Campus Shuttle

Campus Shuttle

The University of Kent operates a free coach service between Medway and Canterbury campuses, in partnership with The Kings Ferry. This service operates 7 days a week term time only and the journey takes approximately 50 minutes.

This service is only available to University of Kent students and staff on production of a valid KentOne card (ID) or Kent Union staff card.

The shuttle service is not a wheelchair accessible service. Please contact us directly to discuss your requirements so we can arrange suitable alternative transport for you. To guarantee your time of travel please give 1 full working days’ notice.

The campus shuttle will resume service on Saturday 16 September. Online booking is now available.

 

 

Service timetable

Canterbury Departures (term-time only)

Canterbury Departures Monday - Friday

(from 19 September 2016 onwards)

29 seater coach only

The Campus Shuttle departs at the following times:

Canterbury

Darwin

07:45 09:00 10:00 11:00 12:00 13:00 14:00

Canterbury

Keynes

07:46 09:01 10:01 11:01 12:01 13:01 14:01

Canterbury

Darwin

15:00 16:00 17:00 18:00 19:00 20:00 22:00 00:00

Canterbury

Keynes

15:01 16:01 17:01 18:01 19:01 20:01 22:01 00:01

 

Canterbury Departures Saturday - Sunday

(from 17 September 2016 onwards)

29 seater coach only

The Campus Shuttle departs at the following times:

Canterbury Darwin 10:00 12:00 14:00 16:00 18:00 20:00 22:00 00:00 02:00 (Sat only)
Canterbury Keynes 10:01 12:01 14:01 16:01 18:01 20:01 22:01 00:01 02:01 (Sat only)

Medway Departures (term-time only)

Medway Departures Monday - Friday

(from 19 September 2016 onwards)

29 seater coach only

The Campus Shuttle departs at the following times:

Medway

Campus

07:45 09:00 10:00 11:00 12:00 13:00 14:00

Liberty

Quays

07:46 09:01 10:01 11:01 12:01 13:01 14:01

Medway

Campus

15:00 16:00 17:00 18:00 19:00 21:00 23:00

Liberty

Quays

15:01 16:01 17:01 18:01 19:01 21:01 23:01

 

Medway Departures Saturday - Sunday

(from 17 September 2016 onwards)

29 seater coach only

The Campus Shuttle departs at the following times:

Medway Campus 09:00 11:00 13:00 15:00 17:00 19:00 21:00 23:00 01:00 (Sat only)
Liberty Quays 09:01 11:01 13:01 15:01 17:01 19:01 21:01 23:01 01:01 (Sat only)

 

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Booking a seat

  1. Book online to guarantee a seat through the online booking service
  2. Show the driver the booking that was emailed to you (either printed out or on a mobile device)
  3. The driver will scan the QR code from your booking to show you have travelled

 

If you have not booked and there are spaces available, you can board with your KentOne or Kent Union card.

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Cancelling a booking

If you no longer require your booked seat, please cancel the booking online as this
allows others to travel.

  1. Go to the online booking service and select “my bookings”
  2. Select the booking ID for the booking you wish to cancel
  3. Select “cancel”, enter the reason for the cancellation and press “cancel this reservation”

 

If you need to cancel a booking on the day, contact the Transport Team.

 

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The route

The route used between the campuses will be to and from University Road - A290 - Thanet Way A299 - M2 (J4) - A278 - A2 - Ito Way - Pier Rd - Johnsons Avenue - New Kent Road.

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Terms and conditions

The service is free and only available to all University of Kent staff and students (including Kent Union). You must make sure you have a valid KentOne Card (ID card). When using this service you will automatically agree to the Campus Shuttle Terms and Conditions.

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Last Updated: 14/09/2017