Getting to college

Travelling to Warrington campus

By bus

We offer a number of dedicated bus services for all of our 16-18 year old students, including a FREE shuttle from Winsford to Warrington campus. We have three routes which will bring you to college, and take you back home again.

Please note, on buses coming to college from Irlam, Leigh and Penketh you will need to pay a small charge of £1 each way from September 2021.

 Irlam – Warrington campus
(via Cadishead, Glazebrook, Culcheth, Birchwood, Fearnhead, Padgate)

 Leigh – Warrington campus
(via Lowton, Golborne, Ashton-in-Markfield, Haydock, Newton-le-Willows)

 Penketh – Warrington campus
(via Lingley Green, Great Sankey, St. Gregory’s High School, Warrington Hospital, Bewsey)

 Winsford – Warrington campus
(via Hartford campus and Northwich Bus Station)

By train

Our Warrington campus is located approximately a 15 minute walk away from Warrington Central station on the Liverpool to Manchester lines.

By car or bike

We have plenty of free parking spaces and bike racks on campus for students.

 

Winsford campus

Free Arriva bus pass

We offer a FREE Arriva bus pass for students studying at our Winsford campus who live more than one mile away.

If you need an alternative service to Arriva, please speak to our Welfare Team.

Please note, the Arriva bus pass is valid during term time only.

By train

Winsford campus is a 20 minute walk away from Winsford Station on the West Coast Main line.

By car or bike

We have plenty of free parking spaces and bike racks on campus for students.

Other bus services

As a student at the college, you can also purchase a Touch & Go bus pass from £432, or an Arriva bus pass covering a number of areas across the North West including Runcorn, Wigan, St Helens and Liverpool plus many more.

Find out more about these services.

 

Register your interest for September 2022

You must register in advance to secure your place on a dedicated college bus or to receive an Arriva bus pass. If you have any questions regarding college transport, please contact Sue Wilby on swilby@wvr.ac.uk. Journeys are charged at £1 each way and will be offered on a first come, first served basis.

Please note: Registrations for September 2021 are now closed.

All bus services will arrive at college in time for students to access their FREE breakfast before starting classes at 09.00 and will return via the same route at 16.50 each evening.

Please note, our dedicated bus services bring students to college in the morning and take them back to their pick up point at the end of the day.

Our dedicated bus services are generally over subscribed, so please do register your interest early. They will be offered on a first come, first served basis.

 

Terms and conditions apply.  Services will only operate if there is sufficient demand.