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There's plenty of festive fun to be had with First Bus!

Whether you're looking for the best hot chocolates in town, searching the city for Christmas presents or heading to your local theatre to enjoy a classic panto with family..."He's behind you!!"... you can do it all and more with a £2 Single bus ticket.

Simply download the First Bus App to plan your festive adventure, track your bus live on a map and buy your £2 ticket before you travel - what are you waiting for?

Click here to go to our dedicated web page, to find out when we're operating over Christmas and New Years.

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Discover Christmas in Norfolk & Suffolk

Watch a festive show at Norwich Theatre Royal, or Ipswich’s Regent Theatre

This year, the region's theatres are packed with all the festive shows you could ask for!

Step Into Christmas with the Joe Ringer Band (Norwich) or experience the Fairytale of New York (Ipswich). Go and watch Mat Ricardo’s Christmas Cabaret (Norwich), or see who’s behind you in the Sleeping Beauty pantomime (Norwich & Ipswich).

Click here to book tickets for Norwich, and here for Ipswich.

Find the perfect present

Ensure you’ve bought for everyone, and visit one of Norfolk and Suffolk’s shopping centres. Chantry Place, Market Gates, and Sailmakers are all top destinations with plenty of small independent and larger high street names to visit meaning you’re bound to find the ideal gift, and whats more, you can catch our buses to get to all three!

Have a wobbly skate at Winter Wonderland

Open Friday to Monday each week between the 17th November and 3rd January, Norwich’s Winter Wonderland is back for another year at the Royal Norfolk Showground. Enjoy a magical winter experience with outdoor ice skating, a classic funfair and plenty of food and drink options. Then, check if you're on the nice list with a visit to Santa's Grotto. Make sure you book tickets in advance, it's very popular!

It's easy to get there; our Excel services A, B, and C stop right outside!

Download our FREE First Bus App

Have everything you need to travel at your fingertips:

  • Plan your festive journey
  • Buy your tickets on the app
  • Track the bus to your stop

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Win a £25 ONE4ALL gift card in time for Christmas!

This December, as a thank you to our passengers, First Eastern Counties are giving away £500 worth of One4All gift cards! These can be spent at over 55000 stores nationwide including a diverse range of shopping, dining and entertainment venues.

For more details, and to enter, please click here.