Transport to Warwickshire College – frequently asked
Q1: I need advice on transport to college, what should I
A: In the first instance, go to www.warwickshire.ac.uk/transport
These web pages detail the transport options for each centre with
links to bus / rail enquiries and there’s also a useful ‘journey
planner’. You should be able to find lots of information here.
Q2: I haven’t got access to the college website, but need
advice on transport, what can I do?
A: Call our Transport Department on 01926 318184 or email
they will be able to help.
Q3: Are the buses operated by Warwickshire College?
A: No. The majority of buses are operated by Warwickshire County
Council, Worcestershire County Council or Stagecoach. However, the
college does operate some routes where there is a viable specific
demand. Other bus/rail operators may have routes that run near to
the college centres which might suit your needs.
Q4: How do I find out which bus I should get into college?
A: Each centre has a transport page on the college’s website;
these pages have a list of ‘bus stop’ locations. If you click on
the number, e.g. 516, a pop-up appears with the contact
details of where to obtain a bus pass and get more information.
Q5: How do I apply for a bus pass?
This will depend on where you live, but our college website will
indicate which operator will issue your pass. Here’s how you can
If the operator is Stagecoach - visit the Warwickshire College
section on the stagecoach
website for bus prices and bus pass information or call 08456
If the operator is Warwickshire
County Council - visit their website or call Education
Transport on 01926 742059 (for bus pass applications) or 01926
412929 (for routes).
If the operator is
Worcestershire County Council - visit their website or call
If the operator is a Warwickshire College mini bus you can
buy online at the college's online shop or call 01926
Q6: What is the cost of a bus pass?
A: In 2012/13 the maximum cost for an annual bus pass was
£660 to £685 however this cost varies depending on where you
live and the type of bus pass you require. You can buy a pass for
the whole term or sometimes you can pay daily, weekly or monthly -
although this is usually only on the Stagecoach routes.
Q7: Is there any financial help available for transport
There is a financial bursary that is available through the
college for low income families and/or on certain benefits. This
can provide a reduction. Full details are on the college website or call
Student Services on 01926 318080 or email firstname.lastname@example.org for
further advice and to apply.
If you are applying for a Warwickshire County Council
(WCC) bus pass we would ask that you bring your completed
form to Student Services at the college, before
approaching WCC, as we will be able to assess the best way to
maximise the financial support available to you.
Q8: Can I find detailed bus routes on the college website?
A: No, generally not - although the college mini bus routes will
be listed on our website. County Council buses may have their
routes on their website or you can call the relevant County Council
– see Question 5 for contact details. Stagecoach public routes
should be available from their website.
Q9: Are there any buses that travel between centres?
Yes there are buses that travel between Leamington and Moreton
Morrell, Leamington and Henley-in-Arden and Leamington and Trident,
These buses run from Leamington in the mornings and return again in
the late afternoons so students can catch their connecting buses
If you have a bus pass these routes are included in the price of
the pass, but you can also pay daily. However, the Leamington to
Trident, Warwick bus is free of charge.
Times of intercampus buses are on the college website.
Q10: I am studying on a part-time course and I’m over 19, what
transport is available to me?
A: Some bus services may be restricted to school/college age
students, so once you have found a bus route you’d like to use you
should look at the county council websites to see if you are
eligible for a pass. If you’re not successful with them please call
the Transport Department at Warwickshire College on 01926
Public buses can also be used, but will only go directly to
centres in the mornings and in the afternoons after lectures have
These questions and answers are accurate as of March 2013 but
may be subject to change.