Bus fares

Coronavirus (COVID-19) – bus travel and timetables

Bus users must wear a face covering or mask at all times while on board, and try to follow social distancing rules. You should check latest timetables and advice from bus operators: Ensignbus, First Essex, NIBS, Stephensons, TfL.

Bus fares in Thurrock

Bus fare information is provided by the companies that operate bus routes in Thurrock.

Discounted fares are available on some routes for children and families.

CitizenCard is an official UK card for proof of age and identity. You can apply for a CitizenCard if you need to prove your age to get a discounted travel fare. CitizenCard is a national scheme, not part of Thurrock Council – costs apply.

Ensignbus fares

You can find details of Ensignbus fares on the Ensignbus website. Scroll down the page to select the bus route you need, then select the 'Fares' chart linked from the bus route page.

First Essex bus fares

You can check First Essex ticket prices on their website. Select a zone or area in which you will be travelling – for example, 'Thurrock' – and whether you're travelling as an adult or child, along with the ticket type you need.

Transport for London bus fares

Bus routes 347, 370 and 372 are Transport for London services. These are cash free buses, which means you can't use cash to pay for your bus fare. Pay as you go with contactless or Oyster cards for £1.50.

Other bus fares

You can download details of fares on other bus routes, below.