UCR - University Centre Reaseheath
University Centre Reaseheath


We provide a high-quality bus service across Cheshire and surrounding areas at heavily subsidised rates to make getting to University Centre Reaseheath simple and affordable for our students.

Some of these routes can also collect from nearby railway stations, if that is easier for you!

Transport Buses

Reasons to travel with us

  • Our extensive routes reach right across the county and surrounding regions
  • We pick up from a number of train stations, including Crewe
  • We have a high quality fleet of coaches, all fitted with seat belts
  • All of our drivers are DBS checked and all students arriving on campus are supervised by staff each day
  • 20 out of 23 of our bus routes pick up at 7am or later
  • We will still be subsidising transport fees by £1.5 million to help ensure that the cost of travel remains as small as possible and that we continue to offer a cost effective, safe and comfortable method of travel to and from campus
For any questions on travelling to Reaseheath, you can speak to our transport team weekday mornings from 9am-5pm on 01270 613209 (option 1) or by emailing transport@reaseheath.ac.uk

Timetable & pick-up points

Use the map below to search for your nearest pick-up point. To search the map you can either zoom in on or click on the top right hand corner to expand the map.

Please enter your home post code in the search bar to find the nearest pick up point. The pickup point will be shown by the orange bus icon. Click on the icon and the route number, stop number, pick up time and payment band will be displayed.

Click the button below to view our bus timetable:

Prices for bus passes 2022-2023

Payment band Distance from pick up point to Reaseheath Cost per term Cost per year
A 0-5 miles £60 £180
B 6-10 miles £90 £270
C 11-20 miles £115 £345
D 21-30 miles £140 £420
E 31-40 miles £165 £495
F 41+ miles £190 £570
G Residential students £45 £135
H Apprentices (Reaseheath Training) £45 £135
I Block release students £45 £135
J Under 16 years of age £45 £135

Students who have paid for transport to Crewe Railway station prior to utilising Reaseheath College Transport are eligible to a free bus pass. (Students must be able to show proof of prior transport costs). All distances are from Reaseheath to the postcode of the pick-up-point using the shortest distance on Google maps.

Before Applying

Before applying for transport please ensure you have read the behaviour code for students using Reaseheath transport and the terms and conditions of Reaseheath transport. If you have used our buses before, please ensure you check routes and times because there have been some changes.

Please note – bus routes, times and stops are subject to change. To apply you will need your student ID number, this can be found on any correspondence from us (email, letter).

For any questions on travelling to Reaseheath, you can speak to our transport team weekday mornings from 9am-5pm on 01270 613209 (option 1) or by emailing transport@reaseheath.ac.uk. Please get in touch if you have any questions.

Further information

If you still owe money for a 2022 term 2 and/or 3 payment please contact the Student Finance Team on 01270 613205 (Monday – Thursday 8.30am – 5pm, Friday 8.30am – 4.30pm) or email studentfinance@reaseheath.ac.uk.

If you would prefer to travel by train, we can also collect students from several train stations, including two pick-ups from Crewe Railway Station.

Financial support for train travel is available to eligible students from The Reaseheath Bursary.

If have paid for train travel to Crewe you will be entitled to a free bus pass from Crewe railway station to college.

If you have your own car we have free parking spaces available and plenty of bike shelters for those students who cycle in to college.

Further afield If you live outside of our bus routes you might want to consider residential student accommodation.