Students travelling from Frome, Melksham, Lacock or Chippenham
Faresaver offer a weekly bus pass – Further information is available from http://www.faresaver.co.uk/school.php
Students travelling from Midsomer Norton or Radstock
A new college bus is available for students travelling to Trowbridge who live in Midsomer Norton or Radstock. Download a Midsomer Norton / Radstock transport application and return it to Student Services Trowbridge with payment as soon as possible. Details of bus times can be found on the application form.
Students travelling from Bath
Students travelling from Bath to Trowbridge campus are able to purchase a First Bus mticket pass for travel in the Bath and Bristol outer zone. Further information is available here for Wiltshire College students https://www.firstgroup.com/bristol-bath-and-west/routes-and-maps/colleges
A Bath and Bristol Outer zone map is available here https://www.firstgroup.com/uploads/maps/Bath_Bristol_Combined_Zones_Map_WEB.pdf
Students will need to download the First bus app and college tickets will be available to purchase one month before the start of each term.
This option is available to all full time students including HE at Wiltshire College
Students travelling from Somerset
A County Ticket is available from Somerset County Council. The pass is called a ‘Love the Bus’ smartcard and the cost of the pass for 2017/18 is £675. You can apply and pay in full online by credit/debit card, or in full by cheque or spread the cost in 10 equal payments by Direct Debit if you have applied by 7th August. Please contact Somerset http://www.somerset.gov.uk/roads-parking-and-transport/public-transport/county-ticket/ .
FE Students who are not eligible for the above passes and who are travelling from other locations
If you are not eligible for the above bus passes and are coming by train or other method of transport,you can download a College Public Transport Award form (2018 form coming soon!) and you will be given a cash award to help with your travel costs.
All FE students who apply and are eligible for a bursary will automatically be assessed for transport help and may receive some funding towards the above transport costs. You will be notified in September of any award made.
Please contact Student Services at Trowbridge for further information on travel options 01225 350035