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Travelling to Trowbridge

Travelling by Bus

If you are aged 16-19 (under 19), live in Wiltshire and Trowbridge is your nearest Wiltshire College & University Centre campus, you may be eligible for a Wiltshire Council bus pass. If your household income is less than £20,819.00, the price for the 2021-22 bus pass is £266.00.

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. Please check prices with the transport provider.

More information and applications: Applying for transport - Wiltshire Council

Buses from Bath via Bradford-on-Avon

Students travelling to Trowbridge campus can purchase a First Bus mticket pass for travel. Students will need to download the First bus app.

First Bus | Bus Tickets, Timetables & Journey Planning

Buses from Frome and surrounding villages

X34 Faresaver

Also picks up from: Oldford, Beckington, Rode

Students over the age of 17 can travel at child fares when carrying valid student ID e.g. Student ID card issued by place of education. Student ID must display a valid expiry date to enable travel at child fares.

Monthly pass available, £62 on the bus and £55 via mobile ticketing on smartphone. Can be used on any Faresaver bus any time.

FARESAVER WEBSITE

X47 Frome Bus

Also picks up from: Berkley Down, Chapmanslade, Dilton Marsh, Westbury, Westbury Leigh, West Wilts Trading Estate, Hawkeridge, North Bradley

X47 - timetable

Frome Bus Prices

Buses from Melksham via Semington and Hilperton

X34 Faresaver

Also picks up from: Semington, Hilperton Marsh

Students over the age of 17 can travel at child fares when carrying valid student ID e.g. Student ID card issued by place of education. Student ID must display a valid expiry date to enable travel at child fares.

Monthly pass available, £62 on the bus and £55 via mobile ticketing on smartphone. Can be used on any Faresaver bus any time.

FARESAVER WEBSITE

Buses from Chippenham

X34 Faresaver

Students over the age of 17 can travel at child fares when carrying valid student ID e.g. Student ID card issued by place of education. Student ID must display a valid expiry date to enable travel at child fares.

Monthly pass available, £62 on the bus and £55 via mobile ticketing on smartphone. Can be used on any Faresaver bus any time.

FARESAVER WEBSITE

Buses from Devizes and surrounding villages

Stagecoach Route 49

If you are student, you can travel for less with Stagecoach's student bus passes and tickets.

GTI Bus Schedule & Tickets | Stagecoach (stagecoachbus.com)

Should you require further information on the GTi scheme (Greener Travel Initiative), please contact 01452 418630.

You can use it at any time to travel within your chosen ticket zone. Check website for bus timetables.

STAGECOACH

76/77 or 87/87A Faresaver

Also picks up from: Pottern, Worton, Bulkington, Keevil, Steeple Ashton

See website for timetables and student prices.

FARESAVER WEBSITE

Travelling by Train

Trowbridge Station is 1.2 miles from our Trowbridge campus.

Students travelling by train to Trowbridge on Great Western Railway (GWR)

may be eligible for a subsidised train pass. Please contact 03457660228 and ask about a Scholar Season Ticket.

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 https://www.16-17saver.co.uk/

Students aged 18 and over can purchase a young person’s railcard which entitles them to a 30% reduction in ticket prices: click https://www.16-25railcard.co.uk/

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. Our car parks are monitored by Parking Eye; you must register your car when you start College.

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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