Student Tickets / Where to Buy

Treat yourself with a cheaper ticket

Pick up your student pass and start saving £££'s on bus travel

Anglian Ruskin University

We understand that being a student can be stressful and expensive, especially with rising parking and fuel costs. That's why we're working with Anglia Ruskin University to bring you affordable and reliable bus travel.

You can purchase your discounted tickets from the First Travel Shop at the bus station in Chelmsford. You will need a passport photograph to buy monthly and annual tickets.

You can visit the First Travel Shop on Dukes Street, Chelmsford, Essex, CM1 1GZ. Or contact us on 01245 263859.

You can also purchase 12 journey carnet tickets from your Students Union, located on the 1st floor of the Tindal building.

Essex University

Set in over 200 acres of parkland and home to 16 academic departments, the University of Essex has the bus service to match it's impressive Colchester campus. With buses taking you to and from the uni all day everyday, and great savings on weekly, monthly and annual tickets, it makes sense to travel with First.

Visit the University Post Office at The Burrow, Square 3 to purchase your discounted pass.

You can also purchase tickets from the First Travel Shop on Queen Street, Colchester. You will need a passport photograph to buy monthly and annual tickets.

Colchester Institute, The College at Braintree and The College at Clacton

Located across three campuses, these colleges boast over 450 different courses. So we've teamed up with all three to enable students to travel to and from them with ease and at an affordable price.

Tickets are available from the Student Services department at all three campuses. You will need a valid college ID badge to purchase a ticket and use as a photo ID when using it.