Connections to and from Chelmsford are excellent with good road and rail links.
Chelmsford Bus station is located close to the rail station. All local bus and coach information can be obtained by visiting www.firstgroup.com. Coach travel is usually much cheaper than going by train. A student travel card will allow you cheaper travel on National Express coaches which travel throughout Britain.
Chelmsford Railway Station is a few minutes' walk from the city centre; One Railway runs train services to London, Liverpool Street (35 minutes). A network card offering discount travel can be bought. If you are a member of the Student Union you can obtain a Young Person's Rail Card which gives you a reduced rail fare.
Roads into Chelmsford allow easy access by car via A12 to London (45 km, 28 miles); M25 London orbital (20 km, 12 miles) with links to M1 North, M2 Dover, M3 Southampton and M4 Bristol.
Airports are close by: Southend (24 km, 15 miles; tel: 01702 538500) and Stansted (24 km, 15 miles; tel: 0844 335 1803).
Nearest ports on the East coast are: Harwich (72 km, 45 miles) and Felixstowe (80 km, 50 miles).