East Surrey College is located in Redhill, Surrey. The College is fully accessible by public transport and is working to a Green Transport Plan and encourages alternative methods of transport. Visit www.travelsmartsurrey.co.uk to plan your journey and find out about travel choices that help cut carbon, calories and cost.
The College is within 20 minutes walking distance of Redhill train and bus stations, and Redhill town centre.
Covered bicycle racks are available at both Gatton Point and Gatton Point South. You will need to provide your own chain/lock,
A limited number of lockable bicycle stores are also available for students to use. A £10 deposit is required for the key. For more information, please contact Gatton Point reception.
All bicycles and accessories are left at owners’ risk.
Redhill train station has rail services to stations including:
Brighton, Crawley, East Croydon, Gatwick Airport, Guildford, Horsham, London Bridge, London Victoria, Reigate, Three Bridges, Tonbridge.
Journey times include: Croydon 18 minutes, Crawley 22 minutes, Reigate 10 minutes.
Train student fare card: This allows 16-18 year old Surrey residents in full-time education to buy a season ticket to travel to and from home and college at a discounted cost of one-third the full adult rate. The card costs £25 and runs from the date of issue until the end of August the following year. Terms and conditions apply.
New fares from January 2016: Oyster Card and contactless payments will be extended to Gatwick Airport and the five Rail Stations in Surrey en-route to the airport (Redhill, Salfords, Earlswood and Gatwick). Fares will benefit some students as the pay-as-you-go fares are cheaper than the normal tickets and will be available on Southern, Gatwick Express and Thameslink services.
The bus station is adjacent to the train station, there are frequent services from there to the College – look out for service numbers 357, 405 & 430 that stop outside the College.
Bus student fare card: This allows 16-18 year old Surrey residents in full-time education to travel on Surrey buses for the under 16s fare. The card costs £25 and it runs from the date of issue until the end of August the following year and is valid for home to college journeys that start and/or end within Surrey, only.
Application forms for the bus and train student fare card can be obtained from our Client Services team. There is a further scheme for 16-18 year old Surrey residents who are in receipt of an Educational Maintenance Allowance, supported by the LEA, again please speak to our Client Services team for more information.
By College Minibus
A free minibus service for students and staff runs every 15 minutes*, Monday to Friday, between East Surrey College (Gatton Point North) and Redhill Town Centre (outside Prezzo). Term time only.
Leaving Redhill Town Centre 07:45, 08:00, 08:15, 08:30, 08:45
Leaving East Surrey College 15:45, 16:00, 16:15, 16:30, 16:45
The service is free of charge – just show your ID card.
Seats are limited so will be offered on a first come first served basis.
*subject to traffic
Please note that this service is subject to review at the end of the academic year 2022/23.
The College is easily accessed from the M25 and M23. View the College on Google Maps to plan your journey.
There is limited car parking available to students at the Gatton Point South car park, However car parking is available in the evenings in the staff car park from 17:00 and at weekends. Parking is subject to availability and may be suspended at any time.
We also provide dedicated disabled parking bays and electric car points.