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Travelling to the Medway Campus

Walking

Pounding the pavements? Why not take advantage of the fantastic offers from the Pure salon at the Medway Campus! In their extensive range of price-busting treatments you will find massages and pedicures to help keep your body and feet in top condition.


Bus

MidKent College and Arriva are working together to ensure students have access to reliable, convenient bus services to and from the Medway Campus. The 116 service stops directly on campus. Timetables for all the nearest routes that serve the College (101, 116, 176 & 182) can be viewed here

*February 2014 update - As of the 22nd of April 2014, the 101 bus will stop directly outside the College after 4pm.
 

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

Medway Council's website also gives detailed information on routes, frequencies and updates when service problems occur.


Train

The nearest train station is Gillingham, a short walk from the Medway Campus. Just follow the signs for the walking route for Universities at Medway and then MidKent College in the vicinity of Gillingham library.

Gillingham train station is served by trains travelling between the Medway towns, from West Kent to London, and between London and coastal towns such as Dover, Margate, Ramsgate and Faversham. Details of train routes and times are available at the station and online at www.southeasternrailway.co.uk.

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.16-25railcard.co.uk.

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.


Drop-off/pick-up zone

To ensure the safety of students being dropped off/picked up, there is a drop-off/pick-up lane on the Medway Campus, set back from Medway Road. No waiting is allowed in this area.


Mopeds, motorcycles and bicycles

Free parking on site is available for up to 200 bicycles and 20 mopeds/motorcycles.


Cars

Free parking on site at the Medway Campus is available during College hours for students registered disabled and Blue Badge-holders only.

All students are permitted to use any available car parking spaces in the Medway Campus car park after 2.30pm.

Click here to download a printable map


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

If you are under 19 on 31 August 2018 and live more than 3 miles from the MidKent College campus where you will study, you 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