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Travelling to the Maidstone Campus

Walking

Pounding the pavements? Our Maidstone Campus is only about 5-10 minutes walk from Maidstone West station, accessible either through the main driveway on Tonbridge Road, or by using Bower Mount Road/Oakwood Road.


Bus

MidKent College and Arriva are working together to ensure students have access to reliable, convenient bus services to and from the Maidstone Campus.

Download Maidstone Arriva bus map

For further details and timetables online visit www.arriva.co.uk.


Train

Maidstone is served by three railway stations – Maidstone East, Maidstone West and Maidstone Barracks. All three are easily accessible and on the routes of regular bus services which pass for the Maidstone Campus. Details of train times and routes can be found at each station and online at www.southeasternrailway.co.uk. The MKC Maidstone Campus is only about 5-10 minutes walk from Maidstone West station.

Discounts available include;

The 16-25 Railcard offers anyone within this age group, or 26+ and in full-time education, a third off most rail fares throughout Great Britain. Visit www.16-25 railcard.co.uk.

Aged 16-17? You may be eligible for for 50% off rail travel with a Travel Saver card.

The Disabled Persons Railcard allows anyone registered disabled, and an adult companion travelling with them, to get a third off most rail fares throughout Great Britain. Visit www.disabledpersonsrailcard.co.uk.

 

Cars

There is free parking available on site for bicycles, mopeds, motorbikes and cars. Cars, mopeds and motorbikes must display a valid MidKent College parking permit.

Click here to download a printable map


Travel Pass (for full-time students aged 16-18 only)

If you are aged 16-18, may be able to apply to your Local Authority for a reduced-price travel pass. To find out if you are eligible or to request an application form, contact your relevant Local Authority at:

  • Medway Council 01634 306000 
  • Kent County Council (East Kent) 01227 772992  
  • Kent County Council (Mid Kent) 01303 224325  
  • Kent County Council (West Kent) 01474 564701

Alternatively, if you live in Kent you can find out more about the KCC 16+ Travel card here 

If you live in Medway, you can find out about discounted bus passes here.

Travel assistance may be available via the College's Discretionary Bursary if your household income is below £28,000 per year, and you live more than 1.5 miles from the campus where you study. Find out more here.