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Students travel to Sparsholt from all over the region, so we aim to make the journey as easy and cost effective as possible. Whether you’re getting the train from Southampton, Eastleigh, Totton or Basingstoke or the bus from across Hampshire and the county borders, we’ll help you find the best way to get into College.

Please check the map and route listings below for your nearest location and price details, and if you need further information please contact our transport team on 01962 797346 or transport@sparsholt.ac.uk. If you prefer to bring your car to College, student parking is available onsite. Parking is limited at Winchester University Halls of Residence so students living there may find it easier to park their cars here at Sparsholt and use public transport in the week, collecting their cars at the weekend.

Campus Direct Buses

All students are expected to adhere to the Student Code of Conduct when using the Campus Bus service. Find out more here

  • Campus Bus Routes and Times

    Fees quoted are based upon 2016/17 rates and will be subject to change in 2017/18. This page will be updated when final fees are confirmed.

    Our private campus direct coaches can take you to College from a variety of locations. Click here to download the bus routes and timings.

  • Campus Bus Prices

    2016/2017 Prices

    Full-time

    Campus Bus

    Band A – £540

    Band B – £650

    Band C – £740

    Band D – £835

    Train and No.7

    Band A – £550

    Band B – £665

    Band C – £775

    -Upgraded Bus pass to Goldrider – £325

    Stagecoach Bus

    Goldrider – £570

    No. 7 – £325

    HE Goldrider – £395

    Fees quoted are based on 2016/17 rates and will be subject to change in 2017/18. This page will be updated when final fees are confirmed.

    This payment can be spread at no extra cost by paying an initial payment at application and the remaining balance over 9 months by direct debit – interest free.

    Exact boarding points, routes and arrival/departure times will be notified at the end of August 2017 and may vary from previous years. We regret that boarding areas are carefully considered by the college and we are not able to alter or add stops. Please note the College reserves the right to withdraw a boarding point if an alternative option is available.


  • Bus Cancellations and Refunds

    Information about our bus or train pass cancellation and refunds can be found here 

Public Transport Travel

We offer a range of passes which enable you to pay for your public travel effectively.

  • Combined Rail and Bus Pass

    This pass includes rail travel to Winchester from the following locations, plus a Stagecoach pass to get you from Winchester to the college on the hourly Number 7 bus service (valid during term time only and excluding weekends):

     

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  • Price bands and payment

    Prices

    Band A – £550; Band B – £665; Band C – £775

    If Stagecoach operates in your area and you would like a Stagecoach bus pass to get you from home to the train station, you may upgrade to a Stagecoach Goldrider pass. The price of this for 2016-17 was £325. For more information about Stagecoach services please visit their website.

  • Megarider Gold

    This pass can be used on ANY Stagecoach bus in Hampshire during the academic year, including weekends and holidays. This is the most cost-effective pass for students travelling from Andover. The price of this for 2016-17 is £570.

  • No. 7 Stagecoach bus pass

    If you live in the Winchester area and only need to catch the No 7 bus, you can buy a Stagecoach bus pass for just this service. The cost of this for 2016-17 is £325.