The UTCN bus pass is available to any student travelling into the city on any service other than First Buses. This also includes students who live in the city centre or are dropped off/collected in the city centre by a parent/carer. UTCN bus passes cost £70 per term, payable up front, and are issued via the First Bus App. Please see details below.
Within Norwich Zone 1 – 5 Outside of Norwich Zone 5
If you are travelling to UTCN from within Norwich Zones 1 – 5 the most cost effective options are:
Norwich FirstTrio pass – £355 – valid for three terms
Norwich FirstSolo pass – £130 – valid for one term
|Rail Station (outside) stop DE||–||–||–||0827||–|
|Castle Meadow stop CV||–||0815||0832||0845|
|St Stephens Street stop BS||0815||0820||0837||0850|
|UTCN site, Old Hall Road||–||–||0847||–||–|
|Ipswich Road, Marsh Harrier||0825||0830||–||0900|
|UTCN Site, Old Hall Road||1505||1508||1605|
|St Stephens Street stop BD||1515||1525||1615|
|Castle Meadow stop CE||1520||1530||1620|
|Thorpe Road, opp. Rail Station||1523||–||1623|
We are pleased to confirm that one journey will be extended each morning to drop students on Ipswich Road at The Marsh Harrier as shown below. Bus number 907.
|James Paget Hospital||0657|
|Gorlseton, Magdalen Square||0703|
|Gorleston, High Street, Boots||0708|
|Great Yarmouth, Market Gates||0720|
|Acle, Kings Head||0742|
|St Stephens Street stop BD||0815|
|Ipswich Road, Marsh Harrier||0825|
If you are travelling to UTCN from outside of Norwich Zone 5 the most cost effective options are:
Network FirstTrio pass – £575 – valid for three terms
Network FirstSolo pass – £210 – valid for one term
All these passes can be used during the weekends and holidays. Tickets can be purchased online here, as a mobile “M” ticket or from the First Travel shop on Castle Meadow. As well as covering the journey into Norwich these passes can also be used on the UTCN contract bus.
If you are travelling to UTCN using any of the following services you need to purchase a UTCN contract bus pass for the journey between the city centre/rail station and UTCN. This service is available at a subsidised rate of £70 per term and are available for purchase from the first week of term in September.
Abellio Greater Anglia (train)
The providers above have a range of tickets and passes available for the journey into Norwich. Please contact the service provider directly to find out prices and routes. In certain circumstances Norfolk County Council may be able to help with bus passes for students in Sixth Form. Their website has further information https://www.norfolk.gov.uk/education-and-learning/school-and-college-transport
If you want to travel to UTCN by push bike there are covered cycle racks available at school. We recommend that you ensure your bike is in good working order and you wear a cycle helmet for your journey. Please provide your own bike lock. Bikes are parked at UTCN at your own risk.
If you want to travel to UTCN by moped or motorbike there is specific parking available at school. Please ensure that your bike or moped is in good working order and you have the correct safety-wear for your journey. Please provide your own bike lock. Motorbikes and mopeds are parked at UTCN at your own risk.
Please be aware that there is no student car parking available at UTCN. This is part of the building’s planning consent and not something that we have control over. Cars are not to be parked in our neighbour’s car parks or left on the road. Norwich City Council have informed us that they will issue parking fines to cars around UTCN that are parked illegally.
Travelline – for an overview of transport services in Norfolk and Suffolk.
First Buses Norfolk and Suffolk
Abellio Greater Anglia – train services in Norfolk and Suffolk