Transport and travel

Whether a full boarder, weekly boarder or day pupil the School is well connected by train and road to London, the South Coast and to London Heathrow and London Gatwick airports, all less than one hour away.

Travel by train

Witley train station is on the Southern Railway train service direct line between London Waterloo to Portsmouth Harbour. There are trains that stop at every station between Woking and Witley and, from the other direction, between Petersfield to Witley. This service is a popular daily mode of transport for day pupils living in and around the local areas.  There is a safe five-minute walk up the path into the School grounds.

Train Timetable

Bus routes

Bus Route 1 - Merrow Park and Ride return via Ripley

  • Collection point = West Horsley – King William IV, KT24 6BG
  • Morning time = 07:30
  • Stop = Merrow Park and Ride (07:45)
  • After school meet = King Edward’s (17:40)
  • Afternoon drop off = Ripley (18:00)
  • Costs (to be paid termly) = £250 per term for single journey; £500 per term for return journey to Ripley

Bus Route 2 - Farnham

  • Town = Farnham
  • Collection point = South Farnham Primary School
  • Morning time = 07:30
  • Stops = Elstead (07:40) King Edward’s (08:10) Barrow Hills School (08:25)
  • After school meet = No return journey
  • Afternoon drop off = No return journey
  • Costs (to be paid termly) = £250 per term

Bus Route 3 - Cobham Return

  • Town = Cobham
  • Collection point = Holy Hedge Car Park, KT11 3DQ
  • Morning time = 07:35
  • Stops = Ripley (07:50), King Edward’s (08:20)
  • After school meet = King Edward’s (17:40)
  • Stop = Ripley (18:00)
  • Afternoon drop off = Holy Hedge Car Park, KT11 3DQ  (18:30)
  • Costs (to be paid termly) = £500 per term, return journey five days a week

Bus Route 4 - Haslemere Return (Barrow Hills School)

  • Town = Haslemere
  • Collection point = Waitrose
  • Morning time = 07:35
  • Stops = Chiddingfold, King Edward’s, Barrow Hills
  • After school meet = Barrow Hills (16:45); King Edward’s (16:55). Please note if your child has a sports fixture or any other event arriving back at school with a published return time after 16:30 then you will need to make other arrangements to collect them.
  • Afternoon drop off = Chiddingfold (17:00); Haslemere (17:15)
  • Costs (to be paid termly) = £3 for Haslemere and £1.50 for Chiddingfold per single journey

King Edward’s operates three bus routes – Bus Routes 1, 2 and 3 in the chart above – which are accessible to all King Edward’s pupils.   Barrow Hills School pupils in Years 7 and 8 may use the King Edward’s minibuses. Barrow Hills, our partner prep school and nursery, runs a minibus service between Haslemere and Barrow Hills, which stops at King Edward’s.

  • The bus services use the Schools’ 17-seater minibuses and Beeline’s 25-seater buses.
  • All drivers are experienced and qualified bus drivers. They may be staff members or drivers from Beeline Cars Services.
  • All minibus routes run Monday to Friday.
  • The service needs to be pre-booked by parents on a termly basis
  • Parents and pupils will exchange mobile numbers with the School, in case of any schedule changes, due, for example, to illness, weather or heavy traffic.
  • All parents please pre-book for King Edward’s Witley via email to Mr Justin Benson on bensonj@kesw.org or call +44 (0)1428 686771.
  • All parents please pre-book with Barrow Hills School via email to Mrs Rachel Barraud on rlb@barrowhills.org or call +44 (0)1428 681024.

Terms and Conditions

King Edward’s Witley and Barrow Hills School (the Schools) will reserve the right to cancel or change the route of the services at any time. Bookings need to be on a termly basis. The Schools will review prices every year and will give a term’s notice of any changes to price. Other terms and conditions may be applicable and will be provided by the Schools on application for the service.

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