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Palmer’s - Transport

Our Palmer’s Campus is located in Grays just off the A13 and benefits from good transport links.

College Bus Service

In order to make getting to college as easy as possible, we offer a subsidised College Bus Service with pick-ups across Essex.

Although the buses can’t fit perfectly around every student’s timetable, they will ensure that you arrive at college before lessons start and get home after the day’s lessons have finished.

Areas currently served by the College Bus Service are:

  • Hornchurch
  • Rainham
  • Upminster

Download the route:

Get in touch

We check every year to see if we need to add routes and stops to help you get to college. If where you live is not included on our route, please contact us with suggestions for possible additions. We will be more than happy to look into this for you.

For more information about our College Bus Service please contact Admissions:

Public Transport

By Car

The Palmer's Campus can be accessed easily from the A13, please use the postcode RM17 5TD on your Sat Nav. The campus benefits from free car parking facilities on campus for students, although we cannot guarantee every student a parking space.

Cyclists are welcome.

By Rail

Grays station and Tilbury station on the Fenchurch Street line are the nearest stations to the college. Discounted student season tickets are available on the Southend to Fenchurch Street line.

Please note that these stations are not within reasonable walking distance of the college and will require further transport. There are regular bus services from Grays station to the college. 

Students can register online for a c2c Smartcard to save a third off rail travel to college. Visit c2c to find out more

By Bus

Both Ensignbus and First Bus have routes that go past the college, please visit and for further information.

It is recommended that you contact the local transport companies for further information, as routes are subject to change