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Cronton Sixth Form College Bus Timetable Updates Mersey Gateway Bridge

Important notice for students travelling to college by bus from Runcorn, Frodsham and Helsby

The Mersey Gateway bridge will open on Saturday 14th October at midnight.
As soon as the new bridge opens, the current bridge will close and the following changes to college buses will come into effect:

BUS 41

The morning timetable will run 5 minutes earlier at each stop – please get to your stop 5 minutes earlier than normal. This bus will now pick up and drop off in the Old Town at 08.25 (this is instead of the 43A/B)

BUS 43 A&B

This timetable will run at its normal time BUT it will no longer pick up or drop off in the Old Town (students getting on/off at the Old Town should get on the 41)

Anthony’s Travel 1

The morning timetable will run 5 minutes earlier at each stop – please get to your stop 5 minutes earlier than normal

Click here for the 41, 43 and Anthony’s Travel 1 bus timetables

Changes to Public Transport Services from Runcorn

There have also been changes to public transport buses including 14/14A/14C, 61/61A and 62/62A. For details and new timetables please click on the links below:

Halton Borough Council Website

Halton Transport Website

If you have any concerns over your route please let reception know and they will forward your concern to the Admissions Team who will contact you.

Travelling Over The New Bridge By Car

Travel over the new bridge is free for Halton residents BUT you must register your car to travel for free. If you do not live in Halton and will be travelling over the bridge, there will be a fee. You need to register in order to pay the toll to travel over the bridge.

Don’t forget to register your car at: www.merseryflow.co.uk

Cronton Sixth Form College is situated on the A5080 Cronton Lane between the village of Cronton and Farnworth.

By Bus:

FREE BUS TRAVEL*

Free Bus Pass at Cronton Sixth Form College Widnes
At Cronton Sixth Form College we aim to ensure that your travel journey to college is a smooth one by providing you with:

  • A FREE Halton Transport bus pass up to £540 per year for every student who lives more than 1.5 miles away from college which you can also use in the evenings and at weekends
  • Extensive dedicated Halton Transport buses throughout the region

 
The following bus timetables include both College buses and public transport buses. All of the buses included are eligible for a FREE bus pass – which is indicated on the timetable.

The admissions team will discuss transport with you at your interview. If you cannot find the right bus for you on this page, then call the Neighbourhood Travel Team who will be able to prepare a personalised travel plan for you to find us – 0800 1953 173.

You will be advised on how to apply for your bus pass at enrolment by the Student Services team.
 

Select your bus timetables by area:

Widnes
Catch any of the following Halton Transport services that either stop at the campus or nearby in Birchfield Road. Click here for some of the available bus timetables.

Liverpool & Knowsley

Click here to view buses covering the following areas: Liverpool / Huyton / Edge Lane / Broadgreen / Garston / Speke / Allerton, Woolton, Whiston and Prescot.

Runcorn, Moore & Stockton Heath

Click here to view buses covering the following areas: Runcorn East / Beechwood / Clifton Road / Castlefields / Grangeway / Runcorn High Street / Halton Lea / Halton Lodge and Stockton Heath / Ellesmere Port / Helsby / Frodsham /

Helsby, Frodsham & Ellesmere Port

Click here to view buses covering the following areas: Ellesmere Port / Helsby & Frodsham

Sutton & St Helens

Click here to view buses covering the following areas: St Helens / Sutton Manor

Warrington

Click here to view buses covering the following areas: Lunts Heath / Widnes / Penketh / Warrington / Stocks Lane / Great Sankey / Cromwell Avenue and Farnworth

By Train:

Cronton Sixth Form College is a ten minute walk from Widnes Station on the Liverpool to Warrington line. (For further information on train times and fares please call the National Rail enquiry line on 08457 48 49 50.)

By Car:

From M62

  • Exit the M62 at junction 6
  • At the roundabout join the A5080 towards Cronton
  • Straight ahead at the traffic lights, you will find us on the right.

 
From M56

  • Exit the M56 at junction 12 Take the A557 following signs for The Bridge
  • Take the 2nd slip road signposted Widnes, follow signs for Riverside College Kingsway
  • Continue up Kingsway until roundabout, take 1st exit and follow signs for Riverside College Cronton.

 
*Terms and conditions apply