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Transport Information

CRC College Contract Buses

We run our own contract bus service for our full-time students. The service picks up from different towns and villages in Cambridgeshire, Essex, Hertfordshire and Suffolk. Click here to see the current timetable. You can see the bus routes here.

All routes are timed to arrive at the College prior to 08:45 hours and depart at 16:15 hours after lessons finish. The bus service will operate during term time only.

The cost of the College Bus Pass remains at £495.00 for the 2017/18 academic year.  This can be paid either in full or up to 10 instalments.  (a deposit and completed Direct Debit form is required)

For those on Apprenticeship schemes only attending one day per week, the cost is £165.00 payable in full in advance.

Click here to download a CRC Bus Application form 2017-18

Public Bus Services

If you are unable to use the college’s Contract Buses because you do not live near one of the college bus routes, you could be eligible for assistance with public bus transport costs. However, in order to qualify for this you need to live more than 3 miles from the college. If you live in Cambridgeshire, please contact Cambridgeshire County Council Transport Team on 0345 045 5208. For Public Bus timetables go to the Cambridgeshire County Council Website

Guided Bus

The Cambridgeshire Guided Busway provides a direct route to the college from Huntingdon and St.Ives, Cambridge Railway Station and Trumpington Park & Ride. There are two Busway stops immediately next to the college: “Cambridge Regional College” and “Orchard Park East”. It has replaced our college bus routes from Huntingdon and Houghton/St Ives. Click here for more information on routes and up to date travel fares.

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Train Services

Scholar Train Season tickets are available from the two train operating companies that provide trains to Cambridge. If you live in Cambridgeshire, you could be eligible for assistance with train costs. For more information, phone the Cambridgeshire Social & Educational Transport Team on 0345 045 5208 or visit Cambridgeshire Social & Educational Transport Team

A new train station in North Cambridge is now open! It is a ten minute walk from the college.

Cars

We have designated parking spaces for students. There is a student car parking charge of £2 per visit; pre-payment cards are available at a discounted price.

Cycling

We actively encourage our students and staff to choose a green method of transport when travelling to college. We have plenty of cycle racks available including covered spaces.

A cycle allowance is available to students in Cambridgeshire who are entitled to subsidised transport but choose to cycle instead. This is £40 per term, payable in arrears and claimed on a term by term basis. Retrospective payment can only be considered for the current academic year. Claim forms are available from Room C111 or from the Local Authority Education Transport team, and need to be returned to Cambridgeshire County Council.

If you require further information please contact the college’s Transport Office on 01223 418244.

 

College Status

College Open and running as normal.