Travel routes and timetables

We work closely with local transport providers to ensure our students can easily get to college. You can find details of the travel routes and timetables on the following websites:

Please note, there is free on site parking for students who wish to drive to college.

Should you need any help please visit the Student Finance & Travel Support team in the Finance Office at either Campus. You can also email us at travelandsupport@hsdc.ac.uk

Starting from September 2018 there will be some changes to the direct bus services from HSDC:

The 737 bus service has been extended to include the Havant Campus.

Morning
This bus will depart from most stops 10 minutes earlier than previously. It will start at Whitehill Turning Circle at 7.20am, continuing its normal route stopping at Bordon, Liphook, Greatham, Liss, Sheet and Petersfield.

This bus will arrive at the South Downs Campus at 8.35am, and the Havant Campus at 8.50am.

There is a later service which arrives at the South Downs Campus for 10.35am, and Havant Campus for 10.50am. Please note that the later bus does not stop at Greatham or Liss.

Afternoon
There are also two direct routes going back, the first departing from the Havant Campus at 2.55pm, picking up from the South Downs Campus for 3.10pm.

The later service will depart from the Havant Campus at 5pm, and pick up at the South Downs Campus at 5.15pm.

This service has been reduced, with two services running in the morning these will depart as follows:

Gunwharf/The Hard at 8am

City Centre (South) at 8.10am

These services will arrive at the South Downs Campus at 8.45am, stopping at Lake Road Health Centre, North End Junction, Hilsea Lido, Cosham Health Centre before arrival.

In the afternoon the 7C will leave South Downs Campus at 3.35pm, terminating at North End.
As an alternative, students can use the number 7 bus which runs every 10 minutes to and from Crookhorn Precinct (approximately a seven minute walk from the South Downs Campus).

Morning
This service departs from Bishops Waltham The Square at 7.20am (please note that this is 10 minutes earlier than its previous departure time). This bus will arrive at the South Downs Campus by 8.35am.

Student travelling to the Havant Campus will need to depart the SD4 bus at the South Downs Campus at 8.35am and transfer to the SD5 bus which leaves the South Downs Campus at 8.40am. This bus will arrive at the Havant Campus for 8.50am.

Afternoon
Unfortunately the SD4 will no longer have a direct route from the College to Bishops Waltham.

Students travelling to the Bishops Waltham/Wickham area should use the SD5 service which leaves the Havant Campus at 4.20pm, and the South Downs Campus at 4.30pm. This bus will get to Fareham bus station at 5pm. Students will need to transfer to the SD4 leaving the station at 5.05pm, this bus will continue on to Bishops Waltham.

*Please note that any students wishing to travel to the Havant Campus who have a First Group Bus Pass and cannot use the SD4/SD5 and the 654 services will need to change at the South Downs Campus to Stagecoach Bus services 37 or 39 and pay for that part of their journey.

Morning
This service will leave Gosport Bus station at 7.26am, arriving at the South Downs Campus for 8.40 and continuing to the Havant Campus to arrive at 8.50am.

Afternoon
This bus will depart from the Havant Campus at 4.20pm, and the South Downs Campus at 4.30pm.

*Please note that any students wishing to travel to the Havant Campus who have a First Group Bus Pass and cannot use the SD4/SD5 and the 654 services will need to change at the South Downs Campus to Stagecoach Bus services 37 or 39 and pay for that part of their journey.

Morning
This service will leave South Parade Pier at 7.56am, and arrive at the South Downs Campus for 8.35am (please note departure time is 7 minutes earlier than previously).

Afternoon

Due to the frequency of the number 7 bus the SD7 will no longer run in the afternoon. In order to get back to Portsmouth/Southsea from the South Downs Campus students should catch the number 7, departing from Crookhorn Precinct every 10 minutes. Crookhorn Precinct is approximately seven minutes away from the South Downs Campus.

Students studying at the Havant Campus who wish to travel to Portsmouth/Southsea are recommended to use Stagecoach buses (service numbers for this area include 20, 21, 23 and 700).

Morning
This service will depart from Hambledon at 8.05am (this is 10 minutes earlier than previously). The bus will arrive at the South Downs Campus at 8.39am, and the Havant Campus by 8.49am.

Afternoon
The 654 will depart from the Havant Campus at 4.20pm, and the South Downs Campus at 4.30pm. (Please note the departure time from the South Downs Campus is 45 minutes earlier than last year).

*Please note that any students wishing to travel to the Havant Campus who have a First Group Bus Pass and cannot use the SD4/SD5 and the 654 services will need to change at the South Downs Campus to Stagecoach Bus services 37 or 39 and pay for that part of their journey.

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