Local children normally walk to school, cycle or use public transport. A number of parents use private cars or share lifts. However, the majority of students use public transport or privately operated coaches, direct to school.
Public Bus Services:
A service runs both ways between Chelmsford, Margaretting, Ingatestone, Mountnessing, Shenfield Station, Brentwood, Gidea park and Romford.
Nibs Buses operate a bus to Ingatestone High Street to arrive at 08:40 and depart at 15:45. Route covers Wickford, Basildon, Laindon and Billericay. Further details and timetable available as a download below. Contact: 01268-767870, http://www.nibsbuses.com/.
First Essex Buses (www.firstbus.co.uk/essex) operate the 620 bus to Ingatestone High Street to arrive at 08:30 and depart at 15:45. The routes operate from Abridge, Roding Hill and then via Theydon Bois Station, Epping, North Weald, Chipping Ongar, Kelvedon Hatch, Wyatt’s Green, Mountnessing to Ingatestone High Street: Please see their website for up-to-date timetable of the 620: 620 timetable
For more information, please follow this link: www.firstbus.co.uk/essex/anglo-european-school
For details on purchasing tickets, please follow this link: www.firstbus.co.uk/essex/tickets/buy-tickets-online
First Essex 351 between Chelmsford and Ingatestone and Brentwood and Ingatestone: There are some additional services for the start and end of the school day. The Timetable can be found as a download in the First Essex Buses section link:
First Customer Service is available on 03456 460 707
Rail Connections to Ingatestone:
Ingatestone Rail Station is on the Harwich to Liverpool Street (London) main line which serves stations between the two including Colchester, Chelmsford, Romford, Harold Wood etc. This also links with Braintree. The nearby station of Shenfield also provides a link between Ingatestone, Southend and Billericay. This provides a very wide range of possible links, although some require a change of trains.
Greater Anglia offer discounts to our students through their Scholar Season Ticket (please see download for details of the discount):
Greater Anglia are now able to offer an alternative way to purchase scholar rail tickets for those who find it difficult or inconvenient to travel to a Greater Anglia ticket office. Tickets for Anglo-European School will now be available on their railplus website: https://railplus.greateranglia.co.uk/anglia-european.html. It offers the following:
- 24/7 online ordering
- A system that allows the ticket to be ordered up to 1 month in advance
- New Smart Card ticket which can be used each term for future use and a greener way of ticketing
- No need to travel to a GA station to purchase. Order from the comfort of your own home.
The same restrictions will apply to your new Smart Card season ticket as per restrictions before.
You can still order the traditional way at the ticket office, but they have made this available to help relieve the added stress of travelling to renew. Please download the Scholars Season ticket confirmation letter when purchasing your season ticket at the ticket office.
There is also a 16-17 Saver Railcard offering 50% off standard anytime, off-peak, advance and season tickets – please follow this link for more information: https://www.16-17saver.co.uk/
From the north leave the A12 at the sign for Ingatestone and turn right into Fryerning Lane at the heart of the village and right into Willow Green. From the south, leave the A12 at the sign for Ingatestone and turn left into Fryerning Lane and right into Willow Green.
Arrive at Ingatestone Station and walk up Station Road onto the High Street. Turn left onto Fryerning Lane and right into Willow Green.
From Stansted Airport (the nearest airport) either take a coach to Chelmsford and train or bus to Ingatestone or the Stansted Express to London and out by train from Liverpool Street Station. From Heathrow or Gatwick travel into London and on by train from Liverpool Street. www.greateranglia.co.uk