There are many different public transport options in and around the Saffron Walden area, click below to find out more;
Your nearest bus stops are located along Radwinter Road close to the Tesco Superstore. Stephensons of Essex operate the most frequent services through these stops to places such as Audley End, Haverhill, Stansted Airport and Bishops Stortford. In general, bus services run hourly along Radwinter Road. For local bus timetables, please click here.
Park & Ride
If you’re travelling into Cambridge, why not catch the Park & Ride instead? There are two locations within a 30-minute drive from Saffron View, either; Babraham Road or alternatively Trumpington Park & Ride. You can also use these services on the weekend for leisure trips into the city. Find out more; CambridgeParkandRide.info
Train Travel from Audley End
The nearest train station to Saffron View is located in Audley End (approximately a 20-minute cycle ride). Audley End station is operated by Greater Anglia and offers direct services to Cambridge and London Liverpool Street. Travelling by train is a great option if commuting to Cambridge and discounts are available when purchasing season tickets (either weekly, monthly or annual). The train station provides over 650 car parking spaces for those that wish to drive there and there are also discounts available for car parking season tickets. Alternatively, you will find 86 sheltered bicycle storage spaces (covered by CCTV). You can also take bikes on the train – click here for more information.
Railcards are a great way to easily save money on the cost of train travel – particularly for leisure purposes – with up to 1/3 off! With a variety of cards available such as; 16-19 Railcard, Disabled Persons Railcard, Two Together Railcard and Senior Railcard. Visit the Railcard.co.uk website to find out more information and how to apply. Also, keep up to date with their special offers on Twitter – @Railcards
If travelling to Cambridge by train, why not add PlusBus to your ticket? For an additional small charge, per day you can have unlimited bus travel around Cambridge! PlusBus is available in many other cities too including Bishops Stortford, Colchester and Ely. Find out more: PlusBus.info.