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First Essex Buses are pleased to announce the launch of the NEW Airlink service X20 connecting Colchester, Coggeshall, Braintree and Dunmow with Stansted Airport. 

From 23rd July, the new service X20 will operate hourly Monday to Sundays.

Ever since the X30's first launch in 2004 and the X10 in 2016, the Essex Airlink brand for airport services has proved to be very popular for business travellers and holidaymakers. 

Our latest addition to the Essex Airlink brand, service X20 will extend airport bus services to cover North Essex areas and provides our customers between Colchester and Stansted Airport an affordable, reliable, and convenient public transport system.

The new X20 service will serve Colchester and Coggeshall areas, as well as providing a fast link between Braintree and Stansted Airport.

X20 Buses are fully equipped with amenities that matter most, including spacious and comfortable seats, luggage racks and air chill systems.




A single trip will cost £2, or a return ticket will cost £4 until the end of October as part of the fare cap promotion funded by HM government. 

You can purchase tickets on the bus (cash or contactless payments) or via the First Bus App and store on your phone ahead of travel. 

On the First Bus App you can purchase the right bus ticket to suit your needs, plan your journey and check live bus times.

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