Farnborough College of Technology
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Travel

How to Get Here:

With a good link via bus and train, and easy access cycling or by car, there are plenty of ways to travel to us.

Walking and Cycling

With several cycle racks at both our Farnborough and Aldershot sites, and plenty of cycle and foot paths in the area, you can easily get to college by bike. To plan your route, visit: https://myjourneyhampshire.com

Travel by Bus

Visit www.traveline.info to find out which routes are available to you.

Travel by Train

Farnborough Main, Farnborough North, and North Camp are all within walking distance of the college. View https://www.southwesttrains.co.uk for more information.

Travel by Car

For the Farnborough site, SatNav users should enter GU14 7AA as their destination. This will take you to our Visitor Car Park.

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.

Help with the costs of travel:

Unirider Bus Pass

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

  • 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 E Block).
  • If you have any questions about using your pass, you can contact the StagecoachSmart Card Helpline on 0345 810 1000.

To view timetables and buy your Unirider Bus Pass online, visit www.stagecoachbus.com and click 'Student Tickets'.

South West Train Pass

South West Trains offer reduced ticket prices to all full-time students who purchase and Academic Season Pass through us.

  • Passes cost 15% less than you would pay for a full season ticket and are valid Monday-Friday during term time.
  • 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.
  • 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).

You can by your South West Trains Academic Season Pass online through the college store at: http://estore.farn-ct.ac.uk/ 

Cark Parking

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

Students Living in Surrey

Surrey County Council issues Student Fare Cards with travel on busses or trains at reduced rates. These cards are 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.