Octopus multi-operator tickets are issued and accepted on First Essex, Arriva, NIBS and Stephensons services.
Octopus tickets are valid throughout the Southend, Rochford and Castle Point districts in the area bounded by the River Crouch in the North, the coast to the East and South and Sadlers Farm Roundabout and the A1245 between Rettendon Turnpike and Carpenter’s Arms in the West.
Octopus tickets cannot be used on school services 500-599, 800-899 (except 725, 820, 822, 825 and 827) and X30
* prices from May 15th 2022
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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
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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.
The Flexible 10 Journey ticket
One ticket, 10 trips!