The information below is here to help students to consider the most practical and cost effective travel solution. East Coast College has discretionary support funding available for both 16-18 and 19+ learners which could help towards the cost of transport.
If you have any questions please contact our Student Finance team by email at email@example.com or by telephone: Great Yarmouth Campus: 01493 418312 or Lowestoft Campus: 01502 525124
Travel by Bus:
The main bus company that operates in the surrounding area is the First Group. You may like to approach the bus/coach service that travels near to where you live to find out more at www.firstgroup.com/norfolk-suffolk
Local Authority Post 16 Discretionary Transport Schemes:
Both Suffolk and Norfolk County Council offer post 16 transport schemes. This could offer a subsidised travel solution or provision eligible for students living over 3 miles from college.
For Norfolk - Tel: 0344 800 8020 or click here for more details
For Suffolk - Tel: 0345 606 6173 or click here for more details
Subsidised Bus Service (Lowestoft campus): Loddon, Somerleyton and Blundeston Area Transport
This service enables students living in outlying villages in areas that are not supported adequately by public transport to study at ECC Lowestoft campus.
The service covers the route:
Chedgrave > Claxton > Thurton > Loddon > Hales > Thurlton > Haddiscoe > Somerleyton > Blundeston > Lowestoft campus
Travel by Train
For more information visit www.nationalrail.co.uk or enquire at your nearest station. National Rail offer the 16-17 Saver discount card. More information is available at www.16-17saver.co.uk
Travel by Bicycle, Motorbike, Moped and Car
The college has free on-site parking. There are disabled bays plus provision to park motorcycles and bicycles.