Travel

Help with the Costs of Travel
Walking and Cylcing
Travel by Bus
Travel by Train
Travel by Car

Help with the Costs of Travel

Travel

Our students travel in easily from a wide surrounding area. All full-time students can buy season tickets for bus and rail travel at reduced prices.

Unirider Bus Pass

Full-time students are able to buy a 'Unirider' bus pass from Stagecaoch for less than standard season tickets. The ticket allows travel across Hampshire, Surrey and Berkshire throughout the College year. For Farnborough students the total cost for the year is £412 (2018-19).

You can buy your Unirider Bus Pass online at www.stagecoachbus.com under 'Student Tickets'.

If your pass is funded by a bursary, a member of the Learner Services team will issue the pass and you can collect it from the Learner Services Office (based in The Hub). If you have any questions about using your pass, you can contact the StagecoachSmart Card Helpline on 0345 810 1000.

South West Trains Academic Season Pass

South West Trains offer reduced ticket prices to all full-time students who purchase and Academic Season Pass through the College. These passes cost 15% less than you would pay for a full season ticket and are valid Monday-Friday during term time.

These passes must be purchased from the College and are issued on a termly basis. Pricing is based on a zonal system set out by South Western Railway. If you are a student receiving a bursary your pass may be fully funded or you may have to contribute towards the cost depending on your location and funding requests.

You can buy your South West Trains Academic Season Pass online, from the 1st August 2018 through the College Store at http://estore.farn-ct.ac.uk/.

For further information, please call the Learner Services team on either 01252 407394 or 01252407313, or email support@farn-ct.ac.uk, or visit the Learner Services Office (based in The Hub).

Students Living in Surrey

Surrey County Council issues Student Fare Cards offering travel on busses or trains at reduced rates for journeys to and from college for students living in Surrey. Student Fare Cards are delivered to the College and will be available for collection from the Learner Services Office (based in The Hub) once they have arrived. To apply, see the Surrey County Council website here.

Walking and Cycling

Walking and cycling are good for your health and the environment. We have a number of cycle racks for you to lock your bike to at both our Farnborough and Aldershot sites and there are plenty of cycle and foot paths in the area.

Visit https://myjourneyhampshire.com to plan your route.

Travel by Bus

A number of bus routes serve Farnborough and Aldershot – visit www.traveline.info to find out which routes are available to you.

Full time students can purchase Unirider bus passes from Stagecoach for less than standard season tickets. Tickets allow travel across the area throughout the college year.

To purchase a Unirider bus pass or for more information on bus routes and timetables, visit www.stagecoachbus.com. If you have any questions about using your pass, you can contact the StagecoachSmart Card Helpline on 0345 810 1000.

Travel by Train

Farnborough is easily reached thanks to three stations within walking distance; Farnborough Main, Farnborough North, and North Camp. Both the main line between Southampton and London and the branch line between Guildford and Reading serve Farnborough.

Aldershot railway station is on the line between Alton and London, as well as Guildford and Alton. A regular bus route from the station stops at Ash Road, which is approximately a ten-minute walk from the college.

View https://www.southwesttrains.co.uk for more information.

South West Trains offer reduced ticket prices to all full-time students who purchase and Academic Season Pass through us. These passes cost 15% less than you would pay for a full season ticket and are valid Monday-Friday during term time.

You can buy your South West Trains Academic Season Pass online through the College Store at http://estore.farn-ct.ac.uk/.

For further information, please call the Learner Services Team on 01252 407394, email support@farn-ct.ac.uk, or visit the Learner Services Office (based in The Hub).

Travel by Car

For the Farnborough site, SatNav users should enter GU14 6SB as their destination.

For the Aldershot site, SatNav users should enter GU12 4PQ as their destination or follow signs for the college once in the North Town area.

Car parking is available at both our Farnborough and Aldershot sites and is free of charge for all students.