Getting here by Bus or Train

Is HSDC hard to get to? Not at all!
It’s cheap and easy to get to both of our campuses.

It costs less than £1.85 a day to get to College with a subsidised bus pass. We’ve also worked with train providers to get you reduced rate train travel.

Listed below is information on some of the easiest ways to get to College, but if you have any questions please contact studentfinanceandtravel@hsdc.ac.uk

How to get to the Havant Campus
Our A Level Centre of Excellence (Havant Campus) is approximately 15 minutes away from Chichester by train.
Students travelling by train from Chichester are able to purchase a Sussex Card which gives you approximately 1/3 off the price of travel.

There is also a direct bus (Stagecoach Service 727) which takes approximately 40 minutes from Chichester.


How to get to the South Downs Campus
There is a direct bus service from Chichester to our South Downs Campus. This is the Stagecoach 727 service which takes 40-50 minutes.

How to get to the Havant Campus
It takes approximately six minutes by train to get from Cosham to the HSDC Havant Campus. 

The price of travel for the first term (Autumn) is less than £1.52 a day for students not receiving financial assistance, and less than 73p a day for those receiving financial assistance.

If the bus is your preferred method of transport there are frequent buses (Stagecoach Service 23) to Havant Bus Station that take approximately 14 minutes.

How to get to the South Downs Campus
The First Group Service 7C has two direct journeys which take around 10 minutes.
A frequent alternative route is the First Group Service 7 which runs every 12 minutes to Crookhorn Precinct (a short walk from the College).

 

How to get to the Havant Campus
Emsworth train station is approximately a five minute journey away from Havant. 

Direct bus routes (Stagecoach Service 700) run to Havant Bus Station. This bus journey takes approximately 13 minutes.

How to get to the South Downs Campus
The Stagecoach Service 727 is one direct 25 minute journey.

Other frequent routes include the Stagecoach 700 to Havant, then change at Havant or the Stagecoach 37/39 to the South Downs Campus.

How to get to the Havant Campus
It takes approximately 15 minutes by train to get to our A Level Centre of Excellence (Havant Campus).

The price of travel for the first term (Autumn) is less than £1.85 a day for students not receiving financial assistance, and less than £1.05 a day for those receiving financial assistance.

If the bus is your preferred method of transport there is a direct route (First Group Service SD5) to Havant which takes approximately 40 minutes.


How to get to the South Downs Campus:
The First Group service SD4 and SD5 are direct routes which take 30 minutes from Fareham to the South Downs Campus.

There are a number of other frequent routes throughout the day. However, these routes require changing at Cosham.

How to get to the Havant Campus
Our A Level Centre of Excellence is located in Havant, making it walking distance for students living in the Havant area. 

How to get to the South Downs Campus
The Stagecoach Service 37 takes 9 minutes from Havant Bus station to the South Downs Campus. 

How to get to the Havant Campus
Our A Level Centre of Excellence (Havant Campus) is around a 15 minute train journey from Petersfield.

The price of travel for the first term (Autumn) is less than £2.26 a day for students not receiving financial assistance, and less than 68p a day for those receiving financial assistance.

If you prefer to get the bus there are two direct routes (Stagecoach Service 737). This journey takes approximately 40 minutes.
There are further alternative routes (Stagecoach Service 37) throughout the day, these take around one hour and 15 minutes.


How to get to the South Downs Campus
There are two direct bus routes to the South Downs Campus, this is the Stagecoach Service 737 which takes 25 minutes.
Other direct routes throughout the day take around one hour (Stagecoach Service 37).

How to get to the Havant Campus
The train journey from Portsmouth stations to Havant takes approximately 10-15 minutes. 

The price of travel for the first term (Autumn) is less than £1.45 a day for students not receiving financial assistance, and less than 65p a day for those receiving financial assistance.

If you prefer to get the bus the Stagecoach Service 700 frequently departs from The Hard/Commercial Road. This journey takes around 30 minutes. If you are travelling from Southsea the Stagecoach Service 23 runs frequently, with the journey taking about an hour.

How to get to the South Downs Campus
Departing from South Parade Pier the First Group Service SD7 is a 40 minute direct route to our South Downs Campus. There are also may frequent routes (every 12 minutes) to Crookhorn Precinct, this is the First Group Service 7.

How to get to the Havant Campus
There is a direct bus route from Hambledon/Denmead to the Havant Campus. This is the First Group Service 654 which takes around 45 minutes. Please note for Hambledon and Denmead this is the only bus available.

If travelling from other areas of Waterlooville there are frequent services from Stagecoach (37 & 39).

How to get to the South Downs Campus
Students travelling from Hambledon or Denmead will need to take the First Group Service 654, this journey takes 35 minutes.

From other areas of Waterlooville there are frequent bus services including the Stagecoach 37 & 39 services, and First Group Services 7 & 8.

 

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