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.

Surrey LINK card

If you are aged 20 and under and travel by bus, you can apply for the new Surrey LINK bus card. It allows 50% off single and return tickets for any journey that starts and/or finishes in Surrey.

Stagecoach student tickets

Save up to 40% on student bus travel with daily, termly and annual ticket options.

See Stagecoach website for further information.


Full time students aged 16 and over can get 25% off adult fares on Metrovoyager, Crawley Metrorider and Horsham Metrorider tickets.

To get the discount, students need to register for a free Student key smartcard from a Travel Shop at Crawley Bus Station or Redhill Bus Station.

The Student key card can be topped up with discounted tickets online, or at the Metrobus travel shops in Crawley or Redhill.

For information, please visit: Student Fares & Tickets - Metrobus

Cobham to Salesian school bus

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

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

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