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Concessionary bus passes are NOT valid for free travel but are eligible for a discounted rate (see Child/Concession fare).

Adult Return


Child/Concession Return


Fares: Price List

Adult single


Child/Concession Single


Fares: Price List

Adult Day Ticket


Child/Concession Day Ticket


Fares: Price List

NEW Southend and Route 68 Day Ticket

First Essex Buses have introduced a NEW Southend + Route 68 DAy Ticket that offers unlimited same day bus travel on all First Essex Bus services within the Southend area and travel on Ensignbus Open Top Bus Route 68 (valid for travel on Frist buses in the Southend Metro and excludes travel on X30 services) from 1st April 2023.

Child Day Ticket: £6

Adult Day Ticket: £10

Passengers will be able to buy tickets with contactless or cash (on bus) with the First Bus App.

This ticket can be used on any of the following Southend First Essex services:

Route 3 (Chelmsford to Southend)

Route 20 (Southend to Hullbridge)

Route 21 (Southend to Canvey Island)

Route 25 (Basildon to Southend)

Route 27 (Southend to Canvey Island)

Route 28 (Southend to Basildon)

The new ticket will provide the best value ticket option to explore Southend and also enjoy scenic views on the Open Top Bus.

Fares: About

Vintage Tickets

Always check the Events page before you plan your journey on a Vintage Vehicle as different buses and days may have different tickets available.

B-Type Replica round trips (starting ONLY at Southend Pier)

Adult: £6.50

Child/OAP: £4.00

(THESE PRICES ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE, so please check before you travel).

Vintage tickets are only available when there are vintage vehicles operating. For information on the dates of these Vintage Running days, check the Events page.

Fares: About
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