Intensive Driving Courses in Ely

If you’re on the hunt for a top-notch driving school in Ely, then there are plenty of reasons to choose PassMeFast. We offer a flexible approach to intensive courses. So, instead of having to clear your schedule to take everything in a 5 day period, you control the pace of your lessons. And that’s just one of the benefits of booking with us: you’ll also be able to take advantage of our fast-tracking service, together with personalised customer service. Read on for full details on our crash courses in Ely!

Booking Intensive Driving Lessons in Ely

Too many learner drivers think that their only options are an inflexible one week driving course or slow, traditional hourly lessons. Neither of these really meets the needs of those hoping to get their licence quickly. PassMeFast, however, is different. Our lessons fit around your lifestyle, all while still allowing you to pass your test in a matter of weeks. So, how does it all work?

To start off with, you’ll choose one of our range of courses. We have options to suit virtually any learner, from those starting at square one through to those who just need a little pre-test finesse. You also get to decide on the pace at which you take your lessons: the most intensive courses could see you learning in blocks of 5 hours at a time, while more relaxed options allow you to spread things out over a longer period. The choice is yours!

Interested in automatic intensive driving lessons in Ely?

At one point, you’d be hard-pressed to find an automatic car on the UK’s roads—but times are changing fast, and autos are now starting to outpace the traditional manual. So, why not learn in one? If you’re interested in taking a driving course in an automatic car here in Ely, then PassMeFast can help. All you need to do is check the ‘auto’ box when you book a course with us. We’ll then match you up with a suitable local instructor.

The best part of our courses is that we never compromise on quality. You’ll always learn one-on-one with a DVSA-approved instructor, taking lessons in dual control cars to ensure that you’re safe on the road. Meanwhile, our office team will look after all the admin for your course. They’ll even secure you a fast-tracked test which will take place well ahead of the normal waiting times!

Here at PassMeFast, we welcome all learners—there’s no such thing as “too old”, “too nervous” or “too inexperienced”! If you want to get your licence, then we can help you. To get the ball rolling, give our team a bell on 0333 123 4949. You can also book your driving course online—it takes just a few easy steps!

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Why choose PassMeFast for your intensive driving course?

  • Courses to suit all drivers
  • Flexible driving lessons to fit any schedule
  • Learn with experienced instructors
  • Home and workplace pickups
  • Pass in as little as one week

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Practical Test Centres in Ely

Ely’s learners will need to head out of the city to take their practical test, as there’s no test centre found here. The Cambridge test centre is by far the closest choice for those living here, with Cambridgeshire’s only other option being the Peterborough test centre. Closer to Ely, you could also look into the Bury St Edmunds test centre across the border in Suffolk. Don’t forget to brush up on the show me, tell me questions before heading in for your test!

Theory Test Centres in Ely

Ely may not have its own practical test centre, but there’s brighter news when it comes to the theory test. That’s because the Ely theory test centre is found just to the south of the city centre, making it easy to get to for those living locally. It’s one of three Cambridgeshire theory test centres, together with Cambridge and Peterborough. If you’re preparing, be sure to give our fun traffic signs quiz a whirl to test out your knowledge!

Haven't taken your theory test yet?

The practical test may receive the lion’s share of learners’ attention, but in the eyes of the DVSA, the theory test is just as important. After all, you can’t proceed to the practical test without having first passed your theory! That’s why it’s a good idea to arrange your theory test appointment in advance. That way, you’ll be sure to pass in time for your preferred practical test date. To ensure that you get a theory test date that suits you, add it onto your PassMeFast booking.

Driving Around Ely

During your driving lessons, you’ll work on the full range of skills you’ll need to display during the test. This will include everything from an impeccable display of the MSPSL routine through to pitch-perfect manoeuvres. And those bad driving habits you’ve been struggling to shake? You’ll tackle those until they’re a thing of the past! One final question, then: where exactly will you be taking those lessons?

Map showing Ely within Cambridgeshire

To give you a better idea of the roads you’ll be facing during your practical test, at least some of your lessons will be spent in the area where your test centre is located. For most learners around here, that means travelling to Cambridge. In doing so, you’ll familiarise yourself with the kinds of major roads and junctions that you’ll need to tackle in order to pass.

Ely Fact File

Famous for The Ship of the Fens
Population 20,112
County Cambridgeshire
Local council East Cambridgeshire
Major local roads A10 to King's Lynn and London
A142 to Chatteris and Newmarket
Railway station Ely train station
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Places near Ely


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  • Settlement in the Burwell area dates back to prehistoric times, with archaeologists discovering Palaeolithic axes
  • An unfinished castle was built in Burwell during the Anarchy
  • One of the most tragic events in the village’s history was a barn fire at a puppet show in 1727
  • The Burwell Museum displays exhibitions on local history, and includes a Grade II* listed windmill


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  • Evidence of Iron Age ditches and roundhouses has been found in Haddenham
  • The village as it exists today began as an Anglo-Saxon settlement
  • Haddenham was a Starfish site during the Second World War: a decoy simulating a burning city
  • Since 1971, the village has hosted the annual Haddenham Steam Rally


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  • In the eleventh century, the village of Littleport was worth 17,000 eels a year to the Abbots of Ely
  • Legend has it that the village was founded by King Canute after a fisherman gave him shelter here
  • Riots took place in the area in the nineteenth century, led by returning veterans of the Battle of Waterloo
  • The village has a surprising connection to Harley-Davidson, with the founder’s father having been born here


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  • A number of archaeological finds have been discovered in the Soham area, including hoards of bronze objects
  • The local abbey was founded in the seventh century by St Felix of Burgundy
  • Olaudah Equiano, a prominent late-eighteenth century author and abolitionist, lived here for several years
  • William Case Morris, who was born in Soham, became known for providing children’s shelters in Buenos Aires, Argentina, where a town is now named for him

Which Areas Does PassMeFast Cover?

PassMeFast’s range of courses aren’t just available here in the Ely area. In fact, the list of areas we cover is extensive, with counties across the UK included! Closer to home, we’re proud to say that we cover the entirety of Cambridgeshire. Here are just a few of the towns and cities where you can book with us:

Isn’t it about time you got on the road? Check out our full range of courses now via our prices page, or get a quote from our easy peasy course recommender tool. Once you’ve decided which one to go for, ring us on 0333 123 4949. You can also book online simply by clicking the green button below!

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