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Address Paston College, Grammar School Road, North Walsham, NR28 9JL

01692 402334
student travel discounts

Student Travel

Getting to Paston College is both easy and affordable. North Walsham is well served by both bus routes and train services.

North Walsham train station

North Walsham train station is just 5 minutes walk from Paston College. It connects services from Norwich to Cromer, Sheringham and Runton on the coast.

Student travel discounts

Norfolk County Council Post-16 Transport Scheme

Students can make use of the Norfolk County Council Post-16 Transport Scheme if travelling to Paston by bus.

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Greater Anglia 16+ Scholar ticket 

Students can access reduced rail fares through Greater Anglia’s 16+ Scholar ticket. Rail fares through may be cheaper than the Norfolk County Council subsidised rate, particularly from stations on the Norwich to Sheringham line. 

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Travel from the “core” area

The core route area includes, for example, East Runton, Cromer, Aylsham, Stalham, Wroxham/Hoveton, Hemsby, Rackheath, Coltishall and Horstead. You can view a map of the core routes here.

Further information and details can be found on the County Council or college website. Travel from locations within this area is organised by Norfolk County Council and full details are available on their website.  All buses stop near the College making journeys convenient and comfortable. Again please check rates linked to Greater Anglia’s Scholar deals which might be more convenient.

A full annual payment for the Post 16 Transport Scheme is £540 for 2019-2020, with options to pay in termly instalments (please see link above) to offer flexibility and spread the cost.

Travel from outside the “core” area

Travel from North Norwich, Acle, Yarmouth, Sheringham and Holt areas is currently organised through Norfolk County Council. Find out more here

Travel to Paston from Norwich and beyond is easy with Greater Anglia’s 16+ Scholar’s tickets.  As an example the current price (August 2018) for a 16+ ticket from Norwich to North Walsham is £716 per year, from Salhouse £498.10 a year and Sheringham £401.10 per year. Scholar’s tickets are available for travel from a wider area, if you contact Greater Anglia they can advise on the cheapest option at the time.

Students from households with earnings of £24,000 or less can apply to the 16-19 bursary, and may be awarded help towards the costs of travel – see the online bursary application here.

Please note all the information applies to 2019-20 only and will be reviewed for 2020-2021 in line with NCC changes.

Got a question about student travel?

If you need advice on travelling to College or have a question about anything below get in touch with Natalie Halsall using the form below or on 01603 773 607

CONTACT THE STUDENT TRAVEL ADVISER