Travel the Seafront in an Open Top Bus this Summer!

A new open top bus will be trialled along Southend seafront thie summer. The number 68 will be ‘back in service’, honouring the old Southend Transport bus that ran on this route.

Enjoy days out in Southend building sandcastles with the kids whilst unwinding with all the traditional pleasures of the seaside on award winning beaches. Ride the railway to the end of the longest pleasure Pier in the world; get absorbed in hands on fun at a museum, or run free amongst the many parks and gardens. Dare to try thrilling rides at Adventure Island one of the UK’s favourite theme parks.

From vibrant Southend with its world famous Pier and Kursaal Entertainment Centre, experience fantastic views of the promenade and Estuary from the open top bus 68, as it wends its way to historic Leigh on Sea. Hop off here to visit the old town with it’s quaint shops and pubs before returning via Leigh town centre and seafront back to Southend.

Great value fares available including a special “5 together” ticket which allows up to any 5 people to hop on and hop off the bus all day for just £10!

Standard Adult, Child or concession day tickets are available, as well as local single or return.

Fares – Pay on bus only

Adult Day Ticket £4
Adult Return £3
Adult Single £2

Child/Concession Day Ticket £2
Child/Concession Return £1.50
Child/Concession Single £1 

5 Together All Day £10 

ENCTS Concession Passes are not valid for free travel on this service.
Please note that Plusbus tickets, Octopus tickets, Essex Savers and Essex Sunday Savers are also not accepted on this service. 

Click HERE to download a copy of our information leaflet. 

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