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Warrington & Vale Royal College has a number of subsidised bus routes to college sites:

WVR 2 - Winsford & Northwich shuttle to Warrington Campus

With effect from Monday 8th January 2018, the shuttle bus times from the Northwich and Winsford area are as follows:

                                   Monday - Thursday term time only

Pick up
Drop off
(Approximate depending on traffic
)
7.15am Durham Drive, Bedford Rise, Winsford 16.35 Leave Warrington Campus
7.21am Winsford High Street 17.15 Beech Tree Pub, Barnton
7.30am  Kingfisher Roundabout 17.25 Weaverham shops - Co-op
7.36am Rudheath Primary School 17.40 Hartford Campus
7.41am Northwich train station 17.50 Northwich train station
7.53am Hartford Campus 17.55 Rudheath Primary School
8.01am Weaverham shops - Co-op 17.59 Kingfisher Roundabout
8.14am Beech Tree Pub, Barnton 18.10 Winsford High Street
8.50am Arrive at Warrington Campus 18.20 Durham Drive, Bedford Rise, Winsford

 

Please note this service will run on a Monday – Thursday only and is solely for learners whose learning is taking place at our Warrington site.  As of the 8th January 2018, it is no longer necessary for you to take the designated COL bus service to Hartford Campus and then swap to the shuttle.  You will stay on the above shuttle bus for the duration of the journey.

If you walk or get the train to Hartford Campus but your learning is taking place at Warrington, you will need to be at Hartford before 7.53 am to jump on this shuttle bus.

Please make sure Angela Simpkin at our Hartford Campus is aware you would like to use the shuttle service.

Warrington to Hartford Campus

This is a bespoke service for those learners who are Warrington based whose learning takes place at our Hartford Campus.  This service runs Tuesday – Thursday at the following times:

                                   Tuesday - Thursday term time only

Pick up
Drop off
(Approximate depending on traffic
)
7.20am Warrington Campus 16.30 Hartford Campus
7.25am Folly Lane, Villagio 17.15 Warrington Central
7.35am  Coach & Horses, Old Liverpool Road 17.35 Coach & Horses, Old Liverpool Road
7.50am Warrington Central 17.45 Folly Lane, Villagio
8.34am Hartford Campus 18.00 Warrington Campus

 

Please note, on a Friday the bus will depart from Hartford Campus at 12.20pm.  If you would like to use the shuttle to Hartford Campus, please contact Sue Wilby and/or Debbie Warren in Learner Services at Warrington Campus or telephone them on 01925 494501.

WVR 1 - In 2017/18, Warrington & Vale Royal College also offers a free bus from the Irlam, Culcheth, Birchwood and Fearnhead Lane/Padgate ara. The times are as follows:

                                   Monday - Thursday term time only

Pick up
Drop off
(Approximate depending on traffic
)
7.28am Irlam, The White Lion 16.40 Warrington Campus
7.42am Glazebrook Post Office 16.52 Insall Road, Valiant Close
7.51am  Culcheth Library 17.05 Glover Road, Turf & Feather
8.01am Noggin Inn 17.09 Noggin Inn
8.05am Glover Road, Turf & Feather 17.18 Culcheth Library
8.18am Insall Road, Valiant Close 17.28 Glazebrook Post Office
8.25am Arrive at Warrington Campus 17.42 Irlam, The White Lion


Please note, on a Friday the bus will depart from Warrington Campus at 13.00.

If you would like to use the free bus from Irlam, Culcheth, Birchwood & Padgate area, please contact Sue Wilby and/or Debbie Warren in Learner Services at Warrington Campus or telephone them on 01925 494404.

Network Warrington - Touch & Go bus pass

If you are aged 16-18, a Touch & Go annual bus pass is available at £460*.

If you are aged 19+, a Touch & Go annual bus pass is available at £760* regardless of the date purchased.

Network Warrington bus passes cover Warrington, Leigh and certain parts of Newton-le-Willows.

They can be used 24/7 and there is no limit to how many times you can use it. The Touch & Go! Card allows regular travellers to save money on their bus travel with a weekly, monthly or annual pass. If you take the bus three or more times per week you could save with a Touch & Go! Card.  You can also pay in monthly instalments. 

For more information about the Touch & Go bus pass click here https://www.networkwarrington.co.uk/touch-and-go

Please note:  This option is available through the college bursary scheme if your joint household income is £29,000 per annum or less. If you think you may be eligible for the bursary, click here…….

Arriva

There are bus passes available for all ages at £398*.  Arriva bus passes cover Runcorn, Wigan, St Helens, Warrington, Liverpool, Golborne, Haydock and certain parts of Newton-le-Willows and Burtonwood.

  • Term 1  04/09/17 – 31/12/17 - £148
  • Term 2  08/01/18 – 30/03/18/ - £125
  • Term 3 16/04/18 – 29/06/18 - £125

Please note:  This option is available through the college bursary scheme if your joint household income is £29,000 per annum or less. If you think you may be eligible for the bursary, click here…….

Alternatively, students who are not eligible for a bursary can contact Arriva directly at 0844 800 4411 or email them at customeranw@arrivanw.co.uk

First Bus

First Bus UK are a bus company operating in the Greater Manchester area, including some areas of Warrington.  Their annual bus pass is £240* (valid for use from 1st September – 23rd July 2018, inclusive on all First Buses). A monthly or termly bus pass can also be purchased.

Please note:  This option is available through the college bursary scheme if your joint household income is £29,000 per annum or less. If you think you may be eligible for the bursary, click here…….

Alternatively, students who are not eligible for a bursary can contact First Bus at https://www.firstgroup.com

*Information correct in January 2018 and is subject to change.

 

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