Travelling to College
Godalming College encourages students to use alternative modes of travel and is working with local transport operators to give students more convenient access to services. By doing this we also aim to reduce the amount of traffic to promote a greener environment.
We endeavour to keep this page as up to date as possible but transport operators are within their rights to alter any of these services, you are therefore advised to check details about transport before making a purchase.
Students living in Surrey and aged 16-18 can purchase an annual fare card. This offers reduced fares on train and/or bus travel for journeys to and from college, visit www.surreycc.gov.uk/roads-and-transport/16-plus
Travelling by bus
Stagecoach operates a Unirider bus service for Godalming College. Tickets purchased in advance include reduced price travel across the network during term time. For online ticket sales visit www.stagecoachbus.com/unirider
Travel by train
The College is around 15 minutes walking distance of Godalming train station on the main Waterloo to Portsmouth line with services operated by South West Railway (SWR). For deatils of timetables and discounts see www.southwesternrailway.com/train-tickets/railcards-and-discounts/sixteen-seventeen-railcard
On 2nd January 2019 the Department of Transport announced that from September 2019 all 16-17 year olds will be able to purchase a discount card from rail operators that will entitle them to 50% discount on rail travel to school/college. Further information will be provided on this initiative when available.
Travelling on the College buses
College buses operate from the Farnham, Hindhead, Liphook, Rake, Bordon, Headley, Grayshott, Ash, Puttenham, Normandy and Haslemere. View the College bus service routes here
The College has 220 spaces available for students parking on-site. As this is limited, priority for permits is given to those students who:
- Live more than 1 ½ miles from the College
- More than 1 ½ miles from a railway station
- Committed car sharers or who have a disability/medical condition
- Upper Sixth Students
Only safe drivers will be allowed on the campus. In order to park you must register your car details with College security.
Motorbike and moped spaces are provided and cycle racks are available for 50 bicycles and showers and lockers are available in the Sports Centre.
Disabled parking bays can be found at main entrances to the College and the campus is fully accessible to wheelchair users.
Support for students in financial hardship is available from the Bursary Fund