CRC College Contract Buses
We run our own contract bus service for our full-time students at both our Cambridge and Huntingdon campuses. The service picks up from different towns and villages in Cambridgeshire, Huntingdon, Essex, Hertfordshire, Peterborough and Suffolk. Click here for the relevant campus timetable:
The cost of the college bus pass is £550.00 for the 2019/20 academic year. This can either be paid in full or by deposit and a series of instalments. (A deposit and completed Direct Debit form is required.) There is an Early-bird rate of £495.00 for applications received and paid in full before the end of August 2019 is available.
For those on Apprenticeship schemes only attending one day per week, the cost is £185.00 payable in full in advance. An Early-bird rate of £165.00 for applications received and paid in full before the end of August 2019 is available.
*The college day is between the times of 09:00 and 16:00 in Cambridge and 09:15 and 16:15 in Huntingdon, however some exceptions do exist. Learners should ensure they have checked with their course tutor with regards to any additional teaching and learning commitments that fall outside of these hours.
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
The Cambridgeshire Guided Busway runs between both campuses with stops next to each. This 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 Cambridge Campus: ‘Science Park/Cambridge Regional College’ and ‘Orchard Park East’. For Huntingdon Campus the Guided Busway Route B stops at ‘Huntingdon Campus’ and ‘California Road’. Click here for more information on routes and up to date travel fares. Click here for information on Stagecoach’s Termrider spring term student bus pass.
You can also contact:
NEW 50% OFF RAIL FAIRS – with 16-17 Saver Railcard – for details on how to apply, visit 16-17 saver website >
For students in Full Time education up to age 19, you can access discounted rail travel by visiting the Great Northern Student Connect for a card >. Or at Abellio Greater Anglia for a Cambridge Academic Year Saver here; please note that not all available stops are listed, to access other stops please contact 0345 600 7245 to be able to access these.
Discounted 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
Cambridge North station is a 15 to 20 mins walk from the Cambridge Campus. Trains to Cambridge North take:
33 mins from Downham Market
54 mins from Whittlesea
56 mins from Kennett
44 mins from Hitchin
The college runs a free bus to and from Cambridge North Station (starting September 2018)
Huntingdon station is a 20 to 25 mins walk from the Huntingdon Campus. We do run a bus free bus to and from the station. Trains to Huntingdon station take:
14 mins from Peterborough
37 mins from Stamford
28 mins from Hitchin
34 mins from Stevenage
We have designated parking spaces for students. There is a student car parking charge at Cambridge Campus of £2 per visit. Parking at the Huntingdon Campus is free of charge.
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.
For more information about Cycling, and the cycle allowance please visit the Cambridgeshire County Council Website.
If you require further information about Transport please contact the college’s Transport Office on 01223 418244.
If you require information about Buss Passes and Payments please contact the Finance Department on 01223 418312