Travel & Transport

Whether you need to book a parking permit for a visitor, or want to find out more about cycling to work, the information here contains all you need to know about travel and transport in the local area. 

If you're a member of staff, you'll need a permit to park on campus.
It's also important to register visitors and contractors' cars online before they arrive.
You can find out more on our parking webpage.


College Bus Service


Service 1: Egham Station - Kingswood Halls of Residence via Main Campus

Please note that outside of term time the bus only runs Monday - Friday.

Service 2: Huntersdale - Main Campus (and return)

Huntersdale, which is located at Callow Hill, Virginia Water, GU25 4LW, is home to some of our professional services, such as Human Resources and the Finance Office.

You can reach Huntersdale via the free shuttle bus service that leaves from outside Founder's Building on the main campus.

Year Round: Monday - Friday (not College Discretionary days or Bank holidays).


Timetables are available via all Customer Service Points or through this website.  Please click on the route name above to download the pdf timetable.


Tickets must be purchased for all routes between the main campus and Egham station. Tickets cost £1 and can be purchased on the Egham Station service and the part of the route from the main campus to Egham Station at weekends. Passengers should retain their ticket for inspection on the bus.


If you have any queries about the College Bus Service please contact the Customer Services Team at any reception desk.

Public Bus Services

A number of local buses stop directly outside of the main College gates, close to the Founder's Building.  Services include routes to the following destinations:

  • Chertsey, St Peter's Hospital
  • Egham
  • Englefield Green
  • Heathrow Airport
  • Old Windsor
  • Slough
  • Staines
  • Virginia Water
  • Windsor

Visit the Traveline travel planner to plan your route using the College postcode, TW20 0EX.


Egham stations is located approximately 20 minutes by foot from the main campus.

Cycling can be a quick way to get about in the local area and help keep you fit and healthy.

There are a quiet roads and dedicated cycle paths linking the College with local towns and villages such as Englefield Green, Egham, Staines, Windsor and Virginia Water. For people living locally the Windsor Great Park offers a traffic free environment to enjoy leisure cycling.

Surrey County Council produces a range of cycling maps and guides, which can be downloaded from their website.

The College offers parking spaces for over 600 bicycles at the main campus and Kingswood sites, many of which are covered. There are also showers for cyclists in the Sports Centre,  Founder's East 127 and Bourne Level 3. Locations are shown in the cycle map of campus. If you're new to cycling the London Cycling Campaign offers good advice about buying a bicycle and tips for getting started.

Cycle to Work Scheme

Royal Holloway is part of the Cycle to Work scheme. This allows staff to save money when purchasing a new bicycle in order to facilitate their commute to work by bike. For more information visit Cyclescheme or email.

Please note that the terms of the Cycle to Work scheme changed in 2010. This affects all existing and new users. Please consult the Cyclescheme website or HR for details.

Lunchtime cycles

Want a breath of fresh air? Why not revive yourself with a gentle (or vigorous) cycle into Windsor Great Park. There are plenty of routes to suit all abilities.

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