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Travelling to College

Travel Information 2021-22

Our campuses are served by the local public transport network and many students get to College by bus or train. This page will give you general information about travelling to our campuses; each campus also has a dedicated page with specific information about bus and other transport routes.

COVID-19 Passenger Transport Advice

For students travelling to college on public transport or a dedicated college bus, it is important that you are aware of the rules and guideline that have been put in place to protect you and your fellow passengers. Please read the latest guidance about school and college transport before you travel: click here.

Financial Assistance with Travel

Do you need financial assistance with your travel costs?

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.

Bus Pass

Do you live in Wiltshire?

Wiltshire Council offers a bus pass to Wiltshire College & University Centre students who are aged between 16 – 18 and who live in Wiltshire and more than 3 miles from the college. The bus pass allows you to make one journey to and from college on days when it is open and costs £821 or a lower rate of £266 if your household income is less than £20,819. To find out more about the options open to you please visit the Wiltshire Council website.

Do you live in Wiltshire but are not eligible for the lower rate Wiltshire Council transport pass?

If do not qualify for the lower rate bus pass, the full price of £821.00 is unlikely to be the most cost effective option for your travel. Many of the bus companies offer discounted tickets for students or regular journeys. Follow the link to your campus below where you will find information about travel options

Travelling to college from outside Wiltshire?

Follow the link to your campus below where you will find information about travelling to college from other counties.

Travelling to college by Train

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.

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

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

Travelling to college by car?

Parking is free on all college campuses.

Please note: our car parks are monitored by Parking Eye. You must register your car when you start college.

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