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Travelling to College


	 

By bus - discounted bus travel

To help you get to College we offer our full-time students a substantial discount on bus travel. The £55 per term pass can be used on any local First Bus and Crosville routes anytime Monday to Friday during term-time. You can also use your pass to travel to and from work experience placements.

Bus routes to Knightstone and University Campus.

In order for you to be able to easily access either our Knightstone Campus or our University Campus, we have been working very closely with First Bus. This will help to ensure we have a comprehensive bus service covering both campuses.

This enables the majority of our full-time students to travel easily to either of our campuses from across the region on a First Bus or Crosville service. This may be a dedicated bus service or by using the normal bus route depending on where you live. There are frequent buses from within the Weston area, as well as direct buses from Bath, Bristol, Clevedon, Nailsea, Portishead, Burnham-on-Sea, Wells, Bridgwater and the surrounding areas. This gives you the flexibility to come and go to suit your study needs.

First Bus and Crosville operate a wide range of network services throughout North Somerset, Somerset, Gloucester, Wiltshire and within the Bristol area. Bus times and other service information can be obtained from Travel Line on 0871 2002233 or at www.traveline.org.uk. In addition to this, extra services will operate across the town from Worle, directly to the University Campus.

Listed below you will find details of the routes available at the time of going to print. Please contact Student Services for an up-to-date timetable.

AXBRIDGE via Winscombe, Sandford, Banwell, Locking
BACKWELL via Cleeve, Claverham, Yatton, Congresbury, Worle
BANWELL via Locking
BRIDGWATER via Highbridge, Burnham-on-Sea, Berrow
BRISTOL via Backwell, Cleeve, Congresbury, Worle
CHEDDAR via Axbridge, Compton Bishop, Winscombe, Sandford, Banwell, Locking
CHURCHILL via Churchill, Sandford, Winscombe, Banwell, Locking
CLAVERHAM via Yatton, Congresbury, Worle
CLEEVE via Claverham, Congresbury, Worle
CONGRESBURY, via Worle
HIGHBRIDGE via Burnham-on-Sea, Brean
LONG ASHTON via Flax Bourton, Backwell,
Cleeve, Claverham, Congresbury, Worle
NAILSEA via Tickenham, Clevedon, M5 Motorway, Worle
PORTISHEAD via North Weston, Weston-in-Gordano, Walton-in-Gordano, Clevedon, M5 Motorway, Worle
WELLS via Cheddar, Axbridge, Winscombe,
Sandford, Banwell, Locking
WINFORD via Felton, Bristol International Airport, Wrington, Churchill, Sandford, Winscombe, Banwell, Locking
WINSCOMBE via Sandford, Banwell, Locking
WRINGTON via Churchill, Sandford, Winscombe, Banwell, Locking
YATTON via Congresbury, Worle.

 

Other ways to travel to College

By road

Both the Knightstone and University Campuses are easily accessible by road, being less than 15 minutes' drive from the M5, junction 21. The A371 and A370 go into Weston and connect with the A38 to make the College accessible from all sides of Weston-super-Mare and the surrounding areas. See our map for your route to college.

 

By bike

We are keen to promote students using their bikes to get to College. There are many benefits to commuting by bike, including:

  • Saving money on petrol
  • Keeping fit, healthy and in shape
  • No queuing
  • Reducing carbon emissions, which is good for the environment.
  • We have plenty of cycle racks, so please feel free to use them.

 

By rail

Weston College is on the main line from Bristol to Exeter. This line includes the following stations:

Backwell, Bath, Bridgwater, Bristol, Highbridge, Nailsea, Taunton, Yatton.

The College’s Knightstone Campus is only 10 minutes' walk from the station. The College’s University Campus is about 10 minutes away by bus.

For timetables and costs, visit http://www.nationalrail.co.uk/

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