Travelling to Brock

Travelling to Brock

We are easily accessible by train or via our extensive bus network.

As part of our COVID response we’ve further reviewed the structure of the College day.

From 13/10/2020 the earlier finish at 16:00 hrs will afford rail users travelling to the most popular stations access to twice the number of trains within 40 minutes of the end of the College day.

Our new, more compact timetable and blended learning approach has also significantly reduced the cost of travel.


Travelling by bus

Our extensive bus network affords travel to Brockenhurst from Ringwood, Lymington, Bournemouth, Christchurch, Wimborne, Salisbury, Fordingbridge, Totton and the Waterside plus numerous towns and villages in between.

For 2020/21 we are offering subsidised, fixed rate, half termly (HT) passes. HT4 (08/03/21 – 01/04/21) passes are available for purchase via our online BrockShop and learners eligible for the Discretionary Bursary receive a further 50% discount.

The prorated 2020/21 bus costs can be found below. Our half termly passes are also valid for travel on the Blue Star 6, 8 & 9 and the More Bus X1/X2, X3 & X6 public services (NB: College passes are not purchasable for use exclusively on public services). An additional, lunchtime service (the C16) operates to/from Ringwood.

Go South Coast and Brockenhurst College will continue to ensure all safety guidelines are followed; please follow on-bus guidance and ensure you wear a face covering whilst travelling. Daily single and return fares are available on our buses (excepting C16 & C27) with contactless payment preferred.

The 2020/21 bus timetables can be found in the useful downloads section below, for details please email



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Travelling by train

We recommend students under 18 obtain the new 16-17 Railcard. This railcard was introduced for 2019, costs just £30 per year and affords a 50% discount on most ticket types (including singles, returns and season tickets).

*16-17 Saver Railcard*

Whilst we previously sold termly rail passes, these discounted season passes were priced by SWR on 7 day p/week validity and would not be cost effective with our new, compact timetable.



Walking between the station and the College takes just 7 minutes


Travelling to Marchwood

The C27 connecting shuttle from Totton rail station has replaced the 483 service that previously operated from Brockenhurst to Marchwood. The C27’s 0820 hrs departure from Totton coincides with rail arrivals from the wider Bournemouth and Southampton areas and the route also serves Rushington and Hounsdown.

Learners travelling from the Hythe and Waterside area can use the BlueStar 8 and/or 9 public services to access Marchwood village.

The shuttle timetable is included with the main campus College bus timetables. Please email for recommendations as to which trains offer the fastest journey.

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Travelling by car

2020/21 parking permits for our large student car park will be available via the online Brock Shop from August 2020 at a cost £75.

A one-way system is in place – all drivers must enter the site via the main College entrance and leave via North Road.


Travel for International Students

International students who will be completing a full academic year at the College will have a travel pass included in their fees, this may differ for those only completing a short term course.

You can check your entitlement below.



Parents wishing to report absences can do so by emailing or calling.

01590 625530

Travel enquiries

01590 625533