Bridgwater is on the main rail line from Taunton and the main campus is just a short walk from the station. There is free parking at all Centres and there are also designated zones for parking mopeds and bicycles.
For current timetables, costs or information on any aspect of travelling to College, see below or call the Student Support Team on 01278 441233.
This year Somerset County Council are running a special programme offering low cost mountain bikes to students living in Somerset who would be able to get to college by bike more easily than by bus or walking. Find out more.
Buses to College
Each day over 22 buses come to the Bridgwater Centre from towns and villages across Somerset and North Somerset with connecting buses transporting students to and from the Cannington Centre in the morning and afternoon.
Somerset County Ticket
Students living in Somerset can apply for the Somerset County ticket, which allows unlimited bus use within the county from 1 September to 31 August. For 2015/16 the College will be subsidising travel for students. The cost to Bridgwater College students for 2015/16 is £370 providing you live over 2 miles from the centre you are studying at. If you live within 2 miles you will need to pay the full price of £675, if you are in doubt please check with Student Support. It is essential that you read and agree to the terms and conditions .
Weston & North Somerset Pass
Students living in Weston-Super-Mare, Portishead and Clevedon need to apply for a subsidised pass. These routes are currently in the process of being retendered so more information on the flexibility of this pass will be updated in July. The cost of this pass is £339.
Castle Cary, Shepton Mallet, Yeovil, Wiveliscombe and Tiverton Passes
Students Living in Castle Cary, Shepton Mallet, Yeovil and Wiveliscombe can apply for a subsidised bus pass at the cost of £324.
New for 2015/2016 is a bus pass for students travelling from Tiverton to our Cannington Centre also at £324.
- Castle Cary Pass application form
- Wiveliscombe Pass application form
- Shepton Mallet Pass application form
- Tiverton Pass application form
- Yeovil Pass application form
Bus Pass payments
If you wish to spread the cost of the bus pass please download our direct debit mandate . Ensure you return this with your application form for processing along with a cheque for the first instalment of £30.
Alternatively if you wish to pay in full for your bus pass by credit or debit card you can do so through our Online Store. If you choose this payment method please include a receipt from our online store along with your application form.
All of these passes can also be paid for by cheque made payable to Bridgwater College at the time of application.
If you have any queries or need financial assistance to help pay for the bus pass please contact us on 01278 441233 or by emailing email@example.com. All completed application forms need to be sent to Student Support, Bridgwater College, Bath Road, Bridgwater, TA6 4PZ by 7 August 2015 to ensure passes are ready for collection prior to the start of the academic year.
Students attending the Paignton Centre should contact School Transport at Devon County Council on 0845 155 1019 or visit www.devon.gov.uk/school_transport.