Private Dedicated College Bus Services

For a fee, the college operates 4 private buses and 2 mini bus services to and from the college for students.

Priority is given to younger students and on distance.

1            301 from: Lordswood stopping at Millbrook, Regents Park and Shirley.

2.           302 from: Woolston stopping at Sholing, Thornhill, Bitterne shops, Bullar Road.

3.           303 from: Whiteley stopping at Titchfield, Locks Heath, Lowford, Bursledon, Harefield and Townhill Way.

4.           304 from: Central Station, Lower Shirley and St James Road.

5.           Minibus “A” from Nursling, Rownhams, North Baddesley, Chandlers Ford & Bournemouth Road.

6.          Minibus “C” from Fair Oak Road, Shakespeare Road, Leigh Road (F&R HQ), St Swithun Wells & Bournemouth Road.


BLUESTAR - IMPORTANT INFORMATION regarding Early Finish days:

Bluestar 2/512 students will need to catch the regular Bluestar 2 (every 15 minutes) from Stoneham Lane (Note: likely to have queues, students can walk to McDonalds High Road bus stop where they can also use the U6C to the city).


Bluestar 566 students will need to use the Unilink U6H (every 15 minutes) from McDonalds Burgess Road (this covers most of the stops on the 566 route, but does not run via Warren Avenue.  Students will need to walk from the Hospital stop, Tremona Road.

 There is no transport operating on the Year 7’s first day.  All transport will resume the following day when all year groups are back.

The Bluestar 18  from Millbrook to the City Centre then change to the Bluestar 2 to Bassett Green Road stop (2 minutes’ walk from the college).

The Bluestar 8 & 9 from Fawley and Langley to the City Centre then change to the Bluestar 2 to Bassett Green Road stop (2 minutes’ walk from the college).

The Bluestar 424 from Hedge End & West End to Mansbridge Road (Monks Way stop) 15 minutes’ walk from the college).

From Fair Oak and Eastleigh the Bluestar no: 2 has a return service stopping at the Bassett Green Road stop on Stoneham Lane (2 minutes’ walk from the college).


Students from the Whiteley  and Fareham area travel to Southampton Central station then change trains to Swaythling station (5 minutes’ walk from college).

Students in Chandlers Ford can travel direct to and from Swaythling station daily. Please check the rail networks website for timetables.

A direct service is also available from Winchester to Swaythling (Please refer to rail company timetables).

Hampshire and Southampton Assisted/Funded Travel

Southampton residents: Help is available for Catholic students who live more than 3 miles.

Hampshire residents:  Help is available for those receiving the qualifying benefits.

For more information and rules for funding, please visit your Council’s website

The college holds no responsibility for any alterations or changes to the above transport timetables which are not contracted by the college.

Hampshire County Council children, need to apply online following the link:

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