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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.

Travel subsidies

A new Government Rail Travel initiative for all 16-17 year olds gives a 50% discount off all rail travel.  You will need to purchase an annual rail card with photo ID for £30 in advance. See www.16-17saver.co.uk.

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

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 timetable details see www.southwesternrailway.com. See www.16-17saver.co.uk for information about 50% discount on rail travel.

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

 Route 42/44   43 46   70 71 Northbound 71 Southbound 
 Company  Compass  Compass  Stagecoach  Stagecoach  Stagecoach  Stagecoach
  07.30 Ewhurst
07.38 Park Mead
07.45 Cranleigh
07.56 Alfold
08.03 Dunsfold
08.10 Hascombe
08.19 Godalming College
(Tuesley Lane)

07.35 Cranleigh
07.42 Rowly
07.48 Shamley Green
07.53 Wonersh
07.56 Bramley
07.59 Shalford
08.05 Peasmarsh
08.09 Farncombe
08.20 Godalming College
(Tuesley Lane)
07.11 Aldershot
07.21 Badshot Lea
07.25 Farnham Centre
07.25 Water Lane (Sainsbury's)
07.39 Farnham Stn
07.50 Elstead
07.57 Shackleford
08.00 Hurtmore
08.03 Charterhouse
08.12 Godalming (Bridge Street)
06.38 Midhurst
06.48 Fernhurst
07.10 Grayswood
07.30 Godalming (nr Eashing Lane)





07.18 Haslemere Stn
07.25 Haslemere Town Hall
0737 Chiddingfold
07.43 Witley Stn
07.51 Milford
08.00 Godalming (Nr Eashing Lane)
08.05 Guildford
08.15 Peasmarsh*
08.19 Farncombe*
0828 Godalming (Inn on the Lake)
*see also 43 service

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.  

On site

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.




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