Train Discounts

This information is for the 2017-18 academic year.  

Train services to Alton are run by South West Trains operating as a normal public service for fare paying passengers. Services are not run under contract to the College and are therefore subject to availability. You will need to make your own arrangements for travel between your home and the nearest station offering a service to Alton. Alton station is less than 10 minutes walk from the Edward Road entrance at the rear of the College .

2. The Alton College Student Season Ticket Scheme

a. What a Student Season Ticket Offers You

b. The Cost of a Student Season Ticket

South West Trains are offering Alton College students the chance to buy termly season tickets to Alton at reduced rates. Tickets will be sold through the College and the cost for 2017/18 is fixed as follows:

Station Autumn Term
11/09/17 to 21/12/17
Spring Term
08/01/18 to 28/03/18
Summer Term
16/04/18 to 13/07/18
Aldershot £295.00 £236.00 £257.00
Ascot £598.00 £478.00 £520.00
Ash £351.00 £280.00 £305.00
Ash Vale £351.00 £280.00 £305.00
Bagshot £531.00 £425.00 £462.00
Bentley £174.00 £139.00 £151.00
Bookham £856.00 £684.00 £745.00
Bracknell £598.00 £478.00 £520.00
Brookwood £441.00 £353.00 £384.00
Camberley £456.00 £365.00 £397.00
Farnborough Main £405.00 £324.00 £352.00
Farncombe £803.00 £643.00 £699.00
Farnham £241.00 £193.00 £210.00
Fleet £567.00 £453.00 £493.00
Frimley £412.00 £330.00 £359.00
Guildford £596.00 £476.00 £518.00
Martins Heron £598.00 £478.00 £520.00
Wanborough £393.00 £314.00 £342.00
West Byfleet £840.00 £672.00 £731.00
Woking £789.00 £631.00 £687.00
Worplesdon £821.00 £656.00 £714.00

c. Help with the Cost of a Student Season Ticket

d. How to Apply

Please order a ticket via our Online Store. You will need to order a ticket at least 2 weeks before you require it.

e. Payment

f. How You Will Get Your Ticket

g. Terms and Conditions

The College is acting as an administrator for this scheme but the trains are not run under contract to the College.

Complaints and Comments

The College is committed to ensuring that students receive a good service where it is in the control of South West Trains. Any written suggestions for improving the service would be welcomed by the College. Any queries about the student ticket scheme should be directed to the Student Hub. Any complaints about the train service should be directed to South West Trains and copied to the Student Hub at the College. All complaints are recorded and for this reason, written complaints are preferable to telephone complaints. Please include as much detail as possible.