There are several transport options to get to College. Some providers offer special rates for students travelling by bus or train. This page gives information about the most popular routes, but it is important that you research your proposed route to ensure that you get the best value.
Please only use this information as a rough guide when making your College transport arrangements. We strongly recommend checking the relevant transport providers websites to see which services they are currently running.
New Bus Provider for Bracknell/Sandhurst Route
Thames Valley Buses now provide the 194 route which covers Bracknell, Crowthorne, Sandhurst, Owlsmoor and Camberley. See below for more information including prices.
Stagecoach bus passes can be used outside of College hours, including holidays.
Discount codes - You will need a unique code to apply a discount to the purchase of either an annual or termly StudentRider ticket. To request a discount code, please complete this Google Form. You must complete this Google Form before completing the ticket purchase on the Stagecoach website (please allow up to 7 working days for processing). Unique discount codes cannot be issued once a ticket has been purchased.
Bursary students: Bursary codes will be issued in due course. There is no need to complete the Google Form above.
|Cost of ticket with unique discount code applied (2022/2023)||Annual||Termly (Autumn)||Termly (Spring)||Termly (Summer)|
To apply for a Student Ticket:
For information on all routes and services, please visit www.stagecoachbus.com and follow them on Twitter, @StagecoachSouth.
Thames Valley Buses
From September 2022, the 194 route from Bracknell will provide a service for students travelling from Crowthorne, Sandhurst, Owlsmoor and Camberley. There are additional journey options to arrive and depart the College at lunchtime.
In order to receive a discount, please complete this application form when ordering your termly or annual bus pass. This application form must be completed and returned to the Student Services office. Payment is by card only.
Prices are as follows:
|Network Ticket Cost
Students will receive an email from the Student Services team when their bus passes are ready to collect. The bus pass will be in the form of a 'Smart Card'. Please be aware there is an administration charge of £6 for any replacement Smart Cards. If you lose your Smart Card, please inform the Student Services team as soon as possible.
Bursary students should email email@example.com if they require a ticket for route 194.
For information on all routes and services, please visit www.thamesvalleybuses.com.
Please note that all bus routes and times are subject to change. Prices given are not necessarily the best value for money for some routes. Please note that you must always show your College ID card with your bus pass.
There are three train stations within walking distance of the College; Farnborough Main, Farnborough North and Frimley.
16-17 Saver Card
The Department of Transport have launched a discount scheme which gives a 50% discount on rail travel for 16 and 17 year olds. The pass costs £30 and can be purchased here.
Or you can take advantage of the student rates and flexible payment options offered through the College.
Please click here to apply for a termly train pass. This application form must be completed and returned to the Student Services office accompanied by a passport sized photograph and payment. Train passes have to be ordered by the College and can take up to 14 days to be processed.
Tickets can only be replaced if they have been lost/stolen once per academic year at a cost of £20.00. Replacement tickets will not be refunded.
Passes will be valid for the designated route and can also be used at weekends and during College half terms. For more information about routes and prices for 2022/2023, click here.
Please ensure you have checked the relevant train provider website for the most up to date information about services.
Offered to full time students aged between 16 and 18 living in one of the 11 boroughs/districts of Surrey, the Surrey County Council scheme allows travel on buses or trains at reduced rates to and from College. The cost of the Student Fare Card is £25. For more information and to apply, please visit the Surrey CC website . Fare Cards are delivered to the College, so will need to be collected from the Student Services office. The student will be emailed when it's ready to be collected.
Please note, Stagecoach have made changes and cancellations to some routes to College. Please check their website for detailed area maps for 2022/23 before ordering your ticket.
The College has secure cycling racks where you can store your bike - students should provide their own padlock. We ask students to research in advance the best cycle route to College - click here to discover local recommended routes.