Travelling to College

You can apply for a free travel pass when you study at Southport College. We are conveniently located near major transport links.

Merseyrail Timetables

Northern Rail Timetables

Arriva Bus Timetable

Stagecoach Bus Timetables

Travelling to Southport College

The College is easily accessible by public transport and is very close to Southport town centre. The railway station is only a five-minute walk away and provides links to Liverpool and Manchester.

Buses from across the region stop regularly on Lord Street which is also a five-minute walk from the College. Alternatively, if you cycle to College there are secure bike storage facilities on-site.

All full-time students* who live more than 1 miles away from the Southport campus on Mornington Road are entitled to apply for a free annual travel pass. The travel pass provides them with free term-time travel on Merseyrail, Arriva or Stagecoach networks.

*Students aged 16-18 who live more than 3 miles away from the College are eligible for travel passes (or funds where necessary).

Students who live 1 to 2.9 miles away from the College and are aged 16-18 are means tested before passes are issued.

Students aged 19 and over will be means-tested to assess for eligibility before passes are issued. Additional information is available on the application form or through contacting The Student Guidance Centre.

Transport options

Check out the public transport options from your area.

www.traveline.org.uk is a good place to start. Make sure you find out if your chosen public transport operator offers a student ticket or a regular user discount.

  1. www.traveline.info/
  2. www.arrivabus.co.uk
  3. www.nationalrail.co.uk
  4. www.merseytravel.gov.uk
  5. www.stagecoachbus.com

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