Travel & Transport | Bus & Train Passes

Colchester Institute runs a travel scheme where students can purchase a bus or train pass to travel to College at a reduced cost.

Cash/Cheque/ Credit Card and Debit Card payments can be made at the Colchester campus in the College Shop (please note that the college shop is open term time only, 8.45am-1.30pm Mon – Thurs, 8.45am – 1.00pm Fri; at the Braintree campus in Student Services – term time only; at the Clacton campus in the Information Centre.  If you wish to post your cheque, please send to Student Services, Colchester Institute, Sheepen Road, Colchester, CO3 3LL.  Please ensure that the student’s name and ID number are written on the back of the cheque.

If you choose to pay by Credit/Debit Card – payment can be made on the Colchester Institute on-line store.   Please note that we are no longer able to take credit or debit card payments by phone.

If you have any travel or transport enquiries, please call (01206) 712078.

Bus, Bus Pass and Train Prices

16 - 18 years - click for bus and train prices
19+ years - click for bus and train prices
Degree Students - click for bus and train prices

Claiming benefits?

If you or your family are claiming benefits and you are on a Further Education course we may be able to support your travel costs through our discretionary support funds. Please contact Student Services for further information.


Travel Zones


Essex Public Transport

For more information on Essex Public Transport routes and timetables please click here

There are a range of travel and public transport web services available to help you plan your route to College including: