Travelling by public bus to school or college

Public buses serving schools

To find the local bus services serving your child's school use our A to Z of bus services. The list does not include coach and taxi services provided by Surrey County Council, as they are not available to the general public.

Please also see the following webpage for contact details of bus operators in Surrey.

Bus passes, discounts and offers - under 16's

Free bus pass for disabled children aged 5 and over

Children with a disability aged 5 and over who are living in Surrey may be eligible for a free bus pass for disabled people.

Transport for London: 11 to 15 Zip Oyster photocard

Free bus travel, including routes crossing into Surrey.

These include: K3, S1, 116, 117, 166, 203, 216, 235, 290, 293, 403, 404, 405, 406, 407, 411, 418, 434, 464, 465, 466, 467 and 470.

Passengers aged 11 to 15 must carry an 11 to 15 Zip Oyster photocard. If they cannot produce one, they will be charged the standard adult cash fare.

Bus passes, discounts and offers - ages 16+

Information regarding travel opportunities linked to further education within Surrey, along with information on local travel assistance providers.

Stagecoach student travel cards

Subsidised bus travel cards valid on any Stagecoach bus for any travel 7 days a week. Cards can be bought on a half termly, termly, or annual basis.

See Stagecoach website for further information.

Southdown Student Fare Card

Surrey residents aged between 16 and 19 can travel at the child rate on production of a valid Surrey Student Fare Card.

Those living elsewhere can apply directly to Southdown's Buses Student Fare Card.

For further information visit Southdown Buses website.

Transport for London: 16+ student Oyster photocard

Concessions are available to students aged 16+ on Transport for London services using a 16+ Zip Oyster photocard.

Cobham to Salesian school bus

A community minibus service transporting students from Cobham to Salesian School free of charge.

Enquiries about the scheme to be directed to the school, please email

Godalming College

Subsidised bus services (£1,100 for full academic year):

  • Farnham via Frensham, Churt, Hindhead and Haslemere.
  • Liphook via Rake, Liss, Bordon, Headley and Grayshott.

Full details can be found on Godalming College website, or by contacting the Finance Office at or on 01483 423526

Guildford College

Supported Learning Students can get bus tokens to aid in confidence building and independence. The National Transport Bus tokens have been kindly donated by Stagecoach.

For details on how to get bus tokens, visit the Student Services Team at the College.

Find further information on travelling to Guildford College.

Strode's College

Students living and travelling within Surrey can benefit from the Surrey Fare Card for either bus or rail travel.

Find full details about travelling to Strode's College.