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KE6 is easily accessible which is why many of our students travel from Coventry, Hinckley, Tamworth, Kingsbury and surrounding areas. Located in central Nuneaton the college is just a 5 minute walk from the bus and train station.

Travelling By Bus

Stagecoach and Arriva has a number of discounted ticket options available ranging from weekly to termly passes. Visit or to plan your journey and purchase your ticket online.

  • Coventry: 30 minutes
  • Hinckley: 25 minutes
  • Tamworth: 35 minutes
  • Atherstone: 24 minutes
  • Bedworth: 20 minutes

College Bus

We are offering a College Bus from the Kingsbury area. The cost of the service will be £655 to be paid in three instalments by the end of 30 September each year. If your household income is less than £27,500 per year then you may qualify for the Discretionary bursary. For more information please contact our Finance Office on 02476 328231.

Register for information on the college bus here

Travelling By Train

If you prefer to travel to College by train then it may be worth purchasing a 16-25 railcard / 16-17 saver card which saves you up to 50% off rail fares, visit

For more information on train services visit

Coventry: 22 minutes
Hinckley: 10 minutes
Tamworth: 15 minutes
Atherstone: 6 minutes

Travelling by Car

Please note if you are travelling by car, site restrictions mean we are only able to provide a limited number of student parking spaces which are available on a first come first served basis each day. We advise arriving by 8.30am to secure a space. Parking is also restricted around the side streets, and you are advised to park in a public car park. Vehicles are left at the owner’s risk.

Please use to locate alternative parking.

Our student car park is located on Attleborough road – CV11 4JN which is our Sports field to the rear of Sainsburys. Please avoid parking in front of the main gates.

Disclaimer of liability for use of Car Park. King Edward VI college / Better Futures Academy Trust will not be liable for any loss, theft or damage to any vehicle whilst using this carpark.

Travelling by Bike

If you are cycling to College, ensure you have a good quality, sturdy bike lock. A bike shed is
available for storing bikes whilst on site.

Discount Cards

NUS Extra Card

For discounts on travel tickets, apply for an NUS Extra card by visiting

16-18 Photocard (savings of up to 50%)

If you are aged 16-18 and living in the West Midlands area, you can apply for a 16-18 photocard.
Applicants must live within one of the areas of West Midlands County i.e. Birmingham,
Coventry, Dudley, Sandwell, Solihull, Walsall or Wolverhampton. Submit your application

Financial Help

You may be eligible for the Discretionary Bursary fund if you live more than two miles away from college and the household income is less than £27,500 a year.

Useful Contact Information

Stagecoach | 01604 676060

Arriva Bus | 0844 800 4411

Need more information?

Contact our College Services team on 02476 328231

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