Callywith College is working in partnership with Cornwall Council and Sustrans (the UK’s sustainable transport charity - to promote active, sustainable travel to College and to reduce congestion. Choosing to travel on foot or by bicycle reduces air pollution and traffic congestion, whilst saving you money and keeping you fit. Using public transport also helps reduce your carbon footprint, so check out your travel options below and play your part in making Bodmin a better place to study.

Walking & Cycling to College

Walking or cycling is a simple, environmentally friendly and free way to fit exercise into your day. The town centre is only a 10-15 minute walk or cycle away, so why not beat the traffic and give it a try? There is covered cycle storage at the campus and showers/ changing facilities are available. Dedicated traffic-free routes serving the town’s colleges are marked on the Bodmin active travel map Other traffic-free connections to College include the Camel trail from Padstow, Wadebridge and St Breward.


Callywith College have partnered with Plymouth Citybus to provide the college bus service. All buses will be Wi-Fi enabled to support your study whilst you travel. The Callywith College bus pass provides access to our dedicated college services as well as year round access on all Plymouth Citybus Zone 4 Go Cornwall services.

Bus Timetables

Details of our college services and timetables can be found below.

Please note: The below routes are those for existing 2017/18 students. Routes and timetables starting September 2018 will be updated and improved to reflect locations of 2018 applications.

180 - Bude and Camelford
179 - Gunnislake and Launceston
174 - Callington and Liskeard
172 - Looe and Lostwithiel
189 - Fowey and St Austell
11   - Plymouth and Bodmin Parkway
11A - Padstow and Wadebridge
182 - Delabole and Wadebridge

Bus route map

To apply for a bus pass, please download the Bus Pass Application Form below:

Autumn Bus Pass Application Form

Spring Bus Pass Application Form

Summer Bus Pass Application Form

Bursary and subsidised bus pass

Families with a household income of less than £16,000 per annum are eligible for a bus pass at the subsidised rate of £50 to pay*, families with a household income of £16,000 - £22,000 are eligible for a bus pass at the subsidised rate of £130 to pay*, families with a household income of £22,000 - £31,000 are eligible for a bus pass at the subsidised rate of £260*.  A full cost bus pass costs £515 per year which provides anytime, anywhere travel in Cornwall on Plymouth Citybus Go Cornwall services.  (*On application and dependent upon a minimum of 90% attendance each term for financial help the following term.)

To apply for a subsidised bus pass and for possible further financial support and/or a daily meal allowance please complete a Callywith College bursary fund application form below:

Bursary form


Frequent trains serve Bodmin Parkway station with connecting buses to Bodmin. Alternatively, why not bring your bike on the train and use the cycle routes between the station and the College (approximately 25 minutes’ ride)? You’ll need to make a booking for your bike if it’s a high-speed train, otherwise the carriage of bikes is at the operator’s discretion.

Driving to College

Callywith College promotes the use of sustainable travel to get to your place of study. However, we recognise the fact that sometimes car travel is unavoidable. Carshare Cornwall provides a free service for passengers and drivers to link up and share car journeys. Click on the ‘cost calculator‘ on to work out how much myou could save. Students that wish to drive to College need to apply for a parking permit. These are issued on a case-by-case basis. Parking spaces mare prioritised to those with the greatest need and may be limited.


Travel Plan Coordinator: Mark Wardle, Principal can be contacted on 01208 224000