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Prospective Students Travel to Norwich.

The latest UTCN contract bus time table can be found below. Please click the image to enlarge. If you have any queries about travel to UTC Norfolk please contact us at office@utcn.org.uk using the subject header “travel”. There are some useful websites listed at the bottom of this page.

UTCN Contract Bus

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.

Travelling to UTCN on a First Bus

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

 Bus Number  38  37  Contract  38A
 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

 

 Bus Number  Contract  Contract  Contract
 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.

 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.

Travelling to UTCN using another bus service or a Abellio Greater Anglia train service

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)
Anglian Bus
Konectbus
Sanders Coaches
Stagecoach

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

Travelling to UTCN by bike

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.

Travelling to UTCN by moped or motorbike

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.

Travelling to UTCN by car

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.

Useful websites

Travelline – for an overview of transport services in Norfolk and Suffolk.
First Buses Norfolk and Suffolk
Konnect Bus
Anglian Bus
Sanders Bus
Simonds Bus
Abellio Greater Anglia – train services in Norfolk and Suffolk

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