Public Transport to and from the Sixth Form College, Colchester
September 2018 to July 2019

This information is provided as a guide for parents to help them to select the best option for their son/daughter to travel to College. The College does not operate or support any transport services and has no financial connection with any operators shown below.

The table is a summary of the main options available to ALL college students for travel by public transport (bus or train) for the academic year 2018/2019. If you have any travel enquiries Michele Perrin will be available in the General Office throughout the day on Induction days.

Pass Provider Summary of Validity Purchasing Arrangements Notes Cost (correct at time of print)
FIRST ESSEX BUSES
TICKET FOR SIXTH FORM COLLEGE
STUDENTS AT A REDUCED RATE
Use of ticket within
specified zone, seven
days a week term time
only including half term.
Applications submitted to Sixth
Form College. (Letter, area map & application
form included in Induction Pack)

Credit/Debit card payments may
be made by phone on 01206
500700
Mon – Fri 9.00am - 2.00pm
Applications to be returned to College
by 13 July 2018.

One passport photo MUST be provided
upon collection of bus pass for phone
payment applications.

Brightchester Zone
Service 62 Brightlingsea /Colchester
Service 74 Thorrington/Colchester
This ticket can only be used within this route.
Colchester Inner
Autumn term £185.00
Spring term £155.00
Colchester Outer
Autumn term £329.00
Spring term £279.00
All Essex
Autumn term £383.00
Spring term £325.50
Brightchester
Autumn Term £221.00
Spring term £186.00
YELLOW SCHOOL BUS SERVICE
GREAT DUNMOW-BRAINTREE-
COLCHESTER
Initial Contact First Buses to
confirm availability on Bus
Autumn Term £504.00
Spring term £434.00
FIRST ALL ESSEX TICKETS Unlimited travel across
Essex on First Essex
buses.
Weekly, 4-Weekly may be
purchase as an m-ticket on your
mobile or on the bus.
First Colchester Travel Centre
26 St. Botolphs Street
Colchester
CO2 7EA
Tel: 01206 363840
Mon – Sat 09.00 – 17.00
www.firstgroup.com/essex/tickets/ticket-prices
First Wk (M ticket/bus) £35
First 4 Wk (M ticket/bus) £108
10 Journey (M ticket) £36.50

First Mthly (Travel shop) £108
First 3 Mthly
(Travel shop/M Ticket) £320
First Annual
(Travel shop/M Ticket) £1030
HEDINGHAM BUSES
Service 87
Brightlingsea and Wivenhoe
Service 88
Halstead
Service 89
Hedingham and Great Yeldham
Service 76
Clacton-on-Sea
Service 50
Tollesbury
All available as a Termly
pass.
Includes evening and
weekends.
Hedingham Omnibuses
Dugard House
Peartree Road
Colchester
CO3 0UL
Tel: 01206 769778
services@hedingham.co.uk www.hedingham.co.uk
Applications available direct from Hedingham.

Purchased by phone or email.
Payment by Credit/Debit card.
Photo required for Term pass
Passes will be sent directly to your home address.
Brightlingsea/Wivenhoe
Term Pass : £ 216.00
Halstead/Sible Hedigham
Term Pass : £ 215
Annual Pass : £ 475
Yeldham/Castle Hedingham
Term pass : £ 215
Annual Pass : £ 475
Earls Colne/White Colne
Term pass : £215
Annual Pass: £475
Clacton-on-Sea
Term Pass : £ 190
Annual Pass : £ 475.00
Tollesbury
Term Pass : £270.00
Annual Pass : £680.00
CHAMBERS BUSES
Service 753/754
Clare/Lavenham/Long Melford
Service 84
Sudbury/Stoke by Nayland/Great Horkesley
Service 754
Bures/Wormingford/West Bergholt
Unlimited travel within the
Zone including week-end.
Purchase directly from:
Hedingham & Chambers
Dugard House
Peartree Road
Colchester
CO3 0UL
Tel: 01206 769778
services@hedingham.co.uk
www.hedingham.co.uk
Applications available direct from
Hedingham.
Purchased by phone or email.
Payment by Credit/Debit card.
Photo required for Term pass.
Passes will be sent directly to your home
address.
Lavenham/Long Melford
Clare/Lavenham

Autumn £ 380
Annual £ 1005
Sudbury/Leavenheath
Autumn TBC
Stoke/Nayland
Autumn £ 285
Annual £ 745
Great Horkesley
Autumn £ 200
Annual £ 510
Bures/Wormingford
Autumn £285
Annual £745
West Bergholt
Autumn £175
Annual £445
ARRIVA 1/1A, 2, 4, 8 services in
Colchester town.
Weekly, 4-Weekly tickets purchased
on the bus.
Annual Ticket - online only
Also available as an m-ticket through
your mobile or buy online.
Colchester zone
Weekly £14.50
4 week £50
Annual £500
COLCHESTER BOROUGH CARD
(Operators – First, Network
Colchester and Hedingham)
within the Colchester
Borough area and some
places beyond. E.g.
Kelvedon, Elmstead Market,
Coggeshall and Earls
Colne.
Unlimited travel within
the zone 7 days a week.
Purchased online or direct from
First Colchester Travel Centre
26 St. Botolphs Street
Colchester
CO2 7EA
Tel: 01206 363840
Mon – Fri 09.00 – 17.00
Sat 09.00 - 13.00
Details of the area of validity:
www.firstgroup.com/essex/tickets/ticket-prices
Inner Zone
Weekly £18.00
Monthly £63.50
Quarterly £180.00
Annual £635.00
Outer Zone
Weekly £28.00
Monthly £95.00
Quarterly £280.00
Annual £885.00
PANTHER TRAVEL
SERVICE 80/81A
DEDHAM AND LANGHAM
HARWICH
Panther Travel Ltd
Office 4
Iconfields House
Freshfield Road
Harwich
CO12 4EN
Tel: 01255 554974
Emergency 24hr No: 07918649427
The Essex Scholars Ticket is
available for Dedham & Langham
Harwich Route
Reduced rate for Sixth Form Students
includes Saturdays & Half Term.
Daily ticket prices, on production of their
Sixth Form student ID, students will be
eligible for child fares.
Daily rate
Dedham Return £5.40
Langham Return £4.40
Harwich
Autumn Term £275.00
GRAHAMS COACHES
(FORMALY CHELMSFORD TAXI
BUS)
ONE ROUTE ONLY
TRAVELLING FROM
WOODHAM MORTIMER –
DANBURY – BICKNACRE –
LITTLE BADDOW – HATFIELD
PEVEREL - KELVEDON
One return journey per
day.
Purchased directly from:
Grahams Coaches Ltd
14 Station Road
Kelvedon
CO5 9NP
Tel: 01376 570150 (8.00 - 16.00)
info@grahamscoaches.com
2018/19 price £485
(Prices held from 2017/18)
per term payable 28
days prior to the start of each term.
Payment by Cheque,
Credit/Debit card, bank
transfer or BACS.
THE ESSEX SCHOLAR’S
TICKET
Offers 20% discount off
the Child Fare if
purchasing an annual
ticket or 10% if
purchasing a termly
ticket.
Purchased by phone:
Tel: 0345 200 4134
Check for current details at:
www.essexhighways.org/Transport-and-Roads/Getting-Around/Bus/Fares-and-bus-passes/ECC-tickets.aspx#3
Currently available on
services:

105/107 from Walton-on-Naze serving villages en route via Tendring, Little Bentley and Great Bromley.
80/81A from Dedham and Langham.
77/77A via Frating and Great Bentley
BEESTONS
Hadleigh to Colchester
Service
One return journey per
day.
Apply directly to:
Beestons
Long Bessels
Hadleigh
IP7 5DB
Tel: 01473 823243
Payment by cash, Cheque or
Credit/Debit card.
Route 971
Hadleigh, Layham, Raydon, East Bergholt
Stratford St Mary all £7.00 return
10 Single Journey ticket
£31.50
(Prices held from 2017/18)
SUFFOLK COUNTY COUNCIL
ENDEAVOUR CARD
Minimum 25% discount
off full price adult bus
fares for all 16-19 year
olds.
Currently Free of charge. Apply online
www.suffolkonboard.com/endeavour-card/about-endeavour/
Beestons DO NOT accept Endeavour
Card
Discount on single or return adult bus fares only and some discounts on weekly tickets
ESSEX COUNTY COUNCIL One return journey per day Monday – Friday term time only (normally by bus whatever the distance – operator chosen by Essex County Council) Application forms on line from Essex
County Council.
www.essex.gov.uk/Education-Schools/Travel-School/Documents/post16-transportform.pdf
Tel: 0845 603 2200
Application periods are:
Autumn term
1 March to 30 September
Spring term
1 October to 31 January
Standard Charge £900 per year.
Low income £450 per year
May be paid by 3 termly payments (Credit/debit card).
£300/£150 by 20 July 2018
£300/£150 by 17 Nov 2018
£300/£150 by 16 March 2019
SUFFOLK COUNTY COUNCIL Application forms on line from Suffolk County Council. www.suffolkonboard.com/apply
Tel: 0345 606 6173
Applications must be submitted by 31 May 2018 Cost per term for the academic year 2018/19 is £220.

Train Travel Information

Discounted rail travel is available on services operated by Greater Anglia. Season tickets should be purchased online from www.greenrailtravel.co.uk or contact Greater Anglia on 0345 600 7245 (Option 3, Option 1, Option 3,Option to choose Annual,Term or Monthly) 09.00 – 17.00 Monday to Friday. Details on how to apply will be available at enrolment from the General Office. Payments are made by credit or debit card and the ticket will be posted directly to your home address. These tickets cannot be purchased at stations.

Applications for rail season tickets cannot be made until the student has enrolled at College and has been issued with a Student Card application form. This form has a thirteen digit number on it. When purchasing a season ticket you will need to quote the last seven digits of this number. Please ensure that you have your photograph taken at enrolment for this purpose. An application for a season ticket can then be made on line or by phone later that day. Keep your copy of the Student Card application form with your season ticket until the Student Card has been issued.

APPLICATIONS CANNOT BE MADE BEFORE YOU ARE ENROLLED AS A COLLEGE STUDENT.
**YOUR STUDENT PHOTO ID CARD MUST BE CARRIED AT ALL TIMES WHEN TRAVELLING**

Prices shown below are for 2017/2018
(2018/19 Prices to be confirmed)
There is the option to pay by monthly direct debit. See separate letter in Student Enrolment packs for details.
Annual season tickets are also available, which give a further discount.

Boarding Point per term
2017-18
Short term – Summer Term
(Year 2 students only)
BRAINTREE £321.90 £160.95
CHELMSFORD £369.00 £184.50
CLACTON ON SEA £308.50 £154.25
DOVERCOURT, HARWICH TOWN £276.90 £138.45
IPSWICH £308.50 £154.25
KELVEDON £208.10 £104.05
MANNINGTREE £152.50 £76.25
MARKS TEY £130.80 £65.40
MISTLEY £168.00 £84.00
THORPE LE SOKEN £246.00 £123.00
WALTON ON THE NAZE £308.50 £154.25
WEELEY £194.00 £97.00
WITHAM £272.70 £136.35
WIVENHOE £120.20 £60.10