School/College Travel Discounts

Discounts are available for all ages with 16 to 19-year-olds in full-time education receiving up to 50% discount off adult fares on season tickets valid for a complete term or academic year.

Travel must be between any two stations within the Greater Anglia network but excludes Travelcard and Oyster areas.

The train is a fast and easy way to travel and increases the choice of where to study.

For easy payments, ask about monthly payment through Seasons Direct.

How to Apply:

For Schools near the following stations

  • Braintree
  • Brentwood
  • Broxbourne
  • Clacton
  • Cambridge
  • Chelmsford
  • Colchester
  • Hockley
  • Ipswich
  • Newport
  • North Walsham
  • Norwich
  • Shenfield
  • Southend Victoria
  • Ware
  • C2C

Visit our Railplus website

For Schools on the West Anglia Mainline:

(i.e. Cambridge, Bishop Stortford, Ely, Cheshunt, Harlow Town, etc.)

Please call the team on 0345 600 7245 (option 6)

For selected schools in Cambridge try the Cambridge Student Connect Card on the Great Northen website.

Anglia Plus Scholar Seasons

The discounted term passes are available online and from our ticket offices.

Annual or Annual (short) can be purchased via our business travel team on 0345 600 7245 (option 6)

The zones and fares are shown below:

Anglia plus scholar seasons map

1 Zone




Short Year


16-19 £399.00 £1197.00 £997.50 £133.00
Child £363.00 £1089.00 £907.50 £121.00

2 Zones

Age Term Year Short Year Monthly
16-19 £642.00 £1926.00 £1605.00 £214.00
Child £582.00 £1746.00 £1455.00 £194.00

For further information and to find out whether your school/college is eligible please contact our sales team at [email protected] .


If you'd like to refund a scholar pass for the full academic year, please contact [email protected] . There are no refunds available for termly passes for the spring term.

Tel: 0345 600 7245 (option 6)

Open Monday to Friday 09:00-16:30 (excluding bank holidays).