University bus service About the university

The university bus service operates exclusively for the university community. The service covers four routes outlined below. Please note you may be asked to show your university ID to prove your entitlement to travel. Follow the link for the full Conditions of travel.

Avery Hill - Greenwich service

The service between Avery Hill and Greenwich Campus is free and is very popular with students living in the Student Village. Most of the timetable operates with two fully accessible double-deck buses. 

Avery Hill - Greenwich bus timetable


During term time there is a service in the morning and at lunchtime to our Bathway site in Woolwich. The morning service is integrated into the Avery Hill - Greenwich service.

Bathway Theatre timetable 

Medway service

The Medway service is a coach service aimed at students commuting from London to Medway with departures from Greenwich and Avery Hill Campus. There is also a 9am service from Medway to support travel to London.

Medway bus timetable

You must purchase a ticket prior to travel. Please click on the timetable for a list of sales outlets. We subsidise the cost of the service to help keep the fares affordable (see table below). University of Kent and Canterbury Christ Church students can use the service but are limited to the 2-journey tickets as stated below.

Ticket prices for the Medway service

Ticket type Fares for academic period 2017-18
2–journeys £6
10–journeys £25
20–journeys £43
2-journeys (other universities at Medway) £8

Avery Hill Falconwood station shuttle bus

The Falconwood station shuttle bus is a free service at Avery Hill Campus to assist train commuters. It runs to a timetable between Falconwood station and the Mansion and Southwood sites. Please look out for a Falconwood signed minibus outside the station. 

Falconwood shuttle bus timetable