Getting to College

Getting to college is easy

It’s really easy to get to North Kent College and we’re always striving to find the best travel deals for our students. Whether you live locally to the Dartford or Gravesend Campus, or further afield into areas such as Bromley, Lewisham, Greenwich, Erith, Strood, Rochester, Chatham, Gillingham, or further still; we can help you get here.

Travel discounts and offers

  • Catch a FREE shuttle bus from Dartford Station to the Dartford campus and back. (Timetable will start again on the first day of the academic year. The shuttle bus does not run during the holidays and enrolment)
  • All students can get discounted travel when purchasing the Arriva Thameside or Kent & Medway 4 weekly Student Saver tickets and for 16-21 year olds only, discount on an annual ticket with the college's promotional code
  • Travel to college from as little as £20 a year with the 16+ Oyster Zip Photo Card for use on London Transport buses.
  • Dartford Railway Station is now within the Oyster scheme in Zone 8.
  • Pay as you go Travel with contactless and Oyster also extends to Swanley
  • A new 16-17 Railcard is being launched soon. For more information click here.
To find out more about these offers and how to get to each campus, including bus, rail and car, please follow the link to the campus you wish to get to:


Financial Help

If you are a student and require help towards your travel cost to college, please see the Student Finance page for information on what you could be entitled to.