Travelling to Priestley College could not be easier. We are situated just off of the A49 in South Warrington (Wilderspool Causeway) which means there is excellent access to numerous local bus routes run by Warrington’s Own Buses or Arriva.

We are also within easy walking distance of the town centre and the two main train stations. Below is some useful information about how to travel to Priestley by bus, bike, train or on foot.

If you have any queries or concerns about buses heading to Priestley College – both in terms of times and prices – please go to Warrington’s Own Buses or call them on 01925 634296.


Travelling on a Priestley College bus

Just show your ID card and pay the driver £1 for each ride. Alternatively use a Touch & Go pass.

Warrington’s Own Buses run a number of direct services to college including routes from:

  • Altrincham
  • Irlam and Cadishead
  • Frodsham
  • Runcorn
  • Culcheth and Birchwood
  • Widnes
  • Penketh and Great Sankey
  • Newton Le Willows and Burtonwood











Travelling on Warrington’s Own Buses

Your best value is to get a Touch & Go pass. Download the ‘touch and go’ app.

  • 1 week – £17 pass, buy on the app
  • 4 weeks – £55, buy on the app
  • annual £460, buy online or in the travel shop in Warrington Interchange with the option of paying monthly.

The Touch & Go pass will give you unlimited travel, seven days a week, on all regular bus services run by Warrington’s Own Buses, including all Priestley buses. Find out more here > Touch & Go App

Download the latest information about the Touch & Go pass here > Pass information


How to claim free travel between 10am and 3pm

Free travel is now available between Priestley College and the Warrington Interchange for all Priestley students between 10am and 3pm Monday to Friday. Students simply need to show their College ID badge as they board the bus to claim this free travel.  Students no longer need to download Warrington’s Own Buses’ app, or apply any code within the app, to access this free travel.

Bursaries are available for those who need them to help pay for travel costs, for more information see Core Bursaries > Bursaries at Priestley



Warrington’s Own Buses have taken the following measures to keep everyone safe during bus journeys to college > Back to College / School


Travel Guide

You can download our Travel Guide and Options leaflet here > Travel Guide

This map gives you an idea of some of the cycle routes around Warrington. We have also prepared a version that provides routes that lead directly to college. There is plenty of space in which to lock up your bikes at Priestley College.








For those of you looking to walk to college we have prepared this map with the safest routes and most direct routes available into college from all across Warrington >

Click on the button below to find out more about the 1617 Saver card which can give you 50% off rail travel.

  • Buy a Railcard and keep it with you when you travel (on your phone or wallet)
  • Save on most tickets including advance tickets
  • The 16-17 Saver is valid for one year or until your 18th birthday, whichever comes first.