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Bus Service

We operate various morning and afternoon bus routes plus a daily ‘late’ drop-off at 5.30pm to Effingham Station after sports fixtures and clubs.  We service the following main areas:-

Ashtead, Byfleet/West Byfleet, Bookham, Claygate, Cheam, Cobham, Dorking, Epsom, Epsom Downs, Esher, Fetcham, Gomshall, Guildford, Leatherhead, Hinchley Wood, Kingston-upon-Thames, Kingswood,  Merrow, Pyrford, Ripley, Send, Surbiton, Tadworth, Thames Ditton, Walton-on-Thames,  Walton-on-the-Hill, Westcott,  West Horsley and Wimbledon and surrounding villages.

For further details of our charges and the specific routes, see the documents at the bottom of this webpage.

To discuss collection and drop-off times further or discuss options, please contact lhall@manorhouseschool.orgOur bus routes are open to girls from age 8+ and above.

Late Bus Service

Our complimentary minibus service runs 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 meet outside the front door at 5.30pm.

Effingham Train Station Service

We  operate a return transport service to and from Effingham Train Station (at 8.15am – 8.30am approximately and departing school at 4.10-4.15pm).  Many pupils from the Guildford, Claygate, Cobham, Oxshott and Surbiton areas 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. 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

Manor House School
Manor House School, Bookham

As part of the national response to Covid-19, the School site is currently closed to pupils, except those of key worker and vulnerable children. However, we continue to teach and support all our Prep and Senior School pupils via a virtual (on-screen) learning approach, enabling live lessons and engagement across all subjects.

The Admissions Team are working to process all applications as quickly as possible and are available to discuss new applications for September 2021 or 2022. The best way to reach them is by email: and they will get in contact with you.

If you would like to make an application to the Prep or Senior School for this year or for 2022, then click here to view our Virtual Open Day. You can also register for our Head’s Address and live Q&A on Wednesday 10 February at 9.30-10.30am here.

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