Travel Information

We can advise on the most practical and cost effective travel solution. The college may be able to help students with the cost of all methods of transport through our Discretionary Support Funding.

Travel by Bus

The main bus company that operates in the surrounding area is the First Group.

You may like to approach the bus/ coach service that travels near to where you live to find out more.

A range of tariffs and tickets are available including the Student Savers which can be purchased per term or per academic year.

Bus Maps

East Coast College is ideally located close to the Lowestoft and Great Yarmouth town centres, with transports links from surrounding towns and villages.

We’ve created these handy bus travel maps to show you all the routes which lead to the East Coast College Lowestoft and Great Yarmouth campuses to make getting to college easy for you.

Lowestoft campus bus routes map

Great Yarmouth campus bus routes map

Subsidised Transport

Both Suffolk and Norfolk County Council offer post-16 transport schemes. This could offer a subsidised travel solution or provision for eligible students living over three miles from college.

Find out more using the contact information below:

For Norfolk

Norfolk Post 16 Travel Scheme

Tel: 0344 800 8020

For Suffolk

Suffolk School Travel

Tel: 0345 606 6173

Students should be mindful that although subsidised travel could be offered to them on public transport routes it may be a more cost-effective to pay for this direct to the provider.

Travel by Train

For details on travelling to college by train, visit

Termly academic passes can be purchased online at or enquire at your local train station. National Rail offer 16-17 and 16-25 Saver Railcards, at a cost of £30, which could give you a 50% discount on off-peak rail fares. More information is available at 

Travel by Bicycle, Motorbike, Moped and Car

The college has free on-site parking. There are accessible bays as well as the provision to park motorcycles and bicycles.

Students should be mindful and considerate of parking restrictions in the surrounding residential area.