Essex Bus Tickets and Payment Methods
We've got a wide range of Essex bus tickets available to suit your needs, whether you travel every day or only now and then, on your own or with the family, we have just the ticket for you.
We are now accepting Contactless Payments including Apple Pay and Google Pay on all our Essex services. You can buy single, FirstDay and FirstWeek tickets from the driver.
If you’re a regular traveller you could save time and money with one of our multi-journey tickets which offer great value for money.
Our best prices are on mobile - download the FIrst Bus App for the cheapest and most convenient way to buy tickets:
mTickets on the First Bus App are the most convenient way to buy tickets 24 hours a day 7 days a week.
Brightlingsea Service 62
Operating up to every 15 minutes during the day on Monday to Saturday, your 62 Brightlingsea to Colchester route offers a regular and quick way into Colchester Town and North Station.
Colchester Borough Card
Find out more about the Colchester Borough Card.
Find useful information about concessionary passes.
Essex Sunday Saver
Sunday Saver - unlimited Sunday bus travel for just £4.
If you're heading out by bus as a family or group, then you can save £££ with a FirstDay Group mTicket.
PLUSBUS is a bus ticket that you buy with your train ticket.
Octopus multi-operator tickets are accepted on First Essex, Arriva, NIBS and Stephensons services.