School Transport Services

Advertised Routes

We operate four morning and afternoon bus routes as follows:-

  1. ROUTE 1 – Walton-on-the-Hill, Kingswood Station, Tadworth Station, Epsom Downs/Tattenham Corner, Epsom, Ashtead (various stops), Fetcham, Bookham.
  2. ROUTE 2: Wimbledon, Kingston-upon-Thames, Surbiton, Hinchley Wood, Claygate, Esher and Cobham.
  3. ROUTE 3: Esher, Walton-on-Thames, Weybridge, Byfleet, West Byfleet, Pyrford, Ripley, Effingham Junction.
  4. ROUTE 4: Dorking, Westcott, Gomshall, Merrow, Guildford, West Horsley, Effingham Junction.

Here is an overview of our routes.  These four routes are charged (minibus-costs-2016-17) according to the distance travelled on each route and whether a student is travelling one way or a return journey.

For more information about collection and drop-off times, please contact admissions@manorhouseschool.org whilst our bus route timings are being finalised for the next academic year.

Our bus routes are open to girls from Year 3 and above.

After Clubs & Sporting Events Minibus Service

We also run a complimentary minibus service at 5.30pm, Monday to Friday, to Effingham Junction for girls attending after school clubs and sporting events. Girls sign up during morning registration and and meet outside the front door at 5.30pm.

Effingham Train Station Service

We also operate a return transport service to and from Effingham Train Station (at 8.15am and 8.30am approximately and departing school at 4.10-4.15pm).  Many pupils from the Guildford area take advantage of this service.

Effingham Train Station is on a commuter line between London and Guildford via Wimbledon and branches off the South Western Main Line just south of Surbiton, at the same point as the short branch line to Hampton Court. On timetables, trains on this route are advertised as going to Guildford via Cobham.  The journey time to and from Surbiton is about 20 minutes.

At present on Monday to Friday there are two trains per hour to Guildford from London Waterloo. All services on the line call at all stations between Surbiton and Guildford. Stations include: Earlsfield, Wimbledon, Surbiton, Hinchley Wood, Claygate, Oxshott, Cobham & Stoke D’Abernon, Effingham Junction, Horsley, Clandon, London Road (Guildford), Guildford.

Further information

If you would like to discuss an alternative bus stop, please contact lhall@manorhouseschool.org.