Buying your ticket with us is easy, and it's even easier to save too! We offer a range of tickets to meet your different travel requirements.

Single and Return tickets

If you only travel now and again, a single or day return ticket is your best bet. Pay your driver using cash. Click below to find your route and look up your fare.

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Day tickets

If you're going to make a number of journeys and hop around town our day tickets give you unlimited travel.

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10 Trip tickets

A 10 trip ticket allows the user to purchase 10 single tickets in advance for a discount. At present these tickets are only available on route 87. Valid for a month from purchase.

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Weekly and Monthly tickets

On some of our services we offer Weekly and Monthy tickets. If you travel regularly on these routes then take advantage of discounted travel. Click below to find your route and look up your fare.

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English National Concession Bus Pass (senior & disabled) holders get free travel after 0900 Monday to Friday and all day Saturday and Sunday. Before 0900 show your pass and get a discounted single fare.

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PLUSBUS gives you unlimited bus travel in Braintree, Clacton and Colchester, at the start, the finish, or both ends of your train journey.

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Colchester Borough Card

This value for money card allows unlimited bus travel on Hedingham, First and Network Colchester as well as services operated under contract to Essex County Council.

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  • 16-19 fares available on services; 8788 and 89 , 130, 134, 135 and 137. 
  • Weekly tickets available on services; 87 , 88 , 89 , 130 , 134 , 135 and 137
  • Monthly tickets available on services 87 , 88 and 89