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.
Direct Buses to Priestley College
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:
Irlam and Cadishead
Culcheth and Birchwood
Penketh and Great Sankey
Newton Le Willows and Burtonwood
From September 2021 an extension to Warrington’s Own Buses CAT9 service will also be provided to offer direct travel to college from Sandiway, Cuddington, Weaverham, Northwich and all additional stops on this route.
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 with Arriva
You could save money by travelling by bus with Arriva. Check out these amazing benefits:
- Unlimited bus travel each month.
- Parents/Guardians can set up direct debits on behalf of the student.
- Ticket sent direct to your home or mobile.
- Convenient monthly payments by direct debit.
- Ongoing direct debit meaning tickets can be used throughout half term, summer holidays and into the next academic year.
- Quick and easy to join.
For the full details click here > Travelling with Arriva
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
Northwich area to Priestley bus route CAT9 Extension
|Bus stop (morning)||Time|
|Sandiway, Hadrian Way||0736|
|Cuddington, Norley Road Shops||0737|
|Weaverham, High School||0743|
|Northwich, Watling Street||0751|
|Northwich, Tesco for Rlwy Stn||0757|
|Lostock Gralam, Townshend Road||0802|
|Wincham, Church St, School||0806|
|Great Budworth, Northwich Rd||0811|
|Comberbach, Spinner & Bergamot||0815|
|Antrobus, Post Office||0821|
|Stretton, Cat and Lion||0830|
|Stockton Heath, Victoria Sq||0838|
|Warrington, Bank Quay Rlwy Stn||0851|
|Bus stop (afternoon)||Time|
|Warrington, Bank Quay Rlwy Stn||1632|
|Stockton Heath, Victoria Sq||1650|
|Stretton, Cat and Lion||1658|
|Comberbach, Spinner & Bergamot||1708|
|Great Budworth, Northwich Rd||1712|
|Wincham, Church St, School||1716|
|Lostock Gralam, Townshend Road||1719|
|Northwich, Tesco for Rlwy Stn||1725|
|Northwich, Watling Street||1733|
|Weaverham, High School||1741|
|Cuddington, Norley Road Shops||1747|
|Sandiway, Hadrian Way||1749|