Transport Kingston Maurward College Advice Guidance Information Jason Hughes

The College operates a subsidised double decker bus and minibus service for students with pick up points across the county and the Somerset and Wiltshire borders.

Travel timetables are assessed each summer to accommodate as many students as possible from across the catchment area.
Final timetables are produced just before the start of the Autumn term. The total cost of travel for students can be paid in full or via a monthly standing order and no payment is taken until September. The prices for 2018/19 will be made available at your interview day.

Although some of our transport has facilities for disabled access, we are able to discuss alternative methods of transport for any student with disabilities.

We have a strict code of conduct for all students travelling on College transport. You will be expected to sign this code of conduct at your enrolment week. The College also operates a ‘Bus Buddy’ scheme to help make travelling a happy and stress free experience and support any vulnerable students.

If you are a student bringing a car or motorbike onto campus, you will be expected to read and sign a campus parking and vehicle use code of conduct and provide your vehicle details.

Double Decker Bus Routes 2017/18

Code Pick Up Point Time
A Eight Kings Southwell 7:30
A1 Portland Old Post Office 7:32
A2 Courtlands 7:33
A3 Portland Easton Sq 7:37
A4 Fortuneswell Shelter – Portland Arms 7:41
A5 Victoria Square 7:42
A6 Lyndale Stores 7:47
A7 Wyke Regis Smugglers 7:49
A8 Lane House Rocks Rd (Top of Hill) 7:51
A9 Lane House Rocks Rd (Texaco Garage) 7:53
A10 Lanehouse/Fiveways 7:56
A11 Abbotsbury Rd (Rock Hotel) outside church 8:00
A12 Prince Regent Hotel 8:05
A13 Weymouth College 8:06
A14 Radipole Spa Hotel 8:08
A15 Chalbury Corner 8:18
A16 Littlemoor Shops 8:24
A17 Upwey- Dorset Rentals 8:26
Code Pick Up Point Time
C1 Castlepoint – Strouden, Craigmore Road 7:00
C2 Christchurch (opp Murco Garage – Fairmile Rd) 7:10
C3 Christchurch (opp Railway Station entrance in Stour Rd) 7:15
C3.5 Warnford Road/Christchurch Road 7:20
C4 Pokesdown (opp Railway Station) 7:25
C5 Boscombe (Bus station – R003 7:32
C6 Bournemouth (Interhcange stand K) 7:35
C7 Cemetery Junction (Wimborne Rd opp toilets) 7:40
C8 Bournemouth Uni (lay-by stop before roundabout) 7:43
C9 Wallisdown Crossroads (bus stop opp Aldi before roundabout) 7:46
C10 Wallisdown (Outside Territorial Army before Mountbatten Arms) 7:50
C11 Canford Heath (ASDA – garage and shops) 7:56
C12 Canford Heath (opp Police Station, corner Plantaion Rd) 7:59
C13 Darby’s Corner (Sopers Lane Junction) 8:02
Code Pick Up Point Time
D1 Kinson Rd End – Lloyds 7:20
D2 Kinson Rd – Esso Garage 7:23
D3 Alder Rd – Sainsburys 7:27
D4 Alder Rd – Opp Shops 7:30
D5 Alder Rd – Ashley Rd – Homebase 7:33
D6 Ashley Rd – Parkstone – opp co-op 7:35
D7 Magic Moments 7:36
D8 Sea View Bus Stop 7:40
D9 Dorchester Rd – before Oakdale Rd 7:45
D10 Oakdale – Wimborne Rd – opp One Stop 7:48
D11 Tatnam – opp co-op 7:49
D12 Poole – Opp Barclays 7:50
D13 Queen Mary Pub 7:53
D14 Hamworthy Liberal Club 7:57
D15 Hamworthy opp Red Lion 8:00
D16 Hamworthy opp Murco Garge 8:02
D17 Upton Oil 8:05
D18 Lytchett Matravers – Rose and Crown 8:10
D19 Bere Regis Drax arms 8:30
Code Pick Up Point Time
B1 Verwood Home Farm Way 7:10
B2 Verwood – Corner of Newton Lane near phone box 7:12
B3 Three Legged Cross 7:18
B4 West Moors (Station Rd – Co-op) 7:23
B5 Ferndown – Kia Garage 7:33
B6 Ferndown (opp Murco Garage) 7:35
B8 Colehill (2nd bus stop after roundabout in Middle Hill Rd) 7:42
B10 Wimborne Sq (Natwest) 7:50
B11 Merley (Willet Arms Pub) 7:54
B13 Esso Garage – Corfe Mullen 8:13
B14 Corfe Mullen (Dorset Soldier) 8:18
B15 Corfe Mullen (shops opp Taj resturant) 8:21
B17 Sturminster Marshall 8:33


Do I qualify for student transport?

All students at Kingston Maurward College are entitled to apply for college transport.

How much is it?

We review our prices each year – please contact the Student Admissions team for the latest details.

How do I apply?

You will be given an application form at your interview day. It is essential that you complete this and return it at the earliest opportunity to secure your place on college transport.

When do I pay?

You will be given a payment schedule before the term starts in September where you will have an option to pay in full or by standing order on a monthly basis during your time studying with us.

What if I cannot afford the transport cost?

The College has some funds available to assist families on low income or in receipt of benefits. You will be required to pay a minimum of 10% of the overall cost. For further information about the Student Busary Fund. Please contact the Co-ordinator on 01305 215165

Will I be issued with a pass?

These are issued to students travelling on double decker buses during your first week at college. All our minibus drivers have lists of who travels, passes will not be issued for travel on these buses.

What happens if I put in a late application for college transport?

We do try to ensure anyone wishing to use the transport can do so, but sometimes a very late application may have to be put on a waiting list until all routes are finalised and we are sure we have enough room for everyone to travel. Until this time, you will be responsible for your own transport to college.

If I no longer wish to travel, can I get a refund?

Partial months can be refunded. For more details and prices for college transport, please call the Student Admissions team on 01305 215032