Road 08:09
Neath Train Station 08:10

Route 993 Cilfrew, Clyne, Resolven, Cwmgwrach, Glynneath

  • Operator: DJ Thomas
  • Tel: 01639 635502
Pickup and/or setting down points Departure times
March Hywel, Cilfrew 07:30
Tonna Hospital 07:39
Ynys yr Afon 07:40
Lletty Dafydd 07:42
Gored Terrace 07:45
Melin Court 07:46
Neath Road, Resolven 07:48
Commercial Road, Resolven 07:50
Cwmgwrach (High Street) 07:57
Cwmgwrach (Fothergill Road) 08:00
Cwmgwrach (Heol Wenallt) 08:01
Lamb and Flag, Glynneath 08:06

Route 995 GCG, Cwmgors, Pontardawe 

  • Operator: Briggs Coaches
  • Tel: 01792 462979
Pickup and/or setting down points Departure times
Post Office Lr. Brynamman 07:50
Barry Rd 07:51
Tairgwaith 07:55
CK’s Shop 08:00
Colbren 08:01
Derwydd Avenue 08:02
Cwmgors school 08:03
West End 08:04
Care Home, Rhydyfro 08:10
Royal Oak 08:11
Rhydyfro Post Office 08:13
Ivy Bush(Pontardawe) 08:18
Dan y Bryn (Pontardawe) 08:19

Taxis and Feeder Services

Route 358 Jersey Marine, Llandarcy

  • Contact the operator to arrange a pick up time
  • Jersey Marine
  • Llandarcy Village
  • Meadow Bank, Llandarcy (PM only)
  • Arrive Bowens Arms/meet route 984 07:45

Neath Port Talbot County Borough Council is now deploying CCTV on school buses.

Cameras are deployed on a variety of different routes throughout the County. No video recording will be retained unless an incident is reported, in which case consideration will be given to its use as evidence.

Please ensure passengers are aware of this initiative and that any misdemeanours will be treated very seriously.