By road

NSETC is less than a five minute drive from Junction 21 of the M5 and a short drive from Weston-super-Mare town centre.

The A371 and A370 go into Weston and connect with the A38 to make NSETC accessible from all sides of the town and the surrounding area.

Car parking and drop-off points are available on site.

By rail

Weston-super-Mare is on the main line from Bristol to Exeter. This line includes the following stations: Backwell, Bath, Bridgwater, Bristol, Highbridge, Nailsea, Taunton, Yatton.

NSETC is just 15 minutes’ walk from Weston Milton Railway Station. For timetables and costs, visit

By bike

NSETC is keen to promote students using their bikes. There are many benefits to commuting by bike, including:

  • Saving money on petrol
  • Keeping fit and healthy
  • No queuing
  • Reducing carbon emissions, which is good for the environment. 

There are cycle racks, available for use. A cycle map marking routes is available via

By bus

NSETC has been working very closely with First Bus and Crosville to provide the flexibility for students to come and go to suit their study needs. There will be two bus services which travel to NSETC – Service A2 and Service 126 – with two buses per hour. These services link NSETC with the town centre, as well as destinations towards Bristol Airport and Wells.

There is also a complimentary service which will connect students from feeder bus services travelling from South West Skills Campus on Locking Road to NSETC at 8.00am, 8.15am and 8.30am with a return shuttle service at 4.30pm, 4.45pm and 5.00pm.

Please visit and for up-to-date timetables. You can also download the UK Bus Checker App available on the App Store, Google Play and Windows Phone for up-to-date timetables.

Bus passes

We offer our full-time students a substantial discount on bus travel. The £70 per term pass can be used on local First Bus and Crosville routes anytime Monday to Friday during term-time. You can also use your pass to travel to and from work experience placements on these days.

First Bus and Crosville operate a wide range of network services throughout North Somerset, Somerset, Gloucester, Wiltshire and within the Bristol area. Additional bus times and other service information can also be obtained from Travel Line on 0871 2002233 or via

There is a 16-18 bursary available to support students with the cost of a bus pass (criteria applies). Please visit our website for more details.