Transport

HELP WITH TRANSPORT COSTS

If you are in need of financial assistance towards the cost of travel there is the College 16-19 Bursary Fund, eligibility and criteria to be met. For more information please see here

OXFORDSHIRE:

The College covers Oxfordshire with private coaches and public transport. For 2017-2018 the College has been working with Thames Travel, Carousel and Reading Buses to reduce the cost of transport at the same time covering the routes that our private coaches have been providing. Whites coaches public transport will run the 145C from Caversham, Emmer Green & Sonning Common.

Please see further information on college run coaches and public transport links.

BUCKINGHAMSHIRE:

College coaches and public bus travel are available to students resident in Buckinghamshire to travel to and from College.  There is also a train service from Slough, Taplow and Burnham to Henley-on-Thames (change at Twyford).

Please see further information on college run coaches and public transport links.

BERKSHIRE:

Bracknell:   Students living in the Bracknell Forest Council area should contact the School Transport Department by email corporate.transport@bracknell-forest.gov.uk or telephone: 01344 352002 for advice on financial help available for travel to College.  

Train passes should be purchased direct from the train station.

Reading:  2017-2018 the college has been working Thames Travel, Carousel and Reading Buses to reduce the cost of transport. Thames Travel, Carousel & Reading Buses will be providing services for our Reading Students. Please click here for more information.

It is with regret that Horseman coaches have had to withdraw the 220A Tilehurst service due to poor demand for 2017-18. Carousel public bus run from Reading town centre to Henley at a cost of £420.

Train passes should be purchased direct from the train station.

WOKINGHAM Local Education Authority:

302/351 Wokingham – Henley College Coach.

It is with great pleasure that we are able to inform you that the 302/351 route is to be reinstated by the Henley College after negotiations with Horseman coaches. The cost will be £920 for the academic year. Further information >>

Royal Borough Windsor & Maidenhead (RBWM):   Students living in the RBWM Council area unable to do their chosen course nearer home may apply to their Council to purchase a student reduced-fare rail card which will enable students to travel by train to College at reduced-fare prices. Information and application forms will be available at the end of June, contact www.rbwm.gov.uk  (Education & Learning>Schools & Colleges>Travel & School) or telephone the Passenger Transport Team at Maidenhead Town Hall phone (01628 683800) or email transport@rbwm.gov.uk

Students should purchase their own train season ticket from the local railway station.

Slough:  Slough Borough Council offer limited subsidised transport if eligible, application forms will be available on 24 August from Slough Borough Council website www.slough.gov.uk (Schools and Learning – Post 16 Travel section) or phone (Tel: 01753 875729). There is a good train service from Slough to Henley (change at Twyford).

Students should purchase their own train season ticket from the local railway station.

West Berkshire:  Students aged 16 – 19 travelling by train may be able to purchase an annual train pass from West Berkshire Council at a subsidised cost (not valid for use outside College hours). For full details of this scheme contact   www.westberks.gov.uk/schooltransport or telephone 01635 519100.

The cost of an annual pass for the College-run coaches covering Streatley & Whitchurch Hill is £920 (application forms and timetable available from here). 

For further information and application form on the Horseman coach 220A route from Tilehurst please download the forms at the bottom of this page.

There is a train service from Twyford to Henley (hourly, but more frequently at peak morning and afternoon times – see timetables at www.nationalrail.co.uk  with connections from Twyford to Reading, Maidenhead and Slough.  Please contact your local station for details of current timetables, season tickets and fares.