Lowestoft Sixth Form College is situated on Rotterdam Road with excellent local public transport links.
The college is adjacent to National Cycle Route 1 (Fakenham to Harwich and passing through Felixstowe, Ipswich, Lowestoft and Beccles). We have 100 sheltered and secure bike racks available with lockers for storage.
Lowestoft Bus Station is approximately 10 minutes walk from the college. There are frequent bus services throughout the area that terminate in Lowestoft.
Visit: https://www.firstgroup.com/norfolk-suffolk for further information.
Subsidised Bus Service
We offer a subsidised bus service for students living in the Loddon, Somerleyton and Blundeston areas. This service enables students living in outlying villages in the areas that are not supported adequately by public transport, to achieve their aim to study at Lowestoft Sixth Form College.
The service covers the following route:
Chedgrave>Claxton>Thurton>Loddon>Hales> Thurlton> Haddiscoe>
Somerleyton> Blundeston>Lowestoft Sixth Form
The service is subsidised by Lowestoft Sixth Form College and runs twice a day (term time only). Pick up times are at designated stops along the route, arriving at college in time for the start of classes. The return journey leaves the college at 4.15pm.
For enquiries, please contact Student Services: 01502 537000.
Lowestoft Train Station is situated in the town centre, about 12 minutes from campus and has frequent connections to Norwich (on the Wherry Lines), Ipswich and London (on the East Suffolk Lines). Find out more here: www.greateranglia.co.uk
Trains from Lowestoft Train Station stop at Brampton, Beccles, Brundall, Cantley, Darsham, Ipswich, Haddiscoe, Halesworth, Melton, Norwich, Oulton Broad, Reedham, Saxmundham, Somerleyton and Woodbridge.
Network Rail offer the 16-17 Saver discount card, at a cost of £30, which could give a 50% discount on most rail fares.
More information is available at: www.16-17saver.co.uk
Travel by Motorbike, Moped and Car
A limited number of designated moped/motorcycle parking bays are also available with large lockers for storage.
We do not have any student car parking on site. Students should be mindful and considerate of parking restrictions in the surrounding residential area.
Financial Support For Transport
Living over three miles from college? You may be eligible for subsidised travel. You will need to complete a Suffolk County Council Travel Form.
Students should be mindful that although subsidised travel could be offered to them on public transport routes, it may be more cost-effective to pay for this direct to the provider.
Living over 3 miles from college? You may be eligible for subsidised travel. You will need to complete a Norfolk County Council Travel Form.
Further information is available on: 0344 800 8020 and: www.norfolk.gov.uk/post16transport.
Enables you to receive up to 25% discount off full price adult bus fares. Visit: https://endeavour.suffolkonboard.com/
16-19 Bursary Funds may be used for transport costs.For more information please call: 01502 537000 and ask to speak with the Finance Department.