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Students travel to University Centre 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 University.

Please check the 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 If you prefer to bring your car to Sparsholt, 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

    Our private campus direct coaches can take you to University Centre Sparsholt from a variety of locations. Exact boarding points, routes and arrival/departure times will be notified at the end of August 2020 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. Click here to download the bus routes and timings.

  • Campus Bus Prices

    Annual Academic Year Prices 2020/2021


    Campus Bus

    Band A – £570

    Band B – £685

    Band C – £780

    Band D – £880

    These fees are confirmed for 2020/2021.

    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.

  • 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):

    Annual Academic Year Prices:

    Prices shown are for 2019/20 and will be subject to change for 2020/21

    Train and No. 7:

    Band A – £600

    Band B – £720

    Band C – £830

    Band D – £940

    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 Megarider pass. 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 prices for this pass for 2019-20 are:

    Annual Academic Year Prices:

    Megarider – £650



    You can also apply for a Megarider Gold and Train package – price bands for 2019-20 are:

    Train and Megarider Gold:

    Band A – £960

    Band B – £1080

    Band C – £1190

    Band D – £1300

  • No. 7 Stagecoach bus pass

    Stagecoach Bus

    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 2019-20 is £380.

    Annual Academic Year Prices (2019/2020)

    No. 7 – £380