Please click below to apply for a travel pass to use ONLY on the West Suffolk buses.
Prices of the passes for each route are:
Term ticket: 2 days - £200 per term
Term ticket: 3 days - £250 per term
Term ticket: 5 days - £300 per term
Please note term passes are only valid for the term they have been purchased for. Students will be asked to show their ID cards alongside their bus pass when boarding. Refunds are not issued, unless there are exceptional circumstances such as college closures in line with Government instruction.
*Please note all buses / coaches which stop at West Suffolk College, collect from outside the main campus on Out Risbygate. If you are studying at The Milburn Campus or STEM Innovation Campus then you will have to allow for time, following your studying to get to the appropriate stops.
For more information on routes, please click on the coloured icons in the map below:
Help with train travel costs
There are two rail cards which are available to our students, to help with travel costs:
The 16 - 17 Saver card is £30 and is valid for one year or until your 18th birthday, whichever comes first. As a card holder you can enjoy 50% off standard anytime, off-peak, advanced and season rail tickets helping you save money on trips into town, days out to the coast, travel to college or weekend festivals - as many times as you like. Find out more and how to apply at www.16-17saver.co.uk
The 16-25 Railcard can save you up to 1/3 off a wide range of tickets, along with days out, restaurants, hotels and much more. Find out more and how to apply at www.16-25railcard.co.uk
The main campus is a ten minute walk from the centre of Bury St Edmunds, on the road leading to Newmarket (A14).
The Milburn Campus and Stem Innovation Campus are based a short walk from the main campus on Anglian Lane (Milburn Campus) and Western Way (STEM Innovation Campus).
We encourage all our students and staff to lead a healthy and active lifestyle and where possible, to cycle to college. We have a number of covered places across the campuses, where you can keep your bikes secure.
Parking facilities are available at the main campus. There is a charge for car parking which is payable on entrance via contactless payment only. Motorcycles and scooters can park in designated bays for free. Find out more about car parking for students here.
To be eligible for financial support, you must meet this criteria:
You must be an enrolled student as defined by West Suffolk College.
You must have been resident in the British Isles (or the European Union for purposes other than education) for the last three years.
Your household income must be below £26k for 16-18 or £26k for 19+ (if your income is higher, you may still be able to apply for funding, depending on your family circumstances.
Please be aware that financial support is dependant on government legislation and is therefore subject to change. Whatever your circumstances, you can always consult with us before applying for any course.