Fares increasing on Essex County Council bus contracted services

2 months ago Thu 21st Mar 2024

Image credit Essex County Council of passenger departing a bus

From Monday 1st April 2024, the fares of all Essex County Council Gross Cost contracts are increasing  will be rounded to the nearest 10p for ease when buying tickets from our drivers on the bus. 

This fares increase will affect the following routes:

  • Clacton  - 9, 77/A. 
  • Clacton evening - 4, 6A/6B, 97/98/A, 99. 
  • South Essex routes; 71/72 and 94/A/B.
  • Colchester routes; 50/A, 63/A, 85, 92
  • School routes; 101, 694 

Many of these routes are eligible for the £2 scheme and therefore, fares will remain the same until the scheme ends. We also encourage you to buy and carry tickets on our app, to help speed up boarding and keep our buses running on time.

School routes 101 and 694 fares will increase and further information can be found here.