Getting Here – South Downs Campus

Is HSDC hard to get to? Not at all!

It’s cheap and easy to get to South Downs Campus.

It costs less than £1.85 a day to get to our South Downs campus with a subsidised bus pass. Although there isn’t a train station within walking distance from South Downs, we’ve also worked with train providers to get you a reduced rate for train travel. If you want to discuss travelling by train, please contact us for a chat.

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

Students can use the Stagecoach 700 service to Havant Bus Station and change to 37/39 to arrive direct outside the South Downs Campus.

Journey times are approximate and may vary depending on time of travel and your journey starting point

HSDC are running a morning bus service (the SD7) that will run through Copnor. This is a direct route and will drop students off right outside the college gates. This journey will take approximately 20 minutes.

The First Group Service 7C has two direct journeys which take around 10 minutes from Hilsea Lido.

A frequent alternative route is the First Group Service 7 which runs every 12 minutes to Crookhorn Precinct (a short walk from the College).

Journey times are approximate and may vary depending on time of travel and your journey starting point

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).

Journey times are approximate and may vary depending on time of travel and your journey starting point

The first bus number 7 takes approximately eight minutes from Cosham, to the Crookhorn Precinct (a short walk from the South Downs Campus).

Alternatively, the Stagecoach number 23 runs from Farlington to the Havant Bus Station every 10 minutes. You can then take the number 37 directly to the campus. In total this journey takes 20 minutes.

Journey times are approximate and may vary depending on time of travel and your journey starting point

Students will need to use the Stagecoach 700 service to Havant Bus Station, then change at Havant  to the Stagecoach 37/39 to South Downs.

Journey times are approximate and may vary depending on time of travel and your journey starting point

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. These buses run to the Crookhorn Precinct (a short walk from the College).

Journey times are approximate and may vary depending on time of travel and your journey starting point

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

Alternatively the Stagecoach service 39 runs from Havant and Leigh Park every 12 minutes. This bus costs less than £1 a day with an annual bus pass.

Journey times are approximate and may vary depending on time of travel and your journey starting point

In order to get to our South Downs Campus you will need to take two busses. The first is the Stagecoach number 30 or 31 which will take you to the Havant Bus Station. From here, catch the Stagecoach 37 or 39 directly to the South Downs Campus.

Journey times are approximate and may vary depending on time of travel and your journey starting point

The stagecoach service 37 runs from Horndean directly to the South Downs Campus. This bus runs once an hour and takes around 38 minutes.

The First Bus number 8 is a more regular service running every 15 minutes. However, students will need to change to the First Bus number 7 bus which will take them from the Waterlooville Precinct to the Crookhorn Precinct (a short walk from the South Downs Campus).

Journey times are approximate and may vary depending on time of travel and your journey starting point

The direct College bus (Stagecoach Service 737) runs  once in the morning and  once in the afternoon. This is a direct bus route from Petersfield to the South Downs Campus, which takes 25 minutes.

Alternatively, the Stagecoach Service 37 runs from Petersfield every hour, this journey takes around one hour.

Journey times are approximate and may vary depending on time of travel and your journey starting point

The First Bus number 3 bus runs from Paulsgrove to Cosham every 10 minutes. From Cosham you will need to catch First Bus number 7 bus to Crookhorn Precinct (a short walk from our South Downs Campus). In total this bus journey is just under 25 minutes.

Journey times are approximate and may vary depending on time of travel and your journey starting point

The First Bus services SD4 and SD5 run directly from Porchester to the South Downs Campus. This journey takes just under half an hour.

Alternatively, the regular First Bus number 7 runs from Cosham to Crookhorn Precinct (a short walk from the South Downs Campus).

Journey times are approximate and may vary depending on time of travel and your journey starting point

Departing from South Parade Pier the First Group Service SD7 stops at a number of locations in Portsmouth. This is a 40 minute direct route to our South Downs Campus.

There are many frequent routes (every 12 minutes) to Crookhorn Precinct (a short walk from the South Downs Campus). This is the First Group Service 7 which runs from Portsmouth City Centre, Hilsea, North End and Cosham.

Journey times are approximate and may vary depending on time of travel and your journey starting point

Students will need to use the Stagecoach 700 bus service to Havant Bus Station, then change at Havant  to the Stagecoach 37/39 to the South Downs Campus.

Journey times are approximate and may vary depending on time of travel and your journey starting point

The South Downs Campus is walking distance from areas such as Crookhorn, Purbrook and Widley.

Students travelling from Hambledon or Denmead will need to take the First Group direct Service 654, this journey takes 35 minutes. Alternatively, students can use First Bus services D1 and D2 from Hambledon/Denmead and change at Waterlooville Precinct to First Bus number 7 to arrive at Crookhorn Precinct. These services run frequently throughout the day.

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

Journey times are approximate and may vary depending on time of travel and your journey starting point

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