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Bishop Otter campus

Bishop Otter campus, College Lane, Chichester, West Sussex, PO19 6PE


Bognor?Regis campus

Bognor?Regis campus, Upper Bognor?Road, Bognor?Regis, West Sussex, PO21 1HR?(for sat nav use PO22 7BN). what3words location: ///



Walking directions - Chichester Campus (Bishop Otter) from Chichester Train Station


Walking directions - Bognor Regis Campus from Bognor Regis Train Station


Vehicles are responsible for local congestion, air pollution and contributing to global warming. The University wants to do all it can to reduce these impacts and improve the quality of life for those on campus, our neighbours and benefit the environment.?

The University recently developed a sustainable travel plan that promotes greener travel options. Our goal will be to reduce the number of vehicles on campus and increase the number of journeys made by sustainable means.

Download the full travel plan

The University of Chichester participates in the Government backed 'Cycle to Work Scheme' which allows staff members to purchase bikes and bicycle equipment tax free by paying monthly through their salary. The University of Chichester has chosen this popular lifestyle benefit with the opportunity to lower the cost of a brand new cycling package, spread the cost over 18 months and improve wellbeing amongst staff.

Staff can find out more on the Intranet.

There are approximately 190 covered cycle spaces?at Bishop Otter and 90 covered spaces at Bognor Regis.?There is no charge for cycles parked in these spaces.?There is a secure compound at the Bishop Otter and?Bognor Regis campuses and staff or students may?their Campus Card?free of charge to use these?facilities. If you have any problems?please see the Conference and Accommodation Office.

Throughout the year the University offers regular bike doctor and free bike marking services.


U7, U8, U7n

The U7, U8 and U7n?bus is free for current students and shuttles between the Bishop Otter campus and Bognor Regis campus. The service runs on Mondays to Fridays (excluding bank holidays) throughout the year during the daytime, with the evening services running on Monday to Friday during the University term time only – there are also additional late services on Wednesday and Thursday during term time.?

Campus bus stops

  • Bishop Otter Campus – outside the Learning Resource Centre
  • Bognor Regis Campus – A259 Bognor Road (public bus stop)

U7, U8, U7n timetable?[PDF]

Fares and tickets

The U7, U8 and U7n?bus is free for current students. Staff must purchase pre-paid tickets to travel at a subsidised cost?– it is not possible to purchase this rate on the bus. Any member of staff who does not have a pre-paid ticket will have to pay the full single fare of £4.40 one way. Students and staff must have their University ID available to present to the driver.

Bus carnet tickets – 10 for £6.00 or 2 for £1.20 - are available from:

  • Bishop Otter Campus - SU Shop, ZeeBar, Cash Office, Accommodation Office.
  • Bognor Regis Campus – Reception, Accommodation Office

No.50 Bus

No. 50 Timetable begining?21st April 2019?[PDF]

Fares and tickets

The cost for a single journey is 60p, as the University subsidise the service for its students and staff. Students and staff must purchase pre-paid tickets to travel at this fare – it is not possible to purchase this rate on the bus. Any student or member of staff who does not have a pre-paid ticket will have to pay the full single fare. Single journeys after 10.30pm will cost £2.00 in pre-paid tickets. Students and staff must also have their University ID available to present to the driver.

Discounted Staff Travel

University staff can now apply for discounted tickets on Stagecoach. This provides a 10% discount through Stagecoach’s Megarider scheme. Staff interested in taking advantage of this offer should download the Megarider form and once completed forward it to Stagecoach who will then issue tickets. Although you will not need to provide proof of employment when the ticket is issued, you may be asked to show staff identity card by a bus inspector whilst travelling.


Demand for car park spaces exceeds the spaces available, which is particularly acute during term time. Therefore, parking controls and restrictions are implemented to ensure the efficient and effective operation of the University, equity of access and fairness.


Bona fide students who are registered on one of the University's courses and living outside the exclusion zone (1.5 miles radius from their main campus) will be eligible to park on campus. See below for on-campus car parking charges.

? From 6 September 2021
Students £1.35 per day
Staff- Full Time Please see the regulations below

Staff- Senior Manager?

(University House car park)

Please see the regulations below

Download car parking regulations from 6 September 2021?[PDF]

Staff monthly permits

Staff are able to pay for a monthly permit which is deducted from their salary.? An application form and details of the charges can be found under Car Parking Regulations, under Estates Management on the Intranet.

Sustainable Travel Plan

The aim of the University’s new Sustainable Travel Plan is to promote and support staff and students to use sustainable forms of transport when travelling to and from the University.

The University is committed to using the income generated from car parking charges to support the initiatives detailed in the Sustainable Travel Plan. Recently, car park income has contributed towards the cost of upgrading existing cycle stores and building new cycle stores on both campuses which are fully enclosed, lit, and secure. In addition, the money has helped to fund the licence fee for the off-campus car park (free to staff and?students) and the inter-campus bus services: U7, U8 and U7n.

Travelling by train


Bishop Otter campus

Trains run from Victoria?Station and London Bridge. Chichester is approximately 1hr 35mins from London Victoria?(direct route).

Alternatively, you can travel from Waterloo to Havant and change there for Chichester. ?

Chichester train station is a 20 minutes’ walk from the Bishop Otter campus.


Bognor Regis campus

Bognor Regis is on the direct London Victoria and London Bridge line (approximately 1hr 45mins).

If you are travelling to Bognor Regis via London, the trains run from Victoria station. It is sometimes necessary to change trains at Barnham station for Bognor Regis, please check this before travelling. ?

The train station is a 15?minute walk away from the Bognor Regis campus.

Travelling by air

Gatwick Airport has flights to all international destinations and it is approximately 1hr 15mins by road or 1hr by rail.

Heathrow Airport is the UK's busiest airport, and like Gatwick it has connections to all international locations. It is 1hr 45 mins by road.

Southampton Airport is our closest airport at only 45 mins away by car. This airport has regular flights from all over the UK and Europe, as well as flights to some international destinations.


Car Share Scheme:

A little car sharing could go a long way to reducing noise pollution,?reducing congestion and making journeys a little more pleasant for?our walkers and cyclists. The University of Chichester runs its own car share scheme, offers priority?spaces for car-sharers and a Guarantee Ride Home Scheme.

To find out more, take a look at our Carshare Scheme Guide.

Car Parking Permit Appeals:

The University’s Appeals Panel for parking will consist of three representatives who?will come from the following departments: Estate Management, Students Union?and Student Support and Wellbeing. To ensure fairness the Panel will only make a decision when all three members of the panel are present.

Any appeal that receives a majority verdict (two votes to one) will be granted a permit. Any appeal must be supported by the documentation listed in the downloadable document below:

Parking Appeals Panel

The panel will meet once a month if there are appeals and consider all the appeals?they feel meet the criteria. Other appeals may be considered if the Panel deem that there are exceptional circumstances. All applications should be directed to the following email address:

The Panel’s decision is final and no grounds for further appeal will be granted.