Bus Routes

Soham (operated by the college)

Travel Information – Soham

Please note that times and routes correct at time of publishing.

The bus service is run by Stephenson's. 

Soham, Forham, Newmarket, West Suffolk College, Abbeygate Sixth Form College

Outward Journey: 

Time

Bus Stop/location

0745

Soham, Townsend, Holmes Lane Bus Stop

0747

Soham, Churchgate Street, White Hart Lane

0749

Soham, High Street, Brook Dam Lane

0756

Soham, Fordham Road, Staples Lane

0758

Soham, Fordham Road, Centre Road

0802

Fordham, Carter Street, Bus Stop

0812

Newmarket, The Guineas (Bus Station)

0845

Bury St Edmunds, West Suffolk College

0850 Beetons Way, Abbeygate Sixth Form College

Return Journey:

Time

Bus Stop/location

1610

Beetons Way, Abbeygate Sixth Form College

1615 Bury St Edmunds, West Suffolk College

1643

Newmarket, The Guineas (Bus Station)

1658

Fordham, Carter Street, Bus Stop

1702

Soham, Fordham Road, Centre Road

1704

Soham, Fordham Road, Staples Lane

1706

Soham, High Street, Brook Dam Lane

1708

Soham, Churchgate Street, White Hart Lane

1710

Soham, Townsend, Holmes Lane Bus Stop

Diss (operated by the college)

Travel Information – Diss college bus route

Please note that times and routes correct at time of publishing.

Bus service provided by Galloways. 

Diss, Eye, Debenham, Stonham Aspal, Forward Green, Stowupland, Stowmarket, West Suffolk College

Outward Journey:

Time

Bus Stop/location

0710

Diss, Bus Station

0712

Diss, Victoria Road

0725

Eye, Town Hall  (bus shelter opposite)

0730

Occold Turn (B1077)

0739

Debenham, Bus Shelter (opposite Abbots)

0740

Debenham, High School

0749

Stonham Aspal, Pound Corner

0753

Forward Green (community centre entrance)

0759

Stowupland, The Crown

0805

Stowmarket, Tesco (Bus stop Gun Cotton Way)

0815

Stowmarket, Train Station

0840

Abbeygate Sixth Form College

0850

West Suffolk College

Return Journey:

Time

Bus Stop/location

1615

Abbeygate Sixth Form College

1620

West Suffolk College

1635

Stowmarket, Train Station

1700

Stowmarket, Tesco (Bus stop Gun Cotton Way)

1704

Stowupland, The Crown

1724

Forward Green, The Green

1732

Stonham Aspal, Pound Corner

1741

Debenham, High School

1742

Debenham, Bus Shelter (opposite Abbots)

1747

Occold Turn (B1077)

1757

Eye, Town Hall

1810

Diss, Victoria Road

1812

Diss, Bus Station

Haverhill (operated by the college)

Travel Information – Haverhill

The new Haverhill Express route has been introduced for 2020, providing a direct route from Haverhill to the College. 

Please note that times and routes correct at time of publishing.

Stephenson's 901 (term days only)

Haverhill Withersfield Road

0720

Haverhill, Howe Road

0721

Haverhill, Park Road

0722

Haverhill, Chimswell Way

0725

Haverhill, Burton End, opposite Cleves Road

0728

Haverhill, Greenfields Way

0730

Haverhill, Bus Station

0740

Haverhill Road, The Fox

0743

Abbeygate Sixth Form College

0840

West Suffolk College

0900

Return Journey (Stephenson's 901)

Abbeygate Sixth Form College

1620

West Suffolk College

1625

Haverhill Road, The Fox

1702

Haverhill, Bus Station

1705

Haverhill, Greenfields Way

1708

Haverhill, Burton End, opposite Cleves Road

1711

Haverhill, Chimswell Way

1715

Haverhill, Park Road

1717

Haverhill, Howe Road

1718

Haverhill, Withersfield Road

1720

This is just one route of many. For more information on timetables and bus fares, please refer to the bus operator's website. - www.stephensonsofessex.com

 

Stowmarket (operated by the college)

Travel Information – College bus route

Please note that times and routes correct at time of publishing.

Bus service provided by Stephenson's

Diss, Eye, Debenham, Stonham Aspal, Forward Green, Stowupland, Stowmarket, West Suffolk College

Outward Journey - 903 Galloways

Time

Bus Stop/location

0710

Diss, Bus Station

0712

Diss, Victoria Road

0725

Eye, Town Hall  (bus shelter opposite)

0730

Occold Turn (B1077)

0739

Debenham, Bus Shelter (opposite Abbots)

0740

Debenham, High School

0749

Stonham Aspal, Pound Corner

0753

Forward Green (community centre entrance)

0759

Stowupland, The Crown

0805

Stowmarket, Tesco (Bus stop Gun Cotton Way)

0815

Stowmarket, Train Station

0840

Abbeygate Sixth Form College

0850

West Suffolk College

Return Journey:

Time

Bus Stop/location

1615

Abbeygate Sixth Form College

1620

West Suffolk College

1635

Stowmarket, Train Station

1700

Stowmarket, Tesco (Bus stop Gun Cotton Way)

1704

Stowupland, The Crown

1724

Forward Green, The Green

1732

Stonham Aspal, Pound Corner

1741

Debenham, High School

1742

Debenham, Bus Shelter (opposite Abbots)

1747

Occold Turn (B1077)

1757

Eye, Town Hall

1810

Diss, Victoria Road

1812

Diss, Bus Station

Newmarket

Travel Information – Newmarket

Please note that times and routes correct at time of publishing.

Stephenson 16A (school days only)

Time

Bus Stop/location

0700

Newmarket, The Guineas Bus Station (Bay 2)

0708

Moulton, Crossroads (E-bound)

0711

Kentford, Post Office (opp)

0713

Kennett, Railway Station (nr)

0721

Red Lodge, Horseshoe Drive (adj)

0724

Red Lodge, Laurel Close (adj)

0728

Red Lodge, Ash Court (opp)

0731

Red Lodge, Thistle Way (opp)

0737

Worlington, Walnut Tree (N-bound)

0740

Mildenhall, Bus Station (Stand A) Arrive

0742

Mildenhall, Bus Station (Stand A) Depart

0747

Mildenhall, Clare Close (opp)

0757

Icklingham, Red Lion (opp)

0808

Culford, School (opp)

0826

Bury St Edmunds, St Benedicts Catholic School (o/s)

0835

Westley Estate, Westley School (opp)

0838

Bury St Edmunds, West Suffolk College (adj)

0842

Bury St Edmunds, St Louis School (adj)

0845

Bury St Edmunds, Bus Station (Stand 3)

Return Journey (Stephenson 16)

Time

Bus Stop/location

1550

Bury St Edmunds, Bus Station (Stand 3)

1552

Bury St Edmunds, Railway Station (adj)

1558

Fornham St Genevieve, Oak Close (adj)

1600

Fornham All Saints, The Green (opp)

1602

Hengrave, Bus Shelter (opp)

1604

Flempton, Church (opp)

1607

Lackford, Bus Shelter (opp)

1611

Icklingham, Red Lion (adj)

1620

Mildenhall, Bus Station (Stand C) arr

1622

Mildenhall, Bus Station (Stand C) dep

1626

Worlington, Walnut Tree (S-bound)

1632

Red Lodge, Thistle Way (adj)

1634

Red Lodge, Ash Court (adj)

1636

Red Lodge, Laurel Close (opp)

1638

Red Lodge, Horseshoe Drive (opp)

1644

Kennett, Railway Station (opp)

1645

Kentford, Post Office (adj)

1647

Moulton, Crossroads (W-bound)

1655

Newmarket, The Guineas Bus Station (Bay 2)

1700

Newmarket, Railway Station (opp)

This is just one route of many. For more information on timetables and bus fares, please refer to the bus operator's website. - www.stephensonsofessex.com

 

Mildenhall

Travel Information – Mildenhall

Please note that times and routes correct at time of publishing.

Route 1: Mulley’s 955 (school days only)

Time

Bus Stop/location

0735

West Row, Blenheim Close (opp)

0738

West Row, Neve Gardens (adj)

0745

Mildenhall, Bus Station (Stand A) arr

0750

Mildenhall, Bus Station (Stand A) dep

0758

Barton Mills, Bull Inn (opp)

0805

Icklingham, Red Lion (opp)

0809

Lackford, Bus Shelter (o/s)

0813

Flempton, Church (adj)

0815

Hengrave, Bus Shelter (o/s)

0830

Bury St Edmunds, St Benedicts Catholic School (o/s)

0837

Westley Estate, Westley School (opp)

0843

Bury St Edmunds, West Suffolk College (adj)

0849

Bury St Edmunds, St Louis School (adj)

0851

Bury St Edmunds, Bus Station (Stand 3)

Return Journey (Mulley’s 955)

Time

Bus Stop/location

1535

Bury St Edmunds, Bus Station (Stand 3)

1538

Bury St Edmunds, West Suffolk College (opp)

1545

Westley Estate, Westley School (N-bound)

1555

Bury St Edmunds, St Benedicts Catholic School (o/s)

1603

Hengrave, Bus Shelter (opp)

1605

Flempton, Church (opp)

1609

Lackford, Bus Shelter (opp)

1613

Icklingham, Red Lion (adj)

1620

Barton Mills, Bull Inn (o/s)

1627

Mildenhall, Bus Station (Stand A) arr

1628

Mildenhall, Bus Station (Stand A) dep

1631

Mildenhall, Clare Close (adj)

1641

West Row, Neve Gardens (opp)

1645

West Row, Blenheim Close (adj)

1652

Beck Row, Rose & Crown (opp)

1653

Beck Row, Parkside (opp)

1656

Holywell Row, Holywell Farm (N-bound)

1658

Eriswell, Sparks Farm (adj)

1700

Eriswell, Lords Walk (opp)

1706

Lakenheath, Post Office (adj)

1708

Lakenheath, Post Box (o/s)

Route 2: Stephenson 16A (school days only)

Time

Bus Stop/location

0740

Mildenhall, Bus Station (Stand A) Arrive

0742

Mildenhall, Bus Station (Stand A) Depart

0747

Mildenhall, Clare Close (opp)

0757

Icklingham, Red Lion (opp)

0808

Culford, School (opp)

0826

Bury St Edmunds, St Benedicts Catholic School (o/s)

0835

Westley Estate, Westley School (opp)

0838

Bury St Edmunds, West Suffolk College (adj)

Return (Stephenson 16A)

Time

Bus Stop/location

1550

Bury St Edmunds, Bus Station (Stand 3)

1552

Bury St Edmunds, Railway Station (adj)

1558

Fornham St Genevieve, Oak Close (adj)

1600

Fornham All Saints, The Green (opp)

1602

Hengrave, Bus Shelter (opp)

1604

Flempton, Church (opp)

1607

Lackford, Bus Shelter (opp)

1611

Icklingham, Red Lion (adj)

1620

Mildenhall, Bus Station (Stand C) arr

1622

Mildenhall, Bus Station (Stand C) dep

Route 3: Mulley’s 956 (school/College days only)

 

Time

Bus Stop/location

0715

Mildenhall Bus Station (Stand A)

0725

Worlington, adj Walnut Tree

0728

Worlington, adj Walnut Grove

0731

Freckenham, adj Elms Road

0735

Red Lodge, adj Horseshoe Drive

0738

Red Lodge, opp The Birches

0742

Herringswell, opp Memorial

0747

Tuddenham, opp White Hart

0751

Cavenham, adj Post Office

0756

Risby Green (E-Bound)

0800

Risby, adj Giles Way

0820

Horringer Court, o/s School

0830

Westley Estate, o/s Westly School

0840

Bury St Edmunds, o/s St Benedicts Catholic School

0845

Bury St Edmunds, adj West Suffolk College

This is just one route of many. For more information on timetables and bus fares, please refer to the bus operator's website. - bustimes.org/operators/MULM

 

Clare

West Suffolk College Travel Information – Clare

Please note that times and routes are correct at the time of publishing.

Outward Journey: Chambers 374 (school days only)

Time

Bus stop/location

0730

Clare, Westfields

0734

Clare, Market Hill, War Memorial

0741

Cavendish, The Bull 

0745

Glemsford, Lower Road

0755

Glemsford, Bus Shelter

0802

Boxted, Blacksmiths Corner 

0805

Hartest Green

0810

Brockley Green, Bus Shelter

0812

Gulling Green, Brockley Place

0816

Whepstead, Church Hill

0830

Bury St Edmunds, Arc Shopping Centre

0834

West Suffolk College

0837

West Suffolk House

0845

Bury St Edmunds, County Upper School

Return Journey: Chambers 374 (school days only)

Time

Bus stop/location

1538

Bury St Edmunds, Bus Station

1550

Bury St Edmunds, County Upper School

1605

West Suffolk College

1608

Bury St Edmunds, Arc Shopping Centre

1617

Bury St Edmunds, West Suffolk Hospital

1626

Horringer, Sharpes Lane

1634

Whepstead, Church Hill

1640

Brockley Green, Bus Shelter

1645

Hartest Green

1647

Boxted, Blacksmiths Corner

1656

Glemsford, Shelter

1704

Cavendish, The Bull

1711

Clare, Market Hill, War Memorial

1714

Clare, Westfields

This is just one route of many. For more information on timetables and bus fares, please refer to the bus operator's website - West Suffolk College - Hedingham and Chambers

Chambers Online passes

If you travel via a Chambers bus, you can apply for an online pass which can be used via the Hedingham and Chambers app. 

  • Term ticket: 2 days - £200 per term
  • Term ticket: 3 days - £260 per term
  • Term ticket: 5 days - £320 per term

To apply for a ticket, please use the following link - Chambers Online Tickets. For students applying for a Bursary, please do not apply for a pass as one will be sent to you if awarded.

 

 

Thetford

Travel Information – Thetford

Please note that times and routes correct at time of publishing.

Route 1: Coach Service 86A (School days only)

Time

Bus stop/location

0750

Brandon, Old Forge Court (opp)

0752

Brandon, Lingheath Road (opp)

0810

Thetford, Bus Interchange (Stand C)

0815

Thetford, Queensway (opp)

0821

Barnham, School (o/s)

0830

Ingham, The Cadogan (adj)

0834

Fornham St Genevieve, Oak Close (opp)

0835

Fornham St Martin, The Woolpack (opp)

0840

Bury St Edmunds, St Benedicts Catholic School (o/s)

0845

Bury St Edmunds, West Suffolk House (adj)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Return Journey (Coach Service 86A) 

Time

Bus Stop/location

1545

Bury St Edmunds, West Suffolk House (opp)

1555

Bury St Edmunds, St Benedicts Catholic School (o/s)

1600

Fornham St Martin, The Woolpack (o/s)

1601

Fornham St Genevieve, Oak Close (adj)

1605

Ingham, The Cadogan (opp)

1614

Barnham, School (opp)

1620

Thetford, Queensway (adj)

1630

Thetford, Bus Interchange (Stand C)

1642

Brandon, Lingheath Road (adj)

1644

Brandon, Old Forge Court (adj)

1645

Brandon, Tesco Main Entrance (o/s)

1648

Brandon, Mile End (N-bound)

1650

Brandon, Pond Lane (adj)

1651

Brandon, Church Close (adj)

Alternative Return Journey  (Coach Service 84) - Public

Time

Bus Stop/location

1655

Bury St Edmunds, West Suffolk Hospital

1710

Bury St Edmunds, West Suffolk College, Lay-by

1715

Bury St Edmunds, Bus Station, Stand 2

1717

Bury St Edmunds, Rail Station Forecourt

1719

Fornham St Martin, opp. The Woolpack

1721

Fornham St Genevieve, Oak Close

1725

Inghma, Crossroads opp. P.H

1735

Barnham, opp. Bus shelter

1741

Thetford, Bury Road, Queensway

1747

Thetford, St Martins Way

1750

Thetford, St Johns Way

1752

Thetford, Canterbury Way, Exeter Way

1754

Thetford, Canterbury Way, opp. Monksgate

1800

Thetford, Bus Interchange Stand B

1810  

Thetford, Anne Bartholemew

Route 2: Coach Service 332 (School days only)

Time

Bus Stop/location

0725

Thetford, Bus Interchange (Stand B)

0732

Thetford, Rosecroft Way (adj)

0737

Euston, Telephone Box (opp)

0741

Fakenham Magna, St Peters Church (adj)

0745

Sapiston, Bus Shelter (opp)

0747

Honington, The Fox (adj)

0750

Honington, Honington Rise (opp)

0754

Troston, Capel Close (adj)

0757

Great Livermere, Memorial Shelter (adj)

0801

Ampton, Park Gates (adj)

0804

Ingham, Orchard House (adj)

0807

Culford, School (opp)

0812

Fornham St Genevieve, Oak Close (opp)

0813

Fornham St Martin, The Woolpack (opp)

0830

Bury St Edmunds, St Benedicts Catholic School (o/s)

0838

Bury St Edmunds, West Suffolk College (adj)

0842

Bury St Edmunds, St Louis School (adj)

0845

Bury St Edmunds, Bus Station (Stand 2)

Return Journey (Coach Service 332)

Time

Bus Stop/location

1545

Bury St Edmunds, Bus station stand 2

1552

Bury St Edmunds, West Suffolk College (opp)

1555

Bury St Edmunds, St Benedicts Catholic School (o/s)

1605

Fornham St Martin, The Woolpack (o/s)

1606

Fornham St Genevieve, Oak Close (adj)

1610

Culford, School (o/s)

1613

Ingham, Orchard House (opp)

1616

Ampton, Park Gates (opp)

1620

Great Livermere, Memorial Shelter (opp)

1623

Troston, Capel Close (opp)

1627

Honington, Honington Rise (adj)

1630

Honington, The Fox (opp)

1632

Sapiston, Bus Shelter (o/s)

1636

Fakenham Magna, St Peters Church (opp)

1640

Euston, Telephone Box (o/s)

1645

Thetford, Rosecroft Way (opp)

1652

Thetford, Bus Interchange (Stand B)

This is just one route of many. For more information on timetables and bus fares, please refer to the bus operators website - www.coachservicesltd.com/timetables-maps/

Brandon

Routes from Brandon

Please note that times and routes correct at time of publishing.

Route 1: Coach Services 86 (School days only)

Time

Bus Stop/location

0730

Brandon, Kestrel Drive (opp)

0733

Brandon, Walton Way (adj)

0735

Brandon, Tesco Main Entrance (o/s)

0738

Brandon, Mile End (N-bound)

0740

Brandon, Pond Lane (adj)

0742

Brandon, Church Close (adj)

0746

Brandon, Old Forge Court (opp)

0752

Brandon, Lingheath Road (opp)

0804

Eleveden, London Road Crossroads (S-bound)

0815

Culford, School (opp)

0819

Fornham St Genevieve, Oak Close (opp)

0820

Fornham St Martin, The Woolpack (opp)

0830

Bury St Edmunds, St Benedicts Catholic School (o/s)

0845

Bury St Edmunds, West Suffolk College (adj)

0848

Bury St Edmunds, St Louis School (adj

0850

Bury St Edmunds, Bus Station (Stand 2)

Return Journey: Coach Services 86

Time

Bus Stop/location

1540

Bury St Edmunds, Bus Station (Stand 2)

1550

Westley Estate, Westley School (N-bound)

1555

Bury St Edmunds, St Benedicts Catholic School (o/s)

1601

Fornham St Martin, The Woolpack (o/s)

1602

Fornham St Genevieve, Oak Close (adj)

1608

Culford, School (o/s)

1628

Elveden, London Road Crossroads (N-bound)

1634

Brandon, Walton Way (adj)

1636

Brandon, Tesco Main Entrance (o/s)

1638

Brandon, Mile End (N-bound)

1640

Brandon, Pond Lane (adj)

1642

Brandon, Church Close (adj)

1646

Brandon, Old Forge Court (opp)

1650

Brandon, Lingheath Road (opp)

This is just one route of many. For more information on timetables and bus fares, please refer to the bus operator's website - www.coachservicesltd.com/timetables-maps/

Diss

Travel Information for Diss

Please note that times and routes correct at time of publishing.

Route 1 Outward Journey: Simonds 304 (school days only)

Time

Bus Stop/location

0705

Diss, Bus Station (adj)

0710

Palgrave, Church (opp)

0715

Wortham, School (o/s)

0720

Botesdale, Simonds Court (adj)

0724

Rickinghall Inferior, Church (opp)

0729

Wattisfield, The Street (adj)

0732

Hepworth, Duke of Marlborough (opp)

0736

Stanton, Buckles Field (opp)

0738

Stanton, Memorial (adj)

0743

Stanton, Hilltop Way (adj)

0746

Bardwell, Green (adj)

0800

Ixworth, Walsham Road

0809

Ixworth, Village Hall (adj)

0810

Ixworth, Mulleys Garage (E-bound)

0815

Great Barton, Bunbury Arms (adj)

0819

Great Barton, Shelter (opp)

0824

Fornham St Martin, Russell Baron Road (adj)

0835

Bury St Edmunds, St Benedicts Catholic School (o/s)

0842

Bury St Edmunds, West Suffolk College (adj)

0847

Bury St Edmunds, Bus Station (Stand 5)

Route 1 Return Journey: Simonds 304

Time

Bus Stop/location

1545

Bury St Edmunds, Bus Station (Stand 5)

1550

Bury St Edmunds, West Suffolk College (opp)

1555

Bury St Edmunds, St Benedicts Catholic School (o/s)

1601

Fornham St Martin, Russell Baron Road (opp)

1606

Great Barton, Shelter (adj)

1610

Great Barton, Bunbury Arms (opp)

1615

Ixworth, Village Hall (opp)

1618

Ixworth, Free School (E-bound)

1623

Bardwell, Green (opp)

1626

Stanton, Hilltop Way (opp)

1631

Stanton, Memorial (opp)

1633

Hepworth, Duke of Marlborough (o/s)

1636

Wattisfield, The Street (opp)

s1639

Hinderclay, Bus Shelter (opp)

1642

Rickinghall Inferior, Church (SE-bound)

1646

Botesdale, Simonds Court (opp)

s1647

Redgrave, Village Sign (adj)

s1650

Magpie Green, The Green (opp)

s1652

Wortham, School (opp)

1656

Palgrave, Church (o/s)

1706

Diss, Bus Station (adj)

This is just one route of many. For more information on timetables and bus fares, please refer to the bus operator's website. - www.simonds.co.uk/local-bus-times#C1

Needham Market

Trains to Bury St Edmunds train station (return to Needham Market)

Please note that times correct at time of publishing and are for guidance only - we advise you check the website for any changes before travelling.

Outward Journey

Time from

Needham Market Station

Arrive at

Bury St Edmunds Train station

07.03

07.29

08.29

08.56

Return Journey

Time from

Bury St Edmunds Station

Arrive at

Needham Market Train station

16.26

16.52

17.28

17.53

18.28

18.53

This is just one route of many. For more information on timetables and bus fares, please refer to the Greater Anglia or National Rail website. 

Sudbury

West Suffolk College Travel Information – Clare

Please note that times and routes are correct at the time of publishing.

Outward Journey: Chambers 753 (school days only)

Time

Bus stop/location

0720

Sudbury, Bus Station

0733

Long Melford, Post Office

0740

Acton, Queensway

0743

Great Waldingfield, Bowls & Social Club

0754

Lavenham, The Swan

0803

Cross Green, Old Hall Lane

0810

Sicklesmere, Post Office

0822

Bury St Edmunds, West Suffolk Hospital

0831

Bury St Edmunds, Arc Shopping Centre

0833

Bury St Edmunds, Bus Station

0840

West Suffolk College

0847

Bury St Edmunds, County Upper School

Return Journey: Chambers 753 (school days only)

Time

Bus stop/location

1604

West Suffolk College

1612

Bury St Edmunds, Bus Station

1614

Bury St Edmunds, Arc Shopping Centre

1619

Bury St Edmunds, West Suffolk Hospital

1629

Sicklesmere, Post Office

1629

Great Whelnetham, Raynsford Road

1635

Stanningfield, Bus Shelter

1640

Cross Green, Old Hall Lane

1650

Lavenham, The Swan

1700

Great Waldingfield, Bowls & Social Club

1708

Long Melford, Bull Lane Farm

1711

Long Melford, Post Office

1718

Sudbury, Suffolk Road

1720

Sudbury, Bus Station

This is just one route of many. For more information on timetables and bus fares, please refer to the bus operator's website - West Suffolk College - Hedingham and Chambers

Chambers Online passes

If you travel via a Chambers bus, you can apply for an online pass which can be used via the Hedingham and Chambers app. 

  • Term ticket: 2 days - £200 per term
  • Term ticket: 3 days - £260 per term
  • Term ticket: 5 days - £320 per term

To apply for a ticket, please use the following link - Chambers Online Tickets. For students applying for a Bursary, please do not apply for a pass as one will be sent to you if awarded.