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Travelling to Lackham

Travelling by Bus

f you are aged 16-19 (under 19), live in Wiltshire and Lackham is your nearest Land Based college, you may be eligible for a Wiltshire Council bus pass. If your household income is less than £20,819.00, the price for the 2023-24 bus pass is £300.

If do not qualify for the lower rate bus pass, the full price of £900 is unlikely to be the most cost-effective option for your travel.

More information and applications: Applying for transport - Wiltshire Council

Buses which drop off and pick up directly from the Lackham campus

For buses serving Lackham click here

Buses from Malmesbury and surrounding villages

Wiltshire Council are unable to provide buses direct to Lackham from the Malmesbury area. Coachstyle bus service 99 runs from Malmesbury to Chippenham where you can connect with the Faresaver X37.

Buses from Frome and Trowbridge

Bus service X34 is operated by Faresaver and runs from Frome to Trowbridge this then connects with X18 Trowbridge to Lackham bus. The X18 comes directly onto site for an 8.45am drop off.

For more information about the bus service X34 – X34 Bus Service Frome – Trowbridge

Buses from Swindon

Wiltshire Council are no longer able to provide buses direct to Lackham from Swindon, and Royal Wootton Basset areas.

Please us Stagecoach service 55 from these areas to Chippenham, where it will be possible to connect with the Faresaver X37 and X43 at Chippenham Bus Station.

GWR trains run direct from Swindon to Chippenham.

Travelling by Train

The nearest train station to the Lackham campus is in Chippenham (3 and a half miles). If you chose to travel by train, please check that your train will arrive in time for you to catch a bus to Lackham.

Students travelling on the train network and aged 16 or 17 can purchase a 16 – 17 Saver card for a 50% reduction in their train fares here.

Students aged 18 and over can purchase a young person’s railcard which entitles them to a 30% reduction in ticket prices: click here.

Please be sure to read all terms and restrictions to make sure a railcard is appropriate for your needs.

Travelling by Car

Parking is free on all of our campuses. You must register your car and get a Parking Permit.

Financial Support

The College bursaries can offer financial support to help with the cost of travelling to college. If you live more than 3 miles (walking distance) from College and your household income is less than £35,000, you should apply.

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