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

  Ticket Type On-Bus
Adult Day £5.70*
Adult Week £24.50*
Adult 4Week


Child Day


Child Week £18.00*
Child 4Week £52.50*

* prices from 1st April 2023