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University Students travelling home for Christmas

We hope that your first term at university has gone well, considering the current situation, and kindly ask that should you plan to travel home for Christmas on our buses, you please follow the government travel guidance and only travel on those dates set by your university. You can view our timetables here or on the App

To help reduce the spread of the virus, we ask that when you travel with us you:

  • Wear a face covering
  • Bring your own hand sanitiser and sanitse hands before and after travel
  • Plan ahead and avoid busy times
  • Pay by contactless or in advance on our East Anglia Buses App -Some tickets are cheaper on the app!
  • Sit by an open window and socially distance at all times
  • Download the NHS Test and Trace app.

 

Getting to lectures and seminars on time is important so why not let us take you there and let us save you money on your travel and give you more to spend on those extra curicular activities!

I live  I need to catch  I need to buy 
Shipdham, Watton, Hingham, Barford
3
 Anywhere 
Swanton Morley, Dereham, Mattishall
Anywhere
Easton
4
  cityZone
Airport Park & Ride 
 521
Park&Ride
Hellesdon, Mile Cross and Earlham (Cromer Road, Boundary Road, Sweet Briar Road, Guardian Road)
521 (New!)
  cityZone      

NEW - Route 521 has arrived. To find out more about where this route travels- click here 
In addition to cityZone and Anywhere tickets, we also offer point to point tickets on the bus which can be found in our routes' farefinder

Annual pass

These tickets give you sound peace of mind that your bus travel is sorted for the whole academic year. What’s more you can use your ticket at the weekends and holidays so you can meet up with your friends, visit the city or do a bit of shopping. With this ticket, you can sit back and relax, knowing you need not spend anything again on travel until a year later. Available through the UEA travel office, for students and staff at a special discounted rate.

UEA Travel Office

Short term tickets

We also offer day return, weekly and monthly tickets to buy on the bus or (in most cases) on the East Anglia Buses App. For those travelling within the cityZone, we offer bundles of 10 trip tickets which are available on the App.

Times & Fares

3 term bus pass*

This pass gives you sound peace of mind that your bus travel is sorted for the whole academic year. What’s more you can use your ticket at the weekends and school holidays so you can meet up with your friends, hang out in the city or do a bit of shopping. With this ticket, you can sit back and relax, knowing you need not spend anything again on travel until this time next year. Valid until 21st July 2021. *Only valid to students studying full-time at the UEA and under the age of 20.

1 term bus pass*

Starting college can sometimes be an uncertain time so this pass allows you to get your student timetable sorted and work out how often you will need to catch the bus. Once it expires, get back in touch and we’ll suggest the best way to upgrade your bus pass to cover you for the rest of the year. Valid until the 18th December 2021. Not valid at weekends or in school holidays. *Only valid to students studying full-time at the UEA and under the age of 20.

In addition to our cityZone and Anywhere tickets, we also offer point to point tickets on the bus which can be found in our routes' farefinder

 
Anywhere
cityZone
Annual
TBC
TBC 
3 term* ( under 20's only)
£535
£370
1 term* ( under 20's only)
£185
£130

 

 

 

Visit the UEA Travel Office with your student ID and buy your ticket. It can be issued as a paper pass or on the East Anglia Buses app as an m-ticket. 

3term and 1term tickets (only available to under 20 year olds in full time education) can be bought on our
App, online or at Norwich Bus Station in advance of you starting University. 

Sometimes these things happen so don’t panic.  Call us on 0330 0539358 and we will arrange a replacement pass to be sent out to you. Please be aware that replacement passes will be charged an administration fee of £10 and you can pay over the phone or in person at the bus station.  To help avoid losing your pass, we encourage you to buy your ticket on our App and should the worse happen and you lose your phone, we can deactivate and reactivate your ticket once your new phone arrives. 

Are Your Buses Safe to Travel On?

We fully understand your concerns about safety when traveling on buses but we reassure you that your safety comes first.

To find out more about the special measures we have in place on buses - Click Here

You must wear a face covering when you travel with us, unless you are exempt and we encourage you to bring hand santiser to use before and after your journey.  Please note that if you choose not to wear a face covering and are unable to confirm if you are exempt, the police can fine you up to £100 for breaching the law. 

We also ask that you follow the following rules when travelling to help keep you safe

At the bus stop

  • whilst queuing try to keep 2 metres apart from anyone not in your household or social bubble.
  • board one at a time, be patient and give priority to those with mobility issues.

On the bus 

  • please travel upstairs or sit with other passengers in your college or year group, leaving enough room for other passengers to be social distanced elsewhere.
  • keep windows open to help with ventilation.
  • use a face covering to protect our drivers and your fellow passengers.

As you leave the bus

  • don’t approach within 2 metres of the driver until the bus has stopped 
  • use your hand sanitiser and/or wash your hands, before you touch your face.
  • maintain social distancing as you move through the bus shelter or bus station.