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Fares and bus passes

For information on fares, tickets and bus passes, please see the relevant links below: 

Bus fares consultation
The Colchester Borough Card allows unlimited bus travel  in and around Colchester on First Essex, Arriva Colchester, Panther Travel, Ipswich Buses, Stephenson’s of Essex, and Hedingham Omnibuses services.
ECC tickets. Single and return fares are available on most buses and many operators offer weekly, monthly and annual tickets.
PLUS BUS is a cheap travel card that you buy with your train ticket at any National Rail station ticket office or online.
Find out how to apply for a Concessionary Bus Pass including the concessionary pass calculator, eligibility, replacing lost bus passes.
The Scholar's Season ticket is a prepaid ticket and can be used on some Essex County Council contracted local bus services.
Essex County Council has reached agreement with Yoti-CitizenCard to provide a proof of age card in Essex.