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 available as a download. 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 will 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:
First Essex 351 and 350 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:
For details on purchasing tickets, please follow this link: www.firstbus.co.uk/aes620service
First Customer Service is available on 03456 460 707
First Essex Buses also operate a Student Discount Card, details of which can be found under First Essex Buses in the ‘Travel’ drop down section to the left of this page.
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 – please see information in the download: Scholar Seasons from Greater Anglia.
A 16-17 Saver Railcard became available from 20th August 2019 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. From the south, leave the A12 at the sign for Ingatestone and turn left into Fryerning Lane.
Arrive at Ingatestone Station and walk up Station Road onto the High Street. Turn left onto Fryerning Lane and right into Willow Green.
By Air: 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