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Travelling by Bus or Train

You are entitled to apply for a travel pass if you live more than three miles from the College.

You can apply for a train or bus pass by submitting a completed application form through Herefordshire Council website and paying online.

Click here to apply, or for more information from Herefordshire Council.


For the forthcoming academic year 2023-2024, the costs will be as follows:

  • An annual payment, in September, of £960;
  • or ten direct debit payments from September to June respectively of £96 per month.

Please note, you may find if you travel on certain routes to College, the cost could be lower than paying the above parental contribution.

You must allow up to 28 days for the provision of a travel pass and no refunds for travel expenses within that timescale will be made. Refunds are only permitted where the issue of the travel permit has exceeded the 28 days from the initial payment.

Passes are to be collected from the College following full payment each term.

Bus Routes to Hereford

Please note, in addition to public bus services, the College also runs services from Great Witley, the Forest of Dean, Knighton and Tenbury Wells.  NB  The College also operates a bus route from Builth Wells but an application to travel on this route must be made directly through the College.

For more details on these services please contact the College's Transport Officer, Lyn Gage on 01432 355166.

Train Routes to Hereford

Train Routes

Train Routes

Please note, if you wish to travel by train from within Herefordshire, you may find that it is more beneficial to purchase your own season ticket with the aid of a '16-17 saver' travel pass.

A photo ID card will be supplied when you order your train pass. NB  The photo ID card must be kept throughout the duration of College life.

At all times the travel ticket and the photo ID card must always display matching pass numbers. It is your responsibility to check this upon receipt of a new pass.

Passes can be collected from the College.

If you have any queries, please contact:

Lyn Gage: Transport Officer at Hereford Sixth Form College on 01432 513850 or email

Bursary Fund

Depending upon household income and personal circumstances, you may be eligible to apply to the College’s Bursary Fund for support with travel and other costs relating to your studies.

Please contact Clare Edmonds, the Student Finance Officer at the College, by emailing

Travelling by Car

Due to the limited space for parking, you must have permission to bring your car onto the campus.  Many of the roads around College have restricted or limited parking.

Parking is available in Aylestone Park car park on Aylestone Hill (coming towards Hereford from the Worcester side).   You must obtain a permit from College Reception which should be displayed on your dashboard.

Mopeds and Scooters

You are allowed to park mopeds and scooters on the campus.


You are encouraged to cycle to College and cycle racks are available.

For directions to College see How to Find Us.