Where to buy
First Bus App
Buying mTickets on the First Bus App >> is the most convenient way to buy tickets 24 hours a day 7 days a week and they are often cheaper, so why not buy before you travel?
With a wide range available, including weekly and monthly tickets, there’s no need to have the right change as you can make your purchase in advance. Simply scan your mobile ticket when you hop on board, and you’re ready to go.
Download the App
Some tickets can be sent to your mobile, your email address or by post. We also offer direct debit subscriptions for some longer-term tickets.
Sending tickets to your mobile using the First Bus App is the quickest option, and could even save you money.
On the Bus
Essex Bus Ticket Prices Here at First Essex, we have every kind of ticket to suit your journey.
Tap&Cap Tap&Cap uses contactless payments to cap your travel charges so you will never pay more than the price of a day ticket or week ticket, no matter how many journeys you make.
School, College & University Ticket Pages
The Consortium of Selective Schools in Essex (CSSE) The Consortium of Selective Schools in Essex adminster school transport on behalf of First Essex Buses for the following schools: King Edward VI - Grammar School Chelmsford County High School for Girls Colchester County High School for Girls...
Ticket gifting is now live in our app.