Wednesday, August 30, 2023

With only 1% of our student population living on campus, we know that commuting and parking are major concerns for most Fanshawe students. We hope this overview helps you understand more about commuting to and parking at each of our campus locations.

Public Transit  

London Transit Commission (LTC)

A one-year LTC bus pass is included in tuition fees for all full-time London students (valid from September 1 to August 31).  

Please note: There is no option for online students to opt into the bus plan. Students will need to purchase monthly passes directly from the LTC.

Key Routes 

  • London Campus to London Downtown Campus – bus 4 or 20 
  • London Campus to London South – bus 91 with a transfer to bus 90 
  • London Downtown Campus to London South – bus 90 
  • London Campus to Aviation (Y) – bus 36 
  • London Campus to CATT (Z) – bus 17 or 36 


bus in front of building as students walk to class

Middlesex County Connect

Middlesex County Connect is an inter-community transit service that connects our local municipalities in Middlesex County to one another and to London, Woodstock and Ingersoll.  

For only $5 one-way, residents can access post-secondary institutions, employment, medical appointments and social programs, visit friends and family and connect with other transportation services. Children 5 and under, support persons and veterans can ride free of charge!

Students Ride Free from September 5 to 8, 2023

Monday to Friday: 

  • Route 1: Lucan - Ilderton - Arva – London 
  • Route 2: Woodstock - Ingersoll - Putnam - Dorchester - London  

Ride Norfolk

Ride Norfolk now operates an on-demand transit service available Monday to Friday from 7:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.  

On-Demand Transit is a shared-ride service that lets riders request trips through a mobile app, website, or over the phone at 1-888-465-0783 by selecting a pickup point and destination. It is available from bus stop to bus stop on a first-come, first-served basis.  

Woodstock Transit

Woodstock Transit provides public transit with routes going to both of the Woodstock/Oxford campus locations.

  • Daily: $2.75 exact change  
  • Student monthly pass is $50  
  • Veterans Pass allows veterans to ride for free  

LocalMotion – Railway City Transit (St. Thomas) 

Railway City Transit in St. Thomas also offers a bussing route that can take you to our St. Thomas campus location.

  • Daily: $2.75 exact change  
  • Student monthly pass is $60  


If you are studying at our London South Campus, St. Thomas/Elgin Regional Campus, Simcoe/Norfolk Regional Campus, Woodstock/Oxford Regional Campus or Huron Bruce Regional Sites, you are in luck: students at these campuses enjoy complimentary parking all year long!  

If you’re at our London Campus (including Z and Y buildings) or our London Downtown Campus, you’ll want to plan parking ahead of time. Here is what you need to know about parking at these campuses, plus some tips to prevent parking issues from delaying your arrival to class.  

London Campus parking tips

  • If at all possible, use your bus pass, bike or carshare to campus with friends to help ease the demand on parking  
  • Allow for extra time (at least an extra half hour, if not more, during the first few weeks of school) until you get a sense of the parking situation  
  • Plan your preferred parking option and two back-ups in case those locations don’t work - here’s our parking map
  • Load your FANCard with some money – it's a quick and easy way to pay at the general lots 5 and 8, and you won’t get additional charges like with your debit or credit cards  
  • Memorize your license plate, since you’ll need this for the pay-per-entry lots. Turn your license plate into a mnemonic device. For example, WAFA 067 could be We Are Falcon Awesome 067  
  • Lots 5 and 8 can use VISA, MasterCard, debit, FANCard, Apple Pay or Google Pay  
  • Pay meters can take VISA or MasterCard in both card and tap format, as well as Debit Tap (but not debit cards – be careful!)  
  • Some machines in P9, P10 and P14 still accept loonies, toonies and quarters.  

London Campus 

Complimentary parking on Orientation Day (Tuesday, September 5, 2023) in Lot 5.  

Fall term  

  • General lots: Lots 5 and 8 – $5 per entry*  
  • Visitor meter parking: $3/hour, up to a daily max of $12 
  • Limited Reserve parking: Lots 6 and 10 – require a parking pass 

*"Per entry” means you pay the same flat rate amount every time you enter, no matter how long you plan to stay parked. If you drive out of the lot and return later, you will have to pay to enter the lot again. 

Fanshawe Downtown building

London Downtown Campus 

Core Area

Municipal parking lots

  • View municipal parking lot information
  • HONK app iOS | Android  
  • Hourly rates starting at $1.50  
  • Daily rates (8 a.m. to 6 p.m.) starting at $4.50  
  • Evening rates (6 p.m. to 12 a.m.) starting at $2.50  
  • Monthly rates starting at $50  

Covent Garden Market

  • There is parking available downtown at Covent Garden Market at 130 King Street - enter from King Street just east of Talbot Street 
  • $3 per 30 min. 
  • $15 daily maximum (6 a.m. to 6 p.m.)  
  • $14 evening rate (6 p.m. to 6 a.m.) 
  • Monthly parking is available 

Impark parking

  • View the Impark Map
  • Hang Tag iOS | Android 
  • $3 per 30 min.
  • $15 daily weekday maximum until 6 p.m.
  • $5 daily weekend maximum until 6 p.m.
  • $6 evening maximum until 6 a.m. 
  • Monthly parking is available. 

London South Campus, St. Thomas/Elgin Regional Campus, Simcoe/Norfolk Regional Campus, Woodstock/Oxford Regional Campus, Huron Bruce Regional Sites  

Complimentary parking is available at these campuses.  


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