Travel

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 call Warrington’s Own Buses on 01925 634296.
Priestley buses
Just show your ID card and pay the driver £1 for each journey. 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 from Northwich and surrounding villages
Mayne Coaches Ltd currently operates the following direct bus service to and from Priestley College.  We plan to continue to offer this direct service and more information about fares from September 2021 will be made available in the coming months:
Inbound
Sandiway, Norley Road/Hadrian Way 0736
Cuddington, Norley Road Shops 0737
Weaverham COOP, Northwich Road0743
Northwich Police Station, Chester Way0751
Northwich, Tesco for Rlwy Stn0756
Lostock Gralam, Townshend Road0803
Comberbach, Spinner & Bergamot0815
Priestley College, Wilderspool Causeway 0840
Outbound
Priestley College, Wilderspool Causeway 1615
Comberbach, Spinner & Bergamot1640
Lostock Gralam, Townsend Road1650
Northwich, Tesco for Rlwy Stn1655
Northwich Memorial Court, Chester Way1701
Weaverham COOP, Northwich Road1709
Cuddington, Norley Road Shops1715
Sandiway, Rosslyn Lane 1717
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 AppDownload 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
Covid-19
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

These maps give you an idea of some of the cycle / walking routes around Warrington. The second is a version we produced that highlights routes leading directly to college. There is plenty of space in which to lock up your bikes at Priestley College.

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
  • Valid for one year or until your 18th birthday, whichever comes first
 

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