Travel by bus is the most common method of students getting to and from College. Several First or Arriva bus services stop a short walk from WQE, either on Welford Road, Queens Road, University Road, London Road or Aylestone Road.


Service Number

Major Stops


Lutterworth, Broughton Astley, Cosby, Whetstone, South Wigston


Aylestone, South Wigston, Wigston and Knighton




Wigston, Knighton, Clarendon Park


Oadby, Clarendon Park, Leicester University


South Wigston, Wigston, Kilby, Fleckney, Kirby, Knighton


Market Harborough, Kibworth, Great Glen and Oadby


Service Number

Major Stops


 Spencefield and Evington


Beaumont Leys, North Evington and Spencefield


Eyres Monsell and Aylestone


Cycling to and from college is encouraged and cycle racks and rentable secure cycle storage provision is situated at the front of the College adjacent to the main car park. We advise you to complete a bike passport if you decide to cycle to college.

If you are eligible for the 16-19 Bursary you may be entitled to some support with transport, more information can be found here.

Arriva Bus Travel 

Arriva would like to take this opportunity to remind of the options available to help you get to college or university safely during the next academic year. We provide frequent and reliable bus services across the region, that offer quick connections between campuses, accommodation hubs and city centres. All our buses are Covid-19 secure and undergo enhanced touchpoint cleaning every day.

We know saving money is a top priority for students who want to want to spend their cash on things other than transport. So why pay more than you need on bus rides?

Arriva’s Student Saver tickets will not only cut your travel cost to College, but for no extra charge the same ticket can also be used to get out and about in the evenings, during weekends and throughout all term holidays.

You can spread the cost of saver tickets over affordable monthly payments using our easy-to-use direct debit system. It’s simple to apply, there’s no setup fee or minimum contract required, which means you can cancel your direct debit and stop your ticket at any time should your circumstances change.

To arrange your Direct Debit and for further information please follow the link:

To ensure delivery of your ticket in time for the start of the new Academic Year we recommend registering as soon as possible.

Once you have your bus pass, you won’t need to worry about paying bus fares again or being reliant on family and friends to give you a lift. You’ll be able to go when and where you want, safe in the knowledge that you have saved money through our Direct Debit scheme.

You can choose to receive your monthly pass by post or download the Arriva UK Bus app onto your phone and we will send it there will send it there can send it there.

For travel Information including local maps and timetables please visit:

Student Saver tickets are valid for College students.

For any queries regarding the scheme, please email:

Travel by Train

Students travelling by train are advised to visit Trainline to plan their journey and find ticket information.